How to Live Stream South Park without cable

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Live stream South Park online

This quick guide will show you how to get Comedy Central without cable and some alternatives to watch South Park online.

The best way to watch South Park is through Philo, a new streaming service that works with Roku, Apple TV and Fire TV devices. Philo has a free trial that lasts a week. You get 43 channels for $16 per month and unlimited Cloud DVR. 

Watch South Park Online

Channel: Comedy Central
Season Premiere: September 26, 2018
Best way to Live Stream: Philo (free 7-day trial)

The live streaming landscape has changed since season 21 of South Park aired. Comedy Central is on Philo this year, which gives cord cutters a cheaper alternative to cable packages offered by Comcast or Spectrum.

What exactly is a live streaming platform?

Companies like DirecTV Now, Sling TV and Philo offer channels like Comedy Central, FX and ESPN that were once exclusive to cable. These companies are live streaming channels over the Internet. There are 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.

Philo: Watch South Park Online Without Cable

Philo is the new streaming service that is dedicated to bringing you just entertainment networks like A&E, Comedy Central, History and HGTV. The basic 43-channel bundle costs $16 per month.

Philo works on Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV and iPhones. And you can activate the Comedy Central app, and a few dozen other TV Everywhere apps using your Philo account. 

For another $4 per month, you can add 9 more channels., including Destination America, Nicktoons and Discovery Family.

You can look over the channel lineup to see if it’s a good fit, or sign up for a free 7-day trial

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

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 $25 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 22 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. You can try Hulu free for a week if you currently don’t have a subscription.

The uncensored episodes of Season 22 are also available for download on services like iTunes, Amazon Instant Video and Vudu.

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

Philo offers the best deal for watching Season 22 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. You just need a Roku, Apple TV or Fire TV device to watch. A free trial lasts a week, and you can sign up in less than a minute using your mobile number.

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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