How to Watch 2023-24 College Football Bowl Season Live on Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, & More




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Bowl Season has finally arrived and college football fans have more than 40 games to watch over the next few weeks. From Saturday, December 16 to Monday, January 8, many college football programs will be participating in bowl season with the final game crowing a new national champion during the 2024 College Football Playoffs.

Check out the full schedule of the 2023-24 college football bowl season at the bottom of the page and you can find out how to watch live college football games without cable, below.

How to Watch College Football Bowl Games Without Cable TV

ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, FOX, CBS, The CW, and Barstool will air live college football games throughout bowl season. You can stream live games on Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, and more compatible devices with a subscription to Paramount+, ESPN+DIRECTV STREAMFuboHulu + Live TVSling TV, and YouTube TV. ABC, Fox, CBS, and the CW are also available to watch for free with an antenna and AntennaWeb is a great tool to find out which affiliates are in your area.

Games that air on Barstool are available to stream on their website.

Below, you can learn more about each streaming service to see which fits your budget and needs.

Stream Bowl Games Live With DIRECTV STREAM

Boasting a lineup of over 75 channels, the Entertainment plan from DIRECTV STREAM includes college football bowl games on ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, FOX, CBS, and The CW for only $69.98 per month for the first two months for new subscribers.

Record your favorite movies, shows, and the biggest plays of bowl season with unlimited DVR. Everyone can watch simultaneously with unlimited devices on their home network and up to 3 devices on the go with every plan.

New subscribers can take advantage of a 5-day free trial before subscribing.


Stream Bowl Games Live With Sling TV

As for those who need something that’s more affordable than other streaming services, Sling TV makes the most sense. The service offers plans for as low as $40 per month, which makes it almost twice as affordable as the other streaming options but the choice of channels is slightly more limited.

The Sling Orange plan gives you access to 30+ channels, including ESPN2 and ESPN. And the Sling Blue plan comes with 40+ channels, including ABC and Fox in select markets. You need the $55 per month, Sling Orange & Blue plan to get the best of both.

Each Sling plan offers 50 hours of DVR, Sling Blue allows you to stream on up to 3 channels simultaneously, while Sling Orange allows a single stream, however, Sling Orange & Blue gives you access to up to 4 simultaneous streams.

Save 50% on your first month of Sling TV for a limited time.

Sign up for Sling TV

Stream Bowl Games Live With Fubo

Known as a sports-oriented streaming service, you can find many bowl games on Fubo. The Pro plan starts at $74.99 per month and includes ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, FOX, CBS, and The CW in a lineup of over 150 channels and 100+ live sporting events.

Each Fubo plan includes on-demand shows and movies, the ability to record up to 1000 hours with cloud DVR, and you can stream on 10 screens simultaneously.

New subscribers can try Fubo for free and you can save $20 on your first month.

Sign up for Fubo

Stream Bowl Games Live on ESPN+

ESPN+ will simulcast most bowl games that air on ESPN, ESPN2, and ABC ad you can stream live for only $9.99 per month or $99.99 per year. In addition to college football, ESPN+ offers thousands of hours of live sports, including the NBA, UFC, NFL, PGA, and much more.

Stream on ESPN+

Stream Bowl Games Live on Paramount+

Paramount+ is the streaming home of CBS Sports, and you can stream live college football bowl games on CBS. The service offers two plans, Paramount+ Essential for $5.99 per month or $59.99 per year, or the Paramount+ with SHOWTIME, which features your local live CBS station, premium content on Showtime, and everything from the Essential plan but with limited ads for only $11.99 per month or $119.99 per year.

New subscribers can try Paramount+ for free for one week.

Sign up for Paramount+

Stream Bowl Games Live With Hulu + Live TV

As a Disney-owned streaming service, Hulu + Live TV is the perfect place to watch live college football bowl games on ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, FOX, CBS, and The CW for only $76.99 per month. In addition to 90+ live channels, thousands of hours of on-demand content is available to stream on Disney+ and Hulu’s library. Plus, don’t miss any ESPN+ exclusive games or sports as it is also included in the membership.

Rewatch your favorite movies and shows for up to 9 months with unlimited cloud DVR, and watch on up to 2 screens simultaneously.

Sign up for Hulu + Live TV

Stream Bowl Games Live With YouTube TV

With a robust lineup of over 100 live channels, stream bowl season on ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, FOX, CBS, and The CW for only $72.99 per month on YouTube TV. Plus, you can record with unlimited DVR and save your content for up to 9 months.

Sign up for YouTube TV

2023-24 Bowl Season Schedule

Games, Times, Where to Watch (all times ET) ESPN+ will simulstream most bowl games on the ESPN family of networks

Saturday, Dec. 16

Myrtle Beach Bowl
Georgia Southern vs. Ohio
Conway, South Carolina
11 a.m. | ESPN

Celebration Bowl
Florida A&M vs. Howard
Atlanta, Georgia
12 p.m. | ABC

New Orleans Bowl
Jacksonville State vs. Louisiana
New Orleans, Louisiana
2:15 p.m. | ESPN

Cure Bowl
Miami (Ohio) vs. Appalachian State
Orlando, Florida
3:30 p.m. | ABC

New Mexico Bowl
Fresno State vs. New Mexico State
Albuquerque, New Mexico
5:45 p.m. | ESPN

LA Bowl
UCLA vs. Boise State
Inglewood, California
7:30 p.m. | ABC

Independence Bowl
Texas Tech vs. Cal
Shreveport, Louisiana
9:15 p.m. | ESPN

Monday, Dec. 18

Bahamas Bowl (Temporarily renamed the Famous Toastery Bowl)
Western Kentucky vs. Old Dominion
Nassau, Bahamas (Temporarily relocated to Charlotte, North Carolina)
2:30 p.m. | ESPN

Tuesday, Dec. 19

Frisco Bowl
Marshall vs. UTSA
Frisco, Texas
9 p.m. | ESPN

Thursday, Dec. 21

Boca Raton Bowl
USF vs. Syracuse
Boca Raton, Florida
8 p.m. | ESPN

Friday, Dec. 22

Gasparilla Bowl
Georgia Tech vs. UCF
Tampa, Florida
6:30 p.m. | ESPN

Saturday, Dec. 23

Birmingham Bowl
Troy vs. Duke
Birmingham, Alabama
12 p.m. | ABC

Camellia Bowl
Arkansas State vs. Northern Illinois
Montgomery, Alabama
12 p.m. | ESPN

Armed Forces Bowl
Air Force vs. James Madison
Fort Worth, Texas
3:30 p.m. | ABC

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl
Georgia State vs. Utah State
Boise, Idaho
3:30 p.m. | ESPN

68 Ventures Bowl
Eastern Michigan vs. South Alabama
Mobile, Alabama
7 p.m. | ESPN

Las Vegas Bowl
Northwestern vs. Utah
Las Vegas, Nevada
7:30 p.m. | ABC

Hawai’i Bowl
San Jose State vs. Coastal Carolina
Honolulu, Hawai’i
10:30 p.m. | ESPN

Tuesday, Dec. 26

Quick Lane Bowl
Bowling Green vs. Minnesota
Detroit, Michigan
2 p.m. | ESPN

First Responder Bowl
Texas State vs. Rice
Dallas, Texas
5:30 p.m. | ESPN

Guaranteed Rate Bowl
Kansas vs. UNLV
Phoenix, Arizona
9 p.m. | ESPN

Wednesday, Dec. 27

Military Bowl
Tulane vs. Virginia Tech
Annapolis, Maryland
2 p.m. | ESPN

Duke’s Mayo Bowl
North Carolina vs. West Virginia
Charlotte, North Carolina
5:30 p.m. | ESPN

Holiday Bowl
No. 15 Louisville vs. Southern Cal
San Diego, California
8 p.m. ET | FOX

Texas Bowl
No. 20 Oklahoma State vs. Texas A&M
Houston, Texas
9 p.m. | ESPN

Thursday, Dec. 28

Fenway Bowl
No. 24 SMU vs. Boston College
Boston, Massachusetts
11 a.m. | ESPN

Pinstripe Bowl
Rutgers vs. Miami (Fla.)
The Bronx, New York
2:15 p.m. | ESPN

Pop-Tarts Bowl
No. 18 NC State vs. No. 25 Kansas State
Orlando, Florida
5:45 p.m. | ESPN

Alamo Bowl
No. 12 Oklahoma vs. No. 14 Arizona
San Antonio, Texas
9:15 p.m. | ESPN

Friday, Dec. 29

Gator Bowl
No. 22 Clemson vs. Kentucky
Jacksonville, Florida
12 p.m. | ESPN

Tony the Tiger Sun Bowl
No. 16 Notre Dame vs. No. 19 Oregon State
El Paso, Texas
2 p.m. | CBS

Liberty Bowl
Memphis vs. Iowa State
Memphis, Tennessee
3:30 p.m. | ESPN

Cotton Bowl
No. 7 Ohio State vs. No. 9 Missouri
Dallas, Texas
8 p.m. | ESPN

Saturday, Dec. 30

Peach Bowl
No. 10 Penn State vs. No. 11 Ole Miss
Atlanta, Georgia
12 p.m. | ESPN

Music City Bowl
Auburn vs. Maryland
Nashville, Tennessee
2 p.m. | ABC

Orange Bowl
No. 5 Florida State vs. No. 6 Georgia 
Miami Gardens, Florida
4 p.m. | ESPN

Arizona Bowl
Wyoming vs. Toledo
Tucson, Arizona
4:30 p.m. | Barstool

Monday, Jan. 1, 2024

ReliaQuest Bowl
No. 13 LSU vs. Wisconsin
Tampa, Florida
12 p.m. | ESPN2

Citrus Bowl
No. 17 Iowa vs. No. 21 Tennessee
Orlando, Florida
1 p.m. | ABC

Fiesta Bowl
No. 8 Oregon vs. No. 23 Liberty
Glendale, Arizona
1 p.m. | ESPN

College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Rose Bowl
No. 1 Michigan vs. No. 4 Alabama
Pasadena, California
5 p.m. | ESPN

College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Sugar Bowl
No. 2 Washington vs. No. 3 Texas
New Orleans, Louisiana
8:45 p.m. | ESPN

Monday, Jan. 8

College Football Playoff National Championship Game
Houston, Texas
7:30 p.m. | ESPN

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