How to Watch the Walking Dead Online without Cable

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The Walking Dead is everybody’s favorite zombie drama. The show follows sheriff, Rick Grimes, his children, Carl and Judith, and the band of survivors that become their family as they try to live in this new chaotic world. With walkers, evil humans, and other threats at large, there is never a dull moment on The Walking Dead.

The Walking Dead airs on AMC on Sunday nights at 9 p.m. ET. If you’re a cord cutter, you don’t have to worry about missing your favorite shows. You can watch The Walking Dead streaming online without cable! Thanks to the rise in streaming services there are both live stream and on-demand options for watching a variety of cable shows online. Here is everything you’ll need to know to watch The Walking Dead online!


Watch The Walking Dead Live Stream on DIRECTV NOW

If you’re asking “Where can I watch The Walking Dead?” DIRECTV NOW is a good place to start. DIRECTV NOW is a live streaming service that has the look of cable, but lacks the contracts and expensive price tag. With DIRECTV NOW, you can choose packages starting as low as $35 a month. This includes AMC, BET, Bravo, Cartoon Network, Lifetime, Spike, TNT, and USA. That means you can enjoy a legal Walking Dead live stream right as it airs, and you can also watch it on demand after the fact. DIRECTV NOW is available on Chromecast, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, and other streaming devices.

You can sign up for a free 7-day DIRECTV NOW trial. This gives you a chance to make sure this is the service for you. Don’t like it? Cancel in that first week, and you won’t pay a thing. Our DIRECTV NOW review has more details.


Stream The Walking Dead on Sling TV

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Sling TV is a great, inexpensive way to watch The Walking Dead online live as it airs and on demand after the fact. AMC is part of the Sling TV Orange package. This package is $20 and includes AMC, BBC America, Food Network, TBS, TNT, and plenty of other channels. Want additional channels? Sling TV offers tons of additional channel bundles that you can add for just $5 a piece, per month. You can also add premium channels like Cinemax or HBO for an additional fee. Sling TV works on most streaming devices including Roku, Apple TV, Chromecast, gaming consoles, and other devices.

Make sure to sign up for the Sling TV one week trial to get a chance to watch The Walking Dead online free! Sling TV offers several member specials, so be on the lookout for ways to get a free Roku, if you remain a member. You can learn more in our full Sling TV review.

Don’t forget your free 7-day trial!


Watch The Walking Dead Live Stream on PlayStation Vue

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PlayStation Vue is another live streaming option that offers AMC. In fact, Vue offers AMC in its base package. This package starts at $30 a month and depending on your location it also includes local channels. Cable options beyond AMC include CMT, Disney, Food Network, History, TBS, TNT, and many other options. You can watch Vue (review) on Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, iPad/iPhone, PS3/PS4, and many other streaming devices.

You can watch The Walking Dead online free if you sign up for the PlayStation Vue free trial. This will give you one week to try out the service and to see if it’s right for you. One thing worth paying attention to is the mobile restrictions. Once you sign up, you’re tied to your home location which means no mobile viewing. You’ll be blocked from watching Vue outside of your home. More information can be found in our full review.


Is The Walking Dead on Hulu?


Unfortunately, you won’t be able to stream The Walking Dead on Hulu. The best way to watch new episodes is to catch The Walking Dead live stream or on demand with one of the services that have already been mentioned. You can learn more in our full Hulu review.


Is The Walking Dead on Amazon Prime?

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While you can buy single episodes or full seasons through Amazon Instant Video, Amazon Prime does not offer The Walking Dead streaming as part of its package. If you want to watch The Walking Dead online your best bet would be to choose another service, as it would be cheaper than buying the episodes in the long run. Here’s our full Amazon Prime review.


Is The Walking Dead on Netflix?


Yes! Netflix does offer several seasons of The Walking Dead streaming! Netflix offers thousands of movies and an equal amount of full seasons of television shows. They are also known for their wide array of award winning originals including House of Cards, Orange is the New Black, and Bloodline. Netflix has the distinction of being one of the first streaming services, so you should be able to use it on nearly all streaming services.

Prices for Netflix vary on the amount of screens you want to be able to use at once (for family sharing of accounts), and whether you want Ultra HD. You receive five profiles with separate queues available, so being able to use multiple screens at once comes in handy for a lot of people. Pricing is between $7.99 and $11.99 for service for one to four screens. On the off chance that you’re not a Netflix member you can sign up for a free one-month trial.

Here’s more about Netflix in our full review!

If you’re still not sure of how to watch The Walking Dead online, just leave us your questions 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 [email protected]
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