Are you a fan of the Kansas City Royals, Oklahoma City Thunder, St. Louis Blues, or Minnesota Timberwolves, but don’t have cable? You can stream these teams’ games on Bally Sports Kansas City (formerly Fox Sports Kansas City) using a live streaming service instead of cable TV. You can stream Bally Sports Kansas City using the DIRECTV STREAM “Choice” channel plan (5-Day Free Trial), fuboTV (1-week free trial), or by subscribing to Bally Sports+. We cover all the ways to watch in this article so read on for more details.
If you are an MLS fan, please see How To Watch Sporting Kansas City, as their matches are no longer available on Bally Sports Kansas City.
Streaming Services that Carry Bally Sports Kansas City Live
This article covers the live tv streaming services that offer Bally Sports Kansas City in their channel lineup. However, you have to live in the Royals TV market, which consists of central Missouri, Kansas, eastern Nebraska, and Iowa. This is true whether watching Bally Sports Kansas City through cable TV or any TV streaming services mentioned below. Royals, Thunder, and Sporting KC games air throughout the Bally Sports Kansas City broadcast zone. Those living in and around Kansas City, St. Joseph, and Lawrence will have access to St. Louis Blues games, while those living in the rest of Kansas will have access to Minnesota Timberwolves games.
If you don’t live in the Bally Sports Kansas City broadcast area and want to watch one of these teams, you may want to look at this guide to work around sports TV blackouts. Otherwise, read on for information on watching Bally Sports Kansas City online.
You can watch Bally Sports Kansas City network through DIRECTV STREAM. You have to subscribe to their “Choice” package for $99.99 per month. You get a 5-day free trial; they don’t force you into a contract, and you can cancel anytime. If you cancel during the trial, you won’t be charged for the first month.
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DIRECTV STREAM Choice Plan Price: The service normally costs $99.99 per month after a risk-free 5-Day Free Trial. However, there is a promotion running where you get first month for $10 off.
Device Support: DIRECTV STREAM is supported on iOS, Android TV, Fire TV, Apple TV, Roku, Chromecast, and more. You can watch up 20 streams simultaneously per subscription with any DIRECTV STREAM plan. See our coverage of DIRECTV STREAM Device Support for more details.
DIRECTV STREAM Choice Channel Plan: ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox, A&E, AccuWeather, AMC, Animal Planet, AXS TV, Baby TV, BBC America, BET, Black News Channel, Bloomberg News, Boomerang, Bravo, C-SPAN, C-SPAN2, Cartoon Network, CMT, CNBC, CNN, CNN En Español, CNN International, Comedy Central, COZI TV, Discovery Channel, Disney Channel, Disney Junior, Disney XD, E!, ESPN, ESPN2, Food Network, Fox Business, Fox News, Lifetime, FS1, Freeform, FX, FXX, Galavisión, GEM Shopping Network, Grit, Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, HGTV, HISTORY Channel, HLN, Home Shopping Network, IFC, Investigation Discovery, Lifetime, MotorTrend, TCM, MSNBC, MTV, MTV2, National Geographic, Nickelodeon, OANN, Paramount Network, QVC, Reelz, Revolt, RFD-TV, Sundance TV, Syfy, TBS, TCM, TeenNick, TLC, TNT, truTV, TV Land, Univision, USA, VH1, Viceland, and WE tv, ACCN, AWE, BTN, Cheddar, CleoTV, CNBC World, Comedy TV, Cooking Channel, ESPNEWS, ESPNU, Fuse, Game Show Network, Justice Central, MLB Network, NBA TV, Nick Jr., Nicktoons, Ovation, OWN, POP, Science, SEC Network, Tastemade, Tennis Channel HD, The Weather Channel, Travel Channel, TV One, TVG, UniMás, UPtv, and WGN America.
If you live within the broadcast area of any of the following regional sports networks, you will also receive those with the "Choice" and higher packages: Altitude, AT&T SportsNet Southwest, AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh, AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain, Bally Sports Arizona, Bally Sports Detroit, Bally Sports Florida, Bally Sports Great Lakes, Bally Sports Kansas City, Bally Sports Midwest, Bally Sports North, Bally Sports Ohio, Bally Sports San Diego, Bally Sports South, Bally Sports Southeast, Bally Sports Southwest, Bally Sports Sun, Bally Sports West, Bally Sports Wisconsin, Marquee Sports Network, The Mid-Atlantic Sports Network (MASN), MSG Network, NBC Sports Bay Area, NBC Sports California, NBC Sports Chicago, New England Sports Network, Root Sports Northwest, Spectrum Sports, SportsNet New York, YES Network
See our review of DIRECTV STREAM for more details on this streaming service.
fuboTV is a live streaming service that carries Bally Sports Kansas City for those living in their broadcast region. They offer a 1-week free trial, which you can cancel within the trial period and not be charged. It’s also cheaper than DIRECTV STREAM at $74.99 per month. However, fuboTV subscribers in this area will be subject to a mandatory regional sports fee between $10.99 and $13.99 per month, depending on how many RSNs are in your area. You can cancel at any time. The service supports iOS, Android, Fire TV, Chromecast, Apple TV, Roku, and more. The price includes a cloud DVR and the ability to stream on 3 devices at once. (see our review of FuboTV)
Bally Sports just launched a direct-to-customer streaming service for a few MLB teams. Luckily, the Kansas City Royals are one of those teams. Bally Sports+ will also start carrying NBA and NHL teams, meaning you can watch the Oklahoma City Thunder, St. Louis Blues, and Minnesota Timberwolves on the service as well. Bally Sports+ is currently available on iOS and Android mobile smart devices, along with tvOS (Apple TV), Android TV, and Amazon Fire TV streaming devices and smart TVs. See our article, Is Bally Sports Worth the Price for more details.
You can subscribe to Bally Sports+ at BallySportsPlus.com for $189.99 annually or $19.99 each month and live stream Kansas City Royals games airing on Bally Sports Kansas City through the Bally Sports app. To subscribe, you must live in the Bally Sports Kansas City TV market. You are most likely outside the intended TV market if you do not see Bally Sports+ available on BallySportsPlus.com or within the Bally Sports app. There are plans to add NHL and NBA Teams next season. You won’t have access to all the channels you get with DIRECTV STREAM, but it’s a cheaper way to watch Bally Sports Kansas City.
For information on watching other TV channels online check out: How To Stream Specific TV Channels
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