The Watchful Eye is a new thriller drama about a young woman, Elena (Mariel Molino), who maneuvers her way into a job as a live-in nanny for a wealthy family in Manhattan. She discovers that everyone in their mysterious building has dark and deadly secrets, including the family, and dangerous ulterior motives. However, Elena has her own complicated past and shocking secrets and is determined to overcome the dangers in her path. The series co-stars Amy Acker, Kelly Bishop, Jon Ecker, Warren Christie, Henry Joseph Samiri, Aliyah Royale, and Lex Lumpkin. The Watchful Eye may air on FreeForm, but you don’t need cable to watch. Read on to learn how to watch The Watchful Eye without needing a subscription to cable TV.
- When Does The Watchful Eye Premiere: The Watchful Eye premieres on Monday, January 30, at 10:00 p.m. ET.
- When New Episodes Air: The Watchful Eye airs on Mondays at 10:00 p.m. ET.
- Where: The Watchful Eye is on Freeform.
- Best Way to Watch The Watchful Eye: DIRECTV STREAM provides Freeform so you can watch new episodes of The Watchful Eye when they air. There is no contract and they provide a 5-day free trial. FuboTV, and YouTube TV(Free Trial) also carry Freeform.
Watch The Watchful Eye Streaming
The following Streaming Services carry Freeform and will let you watch new episodes of The Watchful Eye as they air on Freeform.
DIRECTV STREAM offers Freeform channel in their “Entertainment” channel plan for a price of $79.99 per month with other plans available. This will provide access to episodes of The Watchful Eye. The service supports Apple TV, iOS, Android, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, and most modern web browsers. There is no contract and they provide a 5-day free trial. (see review)
You can watch The Watchful Eye on Freeform with a subscription to fuboTV. The service offers over 100 live channels at the cost of $74.99, with upgraded plans available. The service supports iOS, Android, Fire TV, Chromecast, Apple TV, Roku, and more. The price includes a cloud DVR and the ability to stream on three devices at once. (see review)
You can watch The Watchful Eye on Freeform with a subscription to the Sling TV Orange Package. The service offers a wide variety in a number of channel plans starting $40 per month. Sling includes 50 hours of cloud DVR storage and the option to stream to devices simultaneously. The service supports iOS, Android, Fire TV, Chromecast, Apple TV, Roku, and more. Sling offers promo pricing for new customers. (see review)
You can watch The Watchful Eye on Freeform with a subscription to Hulu Live TV. The service offers FreeForm and over 60 live channels at the cost of $76.99 per month. The service supports iOS, Android, Fire TV, Chromecast, Apple TV, Roku, and more. The base price includes a cloud DVR and the ability to stream on two devices at once, but the option to upgrade to unlimited streams. Hulu Live TV includes Hulu streaming library (see review). If you want to save some money, you can pick up the Hulu streaming library for $7.99 per month, and offers a 30-day-free trial. You have to wait a day after an episode debuts on Freeform before it’s available on Hulu on-demand.
You can watch The Watchful Eye on Freeform with a subscription to Vidgo. They offer over 60 live channels at the cost of $69.99 per month, with upgraded plans available. The service supports iOS, Android, Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, Android TV, Web browsers, and Chromecast. The price includes a cloud DVR and the ability to stream on three devices at once. Vidgo offers promotional pricing. (see review)
YouTube TV is another way to watch The Watchful Eye. They carry Freeform and over 85 other channels with three simultaneous streams and a personal cloud DVR. All this comes with a price tag of $72.99 per month. YouTube TV supports Android, iOS (includes airplay to Apple TV), and Chromecasts/Chromecast-compatible TVs. YouTube TV offers a free trial. (see review)
Full Episodes of The Watchful Eye on The Freeform app.
You can watch full episodes of The Watchful Eye using the streaming service app you subscribe to. However, episodes are also available through the Freeform app, but they are locked unless you enter the login credentials for a valid TV provider. If you downloaded the Freeform App and are wondering how to access full episodes of The Watchful Eye through the app, then you will need credentials from a valid TV provider that carries Freeform. The username and password from the streaming services FuboTV, Hulu Live TV, Vidgo, DIRECTV STREAM, Sling TV, and YouTube TV all work to unlock full episodes on the Freeform app. Below is an example of how to unlock the app using Hulu on a Roku, but the process is similar for other devices and streaming services.
- Pick up a free trial to Hulu Live TV
- Go to the channel store or app store on your device. On Roku, it’s called the “Channel Store.”
- Search for “Freeform”
- Add the Freeform app to your device and then open it.
- Your Roku device will then show you an activation code and a URL.
- Using a computer or mobile web browser, you go to the URL.
- You will then be asked for a TV provider and a username/password. I’m entering the username and password I use for Hulu.
- Once you sign in on Freeform’s website, your TV screen will refresh. You should now have access to all the video content the app provides.
The Freeform app is Supported on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Android, Fire TV, Android TV, Roku, Chromecast, and more.