The Real Dirty Dancing is a new competition series in which eight celebrities immerse themselves in the world of one of the most popular movies of all time for an authentic Dirty Dancing experience, premiering Tuesday, February 1, at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on Fox. The Real Dirty Dancing takes the contestants to the Mountain Lake Lodge in Virginia, the actual filming location for the fictional Kellerman’s Lodge in the 1987 film starring Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze. They partner up to recreate classic scenes from the film, from the rehearsal room and dance hall to the gazebo, final performance, and even the lake lift. This last moment is especially miraculous to recreate, given that the lake has only recently been refilled after mysteriously draining practically dry for over a decade. The Real Dirty Dancing is hosted by Stephen “tWitch” Boss (Clash of the Cover Bands). Read on for more on how to watch The Real Dirty Dancing.
- When Does It Premiere: The Real Dirty Dancing premieres on Wednesday, February 1, at 9:00 p.m. ET.
- TV Network: The Real Dirty Dancing airs on Fox.
- When to Watch: The Real Dirty Dancing airs on Wednesdays at 9 p.m. for four weeks.
- Best Way to Stream The Real Dirty Dancing Live: DIRECTV STREAM provides Fox live and has a 5-day free trial. FuboTV (Free Trial) and YouTube TV (Free Trial) both offer access to Fox live streaming.
Watching The Real Dirty Dancing without Cable
Suppose you don’t have cable TV or can’t watch Fox using a TV antenna. There are live TV streaming services that offer local Fox stations in nearly all U.S. markets. Most even offer a free trial so that you can watch The Real Dirty Dancing for free. All the ways you can stream The Real Dirty Dancing 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 Real Dirty Dancing on DIRECTV STREAM
DIRECTV STREAM offers live Fox streaming in many markets. Through its “Entertainment” package for $69.99 a month, Fox is available along with a ton of cable TV and other broadcast networks.
All DIRECTV STREAM plans include:
- the ability to watch on 20 devices at the same time
- a cloud-based DVR
- channels like ESPN, AMC, HGTV, Discovery, and more
- supported on Apple TV, Android TV, Roku, Amazon FireTV, and more
You can try DIRECTV STREAM by signing up for this online offer.
How Much: $69.99 per month through the “Entertainment” package. For more information, check out our review of DIRECTV STREAM.
Watch The Real Dirty Dancing on YouTube TV
YouTube TV is another great option for watching The Real Dirty Dancing. YouTube TV offers live Fox with its streaming service in nearly ALL markets in the US.
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: $64.99 per month.
Watch The Real Dirty Dancing on fuboTV
FuboTV offers Fox in numerous US cities allowing you to watch The Real Dirty Dancing when it airs. 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.
Watch The Real Dirty Dancing on Hulu
Hulu offers live Fox in nearly all US markets along with cable TV and broadcast networks. Therefore, you can watch The Real Dirty Dancing as it airs on Fox. To see if live Fox is available in your area, you can use this tool: 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.
If you don’t mind waiting a day, Hulu’s streaming library makes The Real Dirty Dancing available to stream one day after it airs on Fox. Considering a subscription to Hulu’s streaming library starts at just $7.99 per month, you can save considerable money if you don’t mind waiting a day. Hulu’s streaming library also offers a 30-day free trial.
About The Real Dirty Dancing
While several key moments of the film may have been shot off-site, the majority of the lodge shown in Dirty Dancing is indeed Virginia’s Mountain Lake Lodge, and the location has the placards throughout to take die-hard fans on a walking tour. For many years, however, the iconic lake itself has been nonexistent. However, in the last few years, that has changed, bringing it back to more like its cinematic representation. In The Real Dirty Dancing, fans will get to see all the famous landmarks, from the white-walled dance rehearsal room to the grand reception room of the final performance. Eight celebrities — Brie Bella, Corbin Bleu, Tyler Cameron, Cat Cora, Howie Dorough, Antonio Gates, Anjelah Johnson-Reyes, and Loni Love — immerse themselves in the music of 1963 and learn the iconic dance routines from the movie with the hope of becoming the next Baby and Johnny.
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