You can watch NBC Sports Washington without cable TV on four live TV streaming services.
DIRECTV STREAM, fuboTV, Hulu Live TV and YouTube TV all carry NBC Sports Washington in their channel lineups.
NBC Sports Washington broadcasts live, in-market games for the Washington Wizards and Washington Capitals. The network televises more than 500 professional and college-level sporting events throughout the year.
The prices and channel lineups vary with each live TV streaming service.
Table of Contents
- How to Stream NBC Sports Washington
- Can I watch NBC Sports Washington on DIRECTV STREAM?
- Does fubo have NBC Sports Washington?
- Does Hulu Live TV offer NBC Sports Washington?
- Can I watch NBC Sports Washington on YouTube TV?
- What’s the best way to get NBC Sports Washington live without cable?
- How to watch NBC Sports Washington FAQs
How to Stream NBC Sports Washington
You don’t need an elaborate or expensive setup to cut the cord from cable TV and start watching NBA or NHL games.
A number of Smart TVs, including Samsung TV and LG TV have software that supports live TV streaming services. Roku, Apple TV, or Amazon Fire TV Stick all support most live TV streaming services. You just need to have internet service and download the app to the service you sign up for.
Most of these live TV streaming services have a free trial so you can try out streaming NBC Sports Washington and other popular sports channels. Just make sure to cancel before the trial ends so you don’t get billed.
NBC Sports Washington is only available to subscribers in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. The network is also available in parts of Delaware, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and West Virginia.
You need to live within the coverage area of NBC Sports Washington to watch live Washington Wizards and Washington Capitals games.
Can I watch NBC Sports Washington on DIRECTV STREAM?
DIRECTV STREAM (formerly AT&T TV) has NBC Sports Washington in the Choice plan.
A subscription costs $89.99 per month for more than 105 channels.
ESPN, TNT, NBA TV, and local channels such as ABC are included in the Choice lineup. You get unlimited Cloud DVR and a robust library of on-demand movies and TV shows.
DIRECTV STREAM is currently knocking $10 off for the first five months of service. So you only pay $79.99 per month during the promotional period.
There are no contracts. You can subscribe month to month and cancel whenever you want.
You can sign up for a free 5-day trial without any obligations.
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.
DIRECTV STREAM works on Smart TVs, Roku, Android TV, Fire TV devices, and Apple TV. iOS devices (iPads and iPhones) are supported along with Android smartphones and tablets.
Whether you are following the NHL’s Capitals or the Wizards through the regular season and postseason, DIRECTV STREAM has the most channels for games. You can look over the different channel lineups before deciding whether to sign up.
Does fubo have NBC Sports Washington?
fuboTV has more than 135 channels including NBC Sports Washington, ESPN, FS1 and local FOX, ABC, CBS and NBC stations.
The fubo pro plan costs $69.99 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 1,000 hours of Cloud DVR.
NHL Network is available in fubo’s Sports Plus channel bundle, which adds 28 more sports channels for $10.99 per month. You can also get NHL Network through the fubo Extra bundle, which adds 54 more channels for $7.99 per month.
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.
Does Hulu Live TV offer NBC Sports Washington?
Yes. Hulu Live TV has ESPN, NBC Sports Washington, FS1 and local channels such as FOX.
The live TV package has over 75 channels including local NBC, CBS and ABC stations. And there are news channels including CNN, CNBC and MSNBC.
Subscribers get unlimited Cloud DVR storage to record shows from live TV. A live TV subscription costs $69.99 per month and now includes Disney+ and ESPN+.
You can watch live TV on two screens at once. You can look over the Hulu Live TV channel lineup before deciding whether to sign up. Hulu Live TV has apps for Roku, Fire TV and Apple TV devices. You can also watch on PlayStation and Xbox game consoles.
Can I watch NBC Sports Washington on YouTube TV?
YouTube TV has a long roster of regional sports networks in its base package, including NBC Sports Washington. A subscription will cost $64.99 per month for over 85 live channels.
ESPN, FOX, TNT, TBS and NFL Network 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.
What’s the best way to get NBC Sports Washington live without cable?
fuboTV has NBC Sports Washington as part of a Pro channel lineup.
The Pro plan has more than 130 channels with ESPN, NBA TV and NBC Sports Washington. You can watch the Washington Wizards play at home, or nationally televised games without cable.
You can get a free 7-day trial of fuboTV. There are no contracts and you can cancel whenever you like.
How to watch NBC Sports Washington FAQs
Here are some common questions for TV viewers who want to watch NBC Sports Washington without a cable TV provider.
Is NBC Sports Washington going away?
No. NBC Sports Network was shut down in 2021, and shifted its sports media rights to USA Network and Peacock. But the change did not impact regional NBC Sports networks, including NBC Sports Washington.
Is NBC Sports Washington on Sling TV?
No. Sling TV currently does not carry regional NBC Sports Networks. MASN and NBC Regional Sports networks were removed from Sling on April 1, 2021 after the networks and Dish TV (the owner of Sling TV) could not come to an agreement.
What streaming service has NBC Sports Washington?
DIRECTV STREAM, fuboTV, Hulu Live TV and YouTube TV are the four live TV streaming services that currently carry NBC Sports Washington in their channel lineups.
What is the cheapest way to get NBC Sports Washington?
YouTube TV currently has the lowest price among live TV streaming services that carry NBC Sports Washington. A subscription costs $64.99 per month, which is a few dollars cheaper than fuboTV, and about $25 less per month than DIRECTV STREAM.
Can you watch NBC Sports Washington on Peacock?
No. Peacock does have live sports from NBC Sports, but it does not carry in-market sporting events that are carried on regional sports networks such as NBC Sports Washington.
Are the Washington Capitals on ESPN+?
The Washington Capitals will have at least two games on ESPN+ this season, and 8 nationally broadcast games total.
ESPN+ costs $9.99 per month, and will stream more than 1,050 out-of-market games during the 2022-2023 season. You can look over the NHL ESPN+ schedule for more details.
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Is there a free for the NBC Sports app?
No. But if you want to use the NBC Sports app to watch live games, then you need to subscribe to a TV provider or a live TV streaming service that carries NBC Sports.
How to watch NBC Sports Washington Plus
If you subscribe to a streaming service that has NBC Sports Washington, then NBC Sports Washington Plus should be included.
NBC Sports Washington Plus is an overflow channel for NBC Sports Washington. It serves as an extra channel when two live sporting events are happening around the same time.
Most cable TV and streaming service providers carry NBC Sports Washington Plus throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.
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