How to Watch Local TV Stations Live on the Internet

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Local TV stations can be watched live on the internet
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You can catch your preferred local TV stations the minute they are aired live online, for free. Several TV networks provide countless options for watching free local TV channels online through digital reception displays. Customary television sets, portable computer screens, smartphones, laptops, and personal digital assistants are but a few examples to consider. Besides, you can use this as another option or a substitute for pay television to imitate the cable TV experience "[Ref 2, 2nd para]".


What to do

Step 1

Localize the search process of your preferred TV network. For instance, you can visit network-owned, show-related, and entertainment websites such as 9news to view local news in Colorado, or Hulu to catch your favorite series.


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Step 2

Locate and log on to the chosen website. Log in for free or sign up if required.

Step 3

Search for your favorite TV content. Utilize the listing or search box on the website. Click on your preferred program and stream directly from the network website.


Several programs are often accessible a few hours after broadcasting. On most occasions, these programs have supplementary luxuries like behind-the-scenes recordings or teasers for forthcoming episodes.

Websites like ustvnow, mp3rocket, and directv also provide local TV content. For example, mp3rocket supports TV stations from the United States and several other countries. In addition, ustvnow is dedicated for Americans living overseas and United States military persons who are required to sign up for free before watching. You can click to view the several TV listings like ABC, CBS, and My9 on the ustvnow homepage. For instance, you can catch the whole program of “Shark Tank” on ABC in the scheduled Eastern Standard Time "[Ref 1]".

Apart from official network sites, several useful tools are coming up each day to assist you watch your TV content online.


Most of the TV networks require that you watch the content primarily in the U.S. Subscriptions that let you watch current content will require that you pay some fee.