WGN America is known for airing regional sports in New York, Central and Northern New Jersey, Northern Pennsylvania, and Southern parts of Connecticut. The network is also known for airing popular shows like Blue Bloods, Person of Interest, Murder She Wrote, and News Nation. So far you’ve needed a cable or satellite subscription to watch this network. But, good news has finally arrived! Starting in January you can now watch WGN America online.
Watch WGN America Online
Using a streaming service lets you cut the cord, dropping the annoying long-term contract that comes with cable and satellite TV. Instead, streaming services let you watch live TV with a subscription that you are free to cancel at any time. All you need is a subscription, reliable Internet, and a compatible device.
Each streaming service offers its own combination of channels, on-demand libraries, simultaneous streaming screens, and other services. Luckily for New York and New Jersey sports fans, WGN America has recently signed agreements with two of the top streaming services to start airing in mid-January 2021.
Watch WGN on fuboTV
For the first time, you can now access WGN America on fuboTV. fuboTV is a streaming service that offers robust sports packages in addition to other live TV for news and entertainment. Get the fuboTV experience with a 7-day free trial after which plans start at $65 per month. In addition to WGN America, fuboTV offers:
- 116 channels on fuboTV, including ESPN networks
- An on-demand library with a limited selection of movies and TV shows (content provided by individual channels)
- 3 screens
- Cloud DVR storage- 250 hours
- fuboTV device compatibility with Roku, Apple TV, Amazon FireTV, Chromecast, Xbox, iOS, Android, and select smart TVs
fuboTV also offers a number of add-on packages, giving you access to Spanish channels, more sports networks, premium channels, and more. Check out our fuboTV review for more information.
Stream with YouTube TV
Starting January 19, 2021, WGN America will be accessible on YouTube TV. The new agreement with YouTube TV is part of the network’s strategic expansion, making the channel accessible to cord cutters. YouTube TV offers a monthly plan for $65 per month that can be canceled at any time, but first check it out with a 2-week free trial. With a monthly plan you’ll get:
- 85+ channels, including NFL, NBA, and MLB networks
- Access to a library of on-demand movies and TV shows (content provided by individual channels)
- 3 screens and 6 accounts per household
- Cloud DVR storage- unlimited
- Compatibility with Roku, Chromecast, Apple TV, PlayStation, Xbox, Amazon fireTV, iOS, Android, and select smart TVs
Like fuboTV, YouTube TV offers an add-on package for additional sports networks, as well as a package for premium channels such as HBO Max, Showtime, etc. Learn more in our YouTube TV review.
Bringing WGN America to fuboTV and YouTube TV means cord cutters can now catch region sporting events and watch some of their favorite shows. Each of these services offer a free trial so you can try them out and see which one works best for you.
Note that WGN America is also available on AT&T TV NOW, but AT&T is slowly phasing out this service in favor of AT&T TV.
If we get any other updates we’ll be sure to keep you updated!