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Last year’s Super Bowl LVII between the Los Angeles Rams and the Cincinnati Bengals drew in 100 million viewers, easily becoming the most viewed sporting event of 2022 in the country, according to Statista—and this year’s Super Bowl is likely to be the same. But as more and more Americans drop cable, choosing instead to take their money to streaming platforms, catching the game live is not as straightforward as it once was.
When is Super Bowl LVII?
This year, the Philadelphia Eagles and Kansas City Chiefs will go head-to-head on Feb. 12, 2023, at 6:30 p.m. ET at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Ariz. Rihanna will be performing the iconic half-time show.
How can I watch Super Bowl LVII?
Fox has the rights to this year’s Super Bowl, and it’ll be their last year to broadcast it under the current NFL contract. Starting this year, Amazon, CBS, ESPN/ABC, FOX and NBC will distribute NFL games across television and their digital platforms, according to the NFL. You can also stream the game on your phone with the NFL+ app for $5 a month. The game will also be available in Spanish on Fox Deportes. Hulu + Live TV will also be streaming the game, but it costs $70 per month.
How can I watch the Super Bowl without cable?
Fox is a free over-the-air station in most of the United States, which means you can watch the game easily—if you have a digital antenna hooked to your television. Old-school analog antennas were discontinued in 2009, but you can buy a digital antenna for $20 or less on most popular retailers. According to Fox, the game will also be available to be streamed on their website and the Fox Sports app without the need to have a subscription.
How can I watch Super Bowl LVII for free?
If you don’t have the time or patience to go back to a television antenna, you can stream it free with a trial that includes Fox. You can always cancel the subscription after the trial is over, or keep it if you liked the service. If you have a Smart TV, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, or a smartphone, you can stream these services with a free trial:
FuboTV: Seven-day free trial; afterward, it’s $74.99 per month.Sling TV: Three-day free trial; then it’s $20 for your first month of the Orange or Blue Package (currently 50% off). YouTube TV: Two-week free trial; then $54.99 for the first three months (usually $65).