You don’t have to wait until Superbowl season to witness football mania on TV. Esquire’s new show Friday Night Tykes: Steel Country travels to Beaver County, Pennsylvania to spotlight the best of Mighty Mite youth football in action. At 10 and 11 years old, the players are already passionate about the game of football, with the narrator of the show stating in the first episode’s intro that “football is life.”
Western Pennsylvania has a history of creating star NFL players like Mike Ditka and Joe Montana; this new series features kids who may very well be future Hall of Famers too. In an area that seems to be constantly struggling, Friday nights and football are what keep them a close community. The reality series is set to premiere on Esquire March 22 at 10 p.m. ET. Don’t want to miss a game but not sure how to watch Friday Night Tykes online without cable? We’re here to give you a play-by-play guide.
Watch Friday Night Tykes Online with PlayStation Vue
The new Friday Night Tykes may be based in Steel Country, but fortunately the action can be watched from many different locations. For viewers nationwide, PlayStation Vue’s streaming service is a great option for Friday Night Tykes streaming. The service was previously only offered in select locations, but has now been made accessible for cord cutters all over the country. The monthly costs have also been recently reduced, with the basic Access Slim package offered for $29.99 each month. This package includes over 55 channels: Esquire, CNN, MTV, Food Network, Freeform, and Disney are just a few of the options to live stream from. Popular hits like Girl Meets World, The Nightly Show, Shadowhunters, and It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia can be watched anytime, along with live sports and a Friday Night Tykes live stream.
The other packages offered through PlayStation Vue are Core Slim, priced at $34.99 monthly and includes 70 channels; then the Elite Slim package, with a $44.99 monthly price tag and 100+ channels at your fingertips. All of the packages include the Esquire network, making it easy to watch Friday Night Tykes online. Although cable channels have a live stream that can be accessed nationwide, live local channels are still only available in limited areas: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Dallas, Los Angeles, Miami, and Philadelphia. If you’re not in one of those areas, however, you can still watch all of your favorite ABC, CBS, FOX, and NBC shows but instead of live, you’ll be able to watch them on-demand one day after they air.
PlayStation Vue also gives subscribers the ability to add standalone channels, such as Showtime, for an additional monthly cost. You can find out more about the service and its entertainment benefits by reading our review. While you’re deciding on the service’s place in your home, take advantage of the 7-day trial to browse the content and watch Friday Night Tykes online free.
Get Friday Night Tykes Streaming with Amazon & Vudu
For those who aren’t ready to invest in a monthly streaming service, full episodes of Friday Night Tykes can be purchased through Amazon Instant Video, Vudu, and more. Each episode can be streamed the day after it airs on Esquire and costs $1.99-$2.99, which can quickly add up to be more expensive than most other services. The best option would be to buy a discounted TV season pass, allowing you to watch the entire season and own the content forever. You can watch Friday Night Tykes online with a season pass priced between $12.99 and $14.99.