You can watch CBS live without cable with one of these streaming services: fuboTV, Hulu with Live TV, CBS All AccessYouTube TV and AT&T TV Now. In this article, we’ll help you decide which option is best for you. Let’s get started!

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Watch CBS on FuboTV

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The sports-centric streaming service FuboTV has expanded its over-the-top content offering beyond its original focus on soccer.

FuboTV Pricing and Packages

FuboTV has a three-tier pricing structure. The more Family plan includes better features while the Ultra plan includes better features and more channels.

Standard
7-day free trial
$54.99/ month

92 channels

2 simultaneous streams

30 hours of DVR space

SHOWTIME

Sports Plus add-on

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Family
7-day free trial
$59.99+/ month

92 channels

3 simultaneous streams

500 hours of DVR space

SHOWTIME

Sports Plus add-on

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Entertainment
7-day free trial
$69.99/ month

92 channels

2 simultaneous streams

500 hours of DVR space

SHOWTIME

Sports Plus add-on

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Ultra
7-day free trial
$79.99/ month

113 channels

3 simultaneous streams

500 hours of DVR space

SHOWTIME included

Sports Plus add-on

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*Note that in order to see the Family, Entertainment, and Ultra plans, you need to first press "Start Free Trial." After you create an account, you'll see all of these plans.

For more information about fuboTV’s plans and pricing, click here.

FuboTV Channels

Even the cheapest fuboTV subscription includes CBS and more than 100 other channels. However, the streaming service’s support for local CBS affiliates is weak. Only a quarter of the TV markets in the US can use fuboTV to watch CBS. Support for Fox is only a little better while local NBC broadcasts are available nearly nationwide.

ABC is not available through fuboTV and, surprisingly for a sports-centric streaming service, neither is ESPN.

The expansion packages include sports-centric offerings, premium movie channels and Spanish-language channels.

For more information about fuboTV’s channel list, click here.

FuboTV Supported Devices

You’ll find fuboTV in the app store for most streaming platforms. However, game consoles like Xbox and PlayStation don’t have apps.

  • Living room devices: Android TV, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast and Roku.
  • Smart TVs and Blu-ray players: Devices based on Fire TV, Roku and Android TV.
  • Mobile devices and tablets: Android and iOS.
  • Game consoles: None.
  • Desktop browsers: fuboTV recommends Chrome.

For more information about fuboTV’s device support, click here.

FuboTV Simultaneous Streams

The standard plan has a 2-device limit on simultaneous streams while the other plans let you use a third device.

For more information about fuboTV’s simultaneous streaming, click here.

FuboTV DVR

Although you can keep recordings in the cloud DVR for as long as you want, the Standard plan’s 30-hour capacity will limit how much content you keep. The other two plans have a 500-hour capacity.

For more information about fuboTV’s DVR, click here.

FuboTV On-Demand Library

All of the content on fuboTV comes from the individual channels. Each network decides how many episodes they make available.

For more information about fuboTV’s on-demand library, click here.

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Watch CBS on CBS All Access

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CBS started the trend of stand-alone streaming services when it launched CBS All Access. In addition to live streams of your local CBS station, you get other CBS channels and decades of the network’s original content.

CBS All Access Pricing and Packages

The basic subscription plan costs $6 per month and gives you access to CBS original programs, the CBSN news network, your local CBS station and more. An upgrade to $10 per month removes ads from on-demand content.

Limited Commercials
7-Day Free Trial
$5.99/ month

10K+ episodes on-demand

CBS All Access Originals

Watch CBS & CBSN live

2 Simultaneous streams

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Commercial Free
7-Day Free Trial
$9.99/ month

10K+ episodes on-demand

CBS All Access Originals

Watch CBS & CBSN live

2 simultaneous streams

No commercials

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CBS All Access Supported Devices

CBS All Access is available on all of the major streaming platforms.

  • Living room devices: Android TV, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Facebook Portal and Roku.
  • Smart TVs and Blu-ray players: Select LG, Samsung and Vizio televisions.
  • Mobile devices and tablets: Android and iOS.
  • Game consoles: PlayStation 4, Xbox One.
  • Desktop browsers: Watch through the CBS website.

For more information about CBS All Access’  device support, click here.

CBS All Access Simultaneous Streams

People in your household can stream CBS All Access to as many as five devices at the same time.

For more information about CBS All Access’  simultaneous streaming, click here.

CBS All Access DVR

CBS All Access does not have a DVR.

For more information about CBS All Access’  DVR, click here.

CBS All Access On-Demand Library

In addition to all episodes of CBS’s current broadcast season, you get on-demand access to original programming and to the CBS archive of TV shows from the past 60 years.

For more information about CBS All Access’ on-demand library, click here.

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Watch CBS on Hulu with Live TV

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In addition to its great library of on-demand content, Hulu with Live TV lets you watch most of the popular TV channels.

Hulu with Live TV Pricing and Packages

Hulu with Live TV’s main subscription plan is $55 per month. You pay more to get premium movie channels and channel expansion packs.

Hulu + Live TV
7-Day Free Trial
$54.99/ month

67 Channels

2 simultaneous streams

ESPN and Disney

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For more information about Hulu with Live TV’s plans and pricing, click here.

Hulu with Live TV Channels

In addition to CBS, a Hulu with Live TV subscription delivers more than 60 broadcast and basic cable channels. Premium movie channels like HBO and Starz are available for an additional monthly fee. Expansion packs let you add more entertainment channels or Spanish-language channels.

For more information about Hulu with Live TV’s channel list, click here.

Hulu with Live TV Supported Devices

Hulu with Live TV has a decent range of streaming apps.

  • Living room devices: Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast and Roku.
  • Smart TVs and Blu-ray players: Certain Samsung and LG televisions as well as some devices based on Amazon Fire TV or Roku.
  • Mobile devices and tablets: Android and iOS.
  • Game consoles: Nintendo Switch, Xbox One and Xbox 360.
  • Desktop browsers: Most browsers.

For more information about Hulu with Live TV’s device support, click here.

Hulu with Live TV Simultaneous Streams

By default, you can stream to only two devices simultaneously. A monthly upgrade removes all limits on your home network.

For more information about Hulu with Live TV’s simultaneous streaming, click here.

Hulu with Live TV DVR

The standard cloud DVR has a 50-hour capacity. Another monthly upgrade raises the limit to 200 hours and lets you fast forward through commercials.

For more information about Hulu with Live TV’s DVR, click here.

Hulu with Live TV On-Demand Library

On-demand TV content is what Hulu is known for. A Hulu with Live TV subscription gives you full access to that content. In addition, Hulu includes a few dozen movies that you can stream on-demand.

For more information about Hulu with Live TV’s on-demand library, click here.

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Watch CBS on YouTube TV

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YouTube TV is a live TV streaming service that’s separate from YouTube Premium.

YouTube TV Pricing and Packages

The single $50-per-month subscription plan includes more than seventy channels. Add-on subscriptions are available to expand the lineup.

For more information about YouTube TV’s plans and pricing, click here.

YouTube TV Channels

When it comes to broadcast networks like CBS, YouTube TV does a better job than any other service. Just about all Americans are guaranteed to get their local CBS station.

For more information about YouTube TV’s channel listing, click here.

YouTube TV Supported Devices

YouTube TV has a decent array of apps.

  • Living room devices: Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, Fire TV and Roku.
  • Smart TVs and Blu-ray players: Certain models from HiSense, LG, Samsung and Sharp as well as televisions based on Amazon Fire TV, Android TV and Roku.
  • Mobile devices and tablets: Android and iOS.
  • Game consoles: Xbox One.
  • Desktop browsers: Chrome.

For more information about YouTube TV’s device support, click here.

YouTube TV Simultaneous Streams

You can only stream to three devices at the same time. There is no upgrade.

For more information about YouTube TV’s simultaneous streams, click here.

YouTube TV DVR

Up to six people can get their own DVR library and record an unlimited amount of content. Recorded shows won’t expire for nine months.

For more information about YouTube TV’s DVR, click here.

YouTube TV On-Demand Library

If you are also a YouTube Premium subscriber, then you’ll get access to all of YouTube’s user-generated content within the YouTube TV app.

For more information about YouTube TV’s on-demand library, click here.

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Watch CBS on AT&T TV Now

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Once, this streaming service was known as DirecTV Now. Its owner AT&T has turned the renamed AT&T TV Now into the most cable-like streaming service on the market.

AT&T TV Now Pricing and Packages

AT&T TV Now’s entry-level Plus plan has fewer channels at a higher prices than its competitors’ entry-level plan. If you want a more complete channel lineup, you’ll end up paying nearly twice as much as the most expensive alternative.

Plus
7-day free trial
$50.00/ month

45+ channels

2 simultaneous streams

20 hours of DVR space

HBO
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Max
7-day free trial
$70.00/ month

60+ channels

2 simultaneous streams

20 hours of DVR space

HBO + Cinemax
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*Note that AT&T TV Now offers several other plans that are hidden until you click to sign up.

For more information about AT&T TV Now’s plans and pricing, click here.

AT&T TV Now Channels

CBS is available through all six AT&T TV Now plans. The Plus and Max subscription plans include HBO.

For more information about AT&T TV Now’s channel listing, click here.

AT&T TV Now Supported Devices

Gaming consoles and Roku are the only major streaming platforms that AT&T TV Now does not support.

  • Living room devices: Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast.
  • Smart TVs and Blu-ray players: Samsung and Amazon Fire TV televisions.
  • Mobile devices and tablets: Android and iOS.
  • Game consoles: None.
  • Desktop browsers: AT&T TV Now only streams to Chrome and Safari browsers. With Internet Explorer and Firefox, you can only manage your settings.

For more information about AT&T TV Now’s device support, click here.

AT&T TV Now Simultaneous Streams

For an additional $5 per month, AT&T TV Now will let you stream to a third device rather than the standard two.

For more information about AT&T TV Now’s simultaneous streaming, click here.

AT&T TV Now DVR

AT&T TV Now’s cloud DVR is capped at twenty hours with no expansion option.

For more information about AT&T TV Now’s DVR, click here.

AT&T TV Now On-Demand Library

The only on-demand content is what each channel makes available.

For more information about AT&T TV Now’s on-demand library, click here.

Free 7-day Trial

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How to Watch CBS on Amazon Fire TV

You can watch CBS on Amazon Fire TV with one of these streaming services: fuboTV, Hulu with Live TV, CBS All AccessYouTube TV and AT&T TV Now.

How to Watch CBS on Roku

You can watch CBS on Roku with one of these streaming services: fuboTV, Hulu with Live TV, CBS All AccessYouTube TV and AT&T TV Now.

How to Watch CBS on Apple TV

You can watch CBS on Apple TV with one of these streaming services: fuboTV, Hulu with Live TV, CBS All AccessYouTube TV and AT&T TV Now.

Chris Casper is a former tech industry product manager who escaped from California for New Mexico. Now he writes about science and tech while searching for the perfect green chile sauce.