Online video competitors for new Comcast comedy service

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Posted: Oct 15, 2015 1:47 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — AMAZON

What it offers: Apart from original shows such as "Transparent," offerings tend to be past seasons, plus movies. Next-day access to shows for $2 or $3 an episode.

Cost: $99 annually for Prime ($8.25 a month)

CBS ALL ACCESS

What it offers: Day-after access to shows and full seasons for many shows. Past seasons for a handful, including "The Good Wife," ''Survivor," ''The Amazing Race" and "60 Minutes." There are some sports blackouts.

Cost: $6 a month

HULU

What it offers: Next-day access to shows from ABC, NBC, Fox and CW, along with some cable channels. Some movies and original shows. (Fox and CW shows restricted to cable subscribers for first week.)

Cost: $8 a month for Plus, though many shows are free on computers. $12 a month for a version with no commercials.

NETFLIX

What it offers: Older seasons of TV shows, movies, kids' content, stand-up and original series.

Cost: Most popular online subscription is now $10 a month for new users

SEESO

What it offers: A focus on comedy. NBC shows like "The Office" and "30 Rock," 40 years of "Saturday Night Live," classic comedy like "Monty Python's Flying Circus" and "Kids in the Hall," original series, stand-up and some movies.

Cost: $4 a month