How can you watch free television online?


Quick Answer

In order to watch free television online, visit websites such as Hulu, Crackle or official network websites. Many networks also offer applications with free video content.

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How can you watch free television online?
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Full Answer

Hulu is one of the most popular legal streaming websites on the Internet. It offers a basic free service that is funded by advertisements. Many networks offer shows through Hulu, and new episodes are usually available fairly quickly. However, some shows do not offer complete seasons as episodes expire after a few weeks.

Crackle is a division of Sony, which gives it credibility as a legal free streaming website. It funds programming through advertisements and offers complete seasons of a variety of shows. However, the selection is fairly limited.

Many networks offer full episodes of their recently aired shows for free through their official websites. Viewers can access free streaming through CBS, ABC and NBC. News networks, such as CBSN and many local news networks, also offer free live news streams through their websites.

Networks that offer free mobile applications include CNN, TBS, PBS, ABC and NBC. Many of these networks allow users to stream the same full episodes that they offer through their official websites. Some networks also offer additional features. For example, TBS includes reruns in its content and CNN offers live news streams.

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