Q: What do I get close to FREE & LEGAL TV?
A: We like FREE DEALS, 30-Day plus TRIALS, PROMOS.
A: 100’s of FREE channels & apps. Some even ad-free.
A: Over-the-Air HDTV. There are reports of some getting over 100+ channels!
Rotate the FREE Trials.
Check for FREE, local over-the-air channels
Q: What is one favorite FREE & legal cord-cutting app
A: We like Pluto.tv as the app-channel feels like a cable tv box w/TV guide.
Q: Any other suggested legal apps/channels/addons.
A: Hoopla and Kanopy. Borrow online from your local library. Libary? What is that?
A: Take a look at PlayOn, Plex. These are transcoding apps that take FREE & legal online content and consolidate it all into one interface.
Q: Can I watch FREE Movie Channels?
A: Yes. But, expect to watch a few ads, older movies, public domain, B movies.
A: Tubi TV, VUDU Movies on Us, Crackle, Viewster
A: 100’s of FREE public domain channels in the Roku Channel Store
A: Take advantage of the FREE TRIALS. Rotate them.
A: Pluto.tv has several movie genre channels: sci-fi, horror, westerns, cartoons, etc.
Q: Can I watch FREE, LIVE (& LEGAL) TV Channels?
A: Yes. But, majority are News Channels.
A: Search YouTube. 100’s of LIVE streams. Several from official channels. Add/subscribe to them.
A: Pluto.tv is becoming a great app/channel that is consolidating all LIVE channels into ONE.
Q: How do I watch my local channels?
A: Use the free online checker tools to see what is available in your area (ie. tvfool.com)
A: If any marked green, get a low-cost antenna.
A: You may be surprised by the number and quality of channels in your area!
A: Use the FREE trials. Streaming services (SLING TV, DIRECTVNOW) are now adding local affiliates.
Q: What about low-cost IPTV services offering 100’s of LIVE TV & MOVIES for ~$10/mo.
A: Most likely “Pirate TV”. Sorry.
Additional Cord-Cutting TIPS from various forums/groups:
(Suggestions only. YOU may not agree with many. It’s okay!)
- Rescan for NEW over-the-air channels every few months. New channels are being added.
- Take advantage of all the deals, trials, and promos. ROTATE THROUGH TRIALS.
- No need for 10 pay subscriptions at once.
- Rinse & repeat. With different household member, devices, emails, credit cards.
- The best streaming service is the ONE YOU LIKE. Use the FREE trials.