The Americans Live Stream: Watch Season 5, Episode 2 Online without Cable


Show/Episode: The Americans Season 5, Episode 2 “Pests”

Date/Time: Tuesday, March 14 at 10 p.m. ET

Channel: FX

Watch The Americans Live Stream with: DIRECTV NOW (free 7-day trial), Sling TV (free 7-day trial)

Next Day, On Demand: Sling TV (free 7-day trial)

International Stream: Streaming options outside of the US

It’s time for the second episode of the newest season of The Americans. The second episode, set to air in a few days, is entitled, “Pests.” According to the press release offered by FX, in this episode, Stan and Oleg will deal with the consequences of the history they share. Meanwhile Philip and Elizabeth will deal with a new mission that could have damaging implications for their country. Keep reading to learn how to watch The Americans S5, E2 online.

How Can I Watch The Americans “Pests” Online?

You can watch The Americans Season 5, Episode 2 online in two main ways. If you want to watch The Americans live stream you can watch using a subscription service like DIRECTV NOW or Sling TV. The obvious benefit here, is that you get to watch The Americans Season 5, Episode 2 online when it airs on TV. If that’s not important to you, or you’re not the subscription service type, you can choose an on-demand option, which will be discussed later in the article.



Using DIRECTV NOW You can Watch The Americans “Pests” Online

The “Live a Little” package is $35/month and it’s just what you need to watch FX online with DIRECTV NOW. Along with FX you’ll have more than 60 channels ranging from Cartoon Network and Disney to ESPN, Syfy, and USA. If you want to add movie channels, you can do that, too. Cinemax or HBO can even be added to the package of your choice for $5/month per channel.

DIRECTV NOW works with Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, and mobile devices. DIRECTV NOW’s 7-day trial will even allow you to watch The Americans Season 5, Episode 2 online free! And if you have any more questions here is our DIRECTV NOW review.


Watch The Americans Season 5, Episode 2 Online with Sling TV

Sling TV

You can also watch The Americans S5, E2 online using Sling TV Blue. Sling TV Blue has 40 channels available for $25 a month. The channel lineup includes AMC, BBC America, FOX (in select markets), FXX (on-demand), and of course, FX. You can also add channels for a small fee to any package you have. Bundles are available for just $5/month. Perhaps the best news of all is that Sling TV offers an on-demand library, so if you miss The Americans, you might be able to watch it on-demand.

You’ll find that most streaming devices work with Sling TV. Sign up for the Sling TV free 7-day trial before the episode as it’s a good way to watch The Americans “Pests” online without having to pay for it! Our Sling TV review has more information.


Other Ways to Watch The Americans Season 5, Episode 2 Online

If you want to watch The Americans Season 5, Episode 2 online, on-demand, you can do that! When it comes to on-demand viewing, each episode is $2 unless you buy the season pass, which lowers the price of each individual episode. You’ll also have to wait for at least a day after The Americans airtime to be able to watch the episode on-demand. Your best choices for on-demand viewing are Amazon Instant Video and Vudu. It’s obviously cheaper in the long run to watch using a live stream service, but if you aren’t interested in that on-demand viewing is a good choice.

You can leave questions on how to watch The Americans Season 5, Episode 2 online, in the comments! You can also check out our The Americans live stream guide for more details on the show!