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How to Watch AMC Without Cable TV

Since its launch in 1984, AMC has gone on to become one of the most watched networks in the nation. Over 94 million households subscribe to a service that carries the network. Originally, AMC, which was known as American Movie Classic, consisted of mostly theatriically released films mixed with some original programming.

In 2002, the network shifted its programming and emphasised the AMC brand-name and became home of many hit shows. The Walking Dead, Breaking Bad, and Mad Men are just a few series that established AMC as a the home of premium original content that rivaled the likes of HBO and Showtime.

As the flagship network of AMC Networks, AMC also has notable sister channels in BBC America, IFC, Sundance T, and WE tv. With the advent of cord cutting, it is easier than ever to stream AMC programming and you can find out how to, below.

How to Watch AMC Without Cable TV

AMC is available to stream with Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, and other compatible devices with a subscription to AMC+DIRECTV STREAMSling TVPhilo, and YouTube TV.

You can find out more about each streaming service, below.


Stream live programming on AMC and much more with DIRECTV STREAM. The Entertainment package includes AMC, and over 90 channels, so viewers can watch all of the network’s original and theatrically released content. There are no contracts, no hidden fees, and a subscription includes unlimited cloud DVR storage.

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


Watch AMC Live on Sling TV

Sling TV offers AMC in the Sling OrangeSling Blue, or Sling Orange & Blue packages. With Sling, you have access to over 32 of the most popular lifestyle, entertainment, news, and sports networks with 50 hours of DVR storage.

Sling offers various deals throughout the year, including, half off the first month.

Sign up for Sling TV

Watch AMC on AMC+

AMC Networks subscription video on demand streaming service has live feeds of AMC, BBC America, IFC, Shudder and Sundance programming. Plus, thousands of hours of library content that you can watch on-demand as well.

Sign up for AMC+

Watch AMC Live on Philo

Phillo is one of the most affordable live TV streaming services on the market. The streamer offers AMC as part of its 70+ channel lineup, which means you can watch hours of live programming and much more. You can create up to 10 profiles and stream on up to 3 devices at the same time, so multiple people in your household can watch. Record your favorite series and more with unlimited DVR and save it for up to one year.

Try Philo risk-free with a 7-day free trial.

Sign up for Philo

Watch AMC Live on YouTube TV

AMC is a part of the robust 100+ channels that you can stream on YouTube TV. The service includes unlimited DVR which will allow you to rewatch your favorite shows on the network and more, plus the ability to share 6 accounts per household.

Sign up for YouTube TV

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