Streaming truTV without a cable TV subscription is pretty easy.
It’s just a matter of choosing which live TV streaming service is the right fit. March Madness 2022 is a huge draw for the network.
Watch TruTV on a Roku, Fire TV or Apple TV
Streaming services will let you watch truTV live along with a number of other live TV channels. You just need an Internet connection, and a Smart TV. If your Smart TV doesn’t have an app for the streaming service you want to use, rest easy.
A Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV or Google Chromecast with Google TV also support these live TV streaming services.
Whether you’re cutting the cord from a cable TV package, or just picking out a new streaming option, you should weigh the pros and cons of each service before signing up.
Sling TV is one of the inexpensive services out there for streaming live TV.
Sling Blue subscribers get 42 channels including TruTV for $35 per month.
Sling TV offers 50 hours of free Cloud DVR to all subscribers. A Sling Blue subscription allows you to watch live TV on three screens at once. The service works on Smart TVs, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV and Apple TV (4th generation).
When you sign up for Sling TV, there are no contracts, or extra fees like cable TV. You can check the latest offer Sling TV is making to new and returning customers.
Pre-pay for at least two months so you can get a free streaming device.
Hulu with Live TV
Hulu’s Live TV package has 75 live channels that includes truTV, TNT, ESPN, ESPN2, FS1.
Hulu’s live TV service also carries local NBC, ABC, CBS and FOX stations. If you’re a sports fan, having those local stations will be important for baseball, football and soccer.
A subscription costs $69.99 per month and includes Disney+ and ESPN+. Subscribers get 50 hours of Cloud DVR to record live TV. You can watch live TV on two screens at once.
You can stream Hulu + Live TV on Roku, Apple TV, Fire TV, Android and Chromecast. Subscribers can also use their account to sign in to 41 apps for networks like FOX, History Channel, NBC Sports and Travel Channel.
There’s no contract or hidden fees. You can look over Hulu’s local channels offered in your area by punching in your zip code.
A DIRECTV STREAM subscription includes TruTV in its entry-level channel bundle.
The Entertainment plan has 65+ channels for $69.99 per month. Subscribers can watch live TV on up to 20 screens at once.
ESPN, ESPN2 and FS1 are included in the channel lineup. You get 20 hours of Cloud DVR and 40,000 on-demand movies and shows.
Subscribers can get three months of Showtime, STARZ, Cinemax and EPIX for free before the monthly rates kick in.
You can sign up for a free 5-day trial without any obligations.
DIRECTV STREAM works on Roku, Android TV, Fire TV devices, Apple TV and smartphones and tablets. Subscriptions run month to month and so you can cancel whenever you want.
You can look over the different channel lineups before deciding whether to sign up.
YouTube TV carries truTV along with 85 channels. A subscription costs $64.99 per month. You can watch live TV on three screens at once.
Subscribers get local ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX stations with some cable TV staples. There’s ESPN, ESPN2, Fox News and TBS. A subscription includes unlimited Cloud DVR.
YouTube TV works with Roku, Amazon Fire TV Stick, Google Chromecast with Google TV and Apple TV. You can sign up for a free 7-day trial.
Is truTV on fuboTV?
Not anymore. truTV was among a group of channels owned by the Turner Broadcasting System Inc. that left fuboTV’s channel lineup on July 1, 2020.
Other Turner-owned channels dropped that day from fuboTV included TNT, TBS, CNN, CNN International, CNN en Espanol, HLN, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies, truTV and Boomerang.
How can I activate the truTV app?
If you want to activate the truTV app on a Roku or Fire TV Stick, you’re going to need a cable TV or satellite subscription. No live TV streaming service currently offers TV Everywhere support for truTV.
What are the most popular shows on truTV?
These days, truTV has mostly comedy-themed programming. So when March Madness games aren’t underway, you can find shows such as “Tacoma FD”, “The Carbonaro Effect”, and “At Home with Amy Sedaris”.
What’s the best way to watch a truTV live stream online?
Live streaming truTV is a cinch. It’s just a matter of choosing how you want to do it.
Want the lowest price possible? Then Sling TV is the way to go.
The Sling Blue bundle costs $35 per month. You’ll get 42 channels and 50 hours of Cloud DVR. Look over Sling TV’s channels before you sign up for a free trial. If you prepay for two months then you can get a free streaming device from Sling TV.
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