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How to Watch ABC Online Without Cable

The easiest and cheapest way to watch your local ABC affiliate is by using a TV Antenna. Nearly every television market broadcasts ABC over the air, so all you need is an antenna and you are enjoying ABC free of charge. Check out our guide on how to choose the best TV antenna for more information.

However, that may not be the best option for you. Perhaps you need to watch something now or you don’t feel like dealing with setting up an antenna. In that case, there are plenty of live TV streaming services that stream your local ABC affiliate along with many other networks and pay TV channels.

How to Stream ABC Online

Below I’m going to cover the streaming services that offer a live broadcast of ABC. I’ll break each service down by the market they offer ABC in. Be sure to check out a comparison of live TV streaming services for more information.

Live ABC On Hulu Live TV

Hulu not only offers their on-demand service but a live streaming as well. Like other services, they offer ABC in certain markets along with cable TV and broadcast networks. You can read all about it in our review of Hulu. They also offer a 1-month free trial with their live service.

Locations where Live ABC is  Offered

Hulu offers live local ABC in over 100 location in the United States. Ste stations are listed below.

Location ABC Affiliate
Abilene-Sweetwater KTXS
Albany, GA WALB
Albuquerque, NM KOAT
Alexandria, LA KLAX
Anchorage, AK KYUR
Atlanta, GA WSB
Austin, TX KVUE
Bakersfield, CA KERO
Baltimore, MD WMAR
Baton Rouge, LA WBRZ
Beaumont-Port Arthur KBMT
Biloxi-Gulfport WLOX
Boise, ID KIVI
Boston (Manchester) WCVB
Boston (Manchester) WMUR
Bowling Green, KY WBKO
Buffalo, NY WKBW
Butte-Bozeman KWYB
Cedar Rapids-Wtrlo-IWC&Dub KCRG
Charlotte, NC WSOC
Charlottesville, VA WVAW
Chicago WLS
Chico-Redding KRCR
Cincinnati WCPO
Cleveland-Akron (Canton) WEWS
Colorado Springs-Pueblo KRDO
Columbia-Jefferson City, MO KMIZ
Columbia, SC WOLO
Columbus-Tupelo-West Point-Houston WTVA
Columbus, GA (Opelika, AL) WTVM
Corpus Christi, TX KIII
Dallas-Ft. Worth, TX WFAA
Denver, CO KMGH
Detroit, MI WXYZ
Duluth-Superior (Chisholm) WDIO
El Paso KVIA
Elmira (Corning) WENY
Eugene, OR KEZI
Eureka, CA KAEF
Fairbanks, AK KYUR (KATN)
Fargo-Valley City WDAY
Fresno-Visalia KFSN
Ft. Myers-Naples WZVN
Ft. Smith-Fay-Sprngdl-Rgrs KHBS
Gainesville, FL WCJB
Grand Junction Montrose KJCT
Grand Rapids-Kalamazoo-Battle Creek WZZM
Great Falls, MT KFBB
Green Bay – Appleton WBAY
Greenville, NC WCTI
Greenwood-Greenville, MS WABG
Harrisonburg, VA WHSV
Hattiesburg/Laurel, MS WDAM
Helena KHBB
Honolulu, HI KITV
Houston, TX KTRK
Huntsville-Decatur (Flor) WAAY
Indianapolis, IN WRTV
Jackson, TN WBBJ
Jacksonville, FL WJXX
Johnstown-Atloona-St Colge WATM
Jonesboro, AR KAIT
Juneau, AK KYUR (KJUD)
Kansas City, KS KMBC
La Crosse-Eau Claire WXOW
La Crosse-Eau Claire 2 WQOW
Lafayette, IN WPBY
Lafayette, LA KATC
Lake Charles, LA KVHP
Laredo, TX KGNS
Las Vegas, NV KTNV
Lexington, KY WTVQ
Lincoln & Hastings-Krny (Grand Island) KLKN
Los Angeles KABC
Louisville, KY WHAS
Medford-Klamath Falls KDRV
Meridian, MS WTOK
Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, FL WPLG
Milwaukee, WI WISN
Minneapolis-St.Paul KSTP
Minot-Bsmrck-Dcknsn (Wlstn) KBMY
Missoula KTMF
Monroe-El Dorado KNOE
Monterey-Salinas NSBW (KSBW)
Montgomery-Selma WNCF
New York WABC
Norfolk-Portsworth-NewptNws WVEC
Oklahoma City, OK KOCO
Omaha, NE KETV
Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne WFTV
Paducah-Cape Girard-Harsbg WSIL
Palm Springs, CA KESQ
Philadelphia WPVI
Phoenix (Prescott) KNXV
Pittsburgh, PA WTAE
Portland – Auburn, ME WMTW
Providence-New Bedford WLNE
Raleigh-Durham (Fayetvlle) WTVD
Rapid City KOTA
Rochestr-Mason City-Austin KAAL
Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto KXTV
San Angelo KTXE
San Antonio, TX KSAT
San Diego, CA KGTV
San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose KGO
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-San Luis Obispo KEYT
Savannah, GA WJCL
Shreveport, LA KTBS
Sioux Falls (Mitchell) KSFY
South Bend, IN WBND
Spokane, WA KXLY
Springfield-Holyoke, MA WGGB
Springfield, MO KSPR
Tallahassee-Thomasville WTXL
Tampa-St. Pete (Sarasota) WFTS
Tampa-St. Pete (Sarasota) WWSB
Toledo, OH WTVG
Tucson (Sierra Vista) KGUN
Twin Falls, ID KSAW
Tyler-Longview (Lfkn&Ncgd) KLTV
Waco-Temple-Bryan KXXV
Wausau-Rhinelander WAOW
West Palm Beach – Ft. Pierce WPBF
Wichita Falls & Lawton KSWO
Wichita-Hutchinson Plus (Ensign/Goodland/Hays) KAKE
Wilmington, NC WWAY
Yakima-Pasco-Rchlnd-Knnwck KVEW
Yuma-El Centro KECY

How Much: The base package starts at $39.99 per month.

Watch ABC on Sling TV

While Sling TV only offers ABC in major markets, it is the cheapest way to watch ABC live online. You can check out their free trial offer to make sure you can watch ABC live. For all the details check out our Sling TV review.

Locations ABC Offered: Chicago, Fresno-Visalia, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, Raleigh, Durham, San Francisco.

How Much: $30 per month. You will need to purchase the base Sling TV Orange for $25 per month with the “Broadcast Extra” add-on for an additional $5 per month.


DIRECTV NOW offers live ABC streaming in over 80 markets. ABC is offered in their base package for $35 a month along with a ton of cable TV and other broadcast networks. 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 NOW.

Locations ABC Offered: Albuquerque NM, Asheville NC, Atlanta GA, Austin TX, Baltimore MD, Birmingham AL, Boston MA, Brunswick GA, Buffalo NY, Charlotte NC, Charleston-Huntington WV, Chicago IL, Cincinnati OH, Cleveland OH, Columbus OH, Dallas TX, Dayton OH, Daytona Beach FL, Denver CO, Detroit MI, Durham NC, Fresno CA, Ft. Lauderdale FL, Ft. Pierce FL, Ft. Myers-Naples FL, Ft. Worth TX, Grand Rapids MI, Greensboro NC, Green Bay WI, Greenville SC, Hagerstown MD, Honolulu HI, Houston TX, Indianapolis IN, Jacksonville FL, Kalamazoo MI, Kansas City MO, Lexington KY, Las Vegas NV, Little Rock AR, Los Angeles CA, Louisville KY, Miami FL, Milwaukee WI, Minneapolis MN, Mobile AL, Modesto CA, New York NY, Newport News VA, Norfolk VA, Oakland CA, Oklahoma City OK, Orlando FL, Pensacola FL, Philadelphia PA, Phoenix AZ, Pine Bluff AR, Pittsburg KS, Portland OR, Raleigh NC, Roanoke VA, Sacramento CA, Salem NC, San Antonio TX, San Diego CA, San Francisco CA, San Jose CA, Santa Fe NM, Seattle WA, Spartanburg SC, St. Louis MO, St. Paul MN, St. Petersburg FL, Stockton CA, Tacoma WA, Tampa FL, Tulsa OK, Visalia CA, Washington D.C., West Palm Beach FL, Winston NC

How Much: $35 per month through their “Live a Little” package.

Watch ABC on YouTube TV

YouTube TV is another great option to watch ABC live. While the price is currently $35 per month, the service is increasing its price to $40 per month after March 13th. If you sign up prior to the price increase you will continue the service at the original $35 per month. You can sign up for their free trial. Be sure to check out our review of YouTube TV for more information.

Locations ABC Offered: Albuquerque, Albany, Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Baton Rouge, Birmingham, Boston, Buffalo, Cedar Rapids, Charlotte, Chattanooga, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Colorado Springs, Columbus, Dallas-Fort Worth, Dayton (Ohio), Denver, Des Moines, Detroit, El Paso, Flint, Fresno-Visalia, Ft. Myers-Naples, Ft. Smith-Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers (Arkansas), Grand Rapids, Green Bay, Greensboro, Greenville NC, Greenville SC, Harrisburg, Hartford, Honolulu, Houston, Huntsville-Decatur (Florida), Indianapolis, Jackson (Mississippi), Jacksonville, Kansas City, Knoxville, Las Vegas, Lexington, Little Rock, Los Angeles, Louisville, Madison, Memphis, Miami-Fort Lauderdale, Milwaukee, Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Mobile, Nashville, New Orleans, New York City, Norfolk, Oklahoma City, Omaha, Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne, Paducah-Cape Girardeau-Harrisburg, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Portland, Portland-Auburn (Maine), Providence, Raleigh, Richmond, Roanoke-Lynchburg (Virginia), Rochester, Sacramento, Salt Lake City, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco Bay Area, Savannah, Seattle, Shreveport, South Bend-Elkhart (Indiana), Spokane, Springfield (Missouri), Syracuse, St Louis, Tampa, Toledo, Tucson, Tulsa, Waco, Washington DC, West Palm Beach

How Much: $35 per month for now, but the price increases to $40 per month after March 13th, 2018.

Live ABC on PlayStation Vue

PlayStation Vue also offers access to live ABC streaming in many markets starting at $39.99 per month. You don’t need a PlayStation gaming console to watch the service as Vue is supported on many streaming devices. See our review of PlayStation Vue for details.

Locations ABC Offered: While we do not have a comprehensive list, you can see what is offered in your zip code here.

How Much: The base package starts at $39.99 per month.

Watch on the ABC Go App

You can download the ABC GO app on various devices to watch live and On-Demand ABC. You will need to authenticate with a pay-TV provider. Be aware that the ABC GO App will only stream live in participating markets.  Check the ABC GO FAQ for more information.

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