Pickled, a new celebrity charity tournament, premieres on CBS on Thursday, November 17, at 9:00 p.m. ET. Celebrities will battle it out on the pickleball court to benefit Comic Relief US, a charity focused on relieving poverty. Hosted by Stephen Colbert and produced by Colbert along with Funny or Die and CBS, the two-hour sports comedy special includes 16 celebrity contestants: Jimmie Allen, Murray Bartlett, Dierks Bentley, Jaime Camil, Will Ferrell, Max Greenfield, Luis Guzman, Phil Keoghan, Daniel Dae Kim, Sugar Ray Leonard, Tig Notaro, June Diane Raphael, Kelly Rowland, Paul Scheer, Aisha Tyler, and Emma Watson. Read on to learn more about how to watch new episodes of Pickled without cable.
- When Does is air: Pickled airs on Thursday, November 17, at 9:00 p.m. ET on CBS
- Best Way to Watch: Paramount+ (Free Trial) provides access to CBS. Read on or check out our article, how to watch CBS, for more options
Paramount+ is the best way to stream Pickled as the streaming service provides a live feed of your local CBS station and will let you watch new episodes when they air on CBS. Paramount+ will also have the show available on-demand the day after it airs live, so you can watch Pickled on-demand if you miss an episode.
Paramount+ offers a 7-day free trial so that you can try the service with no risk. However, there are two plan options to choose from:
Paramount+ Premium: Provides live streaming access to your local CBS station so you can watch NCIS Hawaii episodes when they air. This plan also provides on-demand ad-free access to Paramount+ content, including this season of Pickled (Live CBS will still have commercials). After the 7-day free trial, the service price starts at $11.99.
Paramount+ Essential: This plan provides ad-supported on-demand episodes of Pickled the day after they air on CBS for $5.99 per month after a 7-day free trial. This plan doesn’t include live CBS, so you will have to wait a day for new episodes.
Watch New Episodes Of Pickled Free
There are two free methods to watch new episodes of Pickled if you don’t have cable. If you live close enough to a CBS broadcast tower, you can use a TV antenna, but this option doesn’t provide a way to watch on-demand. An OTA DVR offers a way to record shows from a TV antenna, but that is an added expense.
Alternatively, you can take advantage of the free trials available with the following streaming services that carry a live stream of CBS:
We cover these services in more detail throughout this article.
Other Ways to Stream Pickled
The following live streaming services carry CBS in their channel lineup, so you can watch Pickled with any of them.
Hulu Live TVem
Hulu offers a live TV service that carries CBS in nearly all US TV markets along with cable TV and broadcast networks. Therefore, you can watch Pickled every week as it airs on CBS. To see if live CBS is available in your area, you can use this tool: Hulu Live TV Channels by Zip code.
Hulu + Live TV includes a cloud DVR service allowing you to record episodes when they air to watch them on demand if you cannot watch them live. The service 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.
How Much: $76.99 per month.
YouTube TV is another great option to watch Pickled live. YouTube TV offers live CBS with its streaming service in nearly ALL markets in the US. The only market where YouTube TV doesn’t offer CBS is in the Rochester-Mason City-Austin market, which covers parts of Minnesota and Iowa. (YouTube TV does offer CBS in Rochester, NY, and Austin, TX.)
How Much: $72.99 per month.
FuboTV also carries CBS in most TV markets in the U.S. You can check out 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 $74.99.
DIRECTV STREAM offers live CBS streaming in many markets. CBS is available through its “Entertainment” package for $79.99 a month, along with a ton of cable TV and other broadcast networks. DIRECTV STREAM offers CBS in over half the markets in the US. They offer a free trial to allow you to make sure CBS is offered in your area. For more information, check out our review of DIRECTV STREAM.
How Much: $79.99 per month through the “Entertainment” package.