With American Idol gone, the US audience must rely on America’s Got Talent to show them the most talented performers, dancers, comedians, and other astounding acts. The exciting news is that Simon Cowell is joining this upcoming season as a judge alongside fellow judges Mel B., Heidi Klum, Howie Mandel, and host, Nick Cannon. Does this sound like something you would want to watch?! Keep reading and we’ll tell you how to watch America’s Got Talent online.
America’s Got Talent is now in its eleventh season. The good news is that cord cutters won’t have any problem watching America’s Got Talent full episodes because they are on NBC, which means you don’t need cable. If you want to stream America’s Got Talent, there are also plenty of ways to do that, too. The following guide will fill you in on the easiest ways to watch America’s Got Talent online.
Use Sling TV to Watch America’s Got Talent Online (in Select Markets)
Sling TV provides one way to watch the America’s Got Talent live stream, because it offers NBC streaming in it’s $25/month “Sling Blue” package. However, it’s important to note that NBC is currently only available in some areas. To access NBC on Sling TV, you need to live in:
New York, Dallas-Fort Worth, Chicago, Los Angeles, Hartford, Conn., Miami, Washington D.C., San Diego, and Philadelphia.
If you do live in one of those areas, sign up for Sling Blue and you’ll get live access to America’s Got Talent streaming. If you don’t live in those areas, stay tuned for updates and Sling TV is rapidly expanding. Our Sling TV review will have all the latest information on the service.
If you do end up signing up for Sling Blue, you’ll enjoy live access to 40+ popular TV channels, including NBC, NBCSN, AMC, FX, USA, History, TNT, and many more. With the exception of NBC, all of these channels are available to stream live.
You can watch America’s Got Talent on Apple TV, Roku, Chromecast, and most other streaming devices. In fact, you can score a FREE Roku or a discounted Apple TV when you sign up for 3 months of Sling! You can also use your computer, smart TV, phone or tablet. Sling TV Blue is $25 a month, with no contract required. There’s even a free 7-day trial!
Watch America’s Got Talent Streaming on Hulu
Hulu is the place to go if you’re looking for America’s Got Talent streaming online. New episodes are available the day after they air, and they offer the five most recent episodes at one time. Hulu offers thousands of current and older TV shows, many of which include full seasons. They also offer a large movie library with new titles added each month.
You can stream Hulu on nearly any streaming device, which adds to the many reasons cable cutters choose this service as a TV-viewing staple. The prices are super reasonable at $7.99 a month with commercials or $11.99 without commercials. And if you sign up as a new customer, you’ll get a 7-day trial to start your membership, which is a great way to watch America’s Got Talent online free for a whole week!
Watch America’s Got Talent Live Stream on PlayStation Vue
PlayStation Vue is the best option if you want to watch the America’s Got Talent live stream each week. PlayStation Vue (review) not only gives you access to NBC and the other local channels, but you also get AMC, TBS, ESPN, and plenty of other channels to go along with it. If you live in San Francisco, Philadelphia, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, or Miami, your local channels appear in live streams like all of your other channels.
If you live in a different area, all of your local channel content arrives in your on-demand library the day after the shows air. All in all, you get around 60 channels, and you pay just $29.99 a month. Vue is accessible on Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Chromecast, iPad, and PS3 or PS4 consoles. While Vue offers a lot of great features, you should be aware that if you’re a big mobile user, PlayStation Vue might not be the service for you. Vue ties you to a specific home location. If you try to use the service outside of the home, you won’t be able to because of some unfortunately harsh mobile restrictions.
Watch America’s Got Talent Online Free with a Digital Antenna & DVR
If you want to watch America’s Got Talent online free, your best bet is with a digital antenna and an over-the-air (OTA) DVR. If you don’t have an antenna, there are plenty on the market, and they will all help you get more channels than you get without one. If you’re confused about the best option, you can check out our digital antenna guide for help in picking out the best antenna for you.
If you pair your antenna with an over-the-air DVR, your experience will become a lot like cable. There are a number of great DVRs on the market with varying functionality that lets you rewind, fast-forward, tape shows while watching something else, and even send your videos to your streaming devices to watch America’s Got Talent online. Using the antenna and DVR together is a great way to catch all of your favorite local shows for free both on your television and online.
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