Season 6 of Animal Kingdom promises to have a wild blowout now that it is heading into its final season.
If you’re just coming to TNT’s premiere crime drama, you still have a good way to play catch up.
This guide will quickly show you all your options for streaming Season 1 through Season 5 of Animal Kingdom, including options to watch most episodes for free. I have used a number of these services since I cut the cord a few years back.
By the way, your cheapest option to watch Season 6 episodes is through Sling TV at $40 per month. You can also start watching tonight’s season premiere with DIRECTV STREAM by using a 5-day free trial.
Table of Contents
- How to watch Animal Kingdom Season 1 through Season 5 free
- Watch Animal Kingdom Season 6 on DIRECTV STREAM
- Watch Animal Kingdom Season 6 on Hulu with Live TV
- Live Stream Animal Kingdom Season 6 on Sling TV
- Stream Animal Kingdom Season 6 live with YouTube TV
- Is Animal Kingdom Season 6 on Netflix?
- Can I watch Season 5 of Animal Kingdom on the TNT app?
- What’s the best way to watch Season 6 of Animal Kingdom?
How to watch Animal Kingdom Season 1 through Season 5 free
Amazon Prime Video members can now stream all episodes of Animal Kingdom from Season 1 through 5.
If you don’t have a subscription to Amazon Prime, you can try one free for a month. That should give you plenty of time to binge watch Animal Kingdom without paying a dime. If you don’t like all the benefits of Amazon Prime during your 30 day trial, you can cancel before it’s over.
Then you can choose a live TV streaming service and use another free trial to decide how to live stream and record Season 5 of Animal Kingdom.
Watch Animal Kingdom Season 6 on DIRECTV STREAM
DIRECTV STREAM has a free 5-day trial so you can check out the service first without any obligations.
When you sign up, you can subscribe month to month and cancel whenever you want. DIRECTV STREAM works on Smart TVs, Roku, Android TV, Fire TV devices, Apple TV and smartphones and tablets.
You can look over the different channel lineups before deciding whether to sign up.
Watch Animal Kingdom Season 6 on Hulu with Live TV
Hulu with Live TV is a solid option to stream Animal Kingdom live as each episode of Season 6 airs.
TNT is among 75+ channels offered by Hulu’s live TV streaming service. You’ll get local ABC, NBC and FOX stations in most parts of the U.S.
There’s A&E, HGTV, ESPN, CNN and Fox Sports 1 and Fox Sports 2 and unlimited Cloud DVR. So you can always record episodes of Animal Kingdom and see which Cody eventually gains control of the family on your own time.
A Hulu with Live TV account can activate apps that require you to sign in to some kind of pay-TV provider.
Subscribers can use their Hulu with Live TV account to sign in to about 38 TV Everywhere apps.
Hulu with Live TV works on most major streaming devices, including Roku, Apple TV, Fire TV and Fire Stick, and gaming consoles like Xbox One.
Hulu with Live TV is also ideal if you want to watch a show like Animal Kingdom on your iPhone or Android smartphone. The live streaming service lets you watch up to two streams simultaneously, including one outside your home.
Subscribers get more than just live TV channels to watch. You’ll also have full access to ESPN+, Disney+ and Hulu’s on-demand library.
You can look at Hulu’s channel lineup before deciding whether to sign up. A subscription costs $69.99 per month.
Live Stream Animal Kingdom Season 6 on Sling TV
Sling TV is the cheapest way to just get access to TNT with no frills. The Sling Orange bundle is 31 channels for $40 per month. Subscribers get 50 hours of Cloud DVR for free.
AMC, ESPN, HGTV and Comedy Central are among the other popular channels on Sling Orange. You’ll have the option to weave in more channels through smaller bundles that cost between $6 and $11 per month.
Sling TV will give you a discounted or free streaming device if you prepay for two months of service.
You can check the latest offer Sling TV is making to new and returning customers.
Stream Animal Kingdom Season 6 live with YouTube TV
YouTube TV has TNT in its channel lineup, so you can live stream Season 5 of Animal Kingdom as it airs.
Subscribers get more than 85 channels, unlimited Cloud DVR and on-demand episodes for $64.99 per month.
You can have up to six different profiles on a single account. YouTube TV lets you watch live TV on streaming devices like Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Apple TV, Chromecast and Xbox One.
You can also live stream TV shows and movies on your iPhone or Android smartphone.
ESPN, A&E, Smithsonian Channel and USA Network are part of the channel lineup. Try YouTube TV free for a week.
Is Animal Kingdom Season 6 on Netflix?
No. Amazon snagged the exclusive rights to stream Animal Kingdom before Season 2 aired on TNT. And it was a smart move for them considering that the Cody gang has become a popular TV staple.
Can I watch Season 5 of Animal Kingdom on the TNT app?
Not at the moment. TNT has now sold the rights to Amazon, so your only option to watch old episodes of Animal Kingdom right now is through Amazon Prime Video.
Try Amazon Prime free for 30 days.
So that’s the whole rundown of how to live stream Animal Kingdom without cable.
What’s the best way to watch Season 6 of Animal Kingdom?
Your best options for watching Season 6 is Sling TV or DIRECTV STREAM because of their current promotions.
DIRECTV STREAM has a 5-day free trial if you want to try a live TV service without paying a dime. Just be sure to cancel before the free trial ends so you do not get billed.
This article was originally written May 3, 2018 and has been updated for Season 6.
Jim Kimble is a seasoned industry expert with over two decades of journalism experience. He has been at the forefront of the cord-cutting movement since 2016, testing and writing about TV-related products and services. He founded The Cord Cutting Report in 2016.
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