‘Dancing With the Stars’ 2017 Live Stream: How to Watch DWTS Season 24 Online

Tonight is the season 24 premiere of Dancing With the Stars and a whole new round of celebrities have joined the cast. Gold medalists, movie stars, singers, comedians and even dancers have signed on to be contestants. In addition, some of our favorite pros have returned to the ballroom, including the Chmerkovskiy brothers, Kym Johnson, Peta Murgatroyd, Witney Carson, and several others.

Now, if you cannot get to a television and you want to watch the premiere, we have several options. Check out how to watch the show online below, whether you do or do not have cable.


If You Don’t Have Access to a Cable or Satellite Subscription [Select Markets Only]

On the Web:

Viewers in certain United States TV markets can watch the show through Sling TV, an online streaming service that provides access to select channels for a monthly fee, but offers a free 7-day trial that will allow you to watch the show for free if you sign up. Sling’s Broadcast Extra package, which includes ABC, is available in the Chicago, Fresno-Visalia, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, Raleigh-Durham and San Francisco TV markets.

The Broadcast Extra package is available for free to users to select Sling’s Orange and Blue packages, which cost a total of $40 per month after the free trial expires. Broadcast Extra is also available for an additional $5 per month to viewers who select only the Orange package, which costs $20 per month at the end of the trial. Our recommendation is to select both packages when you launch your free trial, then to consider dropping one of them before the trial ends if you’re looking for a less expensive option.

Again: If you’re in one of the TV markets listed above and want to watch the show for free, you can do so with Sling’s free 7-day trial.

Here’s how to sign up:

1. Click here to create a Sling account.

2. Select either the Orange option or the option for Sling Orange + Blue.

3. Enter your billing information and create an account. Again: You will not be charged until after you’ve completed the free 7-day trial.

4. If you’ve selected Sling Orange + Blue, you’re ready to start watching TV. Simply download the Sling desktop app and navigate to ABC to start watching. If you’ve only selected Sling Orange, you’ll need to add the Broadcast Extra add-on. To do so, once you’ve created your account, click on the icon next to the “sign out” button in the top-right corner of your screen. Once you’ve clicked on the icon, click the blue “change subscription” link.

5. Click on “extras,” then scroll down to the Broadcast Extra add-on and click “add.”

6. Download the Sling app on your computer, and begin watching the show.

With an App:

If you sign up for the free Sling trial and are in the Chicago, Fresno-Visalia, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, Raleigh-Durham or San Francisco TV market, you can watch the show Sling app, which you can download for free in the App store or the Google Play store. There’s also a Sling app for Roku, Chromecast, Nexus player, ZTE and XBox One. Click here for a full list of compatible devices.

The Broadcast Extra package is available for free to users to select Sling’s Orange and Blue packages, which cost a total of $40 per month after the free trial expires. Broadcast Extra is also available for an additional $5 per month to viewers who select only the Orange package, which costs $20 per month at the end of the trial. Our recommendation is to select both packages when you launch your free trial, then to consider dropping one of them before the trial ends if you’re looking for a less expensive option.

Again: If you’re in one of the TV markets listed above and want to watch the show for free, you can do so with Sling’s free 7-day trial.

Here’s how to sign up:

1. Click here to create a Sling account.

2. Select either the Orange option or the option for Sling Orange + Blue.

3. Enter your billing information and create an account. Again: You will not be charged until after you’ve completed the free 7-day trial.

4. If you’ve selected Sling Orange + Blue, you’re ready to start watching TV. Simply download the Sling app and navigate to ABC to start watching. If you’ve only selected Sling Orange, you’ll need to add the Broadcast Extra add-on. To do so, once you’ve created your account, click on the icon next to the “sign out” button in the top-right corner of your screen. Once you’ve clicked on the icon, click the blue “change subscription” link.

5. Click on “extras,” then scroll down to the Broadcast Extra add-on and click “add.”

6. Download the Sling app and begin watching the show.



If You Do Have Access to a Cable or Satellite Subscription [Select Markets Only]

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On the Web:

You can stream the show on the ABC website here at abc.go.com/watch-live. You’ll be prompted to select a cable or satellite TV provider and enter your account information.

The live stream is only available in these markets: Chicago, Fresno, Houston, Los Angeles, New York City, Philadelphia, Raleigh-Durham, and San Francisco.

With an App:

You can also stream the show using the Watch ABC app. Again, you will need access to a cable or satellite provider account and will be prompted to enter your account info. The live broadcast is only available in these markets: Chicago, Fresno, Houston, Los Angeles, New York City, Philadelphia, Raleigh-Durham and San Francisco.

The Watch ABC app is available for Apple (iOS), Apple TV, Android, Chromecast, Xbox 360 and Fire Tablet.


Follow more Dancing With the Stars footage using these social media accounts:

Facebook: www.facebook.com/dancingwiththestars

Twitter: @DancingABC, #DWTS

Instagram: @DancingABC

All-Access: DWTS ALL ACCESS

And, to check out behind-the-scenes videos, rehearsals, and more click here for the official DWTS Youtube Channel.


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