How to Watch HGTV Without Paying For Cable TV

Want to ditch cable TV but still watch HGTV? We have good news for you. Cord cutters have great options to watch both shows from HGTV and HGTV live.

So let’s jump in here and take a look at how to watch HGTV without the long-term contract of cable TV.


Want to watch HGTV live without the need for a 2-year contract? We have good news for you! There are several options to watch HGTV live as a cord cutter.

Sling TV, PlayStation Vue, Hulu, and DIRECTV NOW all offer HGTV live.

The Cheapest Way


If you already have Hulu on demand maybe look at getting Hulu’s new live TV service for about $32 on top of your current subscription. This will give you access to HGTV and a ton of other great shows and movies.

Sling TV;

If you just want it cheap, Sling TV has HGTV starting at $20 a month with over 30 other channels such as ESPN. You can also get it in the $25 package, which includes 40+ channels such as Nat Geo, FX, and Lifetime.

Sling TV offers a 7-day free trial, and you can add on a DVR option.


Want More Options with Viacom Channels?

Check out DIRECTV NOW for one more great option. Not only do you get HGTV but for $35 a month you also will get 60+ channels to pick from. The best part is DIRECTV NOW has Viacom Channels something PlayStation Vue doesn’t have.

DIRECTV NOW offers a 7-day free trial.

How to Get the Most Streams at Once

PlayStation Vue is also a great way to get HGTV. The best part is you can get up to five streams at once. Starting at just $30 a month ($40 in some markets), you can get the HGTV service and a DVR to go with it.

PlayStation Vue does include a 5-day free trial.

Just Want FREE Video On Demand? offers some full episodes 100% free on its site, which is a great way to just get a HGTV fix when you want it.

Looking for other cable channels to watch as a cord cutter? Check out our channel finder HERE.