8 FREE TV Apps for FREE Movies & Shows

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Did you recently cut the cord and your looking for ways to watch movies and shows for free?  Then check out this list of totally free apps you can use to watch current and classic shows without paying a cent. No credit cards required!

Major TV Networks


The ABC app offers free full episodes of select comedies, dramas, reality TV and news programs. You can watch recently aired episodes of current shows like “Modern Family” and “Grey’s Anatomy,” plus full seasons of older shows like “Ugly Betty” and “The Bachelor.”

Available for: iOS, Android, Amazon Fire, Apple TV, Android TV, Roku

Ads: Yes


With the CBS app, you can watch full-length episodes of programs like “Criminal Minds” and “60 Minutes” the day after they are broadcast. You’ll also also be able to watch current CBS shows and classics like ”Frasier” and “I Love Lucy” for free.

Available for: iOS, Android, Amazon, Windows 10

Ads: Yes


NBC’s app gives you tons of programming to watch, plus full seasons of certain programs — past and present.

Available for: iOS, Android, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Android TV, Roku, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Samsung Smart TV

Ads: Yes


The Fox Now app gives you recent episodes of select programs like “Bob’s Burgers” and “Empire.”  But, the majority of it’s content is locked unless you have a cable provider log in.

Available for: iOS, Android, Amazon Fire, Apple TV, Android TV, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Chromecast, Xbox

Ads: Yes

The CW

The CW gives you all their content with no hidden costs or subscriptions. You’ll find the five most recently aired episodes of shows like “The Flash” and “Supernatural” at no cost.

Available for: iOS, Android, Amazon Fire, Windows, Roku, Chromecast, Apple TV, Xbox One, Amazon Fire TV

Ads: Yes


PBS gives you access to tons of educational, historical or cultural content. You can watch PBS programs like the Ken Burns documentary series, “The Vietnam War,” and “Antiques Roadshow,” as well as broadcasts from your local member station.

Available for: iOS, Android, Amazon Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Android TV, Roku, Windows 10

Ads: Yes

Other FREE TV Apps

Tubi TV

Tubi offers a ton of movies and shows all completely free of charge.  They offer lots of stuff you’ve actually heard of like Dog the Bounty Hunter, Rango, Hoarders, and tons more.

Available for: iOS, Android, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Samsung Smart TV

Ads: Yes


Crackle is a free streaming from Sony and it has a bunch of movies and shows you can watch for free.  They also have their own original shows.

Available for: iOS, Android, Windows, Amazon Fire, Sony TV, Samsung TV, LG TV, Vizio TV, Roku, Apple TV, Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, PlayStation, Xbox

Ads: Yes



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