Hulu + Live TV offers some of the most popular channels, including the channels you need for game day. The service also comes with a free 7-day trial, so if you time it well, you can watch 7 days of your favorite NFL games live, all for free.
Here’s what you need to know about watching NFL games on Hulu + Live TV.
In a hurry? Perhaps you just needed an overview of the necessary channels for NFL and you’re ready to roll. Whether you’re a new or existing Hulu goer, head over to Hulu now and watch some ball.
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Channels with NFL Games
NFL games can be found on the following channels, all of which are available on Hulu:
The specific channel that you need will largely depend on which conference your team is in. Games for AFC teams typically air on CBS while games for NFC teams typically air on FOX.
Otherwise, here’s an overview of where Sunday, Monday, and Thursday night games air:
- NBC airs Sunday Night Football
- ESPN airs Monday Night Football, regardless of conference
- FOX also airs selected Thursday night football games
If your local team is playing the Monday night game, you can also find the game on your local CBS or FOX channel.
All of these channels are available in most markets on Hulu + Live TV (see this detailed review if you want to learn more about Hulu’s live TV plan). This means you can watch on your phone or TV-connected devices.
What You Need to Watch NFL Games on Hulu live
With Hulu, you can stream live NFL games, but you’ll need the right equipment.
The first thing you need is a reliable Internet connection and a Hulu + Live TV subscription — if you’re new to the service, you can get that with a 7-day free trial.
Once you have a Hulu + Live TV subscription, you need a compatible device and the latest Hulu app.
Hulu with Live TV works on most Android phones and tablets, select models of Android TV, 4th generation or later Apple TV, Chromecasts, Fire TV and Fire TV stick, iPhones and iPads, Nintendo Switch, Playstations, Xbox consoles, select models of Roku and Roku Stick, and other devices with Live TV compatibility.
We explain exactly which models of these streaming devices are compatible in this Hulu review.
It’s also a good idea to confirm Live TV network coverage available in your area. Not all NFL games are available for every Hulu with Live TV user as coverage is subject to regional availability and blackout restrictions.
Finding NFL Games on Hulu Live
Hulu makes it easy to find games on game day with their NFL Football series page and NFL Games Sports collection. You can also search in the Hulu app for “NFL Football” to find games available live in your area.
Hulu also makes it easy to keep up with your favorite teams by giving you the option to add them to “My Stuff” where you can enable push notifications on your phone. this will remind you when the game comes on so you don’t miss a single play.
If you are not sure if Hulu + Live TV is right for you you can always give their 7-day free trial a shot before making the leap.
Further Resources On Hulu
If you want to know more about Hulu before signing up, check out these dedicated reviews. Most review specific aspects of the service:
- Overview of Hulu as a streaming service
- Hulu + Live TV guide and review
- Hulu’s channel line-up and add-ons
- Hulu’s local channels and regional availability
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