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How to Watch American Gods Online without Cable

By April 30, 2017 May 1st, 2017 No Comments

Watch American Gods online

Channel: Starz

Live Stream/On Demand: Amazon Prime (free 30-day trial) & others

International Streaming: Click here for streaming options outside the US

American Gods is one of the most anticipated new series of 2017. Based on Neil Gaiman’s book of the same name, the series explores a world where Odin, is traveling the world to find his fellow old Gods to confront the new Gods, among them Media and Technology. The all-star American Gods cast includes Emily Browning, Ian McShane, Ricky Whittle, and Yetide Badaki. If you’re interested in learning how to watch American Gods online, everything you need to know is in the paragraphs below.

You probably know the American Gods channel (Starz), but if you’re missing the American Gods airtime it’s April 30 (Sundays) at 9 p.m. ET. Once upon a time you needed Starz to watch shows like the American Gods live stream, but these days you can watch American Gods online without cable. This guide will tell you how to stream American Gods episodes without a cable subscription.


Amazon Prime Includes the American Gods Channel

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Amazon Prime started off as a service offering 2-day shipping to customers that shop at These days, you get a full music library, free e-books, sales, audiobooks, and other perks. When it comes to Amazon Prime Video you also receive thousands of movies, TV shows, and original shows. If you want additional content you can also add Channels like Starz, for a small additional fee. Each channel costs a different amount, in the case of Starz, it’s $9/month.

You also get a free 7-day trial for Starz, on top of the 30-day trial that comes with your Prime membership. You will have access to all the shows you watch on Starz and that includes the American Gods live stream and access to any American Gods episodes you might have missed.

The Amazon Prime membership can be purchased annually or monthly, depending what you’d prefer. Annually is the cheapest option at $99 or $8.75 a month. Monthly you’ll pay $11 for the full Prime membership or $9 for just Prime Video. You’ll be able to stream American Gods and other shows on Roku, gaming consoles, mobile devices, Chromecast, and other devices. Remember, your membership, whichever you choose, comes with a free 30-day trial!

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Use DIRECTV NOW to Watch the American Gods Live Stream


DIRECTV NOW is one of the various ways you can watch American Gods streaming. Your lineup will include channels like Animal Planet, Freeform, FXX, USA, HLN, FOX News, CMT, MSNBC, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, Nick Jr., Galavision, and more! These channels are part of all four of the DIRECTV NOW packages. Packages start at $35 for over 60 channels! The largest package has over 120 channels. HBO, and other premium channels, can be added for an additional five dollars, each month.

For example, you can add Starz to any package for under $10/month. This will allow you to watch Starz online. You’ll get multiple channels, access to the American Gods live stream, and access to all series’, including American Gods episodes on-demand. Local channel content can be watched on demand across the country. For those living in cities like New York, you may also get certain channels in live stream! DIRECTV NOW is available on multiple streaming devices. This includes Chromecast, Apple TV, and mobile devices!

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Test out the DIRECTV NOW free week trial and watch American Gods online free!


Stream American Gods Episodes on Sling TV

How does Sling TV work

Sling TV is a popular streaming service that offers both live stream and limited on-demand options. It’s a popular cable-alternative that does not require anything other than a subscription and some Internet coverage. You can choose from packages as low as $20/month with a minimum of 30 channels. You can upgrade to a larger package if you want or you can add channels for a small fee, to make your package larger. Some add-on options include Starz. You’ll only pay $9/month and you’ll get multiple channels. It comes with what you’d receive on the Starz app, including access to the American Gods live stream and on-demand viewing options.

In the regular Sling TV channel lineup you’ll have AMC, CNN, HGTV, Disney, A&E, TNT, Food Network, Comedy Central, History, and many other channels. You can watch American Gods streaming on Roku, Chromecast, Apple TV, and mobile devices. If you’re unsure if Sling TV is right for you, there’s a free one-week trial. You aren’t going to find many ways to watch American Gods online free, so you should try Sling TV out! There could also be other special offers available, so make sure to look for those, too!


Starz Play Offers American Gods Streaming

Obviously, you can go directly to the source and choose Starz Play to watch American Gods online. The benefits here is that you’ll have access to all the Starz series’ that are currently on or have recently ended. You’ll get every episode along with hundreds of movies that rotate on a monthly cycle. You’ll only pay $9/month, you can watch on a variety of devices, and you’ll receive a free trial. Of course, you receive these same things when you sign up through one of the streaming services mentioned. So, rather than using two services and having to switch between them, you could use one! Either way, you’ll have the ability to stream American Gods episodes in both live stream and on-demand.

Any more questions about how to watch American Gods online can be asked in the comments!

Ashtyn Evans

Author 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] Disclosure: Streaming Observer is supported by readers. Articles may contain referral links. For more information, see the disclosure at the bottom of the page.

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