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  • WATCH ABC

    With WATCH ABC you can view the ABC network live or full episodes on various devices such as smartphones, tablets, your computer and more. It puts access to the network right into your hands at home or on the go.*

    Enjoy your favorite ABC TV shows, sports, local news and weather.

    Sign in with a participating TV provider account to start watching live and to see the most recently aired episode of your favorite ABC shows.*

    Don’t have a participating provider? You can still watch several episodes without signing in. Plus, continue reading for more options.

    * Show and episode availability subject to change. Program substitutions may apply.

    Live video available in Chicago, Fresno, Houston, Los Angeles, New York City, Philadelphia, Raleigh-Durham and San Francisco. Live streaming is available within those cities with a participating TV provider.

  • What is WATCH ABC?

    With WATCH ABC you can view the ABC network live or full episodes on various devices like smartphones, tablets, and your computer. It puts access to the network right into your hands at home or on the go. Sign in with a participating TV provider account to start watching live and to see the most recently aired episode of your favorite ABC shows on demand.

  • How do I watch the most recently aired episodes of my favorite shows?

    To watch the most recently aired episodes, sign in with your participating TV provider username and password. All you have to do is select your participating TV provider from the list, verify your username and password, and start watching!

    You can also watch several episodes without signing in. Remember, a VERIFY TO WATCH label only appears on episodes that require users to sign in with a participating TV provider.

  • If I don’t have a participating TV provider account, where can I watch full episodes of my favorite shows?

    If you don’t have a subscription with a participating TV provider, you can still see several recent episodes on WATCH ABC. You only need to sign in to view the most recently aired episodes.

    Remember, a VERIFY TO WATCH label only appears on episodes that require users to sign in with a participating TV provider.

    Many new episodes are also available for purchase on iTunes and Amazon Instant Video; or with a subscription to Hulu Plus.

    On-demand viewing through a set-top box provider is another way to catch up on recently aired episodes.

  • What are the recent changes to WATCH ABC?

    Access to ABC episodes within one week of air will be available to subscribers of a participating TV provider. To view participating TV providers available in your area and sign in, download the WATCH ABC app and select an episode or the “live” tab.

    If you subscribe to a participating TV provider, verify your account with a username and password by following the on-screen prompts on abc.com or in the WATCH ABC app. If you don’t have a username and password, contact your TV provider customer service department for help.

    If your provider is not listed, we’re working to add more. In the meantime, you have a few options:

    1. Check your TV provider’s video on-demand offering. Most offer next day viewing.
    2. You can access episodes on abc.com and the app a week after they air.
    3. New episodes are also available with a subscription to Hulu Plus, or for purchase on iTunes and Amazon Instant Video

  • Where can I get WATCH ABC?

    1. Your desktop computer at abc.com
    2. Apple TV
    3. On iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch by downloading the app from the App Store
    4. On supported Android devices by downloading the app from the Google Play store
    5. On Kindle Fire tablets by downloading the app from the Amazon Appstore
    6. On Windows 8 by downloading the app from the Windows store
    7. Now available on Google Chromecast
  • What is a TV provider?

    A TV provider is the company you pay in order to get your television service, like a cable company, a satellite company or a telco (also called a telecommunications company).

    Go to GETWATCHABC.com to check availability in your area. If your TV provider doesn’t yet support it, you can let them know you are interested in WATCH ABC and the great ABC programming it offers by calling or filling out an easy online form on GETWATCHABC.com.

  • What participating TV providers are currently available?

    Currently, the below participating TV providers are available. We’re working every day to add more.

    • AT&T U-Verse
    • BEK TV
    • Cablevision Optimum
    • Charter
    • Comcast XFINITY
    • Cox Communications
    • DISH
    • Google Fiber
    • Midcontinent
    • Verizon Fios
    • Yadtel

    And many more coming soon! To view participating TV providers available in your area and sign in, download the WATCH ABC app and select an episode or the “live” tab.

  • What if my TV provider and Internet provider aren’t the same? Which one do I use?

    You should use the username and password for your participating TV provider.

  • Is there an extra cost?

    WATCH ABC is brought to you by your local station and participating TV providers at no additional cost. It’s included in your TV subscription service.

    Program substitutions may apply for live programming.

  • How do I watch the live stream?

    The live stream is currently available in several US markets with more on the way. WATCH ABC will automatically detect your location to make sure there’s a live stream available. Then just verify your participating TV provider and start watching live.

    Go to GETWATCHABC.com to check availability in your area. If your TV provider doesn’t yet support it, you can let them know you are interested in WATCH ABC and the great ABC programming it offers by calling or filling out an easy online form on GETWATCHABC.com.

  • What is “live streaming?”

    This means you can view the same programs currently on air on your local ABC station. You can enjoy your favorite ABC TV shows, sports, and local news & weather live on your smartphone, tablet, computer and other connected devices.

    Program substitutions may apply.

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