Streaming Local TV
Cut the cord!
The future of television and video programming is via the internet, allowing you to pick and choose what you want to watch and potentially lower your total monthly cost of TV service. Depending on your preferences, you can likely save money and get everything you want by switching from an expensive tv/phone/internet bundle to Anacortes city fiber and streaming video service.
Use the resources on this page to find how to watch what you want, or try the interactive personalized streaming video service selector from Suppose TV.
Live and Local Channels
Yes, you can get live TV, including our local channels, via streaming! Some services also include live broadcast of premium cable channels.
|Hulu Live TV
|KCTS 9 Passport
Other Streaming Services
The services below have lots of great pre-recorded content, but generally do not offer live local or live premium channel service.
|Amazon Prime Video
|original content, available with the Amazon Prime delivery service; can also add Max, AMC+, and other services
|the home of Apple originals
|Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, and ABC original programming; also available with Hulu and ESPN.
|Local sports, including ROOT Sports, and other network channels.
|tons of TV episodes and movies, including ABC network shows, most available the day after they air. Includes Hulu originals. Also available with Disney+ and ESPN.
|KCTS 9 Passport
|content from KCTS 9 and PBS
|HBO, CNN, Discovery, HGTV, TCM, Cartoon Network; available as a free add-on to some AT&T wireless plans
|the OG streaming service, featuring movies and TV shows, including original exclusive content
|massive movie and tv archive from Paramount Pictures and Showtime, the home of Star Trek and Taylor Sheridan's 1883 and 1923
|NBC's television library
|offers limited selection of free streaming content, plus a one-stop guide to movies and TV across multiple streaming services
|live streaming; typical cable channels
|free streaming tv service with ads
|free-with-ads and pay-per-view movies and TV
Where can I watch a specific movie or TV show?
Check out the JustWatch service, available on the web or as an app for your smartphone. Create an account and tell it the streaming services you subscribe to, then search for any movie or TV show to see where you can watch it for free or with payment. Add the show to your JustWatch watchlist to keep track of it for later!
Similar resources to try:
Although streaming apps are included with most modern TVs, if your TV is older, you may need a small streaming device to add streaming apps. Here are some examples, most of which are available from Amazon or other electronics retailers:
You'll need one device for each TV you want to use for streaming services. You can also use an Xbox or PlayStation to watch streaming TV apps. Some services allow you to stream to multiple devices at once.