“Sony’s web TV service PlayStation Vue is now available on the fourth generation Apple TV,” Zac Hall reports for 9to5Mac. “Previously, PS Vue customers could authenticate paid video apps with Sony credentials, but access to live channel streaming was limited.”

“The new app has a fairly sleek interface once you get past the cumbersome authentication process (which requires going to a Sony URL and entering a lengthy numerical passcode),” Hall reports. “PlayStation Vue includes access to live TV streaming plus access to on demand content. A Cloud DVR feature also lets you save content to watch later or pause shows during live playback.”

“The service did see a major setback recently, however, with channels from Viacom disappearing for subscribers,” Hall reports. “These include MTV, Comedy Central, and Nickelodeon which were reportedly going to increase the cost of the monthly service.”

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