With YouTube's help, Google's reported online TV service can stand out in an increasingly crowded field. But it isn't clear that either cord-cutters or pay-TV subscribers will embrace it.
Analysts expect sales to drop 26% year on year, but profits to rise.
The product is scheduled for global release next March.
CBS reportedly has agreed to allow Google to carry its broadcast network as part of streaming pay-TV service, Unplugged, that is certain to shake up media distribution.