As of 2015, the only places to watch the "12 Monkeys" series free and legally online are the Syfy website, which offers a subsite for the show, and Hulu.com. To watch these shows for free on either website, users need to sign in with a television provider, so having a subscription with a cable, fiber optic or satellite provider is required to unlock the episodes. Some television providers may also offer episodes for playback on demand.
Those who want to download episodes of "12 Monkeys" can purchase them on sites like YouTube, iTunes, Amazon.com and Google Play. As of 2015, the show has one season with a second expected in 2016.