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Sling TV Finally Becomes Available on Apple TV

Apple announces news at World Wide Developers Conference 2016 on Monday

Sling TV is finally coming to Apple TV.

Apple announced Monday at its World Wide Developers Conference in San Francisco, California, that the live-TV streaming service, which boasts channels including ESPN, CNN, AMC and TNT, will debut today on Apple TV with a new interface. The service has long been available through Roku, Amazon’s FireTV, Google’s Chromecast and even Apple’s own mobile devices.

Additionally, Sling TV announced on Wednesday that 12 Viacom channels, including Comedy Central, BET, Nick Jr., NickToons, TeenNick, MTV, Spike, MTV2, LOGO, CMT, TV Land and VH1, as well as FXX, FS2, and Nat Geo Wild are now available on the platform.

“Delivering the best TV experience for our viewers means being on the devices people want to use — Apple TV is our most requested platform, and we’re excited to finally bring Sling TV to Apple TV today,” Roger Lynch, CEO of Sling TV, said in a statement. “Incorporating Apple TV innovations like touch with the Siri Remote will enable Sling TV’s new UI to deliver the highly polished experience Apple fans have come to expect.”

Apple also unveiled a number of other updates to Apple TV on Monday, including single sign-on functionality across Apple TV’s apps, updates to its digital assistant Siri, and design changes to the Apple TV interface, as well as to Apple Music.

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