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How to stream AXS TV

It’s not just a channel, it’s a backstage pass.


Jaime Carrillo


AXS TV (pronounced “access”) is sort of like having a backstage pass to your favorite pop and rock music concerts.

The channel made its bones by airing entire concerts of big-name music superstars including Carrie Underwood, Neil Young, Elton John, Led Zeppelin, and many more. Aside from enjoying rock shows from your living room, there’s tons of music-oriented programming available on AXS TV. Docs that Rock is like Behind the Music on acid, offering the real-life stories behind your favorite songs and albums. Ozzy and Jack’s World Detour showcases the Osborne boys as they travel across the world visiting historic rock sites. It’s also a great destination to catch Impact Wrestling matches.

Here’s everything you need to know to watch an AXS TV live stream.

What is AXS TV?

HDNet launched in 2001 as a destination for HD content, which was still a novel thing at the time. It aired primarily male-oriented programming as well as live concerts. It rebranded to AXS TV in 2012, and refocused its programming to include a mixture of pop-culture and entertainment shows. In 2019, the channel was acquired by Anthem Sports and Entertainment.

  • Launched: September 2001
  • Genre: Music/Entertainment/Combat Sports
  • Formally called: HDNet (2001–2012)
  • Parent Company: Anthem Sports and Entertainment

AXS TV live stream: How to watch AXS TV

AXS TV is available on a few of the major live TV streaming services. When trying to decide which one is best for you. You’ll want to weigh the cost, the other channels you’ll receive, and the compatible devices for streaming. 

AXS TV on Philo

Philo is a budget-minded streaming service, and depending on what channels you want, it might be right for you. The 59 Philo channels lean decidedly toward entertainment; the Philo channel list includes AMC, Discovery, IFC, Lifetime, and the Paramount Network, all for $20 a month. so if you want to stream AXS TV you’re in luck: You can find it on Philo. Philo also comes with free cloud DVR, but shows recorded are deleted after 30 days, so binge responsibly.


AXS TV on Sling TV

If you’re looking for a streamlined, cost-effective streaming package, check out Sling TV. It offers two basic cable packages, Sling Orange and Sling Blue, each of which costs $30 per month. There’s also the third option of getting Sling Orange + Blue for just $45 per month. You’ll get more Sling TV channels by choosing Sling Blue, with its 40 channels including sports favorites like FS1 and NBCSN and cable mainstays like Food Network and Discovery Channel. But Sling Orange brings must-haves Disney Channel and ESPN as part of its package. To gain access to AXS TV, you’ll either need Sling Orange, Sling Blue, or Sling Orange + Blue. Sling also has a number of add-ons, including robust international packages organized by languages all over the globe.

Sling TV
Orange + Blue$50


If you’re already looking to AT&T for your wireless needs, you might consider AT&T TV Now to cover streaming for you. AT&T TV Now channels start with Plus and Max, which even include HBO. Then, AT&T plans expand from there, approaching cable selection and pricing with AT&T TV Now’s biggest packages. AT&T streaming also comes with Cloud DVR, letting you record up to 20 hours of TV per month. If you’re looking for AXS TV, get in at the AT&T TV Now Entertainment tier to stream it.

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