It’s that time of the year when you need to find out out how to watch TruTV. Not only is the channel home to “First Four” of the NCAA tournament, but it will also host several first- and second-round games throughout the opening weekend of the Big Dance.
Fortunately, if you don’t have cable or don’t have the channel, you can watch a live stream of TruTV on your computer, phone, tablet, smart TV or various other streaming devices by signing up for one of the following cable-free, live-TV streaming services:
Hulu With Live TV
All of these services, which allow you to watch live TV without a cable box or satellite or an annual contract, have different pros and cons, so here’s a further run down of what they include, how to sign up and how to start watching TruTV without cable:
Hulu With Live TV
Many are probably already familiar with Hulu, a video-on-demand subscription service similar to Netflix. However, in addition to an ever-growing library of on-demand TV shows, exclusives and movies, Hulu recently entered the live-TV streaming business by launching Hulu With Live TV, which costs $39.99 per month.
The service is unique in that it couples a bundle of live TV channels with its extensive library of on-demand content, so if you’re looking to watch live TruTV, then switch over to watching old “Seinfeld” or “This Is Us” or “The Handmaid’s Tale” episodes, Hulu With Live TV is the only service that offers all of that at once.
Total Live Channels Included: 50-plus, depending on local channels available, including TruTV. Also includes Hulu’s streaming library (a $7.99 per month value). You can find the complete channel list right here.
Pricing Options: Hulu With Live TV (includes the “Limited Commercials” on-demand plan): $39.99 per month | Hulu With Live TV (includes the “No Commercials” on-demand library plan): $43.99 per month
Extras: The regular Hulu With Live TV plan allows you to watch on two different devices at the same time, while you can watch on unlimited screens at the same time for $15 per month extra; 50 hours of cloud DVR is included, while you can upgrade to 200 hours of enhanced cloud DVR for $15 per month.
How to Sign Up: Head to the Hulu website and select “Sign Up Now.” After creating an account, select your channel package and any extras you want, then enter your payment information.
How & Where to Watch: If you want to watch on your computer, simply return to the Hulu website and select “Start Watching” at the top of the page, and then “Live TV.” Scroll to TruTV or whatever channel you want, then select it to start watching live TV.
If you want to watch on your phone, tablet or other device, you can do so via the Hulu app, which is free to download for the following devices: Amazon Fire TV or TV Stick, Apple …read more