The 18th season of The Bachelorette begins on Tuesday, October 19, at 8 p.m. ET. This fall’s bachelorette is Michelle Young, a popular late arrival during Matt James’ season of The Bachelor. The former Division I basketball player and current kindergarten teacher from Minnesota is now on her own journey to love, in search of “the Superman to her Superwoman.” Read on to learn how you can watch the new season of The Bachelorette even if you don’t have cable TV.
- When The Bachelorette finale airs: Tuesday, October 19 at 8 p.m. ET
- TV Network: ABC
- Best Way to Stream Live: Hulu Live (Free Trial), YouTube TV (Free Trial)
- On-Demand: Hulu (Free Trial) New episodes available on one day after airing on ABC.
Watch The Bachelorette Live Without Cable
Hulu Live TV and YouTube TV offer you local ABC stations in nearly all U.S. markets. They both offer a free trial, so you can watch The Bachelorette for free. All the ways you can stream The Bachelorette’s 18th season are listed below. All free trials auto-renew when they expire, but you will not be billed if you cancel before the trial ends.
Watch The Bachelorette on These Streaming Services
The following streaming services carry ABC, so you can watch The Bachelorette as it airs live every week.
Watch The Bachelorette on Hulu
Hulu offers live ABC in nearly all US markets along with cable TV and broadcast networks. Therefore, you can watch The Bachelorette 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 The Bachelorette Season 17 On-Demand
If you can wait a day, Hulu’s more affordable on-demand service has new episodes of this season available on-demand. 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 starts at $6.99 per month with ads. You can go ad-free for $12.99 per month.
Watch The Bachelorette on YouTube TV
YouTube TV is another great option to watch The Bachelorette 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 in the Rochester-Mason City-Austin market, which covers 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 The Bachelorette 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 The Bachelorette on DIRECTV Stream
DIRECTV Stream is another way you can watch The Bachelorette. Channel packages with ABC start at $69.99 per month. A subscription to DIRECTV Stream includes the following:
- watch 20 streams simultaneously per subscription
- a cloud-based DVR
- channels like ABC and more
- supported on AppleTV, Android TV, Roku, Amazon FireTV, and more
How Much: $69.99 per month through its “Entertainment” package. You don’t have to take a long-term contract with DIRECTV Stream, and they offer a full refund if you cancel within 14 days.
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