How to Watch AXS TV Live Stream Online without Cable


Once upon a time, AXS TV (access) was known as HDNet and the focus was geared towards men and a male audience. These days, part-owner Ryan Seacrest, has turned the focus to pop culture, music, and entertainment-oriented lifestyle programming. The result is something pretty great, especially if you’re looking for a network that airs a lot of musical and special event content.

Looking for a way to watch AXS TV online without cable? If so, keep on reading because we are about to share with you all the ways that you can watch AXS TV streaming without cable!


Watch the AXS TV Live Stream on DIRECTV NOW

DIRECTV NOW is a live streaming service that is set up to remind you of cable, without leaving you with a big bill every month. Packages with DIRECTV NOW start at $35 a month. You won’t be asked to sign any contracts. If you have an Internet connection and a streaming device you’ll be ready to watch AXS TV online as soon as you’re signed up. Other channels you may receive include Animal Planet, Boomerang, BET, CNN, ESPN, MSNBC, TLC, TBS, and TNT. If you want premium content both HBO and Cinemax are available for just $5 a month. DIRECTV NOW is available on many streaming devices including Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, and Chromecast.

Kick off your membership with the DIRECTV NOW free 7-day trial. More details are available in our DIRECTV NOW review.


Catch AXS TV Streaming on Sling TV

Sling TV is one of the best values in streaming currently available. You can choose from the Orange package ($20 a month) which has over 25 channels or the Blue package ($25 a month) with 40 channels. Better yet, you can combine them into one big package! Whichever package you choose you’ll have the ability to watch AXS TV and tons of other networks. Some popular options include AMC, BBC America, and TNT. Channel bundles are also available to make sure you have a custom-made package that is perfect for you! You can watch Sling TV on mobile and streaming devices.

Sling TV offers all new members a free 7-day trial. Make sure to be on the lookout for member specials for Roku and Apple TV! If you’re interested in learning more, you can visit our Sling TV review.


What Other Ways Can I Watch AXS TV Online?

Right now, the only options you have to watch AXS TV online are Sling TV and DIRECTV NOW. Those are the only non-cable options that will allow you to watch AXS TV streaming legally. That said, streaming services change their lineups all the time. While PlayStation Vue does not currently offer AXS TV, it could in the future. New services like VIDGO or Hulu Live, both coming this year, could also add AXS TV.

That’s all there is to watching AXS TV streaming online. If you have any questions, feel free to leave them in the comments!

Ashtyn Evans

Ashtyn Evans

Ashtyn Evans is a screenwriter and freelance writer from the Midwest. She owns nearly a thousand films on Amazon and holds streaming subscriptions to everything from HBO and Hulu to Showtime and Starz. Email her at
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1 Comment on "How to Watch AXS TV Live Stream Online without Cable"

  1. mike scroggin | March 12, 2017 at 3:29 pm | Reply

    Please make it available on either Roku or Amazon Fire Stick!

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