Home Town follows Erin and Ben Napier as they add modern affordable updates to old historic houses in their town of Laurel, Mississippi. Erin does the designing and Ben uses authentic old materials to ensure these houses don’t stray from the character of this classic American town.
Best Way to Watch Home Town: You can watch new episodes of Home Town when they air on HGTV for free with a 1-week free trial to Philo. The streaming service also carries past episodes of Home Town on-demand. I cover this and other options below.
Ways to Watch Home Town
Home Town is available live and on-demand if you have a TV provider that carries HGTV in their channel lineup. However, you don’t need cable to watch. The following streaming services will let you watch Home Town: Philo, Hulu Live TV, Sling TV, DIRECTV STREAM, YouTube TV, and Fubo TV.
Your most affordable option is Philo. For just $25 per month, Philo gives you live access to HGTV so you can watch the latest season of Home Town along with episodes that the network makes available on-demand. Currently, every episode of Home Town is available on Philo. Philo also allows you to record shows and watch them up to a month later with their cloud DVR.
Philo is supported on Mac and PC on a web browser, Apple iPhone and iPad (running iOS 9 or newer), Android phones, and tablets (running 5.0 or later). They also support Fire TV, Apple TV, and Roku. If you want to watch the Home Town now, take advantage of their free trial. For more information, see our full review of Philo.
Hulu Live TV
Hulu Live TV carries HGTV, so you can watch Home Town. Previously Hulu was known for its vast on-demand streaming library. However, they also offer Hulu Live TV service, including live HGTV and most top channels typically found on cable. Hulu Live TV starts at $69.99 after signing up and includes the following features:
- Discovery and 60+ other channels, including local network channels.
- The price includes a subscription to ESPN+ and Disney+
- Unlimited cloud DVR storage. (Recordings save for 9 months)
- Watch on two screens at once. (Upgrades available)
- It comes with 6 customizable profiles
- Includes entire Hulu streaming library
- It supports iOS, Android, Fire TV, Apple TV, Roku, Chromecast, and more.
Not only will you be able to watch Home Town live, but you can record episodes and watch on-demand. With Hulu Live TV, you can watch Home Town on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Amazon Fire TV Stick, Apple TV, Chromecast, and more. See our review of Hulu for more information.
FuboTV is a streaming service that provides access to quite a few channels. You get channels like HGTV, so you can watch the latest season of Home Town, along with episodes that the network makes available on-demand.
FuboTV is an excellent place to go for sports, but it offers many other more general channels, including fuboTV. Over 90 channels are provided in its standard package for $74.99.
Here are some of fuboTV’s features:
- HGTV, MTV, and more are available in fuboTV’s channel lineup
- You can watch it on three screens at the same time
- 250 hours of cloud DVR storage
- The FuboTV app is available on major platforms, including Roku, Chromecast, Fire TV, Apple TV, and more.
You can sign up for fuboTV or check out our review of FuboTV for more details.
Sling TV’s Blue package provides HGTV and over 40 other channels for $40/month.
Sling TV provides a live stream of HGTV so you can watch Home Town, but it also has older episodes available on-demand. A cloud DVR is included to record shows for later.
Sling TV is available on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, and more, so it’s not a problem to enjoy HGTV on a TV, tablet, computer, or other smart devices. More channels are available on Sling TV than what I’ve discussed here. To find out more about what Sling TV has to offer and more information about Sling TV device compatibility, check out this detailed review of Sling TV.
YouTube TV also offers HGTV so you can watch this season of Home Town, along with episodes that the network makes available on-demand.
YouTube TV provides:
- access to HGTV, Local Network Channels, and over 70 other channels
- unlimited cloud DVR storage
- stream on three devices at once
- YouTube TV supports Roku, Android, iOS, Apple TV, Fire TV, Chromecast, and more.
- Includes YouTube TV on-demand
- offers a 1-week free trial.
Check our review of YouTube TV for more details. They also offer a 1-week free trial.
DIRECTV STREAM is another way you can watch Home Town. Channel packages with HGTV start at $74.99 per month. A subscription to DIRECTV STREAM includes the following:
- watch 20 streams simultaneously per subscription
- a cloud-based DVR
- channels like HGTV and more
- supported on Apple TV, Android TV, Roku, Amazon FireTV, and more
You can check out this streaming service through this online offer or read about it in our DIRECTV STREAM review.
Episodes of Home Town are also available on-demand through Discovery+. This on-demand subscription-based streaming service bundles together on-demand content from several TV networks, as well as exclusive original shows from Discovery-owned networks like HGTV, TLC, History Channel, Lifetime, and more. Discovery+ costs $4.99 per month for an ad-supported plan and $6.99 per month for an ad-free experience. Both Plans offer a 7-day free trial.
Discovery+ is available to watch on Android and iOS smart devices and your browser. However, you can also watch on your TV using a streaming device like Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Roku, and more. For more details, see our review of the Discovery+ streaming service.
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