How to Watch ‘The Last Days of Phil Hartman’ Online

Phil Hartman

Getty Phil Hartman (right) and Arnold Schwarzenegger star in "Jingle All the Way."

The Last Days of Phil Hartman follows the tragic death of the legendary actor and comedian, killed by his wife, Brynn Hartman.

The two-hour special airs at 9 p.m. EDT Thursday, September 19, 2019 on ABC. According to ABC, the show will feature an exclusive interview with Brynn’s brother, Gregory Omdahl and never-before-seen interview with Phil and exclusive Hartman family home videos.

Hartman was best known as the man who did impressions of Bill Clinton on Saturday Night Live. He was also the voice of Troy McClure on The Simpsons, and starred in the sitcom, NewsRadio.

“Friends say Brynn was a wonderful and loving mother, but as Phil’s fame rose, the couple’s marriage became rocky,” ABC wrote in the show’s description. “Brynn’s brother acknowledges she struggled with an addiction to cocaine and spent time in rehab. Phil’s friends say he told them the two frequently fought, and a confidant of Phil’s claims he said Brynn needed to be restrained on occasion. Brynn’s friends say her frustration stemmed from Phil’s demanding work schedule, his failure to spend more of his downtime with her and their children, and his disinterest in her career aspirations.”

If you want to watch the show but you don’t have cable, there are still ways to watch online.

Even without cable, you can watch a live stream of ABC on your computer, phone, Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV or other streaming device via one of the following cable-free, live-TV streaming subscription services:

Hulu With Live TV

Hulu also offers a bundle of 60-plus live TV channels, which includes ABC You can watch ABC live with Hulu in select markets. The subscription also includes streaming services.

You can sign up for “Hulu with Live TV” here, and you can then watch a live stream of ABC on your computer through the Hulu website, on your phone, tablet, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Echo Show or other streaming device through the Hulu app.

If you’re not around to watch it live, “Hulu with Live TV” also has an on-demand library, which has most new episodes available after they air. It also includes 50 hours of Cloud DVR storage. You also have the option to upgrade to “Enhanced Cloud DVR,” which gives you 200 hours of DVR space and the option to fast-forward through commercials.

PlayStation Vue

PlayStation Vue doesn’t require an actual PlayStation console to sign up or watch. The service offers four live-TV channel packages, and they all include ABC. ABC is available to stream live select markets.

Sign up for PS Vue here and watch a live stream of ABC on your computer. You can watch via the PS Vue website, or on your phone, tablet, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, PlayStation (3 or 4), or other supported device via the PS Vue app.

If you can’t watch live, PlayStation Vue also includes cloud DVR.


AT&T TV Now offers six different channel packages, all of which include ABC. You can watch ABC live in select markets.

You can sign up for AT&T TV Now right here, then watch a live stream of ABC on your computer via the AT&T TV Now website, or on your phone, tablet or streaming device via the AT&T TV app.

If you can’t watch live, AT&T TV Now comes with included cloud DVR.

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