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If you’re already planning to upgrade your home theater setup with this weekend’s many Black Friday sales, you might as well expand your library of movies and TV shows. Many streamers are using the retail therapy holiday to attract new subscribers, and services such as Hulu, Discovery+, Paramount+, Peacock, and Philo are offering high discounts to new customers for a limited time.
Want to get the most out of that new smart TV or soundbar (including the ones you have on sale)? Ahead, check out the best Black Friday deals on streaming services — just in time for binge-watching from Thanksgiving to the New Year.
Amazon Prime video
- The agreement Beginning November 29, existing Amazon Prime subscribers can get up to two months of AMC, Discovery+, Noggin, Paramount+ Premium, PBS, Showtime, Starz and other channels for 99 cents per month (normally $3 to $11 per month)
Sign up for Amazon Prime Video
- The agreement For a limited time, save over 70 percent off when you pay $2 per month for your first year under the annual plan, then $9 per month thereafter.
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Register with AMC
$24 for the first year
- The agreement End November 29, save 85 percent on a year of Walt Disney Company’s Hulu when you sign up for the ad-supported subscription for 99 cents per month during the streamer’s Black Friday Main Event; pay $7 per month after 12 months. The Disney+ and ESPN+ bundle is excluded from the deal, but Hulu is also offering the first month free for new subscribers to the ad-free plan or a week free to the Live TV plan (which goes up to $65 per month and then goes back up to $65 per month). $70 per month on December 21, 2021). Access original content from Hulu, as well as TV shows and movies on networks such as ABC, AMC, CBS, Disney, NBC, FX, and more; you can also add Cinemax, HBO Max, Showtime, and Starz for an additional fee.
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Sign up for Hulu
$0.99 per month
- The agreement Pay 99 cents for your first three months of Discovery+’s Ad-Lite subscription starting Monday; after that it’s $5 a month. You’ll get access to networks like Chip and Joanna Gaines’ Magnolia Network in addition to A&E, Food Network, HGTV, History, Lifetime, OWN, and others.
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Sign up for Discovery+
$0.99 per month
- The agreement End November 29 and get the first month of Paramount+, owned by ViacomCBS, for free with the code PEAKSALE; after that it’s $5 a month for the Essential plan or $10 a month for the Premium plan. Both packages include access to tens of thousands of movies and TV shows, 24/7 live news on CBSN, your local CBS channel, NFL on CBS live, and more.
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Sign up for Paramount+
$Free for the first month
- The agreement Take 50 percent off NBCUniversal’s Peacock Premium for six months, which will be $2.49 per month if you use the code TODAY; then pay $5 per month.
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Sign up for Peacock
- The agreement From November 25 to December 1, new subscribers can use the code BCFM at checkout to save $20 on their first month of Philo’s live and on-demand Internet TV service, which offers access to more than 60 channels; then pay $25 per month. Channels include A&E, AMC, BET, CMT, Comedy Central, Lifetime, MTV, Own, Sundance TV and others. Plus, you get a seven-day free trial to select add-on packages, which run from $3 to $9 per month after that.
Sign up for Philo
$5 for the first month
- The agreement Get the first 30 days of the on-demand streamer free, then pay $4 for the next four months; thereafter the standard rates apply. You can also bundle with Paramount+ and save up to 28% if you get 30 days free, then it’s $12 per month. Note: pay-per-view is excluded.
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Sign up for Showtime
$first 30 days free
- The agreement Get your first month of Sling’s on-demand Orange or Blue streaming plans (regularly $35 per month each) for $10, or the Orange & Blue package (normally $50 per month) for $20. Both the individual Blue- service like the Orange & Blue plan offer over 40 other local broadcast channels and you can record and stream up to 50 hours of content on up to three devices.
Sign up for Sling
$10 for the first month
- The agreement Get your first three months for $15 and pay $9 a month after that.
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Sign up for Starz
$15 for the first 3 months
- The agreement Get your first month for $15 and then pay $65 per month. You get access to more than 85 entertainment, news and live sports channels for up to six accounts, including AMC, CNN, Comedy Central, ESPN, Nickelodeon, Univision and more.
Sign up for YouTube TV
$15 for the first month