How to Watch PBS Live Without Cable in 2020

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Even if you cut the cord, you can still watch PBS shows without cable.

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YouTube TV

Can I watch PBS with YouTube TV?

Yes, YouTube TV includes PBS as part of their YouTube TV package for $65 a month.

YouTube TV has 60 channels as part of their plan, including AMCBETBravoCartoon NetworkCNNComedy CentralDiscoveryDisney ChannelDisney JuniorE!ESPNFood NetworkFox NewsFreeformFXFXXHGTVInvestigation DiscoveryMSNBCMTVNickelodeonParamount NetworkSyfyTBSTLCTNTTravel ChanneltruTVUSA NetworkVH1 、と WE tv.

This is the full YouTube TV Channel List.

Every YouTube TV subscriber can record PBS to their Unlimited Cloud DVR, while 3 users can stream at the same time.

YouTube TV supports a wide-range of devices to stream including Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Roku, iPhone/iPad, Webブラウザ, Android Phone/Tablet, Android TV, Xbox, LG スマートTV, Samsung スマートTV, VIZIO スマートTV, and Amazon Fire TV. YouTube TV is not available to stream on PlayStation and Nintendo.

Philo

Can I watch PBS with Philo?

Philo does not offer PBS with the streaming service.

While they don’t offer PBS, they do have 60 channels as part of their plan, including A&EAMCBETComedy CentralDiscoveryFood NetworkHallmarkHGTVHistoryInvestigation DiscoveryLifetimeMTVNickelodeonParamount NetworkTLCTravel ChannelVH1 、と WE tv. Philo costs $20, after a 7-Day Free Trial.

This is the full Philo Channel List.

Philo supports a wide-range of devices to stream including Roku, Android Phone/Tablet, iPhone/iPad, Webブラウザ, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, and Android TV. Philo is not available to stream on Google Chromecast, PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo, Samsung スマートTV, VIZIO スマートTV, and LG スマートTV.

Sling TV

Can I watch PBS with Sling TV?

Sling TV does not offer PBS with the streaming service.

While they don’t offer PBS, they do have 30 channels as part of their plan, including A&EAMCBETBravoCartoon NetworkCNNComedy CentralDiscoveryDisney ChannelE!ESPNFood NetworkFox NewsFreeformFXHGTVHistoryInvestigation DiscoveryLifetimeMSNBCParamount NetworkSyfyTBSTLCTNTTravel ChanneltruTV 、と USA Network. Sling TV costs $30, after a Sign Up.

This is the full Sling TV Channel List.

Sling TV supports a wide-range of devices to stream including Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Roku, iPhone/iPad, Webブラウザ, Android Phone/Tablet, Android TV, Xbox, Samsung スマートTV, LG スマートTV, and VIZIO スマートTV. Sling TV is not available to stream on PlayStation and Nintendo.

AT&T TV NOW

Can I watch PBS with AT&T TV NOW?

AT&T TV NOW does not include PBS with the streaming service.

While they don’t offer PBS, they do have 40 channels as part of their plan, including BETBravoCartoon NetworkCNNComedy CentralDisney ChannelDisney JuniorE!ESPNFox NewsFreeformFXFXXHallmarkMSNBCMTVNickelodeonParamount NetworkSyfyTBSTNTtruTVUSA Network 、と VH1. AT&T TV NOW costs $55, after a Sign Up.

This is the full AT&T TV NOW Channel List.

AT&T TV NOW supports a wide-range of devices to stream including Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Roku, Webブラウザ, iPhone/iPad, Android Phone/Tablet, Samsung スマートTV, and Android TV. AT&T TV NOW is not available to stream on PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo, VIZIO スマートTV, and LG スマートTV.

fuboTV

Can I watch with fuboTV?

No, fuboTV does not offer PBS with the streaming service.

While they don’t offer PBS, they do have 90 channels as part of their plan, including A&EAMCBETBravoComedy CentralDiscoveryE!Food NetworkFox NewsHallmarkHGTVHistoryInvestigation DiscoveryLifetimeMSNBCMTVNickelodeonParamount NetworkSyfyTLCTravel ChannelUSA NetworkVH1 、と WE tv. fuboTV costs $55, after a 7-Day Free Trial.

This is the full fuboTV Channel List.

fuboTV supports a wide-range of devices to stream including Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Roku, Webブラウザ, iPhone/iPad, Android Phone/Tablet, Android TV, and Samsung スマートTV. fuboTV is not available to stream on PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo, VIZIO スマートTV, and LG スマートTV.

Hulu Live TV

Can I watch PBS with Hulu Live TV?

Hulu Live TV does not offer PBS with the streaming service.

While they don’t offer PBS, they do have 70 channels as part of their plan, including A&EBravoCartoon NetworkCNNDiscoveryDisney ChannelDisney JuniorE!ESPNFood NetworkFox NewsFreeformFXFXXHGTVHistoryInvestigation DiscoveryLifetimeMSNBCSyfyTBSTLCTNTTravel ChanneltruTV 、と USA Network. Hulu Live TV costs $55, after a 7-Day Free Trial.

This is the full Hulu Live TV Channel List.

Hulu Live TV supports a wide-range of devices to stream including Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Roku, iPhone/iPad, Webブラウザ, Android Phone/Tablet, Xbox, Nintendo, Samsung スマートTV, LG スマートTV, VIZIO スマートTV, and Android TV. Hulu Live TV is not available to stream on PlayStation.

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