How to Watch Los Angeles Angels Games Live

By Jim Kimble / Updated March 29, 2023

There are a number of ways to watch Los Angeles Angels games live without a cable TV or satellite package during the 2023 season.

But watching home games requires a subscription to a live TV streaming service that carries Bally Sports West.

Nationally televised games during the regular season in 2023 are on FOX, ESPN, FS1, TBS and MLB Network. A few post-season games air on ABC.

How to watch Los Angeles Angels Games Live

The Los Angeles Angels air their home games on Bally Sports West. The regional sports network (formerly known as FOX Sports West) has exclusive rights to in-market Los Angeles Angels games.

Bally Sports West is currently on two live TV streaming services, DIRECTV STREAM and fubo. DIRECTV STREAM has a 5-day free trial. Fubo has a 7-day free trial.

You can watch every home game this season on DIRECTV STREAM and fubo if you live in the home market of Bally Sports West. National broadcast games are on ESPN, FOX, FS1, and TNT.

Bally Sports West is available to pay-tv subscribers in Southern California, the Las Vegas Valley and Hawaii. 

STREAMING SERVICEBally Sports WestESPN/FOX/FS1/TBS
DIRECTV STREAMYesYes
fuboYesNo TBS
Hulu Live TVNoYes
Sling TVNoYes
YouTube TVNoYes

Apple TV+ is streaming two live baseball games on Friday nights during the 2023 Major League Baseball season. The Friday night games are part of the National Broadcast schedule. 

NBC’s Peacock is streaming exclusive Sunday morning games.

You can watch these games on any Smart TV or streaming device that supports the two apps. This marks the second year in a row for Apple and Peacock streaming MLB games.

Cord-cutters can watch some national broadcast games for free using a TV antenna. 

How to Stream Los Angeles Angels Games

Watching live Los Angeles Angels games without cable TV is pretty simple. You just need a few things to start streaming MLB games on your TV.

  1. A streaming service that carries Bally Sports West and the channels that carry national broadcast games
  2. A Smart TV or streaming device such as a Roku connected to your TV

You can watch live TV channels through the app of streaming services such as DIRECTV STREAM. Live TV streaming services have apps for Roku, Amazon Fire TV Stick, Apple TV, Chromecast with Google TV.

These apps are available on Smart TVs, iPhones/iPads (iOS), and Android smartphones. You can watch live TV on a PC through a web browser. Gamers can watch on Xbox and Playstation game consoles. 

Los Angeles Angels
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DIRECTV STREAM

DIRECTV STREAM (formerly AT&T TV) includes ESPN, FOX and FS1 in its Entertainment plan for $69.99 per month. 

But to watch Los Angeles Angels games at home, you will want a subscription to the Choice package because it carries Bally Sports West. The Choice plan costs $99.99 per month for 105 channels. 

TNT, MLB Network, USA Network and local channels such as NBC and CBS are included in the Choice lineup.

Subscribers can get three months of HBO Max, Showtime, Cinemax and MGM+ for free before the monthly rates kick in. You can watch live TV on up to 20 screens at once.

You can sign up for a free 5-day trial without any obligations.

Every plan includes unlimited Cloud DVR and a robust library of on-demand movies and shows. There are no contracts. There are no additional regional sports fees.

You can subscribe month to month and cancel whenever you want.

DIRECTV STREAM works on Roku, Android TV, Fire TV devices, Apple TV and smartphones and tablets. You can look over the different channel lineups before making any decisions.

fubo

Fubo (formerly fuboTV) has more than 152 channels in its Pro plan, including Bally Sports West. This option was not available to Angels fans last season. 

The Pro plan has a large roster of regional networks and national sports channels for MLB and NBA fans. Bally Sports, AT&T SportsNet and NESN are available to in-market subscribers. 

Pro plan subscribers get ESPN Networks, FS1, FOX, NBA TV, NFL Network, ACC Network and Big Ten Network.

A subscription costs $74.99 per month. You can watch TV or on-demand content on 10 screens at once. fubo adds a regional sports fee. It costs $10.99 per month for one regional network. It’s $13.99 per month if you have two RSNs in your area. 

You should look over the channel lineup for your area before signing up.

fubo has entertainment channels, including Discovery, Paramount Network, USA Network and Hallmark Channel. Subscribers get 1,000 hours of Cloud DVR for recordings, so you can watch replays of games whenever you like. 

Elite and Premier subscribers can watch some games on FS1 and FOX in upscaled 4K. There’s a huge on-demand library of movies and TV shows for when you don’t need live TV.

fubo works on Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Apple TV (tvOS) and Android TV. Samsung Smart TVs, Vizio SmartCast TVs, Hisense, and TVs running Google TV or Android TV are supported. Gamers can watch fubo on Xbox game consoles. 

You can get a 7-day free trial. There are no contracts or obligations. 

MLB.tv (Out-of-Market)

MLB.tv live streams all out-of-market games for every team.

Los Angeles Angels games are blacked out for fans living in the team’s home broadcast region. The service allows subscribers who live in an out-of-market area to watch games.

A subscription to MLB.tv costs $24.99 per month. 

Amazon Prime members can get a free 7-day trial of MLB.tv through Amazon Channels. You can also add MLB.TV to your fubo subscription. The regular rate kicks in once the trial ends.

Apple TV+

Apple TV+ is delivering two weekly Friday night games during the 2023 MLB season.

Apple TV+ subscribers can watch MLB games along with a number of original movies and TV shows. A subscription costs $6.99 per month after a free 7-day trial.

Apple TV+ works on most major streaming devices, including Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast with Google TV. Smart TVs from Samsung, LG, Sony, Vizio, Panasonic and Hisense are also supported.

Peacock

Peacock begins streaming Sunday morning MLB games on April 23.

Games will be available on the Premium plan. Peacock Premium costs $4.99 per month. There is a free 7-day trial for Peacock Premium.

Peacock works on Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and Roku. The service has apps for a wide variety of Android TV-enabled Smart TVs, including Sony. Smart TVs by LG, Samsung, Vizio and Hisense are supported as well.

You can sign up for a free 7-day trial for Peacock Premium.

ESPN+

ESPN+ is streaming one live MLB game per day that is part of the national broadcast schedule.

Out-of-market games are still governed by local blackout restrictions. You will need your local regional sports channel to watch home games.

Replays are made available after a live game streams on ESPN+. A subscription to ESPN+ costs $9.99 per month, and you can bundle ESPN+ with Hulu and Disney+. You can look over the MLB ESPN+ schedule for regular season games. 

How to Watch Angels games free with a TV antenna

A TV antenna is the best way to watch Los Angeles Angels games that are carried on ABC and FOX for free.

Angels fans can watch FOX broadcasts throughout the regular season. ABC becomes a key channel for post-season games. If you are new to TV antennas, here is a list of resources that I have written to get you started.

How to Watch Los Angeles Angels FAQ

These are questions readers ask when searching for ways to watch or stream Los Angeles Angels games without a pay TV provider.   

How can I watch the Los Angeles Angels game today?

You have two choices to watch Angels games live when they play at home. DIRECTV STREAM and fubo carry MLB games that air on Bally Sports West. 

Can I watch the Los Angeles Angels on YouTube TV?

YouTube TV does not carry Bally Sports West. But YouTube TV does have local FOX stations, FS1, ESPN and TBS. Those channels broadcast nationally televised games. A subscription costs $72.99 per month, includes unlimited Cloud DVR and a free trial that lasts 7 days. 

Can I watch the Los Angeles Angels on Hulu?

Hulu Live TV has ESPN, FS1, TBS and local FOX channels that carry national broadcast games. But Hulu’s live TV plan does not carry Bally Sports West, which has home games for the Los Angeles Angels. A subscription includes 75 live TV channels, and unlimited Cloud DVR for $69.99 per month. 

Are Los Angeles Angels games on Bally Sports Plus?

No. Bally Sports+ is a new streaming service that offers some key regional sports networks for NBA, NHL and MLB fans. At the moment, Bally Sports+ does not have the rights to stream Angels games.

According to ballysports.com, the service currently has rights to stream games from the Detroit Tigers, Kansas City Royals, Miami Marlins, Milwaukee Brewers and Tampa Bay Rays. 

Bally Sports+ costs $19.99 per month, or $189.99 per year following a 7-day free trial. MLB fans will live games, highlights and on-demand programming. 

Can I watch Angels games on Sling TV?

Sling Orange subscribers can watch the Angels when games are on ESPN and TBS. FS1 is on the Sling Blue plan. Sling TV does not carry any regional sports networks. 

Local FOX stations are in a limited number of markets. If you live in or around one of these cities, then you should be able to watch the Angels when games are on local FOX stations: 

  1. Atlanta
  2. Austin
  3. Chicago
  4. Dallas/Fort Worth
  5. Detroit
  6. Gainesville
  7. Houston
  8. Los Angeles
  9. Milwaukee
  10. Minneapolis/St. Paul
  11. New York
  12. Orlando/Daytona/Melbourne
  13. Philadelphia
  14. Phoenix
  15. San Francisco/Oakland/San Jose
  16. Seattle
  17. Tampa/St. Petersburg
  18. Washington, DC

What channel is the Los Angeles Angels game on tonight?

Los Angeles Angels games are typically on Bally Sports West. The schedule below breaks down what channel or streaming service has national broadcast games for the 2023 MLB season.

DAYAngels MLB NATIONAL BROADCAST SCHEDULE
Sunday morningPeacock
Sunday afternoonTBS
Sunday nightESPN or ESPN2
Monday nightESPN or FS1
Tuesday nightTBS
Wednesday NightESPN, FS1, MLB Network
Thursday NightESPN, FOX and MLB Network
Friday NightApple TV+
Saturday AfternoonFOX
Saturday NightFOX, FS1

Note: This article was originally published on March 22, 2022. It has been updated to reflect new streaming options, prices and updated schedules.

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Jim Kimble is a seasoned industry expert with over two decades of journalism experience. He has been at the forefront of the cord-cutting movement since 2016, testing and writing about TV-related products and services. He founded The Cord Cutting Report in 2016, and serves as the editor.

Major publications, including MarketWatch, Forbes, and South Florida Sun Sentinel, have interviewed Kimble for his years of expertise. He gives advice on the complexities consumers are navigating with streaming options, and over-the-air TV. Kimble has been a staff writer or correspondent for several award-winning, daily newspapers, including The Boston Globe.