You can watch HLN live without cable with one of these streaming services: fuboTV, PlayStation Vue, Sling TV, Hulu With Live TV, YouTube TV, DirecTV Now, or AT&T WatchTV. In this article, we’ll help you decide which option is best for you. Let’s get started!

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Watch HLN on fuboTV

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While fuboTV used to focus primarily on sports, it now offers quite a few news, entertainment and lifestyle channels, including HLN. Get all the details below.

fuboTV Pricing and Packages

fuboTV has four pricing plans, but you can get HLN in the cheapest, $54.99/month “fubo” plan. To learn more about your different options, click 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 comes with 80-100+ channels depending on which package you choose. This includes HLN as well as CNN, Fox News, MSNBC and a few other news channels, as well as a variety of other top news, entertainment and sports channels. See a full channel breakdown here.

fuboTV Supported Devices

You can watch on almost any device with fuboTV, including iOS and Android, web browsers, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Roku and Apple TV, and some Android TV smart TVs. Get more details here.

fuboTV Simultaneous Streams

By default, you can only stream on 2 device at once with fuboTV. However, you can boost this to 3 simultaneous streams if you pay $5.99/month for the Family Share add-on. Learn more here.

fuboTV DVR

fuboTV has a free cloud DVR that gives you 30 hours of storage. If this isn’t enough, you can pay $9.99/month for 500 hours of storage. Learn more here.

fuboTV On-Demand Library

fuboTV has a pretty good lineup of on-demand content, sourced from the various channels included in your fuboTV package. You’ll be able to watch most recently-aired episodes, as well as some past seasons and top movies. Get more information here.

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Watch HLN on PlayStation Vue

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PlayStation Vue has a confusing name (you don’t need a PlayStation console to subscribe) which may explain why it’s having a tough time competing with other internet TV services, despite its great features.

PlayStation Vue Pricing and Packages

PlayStation Vue offers 4 subscription options, starting at 45+ channels for $44.99/month for the Access package, which includes HLN. Learn more 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

You get HLN with the lowest-tier “Access” package, along with about 45 other channels (this number could vary, based on your location. You also get news coverage from CNBC and CNN, as well as Fox News.

To get more coverage of sports and entertainment, you’ll want to upgrade to the $45/month “Core” package which will unlock quite a few more channels. Learn more here.

PlayStation Vue Supported Devices

PlayStation Vue currently supports most streaming platforms. iOS and Android, as well as web browsers are supported. Naturally, so are the PlayStation 3/4 consoles. You can also stream on Chromecast, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, and Apple TV. Learn more here.

PlayStation Vue Simultaneous Streams

You get an incredible five device simultaneous streaming policy with PlayStation Vue. This is the best streaming policy in the business (with the exception of Hulu With Live TV + Unlimited Screens, which costs $55/month). Learn more here.

PlayStation Vue DVR

You also get a 28-day unlimited DVR, which means you won’t have to worry about running out of space. If you subscribe, you can also use your PlayStation Vue credentials to log into CNN Go, which is a nice bonus. Learn more here.

PlayStation Vue On-Demand Library

PlayStation Vue has a solid on-demand library, mostly including recently-aired shows, but also a few past seasons from some channels. You’ll also be able to watch a good variety of on-demand movies. Find out more here.

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Watch HLN on Sling TV

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Sling TV is the oldest internet TV company. They do things a bit differently than other internet TV companies, with their “a la carte” approach.

Sling TV Pricing and Packages

You can choose a base subscription such as Sling Orange ($25/month for about 30 channels) or Sling Blue ($25/month for about 45 channels) and then customize it with “extras” and “mini” add-ons.

You also have the option to combine Sling Blue + Orange for $40/month. You can get more details about available channels and add-ons here.

Sling TV Channels

HLN is not part of the base-tier Sling Orange or Sling Blue package. You’ll need to buy the $5/month “News Extra” package to get HLN. This package also includes CNBC, BBC World News, RT, MSNBC, and TheBlaze, among a few other channels. Learn more here.

Sling TV Supported Devices

You can stream Sling TV on pretty much every platform. The service supports common streaming platforms such as Chromecast, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, and even Samsung/LG Smart TVs. You can also stream on your web browser, and all iOS/Android mobile devices. Learn more here.

Sling TV Simultaneous Streams

You can only stream on one device at a time with Sling Orange. This is quite limiting, making Sling Orange a poor choice for anyone who is planning to share their internet TV subscription. However, you can stream on up to three devices with Sling Blue. Learn more here.

Sling TV DVR

Sling TV does have a DVR, but it’s not free. You have to pay $5/month extra to get 50 hours of recording time. The DVR works well but is blocked on some channels such as ESPN and other Disney-owned networks. This is not uncommon with other services, however, and even some local broadcast networks from CBS, Fox, NBC, and ABC also disallow DVR recording through services like Sling. Learn more here.

Sling TV On-Demand Library

According to Sling, it has more than 70,000 pieces of on-demand content, including both recently-aired shows and past seasons, as well as some movies. However, the content you can watch on-demand is based on the channels included in your Sling TV package. Get a full breakdown here.

Free 7-day Trial

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Watch HLN on Hulu With Live TV

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Hulu With Live TV has quickly become a great alternative to cable, thanks to its upgradeable features, a reasonable price, and a good package of channels.

Hulu With Live TV Pricing and Packages

Hulu With Live TV costs $44.99/month, and only has a single package of channels to choose from. 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

With Hulu With Live TV, you’ll get HLN, as well as CNN, CNN International, MSNBC and CNBC, Fox News and Fox Business. It’s a great overall package of channels, especially if you are a cable news fan. You get all of the “Big Four” networks and plenty of other coverage for sports and entertainment. Learn more here.

Hulu With Live TV Supported Devices

Hulu has good platform support, too. Today, you can stream on iOS and Android devices, as well as web browsers, late-generation Apple TVs, Amazon Fire, Chromecast, and some Roku devices. Samsung Smart TVs and the Xbox 360/One consoles are also supported. Learn more here.

Hulu With Live TV Simultaneous Streams

With a base subscription, you will only be able to stream on two devices at once. You can remove this restriction with the $9.99/month “Unlimited Screens” package. This allows you to stream on up to 3 devices outside your home network, and as many as you want while on your home Wi-Fi network. Learn more here.

Hulu With Live TV DVR

Hulu With Live TV also comes with a DVR. You get 50 hours of storage without any other restrictions. Not enough for you? You can pay $9.99/month for the “Enhanced DVR” package, and expand it to 200 hours. Learn more here.

Hulu With Live TV On-Demand Library

Another benefit of Hulu With Live TV is that you get a free base-tier Hulu subscription. You can watch all of Hulu’s library of TV shows, movies, and original content for no extra charge. Learn more here.

Free 7-day Trial

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Watch HLN on YouTube TV

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YouTube TV is one of the latest entrants into the world of Internet TV, and is Google’s attempt to capture some of the profit from cord-cutters who are canceling cable.

YouTube TV Pricing and Packages

YouTube TV has only a single package of channels available, which will cost you $49.99/month. It has 70+ channels in total, including HLN. Learn more here.

YouTube TV Channels

With YouTube TV, you get a great package of about 70 channels, depending on your location. HLN is included, as is Fox News, CNN, CNBC and MSNBC, and Newsy. Learn more here.

YouTube TV Supported Devices

Device support was limited upon release, but YouTube TV is now expanding to most streaming platforms. iOS/Android are both supported. You can also watch on your web browser, and streaming devices such as Chromecast, Roku, Apple TV and Android TV, Xbox One, and some Samsung, LG, Hisense, VIZIO and Sharp smart TVs. Learn more here.

YouTube TV Simultaneous Streams

You will also get a 3-device simultaneous streaming policy with YouTube TV, and support for up to 6 different user accounts, making YouTube TV a pretty good choice for families. Learn more here.

YouTube TV DVR

The best feature of the YouTube TV is the DVR. It’s simply the best around. You can record unlimited shows for up to 9 months, without any other restrictions. Learn more here.

YouTube TV On-Demand Library

YouTube TV has a good selection of VOD content. The particular shows and movies available are always changing, but you can usually find the most recently-aired episodes of top shows, as well as a handful of popular movies and past seasons. Learn more here.

Watch HLN on DirecTV Now

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DirecTV Now is a reasonably good way to watch HLN and other top news networks like CNN, but is a bit pricey for the number of channels and the features you get.

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

To get HLN, you’ll only need the $50/month Plus subscription. You can get more details about what’s included in each package here.

DirecTV Now Channels

You’ll get HLN with DirecTV Now, and you can also get a number of other channels like C-SPAN, Fox Business and Fox News, CNN, Bloomberg, MSNBC, and CNBC, depending on the package you choose. Get more information here.

DirecTV Now Supported Devices

You can watch DirecTV Now on Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Apple TV, and some Smart TVs. iOS/Android devices support DirecTV Now, and you can also watch on your web browser. Learn more here.

DirecTV Now Simultaneous Streams

DirecTV Now offers two simultaneous streams by default, but you can upgrade this to three streams for a $5/month fee. Learn more here.

DirecTV Now DVR

DirecTV Now offers a 20-hour cloud DVR with a 30-day content expiration date, making it the most restrictive on the market. Get more details here.

DirecTV Now On-Demand Library

DirecTV Now has an extensive on-demand library, so you can usually find recently-aired episodes of top shows as well as a good selection of movies to choose from, though the content that is offered is rotated out quite often. Learn more here.

Watch HLN on AT&T WatchTV

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AT&T WatchTV is an ultra-low cost cable alternative, and it’s the cheapest way to watch HLN without cable. However, it does lack some of the features that the other services on this list provide.

AT&T WatchTV Pricing and Packages

AT&T WatchTV has only a single package of channels. You’ll get 35+ channels, including HLN, for $15/month. Learn more here.

AT&T WatchTV Channels

With WatchTV, you’ll get HLN as well as CNN and BBC World News, and a number of other top channels like TNT, MTV, Food Network and HGTV. Learn more here.

AT&T WatchTV Supported Devices

Currently, AT&T WatchTV supports iOS and Android, as well as web browsers, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, and Apple TV. Learn more here.

AT&T WatchTV Simultaneous Streams

You can only stream on a single device at once with AT&T WatchTV. There is no way to upgrade this feature. Learn more here.

AT&T WatchTV DVR

AT&T WatchTV does not have a DVR, so you will not be able to record any content using this service. Learn more here.

AT&T WatchTV On-Demand Library

AT&T WatchTV has more than 15,000 total on-demand titles at any given time, so this helps make up for its lack of a DVR. However, new episodes are usually only available to stream for a limited time. You can learn more here.

How to Watch HLN on Amazon Fire TV

You can watch HLN on Amazon Fire TV with one of these streaming services: fuboTV, PlayStation Vue, Sling TV, Hulu With Live TV, DirecTV Now, or AT&T WatchTV. Just download the app for your streaming service from the Amazon App Store to get started.

You can also download the CNNgo app for Amazon Fire TV. However, you can currently only use PlayStation Vue for this. None of the other providers worked during testing.

How to Watch HLN on Roku

You can watch HLN on Roku with one of these streaming services: fuboTV, PlayStation Vue, Sling TV, Hulu With Live TV, YouTube TV, or DirecTV Now. Simply download the appropriate channel from the Roku Channel Store and install it, and you’ll be good to go.

Your other option is to download the CNNgo app, but only PlayStation Vue supports signing in with your internet TV credentials.

How to Watch HLN on Apple TV

You can watch HLN on Apple TV with one of these streaming services: fuboTV, PlayStation Vue, Sling TV, Hulu With Live TV, YouTube TV, DirecTV Now, or AT&T WatchTV. Just head to the App Store and download the app for the service you’ve subscribed to, and enjoy.

You can also download the CNNgo app and sign in to watch HLN directly on Apple TV, but this currently only works with PlayStation Vue. None of the other listed providers support the CNNgo app.

Eric Liston is a freelance writer and tech enthusiast based in Ohio, specializing in internet security, cord-cutting, and more.