Sling TV became the first live and on-demand OTT service available on LG Smart TVs. Sling TV now supports most 2016 webOS 3.0 Smart TV models, and will be available on LG’s 2017 webOS 3.5 enabled-models in the coming months. On Sling TV-supported LG Smart TVs, you will be able to do the following.
Easily add Sling TV to your LG Smart TV – Now you can watch live and on-demand content from Sling TV on your LG Smart TV without the hassle of streaming boxes or switching inputs. To download Sling TV, look for the Sling TV app in the LG launcher bar, or press “Home,” select “Go to LG Content Store” and search “Sling.”
Sign up for Sling TV in-app– New customers can sign up for Sling TV directly from the app on their LG Smart TV and can create their own entertainment experience without leaving their TV screen. Customize your at-home viewing experience – With Sling TV, you can create your own TV experience, just the way you want it. Customize your viewing experience on your LG smart TV by subscribing to Sling Orange ($20/mo), Sling Blue ($25/mo), exploring our Extras in genres like kids, sports, news, movies, comedies and more.
Across the board, Sling TV is adding more subscribers.
“Even with today’s ‘always on-the-go’ lifestyle, we know watching TV from the living room is still as important to our customers as ever,” said Ben Weinberger, chief product officer of Sling TV. “Offering Sling TV on LG’s award-winning, top-of-the-line smart TVs gives viewers more control over how they watch Sling TV so they can view their favorite programs without the need for additional devices or unnecessary input-switching.”
For LG, it's the next step in growing their smart TV line.
“Joining forces with Sling TV to include their robust slate of live TV and on-demand content further expands the offerings in our webOS 3.5 and 3.0 Smart TVs,” said Matt Durgin, Director of Content Innovation, LG Electronics USA. “The addition of Sling TV to our strong line-up of premium content apps on our webOS platform gives consumers an incredibly wide range of content options to enjoy on our critically-acclaimed LG Smart TVs led by LG OLED and LG Super UHD.”