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You can watch TCM 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 TCM on fuboTV

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fuboTV got its start as a sports-focused streaming service, primarily covering soccer and other international sports. But today, it’s become a fully-fledged internet TV service, with news, sports, movies, entertainment, and more.

fuboTV Pricing and Packages

fuboTV has total of four channel packages, but you’ll only need the cheapest, $54.99/month package to get TCM. Learn more about each package here.

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fuboTV Channels

The base-tier “fubo” package includes TCM, as well as some other great entertainment channels such as Hallmark Channel, USA, IFC, Oxygen, Viceland, and more. You’ll also get news channels like MSNBC and CNBC, as well as Fox News and CNN. There are around 80+ channels in total. You can upgrade to get some extra channels like DIY Network, GSN, Cooking Channel, and more, for a total of over 100 channels. Learn more here.

fuboTV Supported Devices

fuboTV has good device support. You can stream on your web browser, on iOS and Android devices, and on Chromecast, Fire TV, Roku, and Apple TV, among others. Learn more here.

fuboTV Simultaneous Streams

fuboTV allows you to stream on 2 devices simultaneously, which is quite reasonable though not the best simultaneous streaming policy on our list. However, you can add a third stream with the “Family Share” add-on for $6/month. Learn more here.

fuboTV DVR

You also get a free cloud-based DVR with fuboTV. This includes 30 hours of storage. With the optional Cloud DVR Plus add-on, you can get up to 500 hours of storage. Learn more here.

fuboTV On-Demand Library

You can get a good amount of on-demand content with fuboTV like some top movies from TCM, and you’ll get a selection of TV shows from the other channels included in your subscription. Learn more here.

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Watch TCM on PlayStation Vue

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PlayStation Vue is Sony’s foray into the world of internet TV. And despite great reviews from users and publications alike, it’s struggling to gain a market share. This could be attributed to its relatively high price, as well as the confusing name. (No, you don’t need a PlayStation to watch PlayStation Vue!)

PlayStation Vue Pricing and Packages

PlayStation Vue has four packages.  If you want to watch TCM without cable, you’ll need to subscribe to the $50/month “Core” package, or a higher-tier package. 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

SIGN UP
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

If you do opt for Core, you’ll get a number of other great channels, like WETV, SundanceTV, Decades, and more. If you choose the Elite package, you’ll get even more movie channels, including Epix Hits and MGM HD. Overall, PlayStation Vue offers a good mix of entertainment, movies, sports, news, and reality TV. Learn more here.

PlayStation Vue Supported Devices

PlayStation Vue has great device support. Naturally, you can watch using your web browser and iOS/Android devices, as well as the PlayStation 3 and 4 consoles, and TV streaming devices like Chromecast, Roku, Apple TV, Android TV, and Amazon Fire TV. Learn more here.

PlayStation Vue Simultaneous Streams

With PlayStation Vue, you can stream on up to 5 devices sat once, making it ideal if you have a larger household. Learn more here.

PlayStation Vue DVR

In addition, you get a great DVR with PlayStation Vue. You’re limited to keeping your recordings for only 28 days, but there are no other restrictions, so you can store unlimited shows as long as you catch up on your favorite content in a timely manner. Learn more here.

PlayStation Vue On-Demand Library

You’ll get plenty of on-demand content like movies, recently-aired shows and past seasons from the channels included in your PlayStation Vue subscription, including TCM. Learn more here.

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Watch TCM on Sling TV

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Sling TV is owned by Dish Network and was first internet TV service when it launched in 2015, which is why it has more than 2 million subscribers. It’s dedicated to customization and “a la carte” channels.

Sling TV Pricing and Packages

Sling TV offers two different base-tier packages, to which customers can add “extra” channels. Both Sling Orange and Sling Blue cost $25 per month, but have different channels. You can combine both packages for $40/month. Learn more 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

Sling Orange and Sling Blue come with different channels. Sling Orange has ESPN, for example, while Sling Blue has Fox Sports. There are some channels that overlap, but these two packages are mostly comprised of different channels. If you want both packages, you can combine them with Sling Orange + Blue for $40/month.

TCM does not come in either the Sling Blue or Sling Orange package, by default. Instead, it’s included in one of the many “extras” you can add to your subscription for an additional fee.

To get TCM, you’ll need to purchase the “Hollywood Extra” package, which costs $5/month. In addition to TCM, this package will get you other movie channels like Reelz, CineMoi, Film Detective, and SundanceTV. Learn more here.

Sling TV Supported Devices

Sling TV has fantastic device support. You can stream on iOS and Android, as well as your web browser, TV streaming devices like Chromecast, Roku, Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV, and even the Xbox One, and some smart TVs from LG and Samsung. Learn more here.

Sling TV Simultaneous Streams

Sling Orange only lets you stream on a single device at a time, which is far from ideal. However, Sling Blue allows you to stream on up to 3 devices.

It’s important to note that these restrictions are still in effect if you subscribe to Sling Orange + Blue. You can still only stream Orange channels, like ESPN, on 1 device at a time, though “shared” channels between Orange and Blue – such as TNT – can be viewed on up to 4 devices. Learn more here.

Sling TV DVR

Sling TV also has a cloud DVR. The catch is that it’s not free. You’ll pay $5/month to record up to 50 hours of content. Learn more here.

Sling TV On-Demand Library

The total number of on-demand titles you get will vary, based on your Sling TV subscription and the channels you choose. Most of the channels you get in your package will give you access to on-demand TV shows and movies, so you’ll have plenty of on-demand content to choose from. Learn more here.

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Watch TCM on Hulu With Live TV

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Hulu With Live TV launched in mid-2017, and has quickly become a top choice for those who want both live TV and plenty of on-demand content. It’s a great option to watch TCM without cable.

Hulu With Live TV Pricing and Packages

Hulu With Live TV has only one plan. You’ll pay $44.99/month for a lineup of 50-70 channels, depending on your area. Learn more here.

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

67 Channels

2 simultaneous streams

ESPN and Disney

SIGN UP

Hulu With Live TV Channels

This includes major sports channels like ESPN and Fox Sports, news networks like Fox News and CNN, entertainment channels like FX and A&E, and, of course, TCM. For the price, it’s a fantastic lineup of channels. Learn more here.

Hulu With Live TV Supported Devices

Hulu With Live TV also has great device support. You can watch this service on your web browser, mobile iOS and Android devices, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Chromecast, Nintendo Switch, Xbox 360 and Xbox One, and Samsung/LG Smart TVs. Learn more here.

Hulu With Live TV Simultaneous Streams

You can stream on 2 devices at once with Hulu With Live TV. If you need to stream on more devices, you can purchase the Unlimited Streams add-on for $9.99/month, which lets you stream on as many devices as you want on your home Wi-Fi network, and on 3 mobile devices outside your network. Learn more here.

Hulu With Live TV DVR

You also get a free cloud DVR with 50 hours of storage, upgradeable to 200 hours with the $9.99/month Enhanced DVR package. You can combine Unlimited Screens + Enhanced DVR for $14.99/month. Learn more here.

Hulu With Live TV On-Demand Library

With Hulu With Live TV, you get a free, ad-supported Hulu on-demand subscription. That means you can watch thousands of movies, recently-aired TV episodes, and past seasons on Hulu, as well as Hulu Originals like The Handmaid’s Tale. Learn more here.

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Watch TCM on YouTube TV

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Google has gotten in on the internet TV game with YouTube TV. Get the details about this service below, and see if it’s right for you.

YouTube TV Pricing and Packages

Like Hulu With Live TV, YouTube TV keeps things simple. You’ll get 70+ channels for $49.99 per month, including TCM. Learn more here.

YouTube TV Channels

Beyond TCM, other YouTube TV channels include ESPN and Fox Sports, CNN, National Geographic, FX, TNT, TBS, and other highly sought-after networks. For the price, it’s a great deal. You get a solid mix of entertainment, news, sports, and movies, and you can watch TCM without cable. Learn more here.

YouTube TV Supported Devices

In the past, YouTube TV was a bit behind the competition when it came to device support. When it launched, you could only watch in on Android and iOS, as well as the Chrome browser and Chromecast. Today, though, you can also watch on Roku, Apple TV, Xbox One, Android TV, and Samsung and LG Smart TVs. Learn more here.

YouTube TV Simultaneous Streams

With YouTube TV, you can stream on up to 3 devices at once for no extra fee. You can also create up to 6 user accounts so that each person sharing your subscription can set their own preferences, favorites, and more. Learn more here.

YouTube TV DVR

YouTube TV also has the best DVR of any internet TV service. You can record as many shows as you want for up to 9 months, with no other limits. Learn more here.

YouTube TV On-Demand Library

Each channel included in YouTube TV will give you some on-demand content, for the most part. You’ll find recently-aired episodes, top movies, and past seasons from a few networks. Learn more here.

Watch TCM on DirecTV Now

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DirecTV Now is AT&T’s attempt to capture the cord-cutting market. As you may expect, it has one of the best channel lineups of any internet TV provider, though it is a bit lacking in feature and customizability, and is quite expensive.

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 TCM, you’ll only need the $50/month Plus package. Learn more about what comes in each package here.

DirecTV Now Channels

With DirecTV Now, you’ll get TCM, as well as most of the top sports, entertainment, and news networks available on cable, like HBO, TNT, CNN, ESPN, Fox News,  Comedy Central, and USA, just to name a few. Learn more here.

DirecTV Now Supported Devices

One area in which DirecTV excels is device support. You can watch TCM without cable using DirecTV on the Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Google Chromecast, and on compatible iOS and Android apps, as well as on your web browser if you use Chrome or Safari. Learn more here.

DirecTV Now Simultaneous Streams

You also can only stream on 2 simultaneous devices with DirecTV Now. You can purchase an extra stream for $5/month, though, if you have the budget for it. Learn more here.

DirecTV Now DVR

DirecTV Now comes with a cloud DVR, but it’s the worst on the market, by far. You can only record 20 hours of content, and your shows will be deleted after 30 days. Learn more here.

DirecTV Now On-Demand Library 

DirecTV Now says it has more than 40,000 on-demand titles, but the number of shows and movies you can watch on-demand depends on how many channels you get with your selected subscription package. Learn more here.

Watch TCM on AT&T WatchTV

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AT&T WatchTV can be thought of as the “Little Brother” of DirecTV Now, as both are owned by AT&T. This stripped-down streaming package offers special discounts to some AT&T customers, and is clearly meant to compete with the $16/month Philo service – which isn’t on this list because it doesn’t have TCM.

AT&T WatchTV Pricing and Packages

AT&T WatchTV has only one plan. You get about 35+ channels for $15/month, including TCM. Learn more here

AT&T WatchTV Channels

As well as TCM, you’ll get a number of other great channels like A&E, Animal Planet, CNN, Food Network, TNT, TruTV, and others. You can also sign up for some premium channels like Starz, Cinemax, SHOWTIME, and HBO for an additional fee. Learn more here.

AT&T WatchTV Supported Devices

AT&T WatchTV works with a good number of streaming devices, including your web browser and iOS/Android phone or tablet, as well as Apple TV, Amazon Fire Stick, and Chromecast, as well as some Samsung smart TVs. Learn more here.

AT&T WatchTV Simultaneous Streams

WatchTV is incredibly limited when it comes to features. You can only watch on a single device at a time, which is a huge limitation for folks who are looking to actually replace cable with a streaming service for their whole family. Learn more here

AT&T WatchTV DVR

There is also no DVR support for AT&T WatchTV, so you can only watch shows live, or on-demand if they’re available. Learn more here

AT&T WatchTV On-Demand Library

You’ll get around 15,000 on-demand titles with AT&T WatchTV, according to the company. Each channel provides its own on-demand movies and shows to the service. While you can get plenty of VOD content, this doesn’t quite make up for the lack of a DVR. Learn more here. 

How to Watch TCM on Amazon Fire TV

You can watch TCM 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 the service you’re using from the Amazon App Store, and you’ll be all set.

Alternatively, you can download the WATCH TCM app for Amazon Fire TV, but only PlayStation Vue will let you log in. The other services are not supported.

How to Watch TCM on Roku

You can watch TCM on Roku with one of these streaming services: fuboTV, PlayStation Vue, Sling TV, Hulu With Live TV, YouTube TV, or DirecTV Now. Just head to the Roku Channel Store, find the channel for your chosen service, and install it. That’s all there is to it.

If you subscribe to PlayStation Vue, you also have the option of adding the WATCH TCM channel, and signing in to watch TCM live and on-demand. The other services on this list are not supported, unfortunately.

How to Watch TCM on Apple TV

You can watch TCM 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. Open up the App Store and download the app for one of these services, sign in, and enjoy TCM on Apple TV.

You can also download the WATCH TCM app, but you can only sign in with PlayStation Vue, as none of these other services are currently supported by the app.

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