Special Ops: Lioness, the upcoming spy thriller TV series, premieres July 23 on Paramount Plus.
The series is based on a real-life CIA program, and follows a female Marine who serves as the CIA’s “tip of the spear” to the ongoing war on terror.
You can jump down to the summary of where to watch Special Ops: Lioness on TV, check out Frequently Asked Questions below, or read through all your options.
Special Ops: Lioness, now streaming Season 1, delves into the world of undercover operatives immersed among the power brokers of State terrorism in the CIA’s efforts to thwart the next 9/11.
Zoe Saldaña stars as Joe, a female Marine who serves as the tip of the CIA’s spear in the war on terror. But she struggles to balance her personal and professional life.
The Lioness Program is overseen by Kaitlyn Meade (Nicole Kidman) and Donald Westfield (Michael Kelly). The duo enlists an aggressive Marine Raider named Cruz Manuelos (Laysla De Oliveira) to operate undercover alongside Joe as they target a terrorist organization.
The supporting cast includes Morgan Freeman, Dave Annable and Jill Wagner. The series is produced by Taylor Sheridan, known for the hit Paramount Network series, Yellowstone.
How to Watch Special Ops: Lioness Season 1
The eight-episode series of Special Ops: Lioness is debuting on Paramount Plus. The first two episodes premiere on July 23. The series is airing on Paramount Network and CMT at 9:15 p.m. ET every Sunday.
The Paramount Plus app is supported across just about any device with a screen.
Smart TVs by Samsung, Sony Bravia, VIZIO SmartCast TVs, and LG can start watching Special Ops: Lioness without a streaming device.
Any Roku device, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast with Google TV and Apple TV support streaming Paramount Plus. An iPhone or iPad (with current iOS) can be used to watch Paramount Plus shows, and so can Android smartphones and tablets. Gamers can use an XBox and PlayStation console to watch as well.
Here are all your options for streaming Special Ops: Lioness.
Paramount Plus is a streaming service that offers a variety of TV shows, movies, and live sports.
Paramount Plus has a free 7-day trial with its two plans, Paramount Plus Essential and Paramount Plus with Showtime.
Paramount Plus with Showtime (formerly the Premium plan) costs $11.99 per month. and has a free 7-day trial.
There are Paramount Originals such as Tulsa King, and the full catalog of movies and originals from Showtime including Yellowjackets, Billions and Dexter.
Paramount Plus has TV shows from cable networks such as BET, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon and Smithsonian Channel. You get a live, local CBS station with the Showtime plan. There are live sports from CBS and CBS Sports including NFL games, PGA Golf and NCAA basketball.
The Essential plan is ad-supported and costs $5.99 per month. The streaming service has more than 40,000 TV episodes and movies, including all Paramount Originals and new shows including Special Ops: Lioness.
Paramount Plus is a great option for cord-cutters or people who want to watch a variety of TV shows, movies, and live sports on the cheap.
Paramount Plus is available on a variety of Smart TVs and streaming devices, including Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and Chromecast with Google TV. There are mobile apps for iPhones and iPads (with current iOS) and Android smartphones.
Live TV streaming services
The eight episode series will also air on Paramount Network and CMT at 9:15 p.m. ET. You can use the following live TV streaming services to stream Special Ops: Lioness without cable.
DIRECTV STREAM has a 5-day free trial. The Entertainment plan has more than 75 live TV channels and costs $74.99 per month.
Sling TV has a mix of live TV channels that include entertainment, news networks such as CNN, and sports on ESPN. Paramount Network requires the Comedy Extra bundle. A subscription is $46 per month. Sling frequently offers a discount for the first month.
Hulu Live TV has more than 70 live TV channels, and includes subscriptions to ESPN+ and Disney+ for $69.99 per month. The channel lineup includes ESPN networks and local channels.
Fubo has a free 7-day trial. The Pro plan carries more than 160 channels including entertainment, news and regional sports networks. A subscription is $74.99 per month.
Vidgo has 110 live TV channels, including Paramount Network and sports networks for $69.99 per month.
YouTube TV has a free 7-day trial. The live TV service has more than 128 channels, including local channels, entertainment, news and sports.
How to Watch Special Ops: Lioness FAQs
These are questions readers ask when searching for ways to stream Special Ops: Lioness on TV.
What channels is Special Ops: Lioness on?
You can watch Special Ops: Lioness on Paramount Network and CMT. But, you can stream every episode beforehand on Paramount Plus. A Paramount Plus subscription starts at $5.99 per month after a free 7-day trial.
Can I watch Special Ops: Lioness on Roku?
Yes, you can stream every episode of Special Ops: Lioness on any Roku device or Roku TV. You can subscribe to Paramount Plus, or a live TV streaming service that carries Paramount Network.
Is Special Ops: Lioness on Amazon Prime?
No. Special Ops: Lioness is not on Amazon Prime. You can stream every episode on Paramount Plus.
Is Special Ops: Lioness a movie?
Special Ops: Lioness is not a movie. The TV series has eight episodes and premieres on Paramount Plus on Sunday, July 23.
Who is in Special Ops: Lioness?
Zoe Saldana, Nicole Kidman and Morgan Freeman are three big Hollywood stars helming Special Ops: Lioness. But the supporting cast is well known too. It includes:
- Dave Annable as Neil
- Jill Wagner as Bobby
- LaMonica Garrett as Two Cups
- James Jordan as Tucker
- Austin Hébert as Randy
- Jonah Wharton as Tex
- Hannah Love Lanier as Kate
- Nicole Kidman as Kaitlyn Meade
- Morgan Freeman as Edwin Mullins
- Michael Kelly as Byron Westfield
- Ray Corasani as Ehsan
- Sam Asghari as Kamal
- Carla Mansour as Malika
- Adam Budron as Sami
- Martin Donovan as Errol Meade
Where can I watch Special Ops: Lioness?
You can stream every episode of Special Ops: Lioness on Paramount Plus. A subscription to Paramount Plus starts at $5.99 per month with the Essential plan. You can get a broader selection of shows and movies with the Paramount Plus with Showtime plan for $11.99 per month. Both plans include a free 7-day trial.