NBC Sports Bay Area is available on a number of live TV streaming services.
You can use a Roku, Amazon Fire TV Stick or Google Chromecast instead of a cable TV provider to watch the San Francisco Giants or even the Golden State Warriors.
What’s the best option?
fuboTV has about 120 live TV channels, including NBC Sports Bay Area, for $64.99 per month.
But if you’re cutting the cord for the first time, it’s worth weighing the pros and cons of each service.
Table of Contents
- Stream NBC Sports Bay Area on Roku or Fire TV Stick
- Watching San Francisco Giants games for free
- Is NBC Sports Bay Area on Sling TV?
- What’s the best way to get NBC Sports Bay Area live without cable?
Stream NBC Sports Bay Area on Roku or Fire TV Stick
How do you get started with streaming NBC Sports Bay Area and other live TV channels?
A Smart TV or a streaming device such as Roku, Apple TV, or Amazon Fire TV Stick supports most live TV streaming services. You just need to have an Internet connection and download the app to the service you sign up for.
Watching San Francisco Giants games for free
San Francisco Giants fans can also catch some nationally televised games on FOX using a TV antenna.
But for most of the season, you’ll want NBC Sports Bay Area for home games, and FOX and FS1 to watch games currently listed on MLB’s National Broadcast Schedule.
Here are some other resources I have assembled over the years on how to get a local FOX station for free using a TV antenna.
- How to Choose the Best TV Antenna and OTA DVR
- How to Connect Multiple TVs to One Antenna
- Review: The Best Indoor TV Antennas
- Review: The Best Outdoor TV Antennas
Is NBC Sports Bay Area on Sling TV?
Sling TV announced that they would no longer carry regional NBC Sports networks as of April 1, 2021.
Hulu with Live TV
Hulu with Live TV has ESPN, NBC Sports Bay Area, FS1 and local channels such as FOX.
The live TV package has 75+ channels total including local NBC, CBS and ABC stations. And there are news channels including CNN and MSNBC.
Subscribers get Disney+, ESPN+ and unlimited Cloud DVR to record live TV shows, movies and sporting events.
And if you’re using a Roku, Apple TV or Fire TV, you can use your Hulu subscription to activate dozens of apps. A subscription costs $69.99 per month.
You can look over the Hulu + Live TV channel lineup.
fuboTV has 120+ channels including NBC Sports Bay Area, ESPN, FS1 and local FOX, ABC, CBS and NBC stations.
AMC, A&E, IFC, and Sundance TV are part of the channel lineup.
The fubo family plan costs $64.99 per month. You can start off with a free 7-day trial to see if the service is a good fit.
You’ll be able to record games using 250 hours of Cloud DVR. The “lookback” feature also maintains an on-demand style menu for games that aired in the last 72 hours. fuboTV has apps for pretty much every device, including Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Fire Stick and NVIDIA Shield TV.
Look over the channel lineup to see what locals and regional sports networks you’d get before deciding whether to try out fuboTV.
YouTube TV has a long roster of regional sports networks. A subscription will cost $64.99 per month for roughly 85+ channels.
Regional NBC Sports networks, ESPN, FOX, FX and IFC are part of the channel lineup.
Roku, Apple TV, Fire TV Stick, Google Chromecast and Xbox One are among the supported devices. You can try out YouTube TV free for 7 days.
DIRECTV STREAM has every channel needed to watch San Francisco Giants games in 2022.
A subscription costs $89.99 per month for 90+ channels. NBC Sports Bay Area, ESPN, MLB Network, FS1, and local channels such as ABC and FOX are included in the Choice lineup.
Subscribers can get three months of HBO Max, Showtime, Cinemax and EPIX for free before the monthly rates kick in. You can watch live TV on up to 20 screens at once.
You can sign up for a free 5-day trial without any obligations. Every plan includes unlimited Cloud DVR and a robust library of on-demand movies and shows.
There are no contracts. There are no additional regional sports fees.You can subscribe month to month and cancel whenever you want.
DIRECTV STREAM works on Roku, Android TV, Fire TV devices, Apple TV and smartphones and tablets.
You can look over the different channel lineups before making any decisions.
What’s the best way to get NBC Sports Bay Area live without cable?
There are a number of options out there to watch NBC Sports Chicago, so let’s review some highlights and narrow down your choices.
fuboTV has NBC Sports Bay Area, local stations and ESPN for national broadcast MLB games. You’ll get about 120 live TV channels and 250 hours of Cloud DVR for recordings. You can try out fuboTV free for a week. There are no contracts and you pay month to month for a subscription.
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