How to Watch Full Episodes of Your Favorite TV Show For Free Online

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Don't despair if you've missed a favorite TV show.

So you've missed your favorite television show and don't know what to do. If you have a a high-speed Internet connection, there's an easy solution: watch your favorite television show episodes on the web for free or from a specific channel on your TV. Free episodes of TV shows are relatively easy to find; you just need to know where to look. Many sites offer episodes from previous seasons, so you can catch up on a series that you've just started to enjoy as well.

Check your cable or satellite service provider. Many cable sites, especially for premium cable channels, offer the current episode for free; it's part of your subscription cost, but you don't have to pay to watch online. If the provider's website doesn't have it, check for a section of channels devoted to past episodes or see if the provider offers an app, such as HBO GO, that enable you to watch TV episodes on your iPad or tablet device.

Check fan sites. Fan sites for TV shows often license the current or past seasons to provide access to their fan base.

Check the network. ABC, CBS and other networks typically provide the current season's episodes online once they've aired on TV. Watch from your computer or mobile tablet device via Wi-Fi.

Tip

Many shows air without commercials if you're viewing them from the network or premium cable provider.

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