The Old Man is a 2022 American thriller TV series on FX and Hulu.
The series stars Jeff Bridges as Dan Chase, a former CIA officer who has been living off the grid for decades. When Chase is found by a young assassin, the old operative is forced to go on the run.
You can jump down to the summary of where to watch The Old Man on TV, check out Frequently Asked Questions below, or read through all your options.
The Old Man is based on the 2017 novel of the same name by Thomas Perry. The series also stars John Lithgow, Alia Shawkat, E.J. Bonilla, and Bill Heck.
The Old Man is a slow-burning thriller that builds tension gradually. Chase began hiding from the CIA decades ago, but he has to quickly spring back into action when an intruder breaks into his home.
The series is written by Jonathan E. Steinberg and Robert Levine.
Where to Watch The Old Man Season 1
The Old Man is an “FX Original”, so you can only stream the show on Hulu. The first season debuted on June 22. There are seven episodes in Season 1.
The Hulu 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 The Old Man without a streaming device.
Any Roku device, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast with Google TV and Apple TV support streaming Hulu. An iPhone or iPad (with current iOS) can be used to watch Hulu shows, and so can Android smartphones and tablets. Gamers can use an XBox and PlayStation console to watch The Old Man as well.
Here are all your options for streaming The Old Man.
Hulu is the streaming home of The Old Man, and a wide variety TV shows, movies, and original series. It is one of the most popular streaming services in the United States, and a go-to option for cord-cutters, with over 48.2 million subscribers.
Subscribers get a vast library of movies from every genre, including new releases and classic films. There is original programming such as “The Big Sick” and “The Handmaid’s Tale.”
You can sign up for a 30-day free trial. Subscriptions run month to month, or annually. You can cancel whenever you like.
Subscribers can pick from a couple of plans for a subscription. The ad-supported plan costs $7.99 per month, or $79.99 per year.
Hulu without ads costs $14.99 per month.
Either plan is a great option for people who want to watch a variety of TV shows, movies, and original content without a cable TV subscription.
The Disney Bundle bundles two or more streaming services owned by The Walt Disney Company. Disney is a majority owner of Hulu, and uses the streaming service to feature much of its more adult-themed movies and TV shows.
The Disney Bundle has three different options:
Disney Bundle Duo Basic has Disney+ (with Ads) and Hulu (with Ads) for $9.99 per month. This plan lets you save 37 percent compared to subscribing to each service separately.
Disney Bundle Trio Basic has Disney+, Hulu and ESPN+ (all with ads) for $12.99 per month. You save 49 percent compared to having separate subscriptions.
Disney Bundle Trio Premium has Disney Plus and Hulu (no ads) with ESPN+ (with ads) for $19.99 per month. Trio Premium lets you save 44 percent compared to separate subscriptions.
Just remember you need to use the same email address to bundle your subscription plans.
Disney Plus has a library of Disney movies and TV shows, including classics like “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” and “The Lion King.” And there is a full catalog of originals from the Star Wars and Marvel universe.
ESPN Plus streams live and on-demand sports coverage, including Major League Baseball, college football, and UFC. Hulu has TV shows from major broadcast and cable networks along with movies, and original series.
Hulu Live TV
Hulu Live TV has over 75 live TV channels, and includes unlimited access to ESPN Plus, Disney Plus and Hulu’s on-demand library.
Hulu Live TV costs $69.99 per month. While you don’t need live TV or FX to watch The Old Man, it’s an option to consider if you want cable channels for other shows or live sports.
Look over the Hulu channel lineup to see what TV channels are offered in your area.
How to Watch The Old Man on TV
You can watch every episode of The Old Man exclusively on Hulu. But there are a number of options for getting Hulu these days, including streaming bundles. Here are all your options.
Hulu Live TV has over 75 live TV channels, and includes unlimited access to ESPN Plus, Disney Plus and Hulu’s on-demand library. The live TV and streaming combo costs $69.99 per month when you sign up for a subscription.
You can sign up for a Disney Bundle and choose one of three options that include Hulu.
- Disney Bundle Duo Basic has Disney+ (with Ads) and Hulu (with Ads) for $9.99 per month.
- Disney Bundle Trio Basic has Disney+, Hulu and ESPN+ (all with ads) for $12.99 per month.
- Disney Bundle Trio Premium has Disney+ and Hulu (no ads) with ESPN+ (with ads) for $19.99 per month.
How to Watch The Old Man FAQs
These are questions readers ask when searching for ways to stream The Old Man.
Can you watch The Old Man on Netflix?
No. You will not find The Old Man on Netflix. The Old Man is an FX Original that is exclusive to Hulu. You can watch Season 1 of The Old Man only on Hulu.
How do I watch the TV show The Old Man?
You can sign up for Hulu, Hulu Live TV, or pick from three Disney Bundle options that include Hulu. They include Disney Bundle Duo Basic, Disney Bundle Trio Basic, and Disney Bundle Trio Premium.
Who is in the cast of The Old Man?
Here is a more detailed introduction to the characters:
- Dan Chase (Jeff Bridges) is a former CIA officer who has been living off the grid for decades. He is forced to go on the run when he is found by a young assassin.
- Harold Harper (John Lithgow) is a retired CIA deputy director who is tasked with hunting down Chase.
- Julian Carson (Gbenga Akinnagbe) is a highly trained special ops contractor sent in to hunt down Dan Chase.
- Angela Adams (Alia Shawkat) is a young FBI agent who is assigned to help Harper.
- Zoe McDonald (Amy Brenneman) is Chase’s estranged daughter.
- Raymond Waters (E.J. Bonilla) is the assassin who is sent to kill Chase.
- Johnny Kohler (Bill Heck) before he became “Dan Chase”, he was CIA.
Is The Old Man on Amazon Prime?
No. The Old Man is not on Amazon Prime. You can find every episode of The Old Man streaming on Hulu, or the Disney Bundle.
Is The Old Man on FX or Hulu?
Hulu is the streaming home to all FX Original shows including Season 1 of The Old Man. You can occasionally find episodes on FX, but Hulu has the full season.
Which network is The Old Man on?
The popular TV series The Old Man is on FX. But to watch the full season, you can get a 30-day free trial of Hulu.
Is The Old Man on Disney Plus?
The Old Man is not on Disney Plus, but you can subscribe to the Disney Bundle, and watch The Old Man on Hulu. The Disney Bundle Duo Basic has Disney Plus (with Ads) and Hulu (with Ads) for $9.99 per month.
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