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You can watch Cheddar live without cable with one of these streaming services: Philo, fuboTV, PlayStation Vue, Sling TV, Hulu With Live TV, YouTube TV, or DirecTV Now. In this article, we’ll help you decide which option is best for you. Let’s get started!

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Watch Cheddar on Philo

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Philo is one of the newest streaming services, as it only launched in late 2017. Originally built for college students, it does not provide any coverage of local channels or sports. Instead, it focuses exclusively on news, entertainment, and lifestyle programming—at a very low price.

Philo Pricing and Packages

Philo has only a single package of channels available. You’ll get 55+ channels for $20/month. You can see a full pricing and package breakdown here.

58 Channels
7-day free trial
$20.00/ month

58 channels

3 simultaneous streams

30-Day DVR

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Philo Channels

In your package, you’ll get quite a few top channels as including Cheddar Business and Cheddar News as well as BBC World News. You’ll also get quite a few lifestyle networks like The Cooking Channel, MTV Live, Logo, Nicktoons, and Destination America. Learn more here.

Philo Supported Devices

Philo’s device support is improving, but it’s not perfect. Currently, you can stream on web browsers, iOS, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, and Apple TV, as well as most Android TVs. There is currently no Android app for Philo. Learn more here.

Philo Simultaneous Streams

Philo has great features, especially considering its low price. You can stream on up to 3 devices at once. Learn more here.

Philo DVR

You also get a DVR for no extra charge. You can save as many episodes and hours of content as you want for up to 30 days, without any other restrictions. Learn more here.

Philo On-Demand Library

Philo has more than 10,000 pieces of on-demand content, ranging from movies to current episodes of the latest top shows. Get a full breakdown here.

Free 7-day Trial

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Watch Cheddar on fuboTV

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fuboTV is a sports-focused streaming service that launched way back in 2015, and has expanded into offering a wide variety of news, entertainment, and lifestyle channels.

fuboTV Pricing and Packages

fuboTV offers a total of four plans, with the cheapest package starting at $55/month. You can see a full, detailed breakdown of fuboTV pricing and packages here.

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.

fuboTV Channels

fuboTV only has Cheddar Business. You won’t get Cheddar News with this service. You’ll also get plenty of other news coverage from networks like CNN, MSNBC, and Fox News, just to name a few, as well as a lot of sports and entertainment channels. You can see a full breakdown here.

fuboTV Supported Devices

fuboTV has great device support. Currently, you can stream on your web browser, iOS and Android devices, Chromecast, Roku, Apple TV, and Amazon Fire TV, as well as most Android TV devices. Learn more here.

fuboTV Simultaneous Streams

With fuboTV, you can watch on up to 2 devices at once. If you need to watch on 3 devices, you can purchase an additional stream for a $5.99/month fee. Learn more here.

fuboTV DVR

fuboTV gives you a free cloud DVR with 30 hours of storage. You can upgrade this to 500 hours of storage with a $9.99/month add-on if you need more space. Learn more here.

fuboTV On-Demand Library

fuboTV has a good selection of on-demand content including past seasons of shows, the latest episodes of recently-aired TV, and a number of high-quality movies. You can see a more detailed breakdown of its on-demand library here.

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Watch Cheddar on PlayStation Vue

Despite its name, you don’t need a PlayStation to use PlayStation Vue, and it has a great channel selection and excellent, family-friendly features. Here are all the details.

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Despite its name, you don’t need a PlayStation to use PlayStation Vue, and it has a great channel selection and excellent, family-friendly features. Here are all the details.

PlayStation Vue Pricing and Packages

PlayStation Vue has a total of four packages, so you can choose the one that fits your budget. If you get the cheapest “Access” package, you’ll get Cheddar Business, but not Cheddar News. To get Cheddar News, you’ll need the “Elite” or higher package.

You can get a full breakdown of the different PlayStation Vue packages here.

Access
5-Day Free Trial
$44.99/ month

50 channels

5 simultaneous streams*

ESPN and Disney

Premium sports

EPIX and FXM

HBO and SHOWTIME

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Core
5-Day Free Trial
$49.99/ month

75 channels

5 simultaneous streams*

ESPN and Disney

Premium sports

EPIX and FXM

HBO and SHOWTIME

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Elite
5-Day Free Trial
$59.99/ month

96 channels

5 simultaneous streams*

ESPN and Disney

Premium sports

EPIX and FXM

HBO and SHOWTIME

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Ultra
5-Day Free Trial
$79.99/ month

98 channels

5 simultaneous streams*

ESPN and Disney

Premium sports

EPIX and FXM

HBO and SHOWTIME

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* You get 3 streams to use in-home or out-of-home streams and 2 extra streams to use in-home.

PlayStation Vue Channels

Beyond Cheddar News and Cheddar Business, PlayStation Vue has a wide selection of other channels, from news channels like CNN and Fox News to sports channels like Fox Sports and ESPN, and entertainment channels like TNT, TBS, and more. Get a full breakdown here.

PlayStation Vue Supported Devices

PlayStation Vue has great device support. Naturally, you can watch on the PlayStation 3 or 4 gaming consoles. You can also watch PlayStation Vue on iOS and Android, web browsers, Apple TV, Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, and Roku. Learn more here.

PlayStation Vue Simultaneous Streams

You can watch on up to 5 different devices at once with PlayStation Vue, which is the best simultaneous streaming policy in the industry. You can learn more here.

PlayStation Vue DVR

PlayStation Vue has a 28-day unlimited DVR. You can download as much content as you want and watch it on-demand for 4 weeks. Then, it will be deleted after the 28-day content expiration date. Learn more here.

PlayStation Vue On-Demand Library

PlayStation Vue has a pretty good on-demand library, mostly composed of the most recently-aired episodes of some top shows, and a few movies. You can get more details here.

Free 5-day Trial

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Watch Cheddar on Sling TV

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Sling TV is the oldest internet TV service, and was started in early 2015. It offers a selection of customizable subscriptions and boasts more than 2.2 million subscribers, making it the most popular internet TV service.

Sling TV Pricing and Packages

Sling TV offers two basic packages, both of which can be customized with extra channels using their “a la carte” subscription system.

Sling Orange offers around 30 channels for $25/month, while Sling Blue gives you 45 channels for $25/month. You can combine both packages with Sling Orange + Blue to get a total of 50+ channels for $40/month. Cheddar News and Cheddar Business are available in both packages. Get a full package breakdown here.

Sling Orange
Free Roku Deal
$25.00/ month

34 channels

ESPN

Free Roku Express

1 simultaneous stream.

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Sling Blue
Free Roku Deal$25.00/ month

49 channels

ESPN

Free Roku Express

3 simultaneous streams

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Sling Orange + Blue
Free Roku Deal
$40.00/ month

56 channels

ESPN

Free Roku Express

4* simultaneous streams

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* You get 1 stream for Sling Orange channels and up to 3 simultaneous streams for Sling Blue channels.

Sling TV Channels

Beyond Cheddar News and Cheddar Business, Sling TV has a number of other great channels, like LocalNow and Bloomberg Television, as well as Newsy and CNN, as well as a number of entertainment and lifestyle channels like Bravo and SyFy. You can see a full list of Sling TV channels here.

Sling TV Supported Devices

The device support for Sling TV is very good. You can stream on your laptop or iOS/Android phone/tablet, or on streaming platforms such as Chromecast, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, the Xbox One, and a few select Samsung Smart TVs. Learn more here.

Sling TV Simultaneous Streams

Sling Blue and Orange have slightly different features. With Sling Orange, you can stream on only 1 device at a time, which is part of the reason for its lower cost. Sling Blue lets you stream on up to 3 devices at once. If you get Sling Orange + Blue, these limits are still in place, but channels that are shared between both services, such as Cheddar, can be streamed on up to 4 devices. Learn more here.

Sling TV DVR

Sling TV does have a DVR, but it will cost you an extra $5/month for 50 hours of storage. Most other internet TV services include a cloud DVR free of charge. Learn more here.

Sling TV On-Demand Library

According to Sling, it has more than 70,000 pieces of on-demand content, including both older seasons of shows, recent episodes, and a good selection of movies. The content you’ll get depends on which package you choose. Get more details here

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Watch Cheddar on Hulu With Live TV

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Hulu With Live TV has good features, a solid channel lineup, and instant access to Hulu’s expansive on-demand library, so it’s a great choice for cord-cutters looking for an all-in-one streaming service.

Hulu With Live TV Pricing and Packages

Hulu With Live TV only offers a single streaming plan, with a few available extras, such as premium channels like HBO and Cinemax, and it costs $44.99/month. You get a total of up to 70+ channels including Cheddar Business. Learn more here.

Hulu + Live TV
7-Day Free Trial
$44.99/ month

67 Channels

2 simultaneous streams

ESPN and Disney

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Hulu With Live TV Channels

You get Cheddar Business in your Hulu With Live TV subscription, as well as coverage of news stories and financial markets from MSNBC, Fox News, Fox Business, CNN, and CNBC. Other channels include ESPN and Fox Sports, as well as USA, Viceland, and many more. It’s a great lineup of channels for the price. Learn more here.

Hulu With Live TV Supported Devices

You can stream Hulu With Live TV on Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, web browsers, iOS and Android, Xbox One/360, most Samsung Smart TVs, Roku, and Nintendo Switch. Learn more here.

Hulu With Live TV Simultaneous Streams

With Hulu With Live TV, you can stream on 2 devices at once. This is low compared to some competitors like YouTube TV and Philo, but you can upgrade with the “Unlimited Screens” package for $14.99 per month. This lets you stream on unlimited devices at home, and on up to 3 at once outside your WiFi network. Learn more here.

Hulu With Live TV DVR

You also get a free DVR with 50 hours of storage. This can also be upgraded with the “Enhanced DVR” package, which gets you 200 hours of storage for $14.99/month. You can combine both Unlimited Screens and the Enhanced DVR for $20/month, to save a bit of money. Learn more here.

Hulu With Live TV On-Demand Library

One of the best features of Hulu With Live TV is that you get a free Hulu VOD subscription, which is an $8/month value. You can watch every episode of TV available on the Hulu on-demand platform for no extra charge, including originals like The Handmaid’s Tale. Learn more here.

Free 7-day Trial

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Watch Cheddar on YouTube TV

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YouTube TV has a great DVR, a comprehensive channel package, and a clean UI. Google’s foray into streaming internet TV has become highly competitive in recent years, and it’s a top choice if you want to watch Cheddar without cable.

YouTube TV Pricing and Packages

YouTube TV, like Hulu With Live TV, has only a single subscription plan, which costs $49.99/month, and comes with 80+ channels, including Cheddar News and Cheddar Business. Learn more here.

YouTube TV Channels

With YouTube TV you get Cheddar, as well as a number of other top channels including BBC World News, CNN, CNBC, Fox Business and Fox News, Newsy, and MSNBC. You can also get sports coverage from ESPN and Fox Sports, and entertainment channels such as SyFy, TBS, TNT, and AMC. Learn more here.

YouTube TV Supported Devices

YouTube TV can also be streamed on most modern devices, such as the web browser on your laptop, iOS and Android tablets and phones, Apple TV, Roku, LG and Samsung Smart TVs, Chromecast, and Xbox One. Learn more here.

YouTube TV Simultaneous Streams

You can stream on up to 3 devices at once, and YouTube TV lets you create up to 6 total user accounts, all of which have their own DVR and personalized recommendations. This makes it easy to keep your recorded content organized, and share your YouTube TV subscription with others. Learn more here.

YouTube TV DVR

With YouTube TV, you get completely unlimited DVR storage for up to 9 months, making this the best cloud DVR on the market, by far. Learn more here.

YouTube TV On-Demand Library

YouTube TV has a pretty good selection of on-demand content from its partner networks, including recently-aired episodes, a few past seasons, and a good selection of movies. Get more details here.

Watch Cheddar on DirecTV Now

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With its recent price hike, DirecTV Now is the most expensive internet TV service, but still a reasonable way to watch Cheddar without cable. Here’s what you need to know.

DirecTV Now Pricing and

Packages

DirecTV Now offers a total of seven different packages, as follows:

  • Plus: 40+ channels / $50 per month. Includes HBO
  • Max: 50+ channels / $70 per month. Includes HBO, Cinemax
  • Entertainment: 65+ channels / $93 per month
  • Choice: 85+ channels / $110 per month
  • Xtra: 105+ channels /  $124 per month
  • Ultimate: 125+ channels / $135 per month

The “Choice” and higher channels include Cheddar, so you’ll have to pay at least $110/month for this service to get Cheddar. You can get a full breakdown of what’s included in each package here.

DirecTV Now Channels

Despite its high price, DirecTV Now has plenty of top channels, from FOX/NBC/CBS/ABC to ESPN, Fox News, TNT,  FX, TBS and more. You can get a full list of channels here.

DirecTV Now Supported Devices

DirecTV Now supports most major streaming devices including iOS and Android, web browsers, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Roku, and Apple TV. You can learn more here.

DirecTV Now Simultaneous Streams

DirecTV Now lets you stream on 2 devices at once. For an extra $5/month fee, you can upgrade this to 3 simultaneous streams. Learn more here.

DirecTV Now DVR

You can record up to 20 hours of content with the DirecTV Now DVR. Your content will be deleted after 30 days. Learn more here.

DirecTV Now On-Demand Library

You can watch more than 40,000 total titles with DirecTV Now, so it’s a good choice if you like on-demand content. You can learn more about its on-demand library here.

How to Watch Cheddar on Amazon Fire TV

You can watch Cheddar on Amazon Fire TV with one of these streaming services: Philo, fuboTV PlayStation Vue, Sling TV, Hulu With Live TV, YouTube TV, or DirecTV Now.  To get started, just head to the Amazon App Store and download the app for your Fire TV device.

How to Watch Cheddar on Roku

You can watch Cheddar on Roku with one of these streaming services: Philo, fuboTV PlayStation Vue, Sling TV, Hulu With Live TV, YouTube TV, or DirecTV Now. Just head to the Roku Channel Store and install the channel for the service you’re using, and enjoy.

How to Watch Cheddar on Apple TV

You can watch Cheddar on Apple TV with one of these streaming services: Philo, fuboTV PlayStation Vue, Sling TV, Hulu With Live TV, YouTube TV, or DirecTV Now. Just go to the App Store now, download the app for the internet TV service you’re using, and start watching Cheddar right away.

Cheddar.com and Cheddar apps

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If you are only interested in Cheddar, and don’t need any other traditional cable channels or OTA networks, you can subscribe directly to Cheddar for $3/month, or purchase a yearly subscription for $30.

Then, you can watch Cheddar directly at Cheddar.com, or on the Cheddar app for most popular streaming devices, Smart TVs, and mobile devices.

Other streaming websites

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Cheddar bills itself as an innovative, “post-cable” network—and part of the reason for this branding is that it can be viewed, free of charge, on many online streaming services. You can watch or listen to Cheddar for free on:

While some of these services do not include the full lineup of Cheddar content, and feature abbreviated interviews and shortened segments, they are totally free—so that’s a great feature.

You can also download the apps for these services on most supported mobile devices and streaming platforms, so you’ll have plenty of options when it comes to watching Cheddar without cable for free.

Watch Cheddar With an OTA Antenna (Limited Markets)

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If you are interested in watching Cheddar with an OTA antenna, you can—but only in a few, limited markets. Cheddar announced a partnership with Dunkin Donuts in April 2017, which allowed it to air its unique, millennial-focused content on an OTA broadcast network in 5 select markets.

Around 4.3 million homes can get Cheddar with an antenna. Here are the 5 metro areas where you can expect to get Cheddar alongside other OTA channels such as NBC, CBS, ABC, and Fox.

  • Cleveland-Akron, OH – Channel 20.2
  • Jacksonville, FL – Channel 35.5
  • Kansas City, KS – Channel 42.5
  • Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto, CA – 47.3
  • Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne, FL – 50.2

It seems unlikely that Cheddar will be expanding into any other areas soon, but if you are in any of these places, you can get Cheddar just by setting up an OTA antenna and scanning for channels.

To learn more about how to get free, OTA networks by just using a cable antenna—and to see what networks are available in your area—check out this comprehensive guide.