Spike TV Live Stream: How to Watch Without Cable 2017

42


Spike TV Live Stream Free, Watch Spike TV Without Cable, Alec Baldwin Special, BellatorGetty

Spike TV President Kevin Kay

Looking to watch a live stream of Spike TV? There are a couple of different options, even if you don’t have a cable subscription.

Over-the-top streaming services, which allow you to watch a handful of different channels on your computer, phone or other device for a monthly fee, are quickly becoming the best friend for cord-cutters who aren’t yet ready to ditch live TV.

Though Spike TV still isn’t included in a number of these services, you can still get it via Sling TV or DirecTV Now.

Here’s a rundown of what these live streaming services provide, and how to sign up to start watching Spike:


Cheapest Option: Sling TV

Spike TV Live Stream Free, Watch Spike TV Without Cable, Alec Baldwin Special, Bellator

(Getty)

If price is your No. 1 concern with a streaming service, there’s no doubt that Sling TV is the way to go. Spike TV is included in the company’s “Comedy Extra” $5 per month add-on, which can be added to either the “Sling Orange” ($20 per month) or “Sling Blue” ($25 per month) base bundle.

Another pro for Sling TV is the ability for more customization. While other services offer more channels in their base bundles, Sling has a variety of different theme-specific add-on packages, such as the aforementioned comedy pack, to customize the experience just the way you want.

With that in mind, here’s a rundown of “Sling Orange” plus “Comedy Extra,” which is the cheapest way to get Spike TV:

Total Channels Included: 35-plus, depending on local channels available. You can find the complete channel list right here

Price: $25 per month

Extras: Watch on one device at once (With “Sling Blue,” it’s three devices at once); 50 hours of cloud DVR is $5 per month extra (restrictions with certain channels)

Free Trial: 7 days

How to Sign Up & Watch:

1. Click here to go to the Sling TV website

2. Click on “Watch Now 7 Days Free” and then create an account

3. Select the channel package you want. No matter what base bundle you pick, the “Comedy Extra” add-on will give you Spike TV

4. Enter your payment information. The “Sling Orange” bundle is $20 per month, the “Sling Blue” is $25 per month (both for $40 per month), and the “Comedy Extra” add-on is $5 per month. If you cancel your subscription within seven days of signing up, you will not be charged

5. Download the Sling app on your computer and begin watching TV. If you’re interested in watching Sling TV on a mobile or streaming device, you can do so via their app, which is free to download. You can click here for a full list of compatible devices


Most Channels: DirecTV Now

Spike TV Live Stream Free, Watch Spike TV Without Cable, Alec Baldwin Special, Bellator

If you’re more concerned with a larger channel lineup, DirecTV Now is the way to go. The company’s “Live a Little” bundle comes in at $35 per month, but it will give you at least 20 more channels than you’re getting with Sling TV’s base package.

Here’s a complete rundown of DirecTV Now’s “Live a Little” bundle:

Total Channels Included: 60-plus, depending on local channels available. You can find the complete channel list right here

Price: $35 per month

Extras: Watch on two different devices at the same time; No DVR

Free Trial: 7 days

How to Sign Up & Watch:

1. Click here to go to the DirecTV Now website

2. Click on “Start your free trial now” and then create an account

3. Select the channel package you want. All bundles include Spike TV

4. Enter your payment information. The “Live a Little” package is the cheapest at $35 per month, while there are other options at $50, $60 or $70 per month. If you cancel your subscription within seven days of signing up, you will not be charged

5. Return to the DirecTV Now website to start watching on your desktop. You can also watch via the DirecTV Now, which is available via a handful of different mobile or streaming devices. You can click here for the complete list of compatible devices