Plex adds a traditional grid programming guide to its TV service

Media software maker Plex is the latest live TV service to add a traditional grid-style programming guide as an alternative to browsing through thumbnail images or lists of recommendations. The guide, which is available first on the web, is a nod to cord cutters who may have changed how they want to access live TV – in Plex’s case, via a digital antenna and then through its media software – but aren’t yet ready to give up the old-school grid format for finding what’s on.

Plex is not the only live TV service to embrace the guide. A number of streaming newcomers, including also YouTube TV, Hulu with Live TV, Sling TV, and DirecTV Now, for example, today offer the grid guide – many also in response to user feedback requests.

It seems that a number…

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