‘The Walking Dead’ Live Stream: How to Watch the Finale Online

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Here’s how to watch The Walking Dead finale via livestream. (Frank Ockenfels/AMC)

The season 6 finale of The Walking Dead airs tonight, with The Talking Dead immediately following the show. Negan will finally make his much-anticipated appearance and there are some seriously terrifying rumors that an unnamed fan favorite may die. Everyone will be tuning in for what will likely be a record-breaking episode at 9 p.m. Eastern on AMC.

If you’d like to watch Episode 16, “The Last Day on Earth,” as it airs and you need to watch it on your computer, phone, or tablet, read on for instructions below. There are options for people with or without cable.


If You’re in the United States & You Don’t Have a Cable or Satellite Subscription That Includes AMC

On the Web:

Users without a cable subscription can watch the finale — and all other AMC programming — through Sling TV, an online streaming service that provides access to a handful of channels for a monthly fee. The service’s Best of Live TV Package, which includes AMC, costs $20 per month. But you can watch a week’s worth of AMC for free via Sling’s free 7-day trial.

To sign up for Sling, follow these steps:

1. Click here to sign up for Sling TV. You’ll need to enter your credit card information when signing up, but if you cancel your subscription before the trial period ends, you will not be charged.

2. When you sign up, you’ll be prompted to select Sling’s standard Best of Live TV package, which costs $20 per month. You’ll also have the option to add extra packages, all of which come with a monthly fee but are included in the free trial. But if you’re primarily interested in watching the finale, all you need is the standard Best of Live TV package.

3. Download the Sling desktop app, and navigate over to AMC to watch the finale.

With an App:

Users with a subscription to Sling TV can watch it on the 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.

Click here to sign up for Sling TV. You’ll need to enter your credit card information when signing up, but if you cancel your subscription before the 7-day trial period ends, you will not be charged.


If You Have a Cable Subscription That Includes AMC

On the Web:

If you have a cable or satellite subscription that includes AMC, you can watch the finale for free, at this link. You’ll have to sign in to watch the full episodes as they air. First you have to choose your cable provider, then you’ll be asked to do an in-home validation. For some, the validation will sign you in automatically if it detects your network. Others may need to create an account and use their cable username and password to complete the process.


How to Watch Tomorrow on Mobile or Online

You can also watch the episode on mobile or online after the episode airs. The episode will be available the day after it airs in a variety of formats. You can find the episode On Demand or on AMC.com here. If you don’t have a cable subscription, you can still watch the episode by purchasing the finale on iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, and Xbox.

On mobile, you can watch the finale via a number of AMC apps on iOS, Android, and Windows. These apps require a cable login to watch anything but a show premiere.

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