A new Mega Millions drawing for $865 million is happening tonight, January 19, 2021. The lottery has a drawing every Tuesday and Friday night at 11 p.m. Eastern, and you can watch the drawing online below or using any of the links listed. Here’s how you can stream the Mega Millions drawing on your computer, phone, or mobile device. The final section of this article also lists TV stations that might be broadcasting the drawing live.
Watching the Mega Millions Drawing Online Live
WGN-TV may live stream the drawing here, where they stream newscasts live. This video is embedded below, but note that it’s not guaranteed they will show the drawing live. However, they may do so and will show their regular newscast or other programming until the drawing starts at 11 p.m. Eastern. If the stream does not air the drawing, additional options are listed below.
Mississippi’s Official lottery website recommends watching the live stream of the drawing on WXXV, which streams the drawing every Tuesday and Friday night. You can watch on the Mississippi Lottery Page here.
You can also watch on WSB-TV 2’s live stream, which is available here. WSB-TV in Atlanta, Georgia is where the actual drawing takes place. Lottery Universe recommends this as your first stop for watching the drawing online live. The link may show a previous broadcast before the lottery begins.
The Texas Lottery has a webcast you can watch at this link. Every day at 10:12 p.m. Central they live stream drawings at that link, which will include streaming the Mega Millions drawing.
WRAL also streams drawings here, but it’s not clear if these are live. The link will show the January 8 stream until the new drawing happens.
You may also be able to watch live streams on your phone via the LotteryHUB app. Download the iTunes app here and the Android app here. If it doesn’t show a stream, it will at least show the results of the drawing for you once they are known.
On YouTube here, and you’ll be able to watch a video of the drawing later if you miss it when it happens. This is a great option just in case none of the live stream options work.
Watching Live on TV
According to Lottery Universe, the following channels are likely to show the drawing live as it happens. It’s not guaranteed that the stations below will air the drawing, but they are typically your best bet for watching a live Mega Millions drawing on TV.
- In any location, if a station broadcasts WGN, this might be a good place to start. Use this channel finder to locate the station near you.
- WSB-TV (Atlanta, GA)- 11:00 PM EST
- WGN-TV (National cable TV)- 11:00 PM EST
- CBS-8 (San Diego, California)- 8:00 PM PT
- WALB (Albany, GA)- 11:00 PM EST
- WJBF (Augusta, GA)- 11:00 PM EST
- 13WMAZ (Macon, GA)-11:00 PM EST
- WSAV (Savannah, GA)- 11:00 PM EST
- WRBL (Columbus, GA)- 11:00 PM EST
- WBAL-TV (Baltimore, MD)- 11:00 PM EST
- WDIV-TV (Detroit, MI)-11:00 PM EST
- WOOD-TV8 (Grand Rapids, MI)-11:00 PM EST
- WLAJ-ABC (Lansing, MI)- 11:00 PM EST
- WMKG-CD (Norton Shores, Michigan)- 11:00 PM EST
- ABC-7NY (New York, NY)- 11:00 PM EST
- WSYR-TV (East Syracuse, NY)- 11:00 PM EST
- WBNG-TV (Johnson City, NY)- 11:00 PM EST
- WPTZ (Plattsburgh, NY)- 11:00 PM EST
- 13WHAM (Rochester, NY)- 11:00 PM EST
- WRIC-TV (Richmond, VA)- 11:00 PM EST
- WVEC-TV (Hampton, VA)- 11:00 PM EST
- WDBJ-TV (Roanoke, VA)- 11:00 PM EST
- WUSA-TV (Northern, VA)- 11:00 PM EST
- WHSV-TV (Harrisonburg, VA)- 11:00 PM EST