How to Watch Animals Online without Cable

Last year’s premier of HBO’s Animals ushered in a new late night hit. This series, from the minds of Jay and Mark Duplass, is witty and quirky and everything fans of dark humor love. While it is an animated show, it isn’t meant for younger viewers at all. Now, the second seasons of Animals will launch on March 17 at 11:30 p.m. ET. This guide we can show you how to watch Animals online without cable.

Read more to see how to watch the Animals live stream after you’ve cut the cord.


Watch Animals Online with DIRECTV NOW

You can watch Animals online by checking out DIRECTV NOW, a new streaming service that doesn’t require an expensive satellite. The service is still new, so they are adding devices and features, but as we write this DIRECTV NOW offers 60+ channels starting at $35 a month. You can see the DIRECTV NOW channels list in our review.

For $5 extra per month, you can add-on HBO and watch the Animals live stream as it airs!

They do offer special promotional deals on some streaming devices for prepaid customers, so this may be a good way to transition to streaming only TV and watch at the Animals air time.

Begin with a FREE 7-day trial of DIRECTV NOW and watch Animals online free.


Watch Animals Streaming Live with Sling TV

Sling TV is another way to stream TV content at less than the cost of cable. Sing TV offers 2 basic packages:

  • Sling Orange at $20 per month.
  • Sling Blue at $25 per month.

The Animals channel, HBO, is available as an add-on for an extra $15 per month. You can stream Animals live or on demand with this package. Read our Sling TV review to learn more.

Sling TV works with most major players on the market. And they often have special deals like a free Roku or discounted Apple TV, so click the links to learn more.

Watch Animals online free when you try Sling TV FREE for 7 days.


Stream Animals Online with HBO NOW

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HBO also has its own stand-alone streaming option. After the success of HBO GO for cable subscribers, the premium network made it possible to offer HBO streaming only for cord cutters. With HBO NOW you can watch Animals streaming on demand.

Technically, HBO NOW doesn’t offer live streaming, but you can start an episode at the Animals air time, so it works out to be essentially the same thing.

HBO NOW only costs $14.99 per month. Read our HBO NOW review to learn more about the service and how to watch Animals episodes on demand.

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