Where to Watch The Bear Season 3

Season 3 of FX’s The Bear is now streaming exclusively on Hulu. Discover how to watch this acclaimed series and explore your streaming options with Hulu and the Disney Bundle.

The Bear Season 3
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The Bear is now in Season 3, offering a compelling storyline and a few good streaming options whether you are new to the show or a dedicated follower.

While you can’t watch The Bear on major streaming services like Netflix or Amazon Prime, there are more options than just a standard Hulu subscription.

The Bear is an FX series that follows Carmen “Carmy” Berzatto, a young, fine-dining chef who returns to Chicago to take over his family’s Italian beef sandwich shop after his brother’s suicide.

The show has been praised for its realistic portrayal of the restaurant industry. Hulu is the exclusive home to The Bear, but it’s not your only option for watching every episode.

Where to Watch The Bear

The Bear is an FX Original, but you can only stream the show on Hulu. You can subscribe to Hulu as a standalone service, Hulu + Live TV or get it through the Disney bundle. 

Here are all your options for streaming The Bear:

PlanFree TrialMonthly PriceKey Channels/Content
HuluYes$7.99TV shows, movies, Hulu Originals, kids shows
Hulu (No Ads)No$17.99TV shows, movies, Hulu Originals (no ads), kids shows
Hulu + Live TV (Ads)Yes$76.9975+ live TV channels, ESPN+ (ads), Disney+ (ads), Hulu (ads)
Hulu + Live TV (No Ads)Yes$89.9975+ live TV channels, ESPN+ (ads), Disney+ (no ads), Hulu (no ads)
Disney Bundle Duo BasicNo$9.99Disney+ (ads), Hulu (ads)
Disney Bundle Duo PremiumNo$19.99Disney+ (no ads), Hulu (no ads)
Disney Bundle Trio BasicNo$14.99Disney+ (ads), Hulu (ads), ESPN+ (ads)
Disney Bundle Trio PremiumNo$24.99Disney+ (no ads), Hulu (no ads), ESPN+ (ads)

The Hulu app is supported across a wide variety of devices.

Smart TVs by Samsung, Sony Bravia, VIZIO SmartCast TVs, and LG can stream The Bear without needing additional devices.

You can also watch The Bear on any Roku device, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast with Google TV, and Apple TV. Mobile users can stream it on iPhone or iPad (with current iOS) and Android smartphones and tablets. Gamers can watch on Xbox and PlayStation consoles as well.

What is The Bear About?

The Bear, now streaming Season 3, has been praised for its complex characters and sharp writing.

Jeremy Allen White stars as Carmy, delivering a powerful performance as a young chef who tries to transform “The Original Beef of Chicagoland” into a top restaurant.

Transforming the old family sandwich shop into a top-tier eatery is challenging. In each episode, Carmy argues with and works alongside his inherited restaurant crew. White’s performance captures Carmy’s grief, anger, and determination to succeed.

The supporting cast is excellent. Ebon Moss-Bachrach plays Richard “Richie” Jerimovich, the restaurant manager. Ayo Edebiri stars as Sydney Adamu, an inexperienced sous chef showing promise under Carmy. Lionel Boyce is Marcus Brooks, a bread maker under Carmy’s tutelage. Abby Elliott plays Carmy’s sister Natalie. Liza Colón-Zayas plays the stubborn line cook Tina Marrero.

The Bear is often dark and intense, dealing with difficult subjects. However, it is a deeply rewarding show filled with humor. Most Season 2 episodes are named after food or dishes such as “Pasta,” “Sundae,” and “Honeydew.”

If you are a fan of food shows or workplace dramas, then The Bear is definitely worth watching.


Hulu is the streaming home of The Bear and a wide variety of TV shows, movies, and original series. It is one of the most popular streaming services in the United States, with over 48.2 million subscribers. Hulu offers a large library of current TV shows from networks like ABC, NBC, CBS, and FOX.

Subscribers can access a variety of movies from every genre, including new releases and classic films. Original programming includes hits like “The Big Sick” and “The Handmaid’s Tale.”

Hulu offers a 30-day free trial. Subscriptions are available month-to-month or annually, and you can cancel anytime.

Hulu Live TV channels 2024
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Hulu (with Ads)$7.99/monthOn-demand
Hulu (No Ads)$17.99/monthOn-demand

Simultaneous Streams: 2
Exclusive Content: Yes
Local Channels: On-demand TV shows

Device support: Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, and Chromecast with Google TV along with Smart TVs by Samsung, VIZIO SmartCast, Sony Bravia, PlayStation, XBox, Xfinity Flex and Xumo TV.

Disney Bundle

The Disney Bundle offers a combination of streaming services owned by The Walt Disney Company. This bundle includes Hulu, which features much of Disney’s adult-themed movies and TV shows. There are multiple bundle options that provide access to Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+.

What’s Offered on Disney+ and ESPN+

Disney+ provides a vast library of Disney movies and TV shows, including classics like “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” and “The Lion King.” It also features a full catalog of originals from the Star Wars and Marvel universes.

ESPN+ streams live and on-demand sports coverage, including Major League Baseball, college football, and UFC.

Note: To bundle your subscription plans, use the same email address.

disney bundle
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Disney Duo Basic (with Ads)$9.99/mo.Disney+ up to 4K/Dolby Atmos
Hulu up to 4K
Disney Duo Premium (No Ads($19.99/moDisney+ up to 4K/Dolby Atmos
Hulu up to 4K
Disney Trio Basic
(with ads)
$14.99/mo.Disney+ up to 4K/Dolby Atmos
Hulu up to 4K
ESPN+ HD/1080p
Disney Trio Premium
(only ESPN+ with ads)
$24.99/mo.Disney+ up to 4K/Dolby Atmos
Hulu up to 4K
ESPN+ HD/1080p

Simultaneous Streams: 2 (Hulu); 4 (Disney+); 3 (ESPN+)
Cloud DVR Storage: Unlimited (Hulu + Live TV)
Exclusive Content: Yes
Local Channels: Yes (Hulu Live + TV)

Device support: Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, and Chromecast with Google TV along with Smart TVs by Samsung, VIZIO SmartCast, Sony Bravia, PlayStation, XBox, Xfinity Flex and Xumo TV.

Hulu Live TV

Hulu Live TV offers over 90 live TV channels and includes unlimited access to ESPN+, Disney+, and Hulu’s on-demand library.

The live TV channel lineup includes popular entertainment channels such as ESPN, ESPN2, CNN FS1, A&E, History Channel, and HGTV.

Local channels, including NBC, ABC, CBS, PBS and FOX stations, are available across the U.S. Subscribers can watch live TV on two screens simultaneously, and Unlimited Cloud DVR is included. Hulu Live TV costs $76.99 per month.  

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Hulu (With Ads) + Live TV, Disney+ (With Ads) and ESPN+ (With Ads)$76.99/month90+
Hulu (No Ads) + Live TV, Disney+ (No Ads) and ESPN+ (With Ads)$89.99/month90+
Simultaneous Streams: 2
Cloud DVR Storage: Unlimited
Exclusive Content: Yes
Local Channels: Yes

Device support: Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, and Chromecast with Google TV along with Smart TVs by Samsung, VIZIO SmartCast, Sony Bravia, PlayStation, XBox, Xfinity Flex and Xumo TV.

How to Watch The Bear FAQs

These are questions readers commonly ask when searching for ways to stream The Bear.

Can you watch The Bear on Netflix?

No. You will not find The Bear on Netflix. The Bear is an FX Original that is exclusive to Hulu. You can watch Seasons 1, 2, and 3 of The Bear only on Hulu.

How do I watch the TV show The Bear?

You can sign up for Hulu, Hulu Live TV, or choose from three Disney Bundle options that include Hulu: Disney Bundle Duo Basic, Disney Bundle Trio Basic, and Disney Bundle Trio Premium.

Is The Bear on Amazon Prime?

No. The Bear is not on Amazon Prime. You can stream every episode of The Bear on Hulu or through the Disney Bundle.

Is The Bear on FX or Hulu?

The Bear is an FX Original, but it’s not available on the FX cable network. Hulu is the exclusive streaming home to all FX Original shows, including Seasons 1, 2, and 3 of The Bear.

Which network is The Bear on?

The popular TV series The Bear is not on network TV. Instead, it’s an original series that’s exclusive to Hulu.

Is The Bear on Disney Plus?

The Bear is not on Disney Plus, but you can subscribe to the Disney Bundle and watch The Bear on Hulu. The Disney Bundle Duo Basic includes Disney Plus (with ads) and Hulu (with ads) for $9.99 per month.

Watching The Bear

Hulu, included in all bundle options, is the exclusive home of The Bear. You can stream The Bear by subscribing to any of the Disney Bundle options that include Hulu.

Dive into the gripping world of Carmy Berzatto as he transforms his family’s sandwich shop in The Bear. Choose the Disney Bundle that suits you best and stream this acclaimed series exclusively on Hulu.


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