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Watch Nashville Online: Live Stream & On-Demand Guide

ABC's Nashville follows the musical battle between a fading country star and an up-and-comer. Watch Nashville online with this comprehensive how-to.

Nashville is a fictional drama about the country music scene. On one end of the scale, you have Rayna Jaymes (Connie Britton), a fading star who is fighting to stay relevant, and on the other end, there’s Juliette Barnes (Hayden Panettiere) a young singer with a troubled past who is looking forward to taking Rayna’s place as the country music queen. As you can imagine, the show features plenty of music, back-stabbing, drama, and trouble. It’s certainly a good time, whether you’re a fan of country music or not. Want to know how to watch Nashville online? Just keep reading and we’ll tell you how.

Nashville is moving networks, and will air its two-hour Season 5 premiere on its new CMT, January 5 at 9/8 c. This guide will tell you all of the ways that you can watch Nashville online. There are a few low-cost options available to you, as well as a couple ways to watch Nashville online free.


DIRECTV NOW Offers a Nashville Live Stream!

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$40 - $75
64 - 99

With DIRECTV NOW, you don’t need a dish or cable subscription to watch Nashville live! All you need is a good internet connection, and you can enjoy the drama and glamour of your guilty pleasure from just about anywhere.

Pricing for DIRECTV NOW starts at $35 a month and includes over 60 channels.You could sign up for other services more cheaply, but they often have less channels to start with.

AT&T’s new streaming service will be adding features in the near future, but here are a selection of their current benefits:

  • A user-friendly, reminiscent of the grid-guide from standard cable box navigation. Ideal for those of us who don’t care to learn a new language just to watch television.
  • You can watch you shows through traditional streaming devices like Apple TV or Amazon Fire, or you can use your PC as a television! This is the way of the future. Best of all, there are currently no mobile restrictions with DIRECTV NOW.
  • DIRECTV NOW often puts on special deals. For instance, in exchange for a few months prepaid, they will send you a brand-new Amazon Fire TV stick (for one month) or Apple TV (for three months).

There are no contracts to worry about with this service – you can cancel at any time. If you would like a taste before making a commitment, we encourage you to take the 7-day free trial first.

You even more info in our in-depth DIRECTV NOW review. Check it out if you have any more questions!


Watch the Nashville Live Stream Using Sling TV

$25 - $40
26 - 58

Sling TV is one of the most fairly-priced live stream services available today. Sling TV gives viewers over 20 popular cable channels for $20 per month. You can also add additional channels, like HBO, for a small monthly fee. As there are no contracts, you just pay each month and cancel at any time.

Sling TV (review) is available on all major devices, so you can watch from anywhere. Sling TV carries CMT in one of its packages, so it’s a great way to watch Nashville online.

As Sling TV is a live stream service, you can watch your favorite shows as they air on TV. And since Sling offers a limited on-demand library, you can watch after some shows after they’ve aired.

If you’re new to Sling TV, they have a free 7-day trial that will give you a chance to check it out, and it’s also a great way to watch Nashville free, along with other shows. It will give you at least one free episode before your paid membership begins.


Watch Nashville Online with Hulu

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$39.99 - $43.99

Hulu is one of the top streaming services available. Some of that popularity has to do with the competitive pricing options ($7.99 with limited commercials, $11.99 without) and the fact that it’s one of the few streaming companies that will give you access to new episodes from a variety of television networks.

Great news for longtime Nashville fans! You will no longer have to wait a week or more for new episodes: all episodes will arrive on Hulu (review) the day after they air live. That includes the first hour of the Season 5 premiere, which you can watch right now!

In addition to new episodes, you can watch a selection of old episodes as well. Hulu also has a huge variety of full seasons of older shows and a rotating selection of movies. Best of all, you can watch Hulu from pretty much every available device, so it’s easily accessible.

If you want a chance to watch Nashville online free of charge, make sure to sign up for Hulu’s free 7-day trial. This will give you a chance to watch Nashville and anything you want for a week before you become a paying member.

Still have questions about how to watch Nashville online? Just leave us a comment! Otherwise, check out our other guides for details on how to watch TV online.


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