Let’s quickly cover how to watch Nick Jr. without cable TV.
Nick Jr. launched nationally on September 28, 2009 as a spin-off to the popular cable channel Nickelodeon. Its programming is aimed at preschoolers. Its popular shows include “Paw Patrol”, “Blaze”, “Baby Shark”, “Shimmer” and “Peppa Pig.”
You can watch Nick Jr. as a live TV channel on YouTube TV, Philo, Sling Orange, Sling Blue, Hulu Live TV, fuboTV, or on-demand through Paramount Plus.
Here’s everything you need to know about the latest plans and pricing.
Table of Contents
- Where to watch Nick Jr. shows
- How to watch Nick Jr. shows
- Watch Nick Jr. FAQs
Where to watch Nick Jr. shows
Most of Nick Jr.’s shows are now on Paramount Plus. But the latest seasons still premiere on live TV. So for example, Paramount Plus currently has 8 seasons of “Peppa Pig”.
If you want to watch Season 9, then you need a live TV streaming service that carries Nick Jr. Paramount Plus costs $5.99 per month after a free trial. It has a robust library of TV shows, live sports and movies.
Philo is the cheapest way for cord-cutters to watch Nick Jr. live without cable TV.
For $25 per month, subscribers get more than 60 live TV channels and unlimited hours of Cloud DVR storage for recordings.
Subscribers get an on-demand library of movies and TV shows. You can watch live TV on up to three screens at once.
Philo has apps for Roku, Roku TV, Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV Stick. You can add Philo to a tablet, iPad or Android phones. There’s an iPhone app for Philo as well.
You can use your Philo account to activate the History app.
fuboTV has 170 channels in its Pro bundle, including ESPN, Hallmark Channel, TLC and Bravo.
Disney Channel, Baby TV, Disney XD and Disney Jr. are among the family channels within the Pro channel package. A subscription costs $74.99 per month. Subscribers get 1,000 hours of Cloud DVR.
Look over the channel lineup in your area to see which local NBC, CBS, ABC or FOX stations are available. You can watch fuboTV on Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Smart TVs, Google Chromecast with Google TV and web browsers.
You can check out fuboTV free for 7 days.
Can I watch the Nick Jr channel on Hulu?
Hulu’s on-demand library doesn’t have any episodes from Nick Jr.
Hulu Live TV is the best option for someone who wants to watch Nick Jr. live.
Subscribers to Hulu Live TV get more than 75 live TV channels, and unlimited access to Disney+ and ESPN+.
If you are watching a new season of a Nick Jr. show, you can record episodes with Hulu’s unlimited Cloud DVR. Hulu’s live TV bundle includes Boomerang, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, and Universal Kids. You will also find local ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX stations in the channel package.
Subscribers can watch live TV on two screens at once.
You can watch live TV within the Hulu app, using a Roku, Fire TV Stick, Google Chromecast, Apple TV, iPhones and tablets.
A subscription costs $76.99 per month. There is no free trial for Hulu Live TV. You can look at Hulu’s channel lineup in your area.
DIRECTV STREAM (formerly AT&T TV) has Nick Jr. in its Choice bundle.
The Choice plan includes 105 live TV channels, and unlimited Cloud DVR. Nickelodeon, Nicktoons, PBS Kids, Baby First HD, Boomerang, and Cartoon Network are all on the Choice plan.
There are 40,000 on-demand movies and shows.
You can sign up for a free 5-day trial without any obligations.
A subscription costs $99.99 per month. Subscribers can watch live TV channels on up to 20 screens at once. You can get three months of HBO Max, Cinemax, Showtime, STARZ, and EPIX for free before the monthly rates kick in.
There are no contracts. You can subscribe month to month and cancel whenever you want.
DIRECTV STREAM works on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and Smart TVs running on Android TV and Google TV. You can look over the different channel lineups before deciding whether to sign up.
Vidgo has Nick Jr., Nickelodeon and Nicktoons and carries more than 110 live TV channels.
A&E, ESPN, Discovery, Disney Channel are in the English Plus package along with local ABC and FOX stations. Vidgo works on all major streaming devices, including Apple TV, Roku and Amazon Fire TV products. It also works on iPhones and Android smartphones. You can watch live TV on three screens at once.
A Vidgo subscription costs $69.99 per month. You can look over the channel lineup before deciding whether to sign up.
YouTube TV has over 85 live TV channels including Nick Jr., Nickelodeon and Nicktoons.
Disney Channel, Disney Jr. and Galavision are also part of the base channel package. A subscription costs $72.99 per month. You can watch live TV on up to three screens at once.
YouTube TV comes with unlimited Cloud DVR. YouTube TV has apps for Amazon Fire TV devices, Smart TVs, Google Chromecast with Google TV, Apple TV, PCs, Apple devices and Android smartphones.
You can also stream live TV on a web browser. YouTube TV has a free 7-day trial.
Can I watch Nick Jr. shows on Sling TV?
Sling TV does carry Nick Jr. and a number of other family channels, but it does not have Nickelodeon. Nick Jr. is available in both of Sling TV’s main channel bundles, Orange and Blue. A subscription costs $40 per month.
Subscribers get 50 hours of Cloud DVR for recordings. Sling Blue subscribers can watch live TV on three screens at once. Sling Orange subscribers can watch TV on one screen at a time.
Sling TV has widespread support, and works on Smart TVs, Roku, Amazon Fire TV and Apple TV.
When you sign up for Sling TV, there are no contracts, or extra fees like cable TV. You can look over the latest offer Sling TV is making to customers. You can also get a free or discounted streaming device by signing up for a brief subscription.
How to watch Nick Jr. shows
Paramount+ is the cheapest way to watch shows on Nick Jr. without cable TV or satellite service. A subscription costs $5.99 per month.
Paramount+ carries the latest episodes of TV shows on CBS. And there are popular programs from Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Comedy Central, BET, MTV and Smithsonian Channel. You can watch NFL games on CBS every Sunday.
Paramount+ has a growing library of new blockbuster movies and old favorites. Philo is the best way to watch Nick Jr. if you want a live TV channel or the latest episodes of popular shows like “Peppa Pig”.
Watch Nick Jr. FAQs
Here are some questions readers have when they are comparing ways to watch Nick Jr. without cable.
How can I watch Nick Jr. from a tablet?
You can sign up for a live TV service such as Philo, Sling TV, DIRECTV NOW, YouTube TV, fuboTV and Vidgo to watch Nick Jr. live. Paramount Plus is a cheaper option for watching Nick Jr. and Nickelodeon shows on-demand.
Can you watch Nick Jr. offline?
If you subscribe to the Premium plan on Paramount Plus, the majority of TV shows and select movies can be downloaded to watch offline. The Paramount Plus with Showtime plan costs $11.99 per month after a free trial. This is a handy feature if you are traveling with a tablet or smartphone.
Does Nick Jr. have an app?
The Nick Jr. app is free to download on Android and iOS smartphones and tablets. There are select free episodes of shows such as “Peppa Pig” and “Paw Patrol”.
But most of the content requires a login from a pay TV provider or streaming service. Subscribers to DIRECTV STREAM, Hulu Live TV, Philo, YouTube TV and Vidgo can unlock episodes within the Nick Jr. app.
Can I use the Nick Jr. app with Sling TV?
Even though Sling TV carries Nick Jr. in its Orange and Blue plans, the service doesn’t have TV Everywhere support for the Nick Jr. app. So you can’t use a Sling TV account to unlock episodes within the Nick Jr. app.
You are better off using the on-demand section of Nick Jr. within Sling TV.
How to Watch Nick Jr. live on Roku
Follow these instructions to start watching Nick Jr. live on a Roku or Roku TV.
- Sign up online to a live TV service that streams Nick Jr. live: DIRECTV STREAM, Sling TV, fuboTV, Hulu Live TV, Philo, Vidgo or YouTube TV.
- Use your voice remote and say the name of your streaming service, or use the “Search” tab on the Roku or Roku TV’s main menu.
- Once you see the streaming service under the “Channels” tab, select “Add Channel”.
- Open the app, and enter the username and password you used to subscribe to the service.
Watch Nick Jr. on Amazon Fire Stick
You can watch Nick Jr. on an Amazon Fire TV or Fire Stick by following these instructions. Sign up online to a live TV service that streams Nick Jr. live: DIRECTV STREAM, fuboTV, Hulu Live, Philo, Vidgo or YouTube TV.
Find the app to your streaming service under the App store and download it to your Fire TV device. Launch the app and use your credentials to access the streaming service’s live TV guide.
How to Watch Nick Jr. on Apple TV
Follow these instructions to watch Nick Jr. live on Apple TV:
Sign up online to a live TV service that streams Nick Jr. live: DIRECTV STREAM, fuboTV, Hulu Live, Philo, Vidgo or YouTube TV.
Enter the name of the streaming service in the search bar. Click on the streaming service icon to download. Use your credentials to access the service’s live TV guide.
Where can I find Nick Jr. TV schedule?
Looking for a daily Nick Jr. TV schedule to find out when “Paw Patrol” or “Baby Shark” is on TV? Your best option is the Nickjr.com TV schedule.