20 Streaming Services with Free Trials

Want to take it for a free spin before committing? These 20 streaming services offer tantalizing test drives.

Believe it or not, some of the best things in life are still free—including streaming services, if but for a fleeting moment (like a few days—or even weeks). Three of the biggest players—Netflix, Disney+, and HBO Max—don’t offer any free trials, but we’ve rounded up 20 of the best on-demand and live TV streaming services that will give you a taste for nada.

Free TV forever

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On-demand streaming services with free trials

Hulu

Free trial: 30 days.

Price after trial: $6.99–$12.99 a month.

Read our Hulu Review.

AMC Plus

Free trial: 30 days.

Price after trial: $8.99 a month.

Read our AMC+ Review.

Amazon Prime Video

Free trial: 30 days.

Price after trial: $8.99–$12.99 a month.

Read our Amazon Prime Video Review.

SHOWTIME

Free trial: 30 days.

Price after trial: $10.99 a month.

Read our SHOWTIME Review.

Apple TV Plus

Free trial: 7 days.

Price after trial: $4.99 a month.

Read our Apple TV+ Review.

Peacock

Free trial: 7 days.

Price after trial: $4.99–$9.99 a month (Premium plans).

Read our Peacock Review.

Paramount Plus

Free trial: 7 days.

Price after trial: $4.99–$9.99 a month.

Read our Paramount+ Review.

Discovery Plus

Free trial: 7 days.

Price after trial: $4.99–$6.99 a month.

Read our Discovery+ Review.

STARZ

Free trial: 7 days.

Price after trial: $8.99 a month.

Read our STARZ Review.

Shudder

Free trial: 7 days.

Price after trial: $4.75–$5.99 a month.

Read our Shudder Review.

EPIX

Free trial: 7 days.

Price after trial: $5.99 a month.

Sundance Now

Free trial: 7 days.

Price after trial: $8.99 a month.

BritBox

Free trial: 7 days.

Price after trial: $6.99 a month.

Night Flight Plus

Free trial: 7 days.

Price after trial: $4.99 a month.

Time’s up: Unless you want to commit to a monthly subscription, don’t forget to cancel before your trial period is over. Some services will send you a reminder, but all will start charging you the regular monthly rate if you don’t cancel—that’s why they require payment info first.

Live TV streaming services with free trials

YouTube TV

Free trial: 7 days.

Price after trial: $64.99 a month.

Read our YouTube TV Review.

Hulu + Live TV

Free trial: 7 days.

Price after trial: $69.99–$75.99 a month.

Read our Hulu + Live TV Review.

Philo

Free trial: 7 days.

Price after trial: $25.00 a month.

Read our Philo Review.

fuboTV

Free trial: 7 days.

Price after trial: $69.99–$79.99 a month.

Read our fuboTV Review.

Frndly TV

Free trial: 7 days.

Price after trial: $6.99–$10.99 a month.

Read our Frndly TV Review.

DIRECTV STREAM

Free trial: 5 days.

Price after trial: $69.99–$149.99 a month.

Read our DIRECTV STREAM Review.

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