How to watch your favorite TV shows online

If you decided to cut the cable cord but are wondering where or how to watch your favorite TV shows online, we’ve got a list of the networks and apps you need.

Your favorite TV show doesn’t care about your cable provider options, your schedule, or your finances. Your show is on a set channel in a set timeslot, but if you’re missing out on seeing it live, please know that you have some options.

There are apps that have closed the gap on network and cable providers and seem to be the future of how we watch our favorite programming, whether it’s live on cable or online, live or later.

While it seems like every network is expanding their selection, we’ve put together the most popular. Things get a little bit harder to come by compared to sports, but there are still ways to watch your favorite shows on your computer or mobile device.

Where to legally watch your favorite TV shows online

Please note: Unless you are enjoying a free trial, subscriptions may be required for the below.

If you’re looking to want to watch a television show but you aren’t able to live stream it or don’t want to risk going a less-than-savory route, here are ways to watch all of your favorite shows after they’ve aired in a safe manner.

Everything you find on this page is legal, and we do not condone using any illegal or pirated streams. With that said, if none of the options above are available to you and you’re feeling like nothing else will do, there are some streams that fall into the questionable realm, but we will not provide those links. It’s important to realize that piracy is illegal and is a serious offense that threatens the industry as a whole.

*FanSided staff contributed to this article