How to Live Stream South Park without cable

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Live stream South Park online

The new season of South Park will kick off by taking on white supremacy and the deadly events in Charlottesville, Virginia.

It shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone that the first episode of Season 21 is tackling white nationalism while the topic is still fresh in people’s minds. It’s only been a month since the violence. And creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker are ready to pounce with some no-holds-barred humor.

This quick guide will show you how to get Comedy Central without cable and some alternatives to watch South Park online. A statement from South Park Studios about Wednesday’s episode — titled “White People Renovating Houses” – sets the table for some uncensored ridicule.

“Protesters armed with tiki torches and confederate flags take to the streets of South Park. Randy comes to grips with what it means to be white in today’s society,” the statement says. 

Parker and Stone are known for coming up with storylines on the fly. But in a couple of recent interviews the duo suggested that future episodes will be storylines focusing on the misadventures of Cartman, Stan, Kyle and Kenny.

Parker said in an interview with the Los Angeles Times that he and Stone will have less parodies of Donald Trump, which dominated season 20. In another interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Parker said that he really liked Cartman having girlfriend Heidi Tuner in his life, suggesting that we’ll see more of her this season.

Watch South Park Online

Channel: Comedy Central
Season Premiere: September 13, 10:00 p.m. ET/PT
Best way to Live Stream: DirecTV Now (free 7-day trial)

The live streaming landscape has changed since season 20 of South Park aired. Comedy Central is on fewer live streaming platforms compared to 2016. But there are still some good options out there that are alternatives to cable packages offered by Comcast or Spectrum.

What exactly is a live streaming platform?

Companies like DirecTV Now and Sling TV offer channels like Comedy Central, FX and ESPN once exclusive to cable, live streaming them over the Internet. These platforms have features like Cloud DVR and mobile apps that let you watch on your smartphone.

So whether you want to watch South Park on your Roku without a cable subscription or an iPhone, here’s a breakdown of everything you need to know.

DirecTV Now: Watch South Park on your smartphone

DirecTV Now is currently the best way to live stream South Park, especially if you want to see episodes on the night that they air.

Comedy Central is offered on all four of DirecTV Now’s channel bundles. DirecTV has a massive collection of on-demand movies and shows. It’s known for being a mobile-first streaming platform so people can watch live TV on their smart phones. But it also works on major streaming devices like an Amazon Fire TV or Roku.

The entry-level subscription gives you 60+ channels, including A&E, AMC, HGTV and ESPN for $35 per month. DirecTV Now also has their exclusive channel Audience, home of original programming like Mr. Mercedes, which is based on the Stephen King novel.

The only thing that DirecTV Now lacks is Cloud DVR, which is in beta testing for a limited number of customers. It’s expected to be widely available later this year.

If you’re worried about lacking a DVR feature, you can use your DirecTV Now subscription to login to the Comedy Central app and about 53 others from anywhere. Apps can generally give you access to recent episodes that you might have missed. Want to catch South Park on the night the new season airs? Try out a free weeklong trial of DirecTV Now without any obligation. Just cancel online before the end of the trial if you don’t want to keep the service.

Sling TV: Watch South Park online, Season 21, Episode 1

Comedy Central can also be found on Sling TV with either the Orange or Blue channel subscription. A Sling Blue subscription gives you 45 channels total for $25 per month. Sling Orange gives you 29 channels for $20 per month.

Depending on which bundle you choose, you can also get live streams of AMC, ESPN, FXX and HGTV. Cloud DVR is an extra $5 per month for 50 hours. So you can watch South Park online and get a lot of other channels as well. Sling TV can be live streamed from a PC or on major streaming devices like a Roku. Unfortunately, Sling TV doesn’t have app authentication for Comedy Central. So you should watch the live stream or set your Cloud DVR so you don’t miss any episodes. 

You can try Sling TV free for 7 days without obligation. Get a Roku Express or a RCA TV antenna when you prepay for two months of Sling TV.

People who prepay for three months can get a Roku Premiere+ for $50 or an AirTV Player and Adapter Bundle for the same price. Sling TV is also offering what they call “The Ultimate Cord Cutter Bundle”, which includes the AirTV Player, Adapter bundle and Winegard antenna for $70. That deal is only for people who prepay for three months of Sling TV.

The AirTV Player is a 4K media player specifically designed to stream Sling TV and integrate a menu of local over-the-air (OTA) channels from your antenna.

Can I watch South Park on PlayStation Vue?

Not anymore. Comedy Central was removed from PlayStation Vue’s lineup last year after an apparent pricing dispute with the network’s parent company Viacom.

Is Season 21 of South Park on Hulu?

If you subscribe to Hulu, then you already have a good way to stream new episodes of South Park. All-new episodes from this season will be available to stream in HD exclusively on South Park Studios and Hulu the day after they premiere.

Fans will continue to have next-day access to new episodes, as well as the entire “South Park” library, across all internet-connected devices with a Hulu subscription.

The uncensored episodes of Season 21 are also available for download on services like iTunes, Amazon Instant Video and Vudu.

What’s the best way to watch South Park online?

DirecTV Now offers the best deal for watching Season 21 of South Park. You can watch a live stream of Comedy Central either at home on your TV or on the go using your smartphone. A DirecTV Now subscription also lets you sign in to about 53 apps for TV Everywhere access.

You can check out DirecTV Now with a free 7-day trial.

If you really want Cloud DVR, then Sling TV is probably a better deal for you. They also have a free 7-day trial. There are a few offers worth checking out that can get you a new streaming device if you decide to subscribe for two or three months.

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2 Comments on How to Live Stream South Park without cable

  1. What is the point of directv having cloud dvr if it is on demand. If it isn’t on demand wouldn’t that be a better solution that cloud dvr?

    • DirecTV Now doesn’t always have every episode on-demand. So if you want to make sure that you get every episode, having the DVR option takes care of that problem.

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