The long-running competition show Jeopardy! kicks off its annual Jeopardy! National College Championship on Tuesday, February 8, at 8 p.m. ET. Students from 36 universities across the country will compete for the championships, which run through February 22. Mayim Bialik, who alternates hosting duties with Ken Jennings, will host the National College Championship. Read on to discover how you can watch Jeopardy! without cable.
- When Does Jeopardy! National College Championship Begin: The Jeopardy! National College Championship begins on Tuesday, February 8, at 8:00 p.m. ET.
- When Do the Naitonal College Championships Air: The Jeopardy! National College Championship airs Tuesday – Fridays at 8:00 p.m. ET.
- Network: The Jeopardy! National College Championship airs on ABC.
- Best Way to Stream Live: DIRECTV STREAM provides live ABC and has a 5-day free trial. FuboTV (Free Trial) and YouTube TV (Free Trial) both offer access to ABC live streaming.
How to Watch Jeopardy! National College Championship
While traditional Jeopardy! moves around to different networks based on region, the National College Championship is a primetime special on ABC, airing for two weeks from Tuesday to Friday at 8:00 p.m. ET. The easiest way to watch it is through a live TV streaming service, like Hulu + Live TV or YouTube TV. Read on for more.
Watch Jeopardy on DIRECTV STREAM
DIRECTV STREAM offers live ABC streaming in many markets. ABC 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 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: $79.99 per month through the “Entertainment” package.
Watch Jeopardy! As it Airs on Hulu
Hulu offers a live TV service that carries ABC in nearly all US TV markets along with cable TV and broadcast networks. Therefore, you can watch Jeopardy! National College Championship every weekday as it airs. To see if live ABC is available in your area, you can use this tool: Hulu Live TV Channels by Zip code.
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 Zip code.
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 Jeopardy! on YouTube TV
YouTube TV is another great option to watch Jeopardy! National College Championship live. YouTube TV 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 has also returned to Roku devices after settling a dispute between the two companies. Be sure to check out our review of YouTube TV for more information. You can sign up for their free trial.
How Much: $72.99 per month.
Watch Jeopardy 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 $74.99.