Though the show already aired in the UK, the Doctor Who spin-off Class is coming to BBC America on April 15 at 10:10 p.m. ET, directly following the premiere of the newest season of Doctor Who. Fans will be excited for the opportunity to see this 8 episode series, which tells the story of students at the Coal Hill Academy. The Doctor tasked them with protecting the world from aliens while they try to live their normal lives. This follows in a grand tradition of Doctor Who spin-offs, like Torchwood and The Sarah Jane Adventures. If you want to watch Class online without cable, how can you do that?
Here is our guide to watching the Class live stream once you’ve cut the cord.
Stream Class Live on DIRECTV NOW
BBC America is available through DIRECTV NOW. That makes it one possible option to watch Class streaming when it airs. DIRECTV NOW is the new streaming service from AT&T. You don’t need a satellite watch Class online, just a reliable high-speed internet connection.
DIRECTV NOW is $35 per month for base package of over 60 channels. It carries over 120 channels all total, including BBC America in one of their packages. Check out the DIRECTV NOW channels list here.
DIRECTV NOW has some pretty neat feature, too. We like their grid-style TV guide, like those used by more traditional TV providers. The familiarity of the interface may make cutting the cord more comfortable for some new users.
They are still announcing players, but they do run specials deals on discounted or free devices. Check out the offers available today.
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Watch Class Streaming with Sling TV
Another popular choice for cord cutters is Sling TV. You can watch Class online with BBC America using their Sling Orange package
Sling Orange, one of two base packages from Sling TV, offers a big library of networks often difficult to replace when you cut the cord. It’s only $20 per month has all live streaming and some on-demand content. You can stream Class when it airs live on BBC America. Read more about the Sling TV packages here.
Sling TV works with most of the popular streaming devices such as Chromecast and Xbox. You can also stream Class on your computer, tablet, or smart phone. They even have special deals, like a free Roku or discounted Apple TV, so click to see their current promotions.
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Watch the Class Live Stream on PlayStation Vue
Another option is Sony’s PlayStation Vue. This streaming service also offers BBC America in a package, so you can watch Class streaming live when it premieres in the U.S. after Doctor Who.
PlayStation Vue starts at $29.99 per month in many markets. Though some markets also have live, local channels and the cost there is $39.99. The PlayStation Vue channels list here will give you details on the best package for BBC America and Class full episodes.
You don’t even have to be a PlayStation user to get Vue. While you can watch on your PS3 or PS4 consoles, the service also works with Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, and Chromecast. Android and Apple apps are also available.
And one really cool feature is their cloud DVR. You can record Class full episodes to watch within 28 days.
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Is Class on Hulu?
We do not find a listing for Class on Hulu at this time.
But Hulu is known for great international content, and offers many other British shows. And, it is possible that you may be able to stream Class with the service in the future.
Hulu is just $7.99 per month and has a huge library of current and past shows from a variety of broadcast and pay networks. New shows are typically available within days of airing. They also have a commercial free subscription option at $11.99 per month.
Read our Hulu Review here.
Is Class on Amazon Prime?
Class full episodes of season one will be available on Amazon Instant Video. But, you won’t be able to watch Class online free with Amazon Prime. You can buy it with a discounted season pass and watch the day after each episode airs.
Amazon Prime is pretty great, though. They offer free streaming content, a free music library, and free 2-day shipping on many items. You get all this and more for just $99 per year. Or select one of their monthly payment options.
Read our Amazon Prime review here.
Is Class on Netflix?
Since the series is new, Class full episodes are not on Netflix. But this could change in the future.
We hope we’ve answered your questions about how to watch Class online without cable. For more ways to watch TV online, use our search tool. And, check out these special deals for cord cutters with ISPs in your area by clicking here.