Season 30 of Dancing with the Stars premieres on Monday, September 20, 2021. The episode airs at 8 pm ET on ABC. This article will explain how you can watch Dancing with the Stars live every week even if you don’t have cable.
This season of Dancing with the Stars features the return of host Tyra Banks and includes judges Len Goodman, Carrie Ann Inaba, Bruno Tonioli, and Derek Hough. Among celebrity contestants this year are country singer Jimmie Allen, Spice Girl Melanie C, Christine Chiu (Bling Empire), Brian Austin Green (Beverly Hills, 90210), Melora Hardin (The Office, The Bold Type), Social media star Olivia Jade, Martin Kove (Cobra Kai), Gold medal Olympian Suni Lee, and WWE Superstar Mike “The Miz” Mizanin.
Here is how you can watch Dancing with the Stars each week live!
- When Dancing with the stars airs: Mondays at 8 p.m. ET
- TV Network: ABC
- Best Way to Stream Live: Hulu Live TV (Free Trial), YouTube TV (Free Trial)
- On-Demand: If you can wait 1 day, Hulu’s more affordable Hulu Streaming library (30-day Free Trial) will have new episodes available on Tuesdays.
Dancing with the Stars airs on ABC, which you can watch for free with a TV antenna. However, if you cannot use an antenna in your area, read on for more options on streaming Season 30 of Dancing with the Stars.
Watch Dancing with the Stars Live on These Streaming Services
The following streaming services carry ABC, so you can watch Dancing with the Stars as it airs live every Monday.
Watch Dancing with the Stars on Hulu
Hulu Live TV offers live ABC in nearly all US markets along with cable TV and broadcast networks. Therefore, you can watch Dancing with the stars every week as it airs on ABC. To see if live ABC is available in your area, you can use this tool: Hulu Live TV Channels by Zipcode.
According to the data we have, live ABC is available everywhere in the US through Hulu except in these markets:
- Alpena, MI
- Glendive, MT
- Helena, MT
- Zanesville, OH
- Victoria, TX
- Casper-Riverton, WY
In these markets, Hulu only offers ABC on-demand. However, be sure to check Hulu’s website for the latest channels in your area on this page: Hulu Live TV Channels by Zipcode.
Hulu + Live TV is supported on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, iOS, Android, and more. You can read more about Hulu in our review of Hulu. There isn’t a month-to-month contract, so you can sign up to test the service without fear of a long-term commitment. You can sign up for Hulu Live TV using this link: Sign up for a Free Trial to Hulu + Live TV.
Watch Dancing with the Stars Season 30 On-Demand
If you can wait a day, Hulu’s more affordable on-demand service has new episodes of this season available on-demand. Of course, you have to wait a day, but the on-demand service starts at only $6.99 per month and offers a 30-day free trial.
How Much: The base package for live TV starts at $64.99 per month. Hulu on-demand begins at $6.99 per month with ads. You can go ad-free for $12.99 per month.
Watch Dancing with the Stars on YouTube TV
YouTube TV is another excellent option to watch Dancing with the Stars live. YouTubeTV offers live ABC with its streaming service in nearly ALL markets in the US. The only market where YouTube TV doesn’t offer ABC is the Rochester-Mason City-Austin market, covering parts of Minnesota and Iowa. (YouTube TV does offer ABC in Rochester, NY and Austin, TX.)
Youtube TV supports Android, iOS, Apple TV, Fire TV, Chromecast, and more. The YouTube TV app isn’t available on Roku. However, users can use YouTube TV through the YouTube app on Roku devices. Be sure to check out our review of YouTube TV for more information. You can sign up for their free trial.
How Much: $64.99 per month.
Watch Dancing with the Stars on fuboTV
FuboTV recently added ABC in the following major markets:
- Chicago, IL
- Fresno-Visalia, CA
- Houston, TX
- Los Angeles, CA
- New York, NY
- Philadelphia, PA
- Raleigh-Durham, NC (Fayetteville)
- San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose, CA
You can check out a free trial to FuboTV here. Fubo TV supports the following streaming devices:
- Android smartphones
- Android tablets
- Apple TV (4th Generation only)
- Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick
For more information on FuboTV features, please see our Fubo TV review.
How Much: FuboTV costs $64.99 per month.
Watch Dancing with the Stars on DIRECTV Stream NOW
DIRECTV Stream offers live ABC streaming in many markets. ABC is available through its “Entertainment” package for $69.99 a month, along with a ton of cable TV and other broadcast networks. DIRECTV Stream Now offers ABC in over half the markets in the US. They offer a free trial to allow you to make sure ABC is offered in your area. For more information, check out our review of DIRECTV Stream.
How Much: $69.99 per month through the “Entertainment” package.
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