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How To Watch Sunday Night Football Live (2023)

Some of the NFL’s most competitive games will be on NBC on Sunday nights.

NBC's Sunday Night Football logo NFL
NBC's Sunday Night Football logo NFL

For the 18th season, NBC will be carrying Sunday Night Football. As a football fans favorite, SNF culminates a full slate of NFL games on Sundays. Featuring some of the league’s most competitive teams, 20 of the league’s 32 franchises will be featured on NBC’s lineup, with 10 teams appearing twice, and four teams — Kansas City Chiefs, Dallas Cowboys, Buffalo Bills, and Los Angeles Chargers appearing three times.

The Miami Dolphins will face off against the Philadelphia Eagles on October 22nd at 8:20 pm EST, in a battle that will challenge two Alabama quarterbacks who have their own history.

Where to watch Sunday Night Football

If you’re asking yourself, “how can I stream Sunday Night Football?”, NBC is the exclusive home to Sunday Night Football, so you’ll need access to a streaming service that includes the local NBC channel to watch the games. You can get NBC with a number of sports streaming service providers, including Hulu + Live TV, DIRECTV STREAM, Peacock, Fubo, and Sling TV.

Streaming ServiceCost per MonthChannelsFree Trial
Hulu + Live TV$76.99+90+No
Sling TV$40+31+ No

How to watch Sunday Night Football on Hulu + Live TV

Hulu + Live TV is one of the best options for streaming live TV without a cable subscription because it offers more than 90 live channels and  includes both Disney Plus and ESPN Plus. The service has one plan with two options. The first option includes ads and is $76.99 per month, but if you want to eliminate the ads, you can upgrade to the Hulu (No Ads) + Live TV option for $89.99 per month. NBC is one of the basic channels included in both options, so you won’t have to purchase add-ons to watch Sunday Night Football. Although, if you’re interested in the sports add-on, you can get access to NFL RedZone, FanDuel TV, FanDuel Racing, MAVTV, Outdoor Channel and Sportsman Channel.

How to Watch Sunday Night Football on DIRECTV STREAM

DIRECTV STREAM is one of the more popular streaming services for NFL fans because of the wide variety of channels offered. DIRECTV STREAM has four plans, with the number of channels ranging from 75 to 150+. The basic Entertainment package is the most affordable at $79.99 per month and includes NBC, as do all the other plans. If you’re just looking to stream Sunday Night Football, the Entertainment package is the way to go. DIRECTV STREAM offers a five-day free trial so you can try it out before making your decision.

How to watch Sunday Night Football on Peacock

Peacock is a unique live TV streaming service because the content is  limited to brands and shows in the NBCUniversal world. Among its channels are NBC, NBC Sports, Golf Channel, MSNBC, Hallmark, and many others. The service offers two plans — Peacock Premium at $5.99 per month and Peacock Plus at $11.99 per month. The main difference between the plans is the absence of ads in the Plus plan. Both plans are a great option for Sunday Night Football because subscribers can watch every game that airs on NBC. If you’re an NFL fan looking for an affordable streaming option, Peacock is the way to go.

How to Watch Sunday Night Football on Fubo

Fubo is another great streaming choice for any sports fan because it started as a sports provider and still holds strong to that tradition today. Fubo offers a variety of channels,including NBC for Sunday Night Football, though some of the other channel offerings are restricted to geographic locations. Fubo has four plans, starting with the Pro plan, which costs $74.99 per month and comes with 167 channels, over 1,000 hours of cloud DVR, and 10 simultaneous streams while at home. Make sure to try out the seven-day free trial before deciding on a Fubo plan.

How to Watch Sunday Night Football on Sling TV

Sling TV is a budget-friendly streaming service that comes with access to a handful of sports content on each plan. Sling TV offers three packages: Sling Orange and Sling Blue, each for $40 per month, and a combined Sling Orange & Blue package for $55 per month. The Sling Orange plan offers more sports and comes with ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3 and Motor Trend Sling Blue comes with eight more channels, including FS1. Sling Blue offers limited access to NBC, which is only available in 11 markets — Boston, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Miami/Fort Lauderdale, Hartford/New Haven, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, San Diego, San Francisco/Oakland/San Jose, and Washington, DC. If you don’t live in those areas, you can’t watch Sunday Night Football on Sling TV.

Sunday Night Football schedule 2023

Sept. 7Lions at Chiefs8:20 PM
Sept. 10Cowboys at Giants8:20 PM
Sept. 17Dolphins at Patriots8:20 PM
Sept. 24Steelers at Raiders8:20 PM
Oct. 1Chiefs at Jets8:20 PM
Oct. 8Cowboys at 49ers8:20 PM
Oct. 15Giants at Bills8:20 PM
Oct. 22Dolphins at Eagles8:20 PM
Oct. 29Bears at Chargers8:20 PM
Nov. 5Bills at Bengals8:20 PM
Nov. 12Jets at Raiders8:20 PM
Nov. 19Vikings at Broncos8:20 PM
Nov. 26Ravens at Chargers8:20 PM
Dec. 3Chiefs at Packers8:20 PM
Dec. 10Eagles at Cowboys8:20 PM
Dec. 17Ravens at Jaguars8:20 PM
Dec. 24Bengals at Steelers4:30 PM
Dec. 24Bills at Chargers8 PM
Dec. 31Packers at Vikings8:20 PM
All times are in EST.

You can also find the Sunday Night Football schedule here on NFL.com.

Final Take

Sunday Night Football is easy to stream as NBC is available through many streaming services. The most versatile options are Hulu + Live TV and DIRECTV STREAM. While they’re more expensive, they both offer a full complement of other programming for every member of the family. However, the most affordable sports streaming service for Sunday Night Football is Peacock.


How can I watch Sunday Night Football without cable?

If you don’t have cable, you can use Hulu + Live TV, Peacock, or another streaming service that carries NBC. 

Which streaming services have Sunday Night Football?

Sunday Night Football is carried by Hulu + Live TV, Peacock, Fubo, DIRECTV STREAM, and, in limited areas, Sling TV.

What channel is Sunday Night Football on in 2023?

Sunday Night Football airs on NBC.

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