By Jim Kimble / Published September 9, 2022
Every Sunday Night Football game airs live on NBC and Peacock. There are seven live TV streaming services that let you watch regular season NFL games without a cable TV subscription.
You can even watch Sunday Night Football for free with a TV antenna. Here is everything you need to know.
Table of Contents
- How can I watch Sunday Night Football without cable?
- How to watch Sunday Night Football for free in 2022
- Do I need Peacock Premium to watch Sunday Night Football?
- Can I watch Sunday Night Football on DIRECTV STREAM?
- Does fubo have Sunday Night Football?
- Is Sunday Night Football on Hulu?
- Can you watch Sunday Night Football on Sling TV?
- Does YouTube TV have Sunday Night Football?
- Is Sunday Night Football on Paramount Plus?
- Can I watch Sunday Night Football on NFL Plus?
- Sunday Night Football FAQs
- What local channel is Sunday Night Football on?
- Can I watch Sunday Night Football on Roku?
- Can I watch Sunday Night Football on Fire Stick?
- Can I watch Sunday Night Football on Apple TV?
- How to watch replays of Sunday Night Football?
- 2022 Sunday Night Football Schedule
How can I watch Sunday Night Football without cable?
Sunday Night Football on NBC hosts 20 games during the regular season, including Thanksgiving Day, Christmas and New Year’s Day.
DIRECTV STREAM, fuboTV, Hulu Live TV, Sling TV and YouTube TV all carry NBC in their channel lineups. You can stream NFL games live on a Smart TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, smartphone or tablet.
For Monday and Thursday Night Football, you can read about how to watch NFL games without cable TV.
Free streaming trials
- DIRECTV STREAM: free for 5 days
- fuboTV: free for 7-days
- YouTube TV: free trial
- Peacock: free 7-day trial
How to watch Sunday Night Football for free in 2022
Cord-cutters using a TV antenna can get their local NBC station for free. But you won’t just get Sunday Night Football games for free.
In 2022, ABC will air seven Monday Night Football games. New to TV antennas? Read these guides to get started.
- How to Choose the Best TV Antenna
- How to Connect Multiple TVs to One Antenna
- Review: The Best Indoor TV Antennas
- Review: The Best Outdoor TV Antennas
Do I need Peacock Premium to watch Sunday Night Football?
Yes. Peacock Premium subscribers can watch every Sunday Night Football game that airs on NBC.
The Premium plan costs $4.99 per month after a 7-day free trial. Peacock live streams Sunday Night Football for 18 weeks between Sept. 8, 2022 and Jan. 8, 2023.
You can sign up for a free 7-day trial of Peacock’s Premium plan to start watching NFL games. The Premium plan costs $4.99 per month.
Peacock also streams live Notre Dame football games during the college football season.
Subscribers get access to full seasons of popular TV shows including “Yellowstone” and “The Office”. New, hit movies such as “Jurassic World: Dominion” are also on the service.
Can I watch Sunday Night Football on DIRECTV STREAM?
A DIRECTV STREAM subscription includes NBC so you can watch Sunday Night Football and other NFL games during the week.
The Entertainment plan includes all your local broadcast channels such as ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX. You also get ESPN, ESPN2 and Fox Sports 1.
Subscribers get more than 75 channels, unlimited Cloud DVR to record NFL games. 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 $69.99 per month. But DIRECTV STREAM is currently knocking $20 off for the first two months of service.
So you only pay $49.99 per month during the promotional period. Subscribers can watch live TV channels on up to 20 screens at once. You can get three months of 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.
Does fubo have Sunday Night Football?
Yes. fuboTV has local NBC stations that carry Sunday Night Football.
The entry-level Pro package has more than 135 channels, including ESPN and local ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX stations.
So you will be covered for every local, in-market NFL game during the week and Monday Night Football on ESPN.
The fuboTV channel lineup shows you which local channels are available in your area.
Subscribers can watch live TV on up to 10 screens at once. You get 1,000 hours of Cloud DVR. The DVR feature allows you to record any NFL game and replay it later.
fuboTV works with all major streaming devices including Roku, Amazon Fire TV and Smart TVs powered by Android TV and Google TV.
fuboTV has a 7-day free trial. A subscription costs $69.99 per month. You aren’t under any obligation to keep the service and can cancel online.
Is Sunday Night Football on Hulu?
Hulu Live TV carries local NBC channels for Sunday Night Football, and a full suite of ESPN networks.
Subscribers get more than 75 live TV channels and unlimited Cloud DVR. You can watch live TV on two screens at once. A subscription costs $69.99 per month.
ESPN Plus is included with a Hulu Live TV subscription. In 2022, ESPN Plus will stream “NFL PrimeTime” with Chris Berman and Tom Jackson.
Subscribers also get Hulu’s full on-demand catalog and a subscription to Disney+.
Currently, there is no free trial for Hulu Live TV. But new and returning subscribers can get $20 off for the first three months of service. The offer is valid until Oct. 5, 2022. You can look over which local and regional sports channels are included in the bundle before making any decisions.
Can you watch Sunday Night Football on Sling TV?
It depends on where you live. Sling TV offers local NBC stations in 11 designated market areas across the U.S.
NBC STATIONS on Sling TV
|NBC AFFILIATE||TV MARKET|
|KNTV||San Francisco/Oakland/San Jose|
So if you live near one of the cities listed above, you may be able to get NBC on the Sling Blue plan.
The Blue plan has 41 channels, including NFL Network and TNT for $35 per month. Sling Blue does not have ESPN.
You can combine Sling’s Orange and Blue plan for $50 per month to get ESPN, ESPN2 and NFL Network. To watch NFL RedZone, you need to add the Sports Extra bundle which costs $11 per month.
The Blue plan lets you watch live TV on three screens at once. Orange plan subscribers can watch on one screen at a time.
You can check the latest offer Sling TV is making to new and returning customers.
Sling TV has apps for Roku, Fire TV, Smart TVs, Google Chromecast with Google TV and smartphones. If you prepay for two months, you can get a free streaming device.
Does YouTube TV have Sunday Night Football?
Yes. YouTube TV has local NBC stations across the U.S. plus other key football channels.
The channel lineup includes local NBC, CBS, and FOX stations along with ESPN and ESPN2. YouTube TV also has a Sports Plus plan for $10.99 per month that includes NFL RedZone and 13 other channels.
Subscribers to YouTube TV get unlimited Cloud DVR, allowing you to record any in-market NFL game and replay it later. You can watch live TV on three screens at once.
YouTube TV has apps on Roku, Amazon Fire TV Stick, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, and Smart TVs powered by Android TV and Google TV. You can check out the latest offer YouTube TV is making to new and returning customers.
Is Sunday Night Football on Paramount Plus?
A subscription to the Essential plan costs $4.99 per month. There is a free trial for new customers. You get access to live NFL games once the game starts by heading over to the “Live TV” tab under the main menu.
For more live sports on Paramount Plus including college football, you will need to sign up for the Premium plan. The Premium Plan costs $9.99 per month following a free trial.
Can I watch Sunday Night Football on NFL Plus?
The new streaming service NFL+ lets you watch local, in-market games, but only on a smartphone or tablet. A basic subscription costs $4.99 per month.
Subscribers also get to live stream NFL Network, and listen to live audio of games outside of their homes. There are also on-demand football programs. The ad-free tier is NFL+ Premium, which gives subscribers full game replays, and coaches film.
You can try NFL+ free for a week before getting billed. There are no contracts and you can cancel the service anytime.
Sunday Night Football FAQs
What local channel is Sunday Night Football on?
Sunday Night Football airs on NBC. Football Night in America runs between 8 p.m. and 8:23 p.m. ET before each kickoff.
NFL fans will notice some personnel changes in 2022. Announcer Al Michaels has left his post as play-by-play calls to take the same job with Amazon.
Amazon Prime Video has the rights to Thursday Night Football starting this year. Mike Tirico takes over as the new play-by-play announcer alongside Cris Collinsworth. Longtime NFL reporter Melissa Stark also takes over as the sideline reporter on Sunday nights.
Can I watch Sunday Night Football on Roku?
You can watch Sunday Night Football on Roku with a live TV streaming service.
The cheapest option is to subscribe to a Premium plan of Peacock for $4.99 per month. Subscribers can watch every Sunday Night Football game on their Roku during the 2022 regular season.
DIRECTV STREAM, fuboTV, Hulu Live TV, Sling TV and YouTube TV also carry local NBC stations, which air SNF. You can also watch games on the NBC Sports app when you sign in with a pay-tv subscription.
Can I watch Sunday Night Football on Fire Stick?
You can watch Sunday Night Football on Roku with a live TV streaming service.
The Peacock Premium plan ($4.99 per month) lets you watch every Sunday Night Football game on Amazon Fire TV Stick during the 2022 NFL season.
DIRECTV STREAM, fuboTV, Hulu Live TV, Sling TV and YouTube TV also carry local NBC stations, which air SNF.
Can I watch Sunday Night Football on Apple TV?
Yes. You just need to pick a live TV streaming service to watch Sunday Night Football on Apple TV.
DIRECTV STREAM, fuboTV, Hulu Live TV, Sling TV and YouTube TV also carry local NBC stations, which air Sunday Night Football. You can also sign up for a Premium plan on Peacock to watch Sunday night games.
How to watch replays of Sunday Night Football?
The best way to watch replays of Sunday Night Football is by recording the game. Live TV streaming services offer a Cloud DVR feature that allows you to record any live sporting event including Sunday Night Football.
2022 Sunday Night Football Schedule
|Sun. Sept. 11||Week 1||Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Dallas Cowboys|
|Sun. Sept. 18||Week 2||Chicago Bears at Green Bay Packers|
|Sun. Sept. 25||Week 3||San Francisco 49ers at Denver Broncos|
|Sun. Oct. 2||Week 4||Kansas City Chiefs at Tampa Bay Buccaneers|
|Sun. Oct. 9||Week 5||Cincinnati Bengals at Baltimore Ravens|
|Sun. Oct. 16||Week 6||Dallas Cowboys at Philadelphia Eagles|
|Sun. Oct. 23||Week 7||Pittsburgh Steelers at Miami Dolphins|
|Sun. Oct. 30||Week 8||Green Bay Packers at Buffalo Bills|
|Sun. Nov. 6||Week 9||Tennessee Titans at Kansas City Chiefs|
|Sun. Nov. 13||Week 10||Los Angeles Chargers at San Francisco 49ers|
|Sun. Nov. 20||Week 11||Cincinnati Bengals at Pittsburgh Steelers|
|Thurs. Nov. 24||Week 12||New England Patriots at Minnesota Vikings|
|Sun. Nov. 27||Week 12||Green Bay Packers at Philadelphia Eagles|
|Sun. Dec. 4||Week 13||Indianapolis Colts at Dallas Cowboys|
|Sun. Dec. 11||Week 14||Kansas City Chiefs at Denver Broncos|
|Sun. Dec. 18||Week 15||New England Patriots at Las Vegas Raiders|
|Sun. Dec. 25||Week 16||Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Arizona Cardinals|
|Sun. Jan. 1||Week 17||Los Angeles Rams at Los Angeles Chargers|
|Sun. Jan. 8||Week 18||TBD|
Founder and Editor of The Cord Cutting Report. Before launching the site in 2016, he worked for more than two decades as a staff writer or correspondent for a number of daily newspapers, including The Boston Globe. His enthusiasm for tech began with the Atari 2600. Follow @james_kimble