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Remember the days when staying home from school meant getting to watch The Price Is Right? For multiple generations, nothing calls up memories of a sick day quite like hearing that opening music, followed by the announcer calling someone’s name and telling them to “Come on down!”
Is there a great way to watch The Price Is Right without cable? Ding ding ding! (That means yes.) In fact, there’s more than one great way to watch The Price Is Right online or without cable. Keep reading for the details.
Here are a few of our favorite ways to stream The Price is Right:
The Price Is Right has had the same home for all of its existence. That home is CBS. CBS is a network you can get over the air with an antenna. This is helpful for reasons we’ll get to in a moment.
Before we do that, though, let’s talk about the primary way to watch The Price Is Right without cable: through a live TV service, also known as a “skinny bundle.”
Live TV streaming services have just about all of the same channels you can get through cable companies, but with much less hassle. There are no long-term contracts, and you won’t have to pay anybody to install anything. In fact, there’s really no installation at all. If you’ve got a decent home internet connection, you’ve got what you need to use a live TV streaming service.
Now let’s spin the wheel — sorry, I mean let’s get to the list. The list below starts with live TV streaming services, then discusses a couple of other options.
Watch The Price Is Right on Hulu
Hulu + Live TV has come a long way, baby. As of late 2019, it had the most subscribers of any live TV streaming service. It also has a deal with CBS, which means you should be able to use Hulu + Live TV to watch episodes of The Price Is Right without cable. If you want to be sure, just go to Hulu’s website and type in your zip code to find out if your local CBS affiliate is available.
Watch The Price Is Right on fuboTV
fuboTV is another live TV streaming service worth a look. There’s a lot to look at, of course, including plenty of channels devoted to sports, but that’s not why we’re here: You can also get CBS on fuboTV, which is key. You can watch new episodes of The Price Is Right on fuboTV.
AT&T TV Now was once known as DirecTV Now. The branding has changed, but your ability to watch CBS on this live TV streaming service has not. Once you get AT&T TV now, you’ll be ready to watch The Price Is Right online and without cable. Want more info? Our AT&T TV Now review can tell you more about what the service is like.
YouTube TV is another big brand name in the live TV streaming service world. It’s a lot different than what you’ll find on the regular YouTube website, even though the names are similar. You can use YouTube TV to watch CBS in many markets, and by now you should know what that means: That’s right, it means you can stream The Price Is Right without having to mess with cable.
Watch The Price Is Right on Paramount+
CBS All Access’ name is easy to interpret: It means you get all access to all things CBS! That includes on-demand streaming of previously aired episodes of The Price Is Right. In some markets, CBS All Access also includes a live stream of your local CBS channel. That means you can watch The Price Is Right live.
CBS All Access has tons to offer, but it’s about to start offering it under a different name. It will be rebranding as Paramount Plus any day now. The Price Is Right will not be changing, though, and neither will your ability to use this service and watch it without cable.
Free over-the-air TV is one of the best-kept secrets in cord cutting. In many parts of the U.S., channels like CBS are available for free — all you need is an antenna! Modern OTA TV airs in high definition, so you’ll be able to watch contestants freak out over brand new cars in crystal-clear HD.
Game shows like The Price Is Right love giving away electronics packages. You’ll find smart TVs, tablets, phones, and laptops scattered all throughout the hour-long show. As luck would have it, you can also use all those devices to watch The Price Is Right. Sitting in front of your TV is the standard option. Yet as you’ll see from the chart below, it’s definitely not your only option.
When you watch The Price Is Right without cable, you’re watching a piece of television history. But what do you watch when the showcase showdown is over and Drew Carey’s reminding you to spay and neuter your pets?
That’s your call, and unlike those people who always bid a dollar more than the contestant right before them, we’re not going to judge you! But we can make a recommendation or two. The Price Is Right is a reliable classic. For something a lot more modern, check out The Masked Singer. It’s unpredictable and over-the-top. Contestants aren’t competing for cars or electronics. Instead, they’re competing for Internet notoriety and a trophy. If you’re intrigued, check out our guide to watching The Masked Singer without cable.
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