Viewers can stream "The Rachel Maddow Show" live on MSNBC's live streaming website, located on MSNBC.com. The website streams the show during its normal airing time.
To view the live stream, the viewer must sign in with a subscription to his TV provider. The stream has a login button, which prompts the user for a choice in a list of 14 popular providers. Alternatively, the viewer can use a drop-down menu to pick from dozens of other options. After finding his TV provider, the user must log in with his personal username and password.
"The Rachel Maddow Show" airs every weekday at 9 p.m. EST, and full episodes without commercial breaks are available for users to view on "The Rachel Maddow Show" section of MSNBC.com the day after they air on television, using the TV provider sign in method. Using the playlists provided on the MSNBC website, the viewer can go back through that week's worth of episodes, provided he subscribes to a TV provider listed on the website. The website also provides video clips from major news stories of the day that users can view and discuss using the website's comments section without having to sign in with a TV provider.