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How To Watch ABC Live Online 2024

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This post was written in partnership with DISH.

ABC is a commercial broadcasting network known for airing some of the U.S.’s most popular television dramas, including The Bachelor and Grey’s Anatomy. But since ABC is part of the Disney and ESPN family, ABC also airs a variety of sports leagues, including the NBA Playoffs, NHL Playoffs, NCAA, and Formula 1, to name a few.

If you are thinking about cutting the cord, or you already have, you may be wondering how to watch ABC?Watching sports has never been easier, thanks to the variety of live TV streaming services on the market. If you’re not ready to part ways with a cable subscription we’ve got you covered there too.

What streaming services offer ABC?

ChannelDISH*DIRECTV STREAMHulu + Live TVFuboYouTube TVVidgo
*Cable Option

How to watch ABC with DISH (Our preferred streaming alternative)

If you’re not interested in streaming and would rather lock in a contract with a traditional TV service, DISH has you covered. DISH’s channel list includes locals, along with sports, news, and entertainment for the whole family. DISH pricing starts at $84.99 per month, with a 3-Year TV Price Guarantee. Plus, for a limited time, you’ll get access to the Multi-Sport package with NBA TV and more sports channels at no additional charge when you sign up for the America’s top 120 Plus, 200 or 250 package.


PlanCost per MonthChannels Free Trial

DIRECTV STREAM customers can choose between four different packages. You can stream on unlimited devices in your home and up to three devices out of home and take advantage of Unlimited DVR. Your local ABC affiliate is available with every subscription tier.

Watch ABC with Hulu + Live TV

PlanCost per MonthChannels Free Trial
Live TV Only$75.9995+Yes
Hulu + Live TV$76.9995+Yes
Hulu (No Ads) + Live TV$89.9995+Yes

Hulu + Live TV’s channel lineup includes many sports networks, including ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, FS1, FS2, SEC, BTN, ACCN, NFL Network, GOLF Channel, and Big Ten Network. Hulu + Live TV plans also has several features to enhance sports streaming — if you turn a live game on after it starts, you can easily start it over from the beginning.

Hulu’s interface is also very sports-fan-friendly, categorizing content by both sport and league. Additionally, Hulu + Live TV includes an ESPN Plus and Disney Plus subscription free of charge, giving subscribers access to hours of entertainment off of ABC. 

Watch ABC with Fubo

PlanCost per MonthChannelsFree Trial

Fubo’s sports channels include regional, national and international sports, with a lineup that offers ABC, Bally Sports, FS1, NFL Network, beIN SPORTS, Big Ten Network, Golf Channel, FS2, ESPN, SEC, ACCN, ESPN2, NFL RedZone, MLB Strike Zone, Tennis Channel, and Fight Network. Fubo also has multiple add-on packages that include more than a dozen additional sports channels. You can even add NBA League Pass to your Fubo account for just $14.99 more per month.

Watch ABC with YouTube TV

PlanCost per MonthChannelsFree Trial

YouTube TV is one of the best streaming services on the market, and its channel lineup includes ABC, Fox, NBC, CBS, CBS Sports Network, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPNews, FS1, FS2, NBA TV, NFL Network, and TNT. Beginning in 2023, subscribers will also be able to add on NFL Sunday Ticket for an extra monthly fee. YouTube TV also includes a number of features that make watching the big game that much better, including Key Plays View, which will catch you up on the moments you may have missed.

Watch ABC with Vidgo

PlanCost per MonthChannelsFree Trial
English Plus$69.99110+No
English Premium$84.99150+No
English & Spanish Ultimate$99.99150+No

Vidgo’s channels include ABC, NFL Network, NFL RedZone, NHL Network, PAC-12 Network, SEC Network, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, Big Ten Network, and ACCN.

How to watch ABC on the app

Here’s how to watch ABC on the app.

  1. Open the ABC app on your compatible device.
  2. Click on the Live TV tab.
  3. Start watching ABC live in the app.


Can you watch ABC on Amazon Prime?

You can watch ABC on Amazon devices such as Fire TV and the Amazon Fire Tablet, but ABC is not an Amazon Prime channel.

How can I stream the ABC channel?

You can stream the ABC channel on multiple streaming services, including Hulu + Live TV, YouTube TV, Vidgo, Fubo and DIRECTV STREAM.

Is ABC live on Peacock?

ABC is not live on Peacock. Peacock is NBC-owned, a competing broadcasting company.

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