Apple TV gets three new channels ahead of next week’s launch


Apple TV 4 brings iOS apps to the big screen.
Apple TV 4 brings iOS apps to the big screen.
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The fourth generation Apple TV is set to start shipping next week and Apple just added three new channels to the device’s lineup to boost its offerings.

New channels were added to Apple TV this morning for CBS All Access, Made to Measure, and finally NBC, which is the last of the major networks to joining the Apple TV lineup.

NBC’s new channel gives customers access to full episodes of NBC shows. A cable subscription is required to view some of the shows and other features, but a lot of content on the channel can be viewed without a subscription.

If you need one more video streaming service to subscribe to, CBS All Access gives viewers the option to access all of CBS’s content for $5.99. It’s pretty much the only way to watch full episodes of shows like The Late Show with Stephen Colbert in their entirety on Apple TV.

CBS All Access all includes 7,500 episodes of CBS shows on demand, and gives Apple TV users access to new episodes of shows the day they air. Some areas also support Live TV for local CBS stations. You can sign-up for a free trial in the app to see if it’s truly worth it.

The new Made to Measure channel (M2M) is exclusive to Apple TV. It focuses mostly on the fashion world with interviews with top designers, documentaries, and short videos created by the talent agency WME/IMG.