Ugh, forget the tons of shareware programs with promises to offer a ton of online TV channels for x amount of dollars with promises of access to pay per view channels of thousands of International programmes, take a look at FritzTV. It offers a few sports channels, some movie channels, tv blogs and hundreds of channels across the world.
When installing, you have the option to support the developer which offers this program for free. Among the automatically enabled install options are a FritzTV toolbar with Weather, et cetera and changing your homepage. We didn't try either, so no comment there.FritzTv features and highlights:
FritzTv is licensed as Freeware for Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system / platform from internet tv software without restrictions. FritzTv 1.0 is available to all software users as a free download (Freeware).
Compatibility with this software may vary, but will generally run fine under Microsoft Windows 8, 8.1, 7, Vista and XP on either a 32-bit or 64-bit setup. A separate x64 version may be available from FritzTV.
We have tested FritzTv 1.0 against malware with several different programs. We certify that this program is clean of viruses, malware and trojans. [Read more]