Among the many marriage-based reality shows, 90 Day Fiance is easily the most…bureaucratic. The program follows couples who have applied for K-1 visas, which are available to foreign fiances of American citizens. These provisional visas allow anyone to stay in the country for 90 days before they expire and the foreign half of the couple either pledges eternal love before a judge or goes back home. Marriage seems like a likely recourse for couples who are in love, the typical applicants of the K-1 visa.
Of course, this is all easier said than done. In some cases, foreign fiances experience culture shock in a land deluged by strip malls, SUVs, and Chik-Fil-A, not to mention the drama of skeptical family and friends. There’s also the stigma the visa carries as it’s widely thought of as the “mail-order bride visa,” despite the fact that this isn’t true in the majority of K-1 cases. 90 Day Fiance offers viewers a peek at the unique world of international dating, and the hope of love across all borders.
Here’s everything you need to know to stream 90 Day Fiance.
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What is 90 Day Fiancé?
The show is based on the K-1 Visa process for folks marrying partners from outside the US. Since premiering in 2014, the show has garnered seven spinoffs with 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After, 90 Day Fiancé: Before the 90 Days, 90 Day Fiancé: What Now?, 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way, 90 Day Fiancé: Pillow Talk, 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After, and 90 Day Fiancé: Self-Quarantined.
- Launched: January 2014
- Airtime: Season 8 premiers Sunday, Dec. 6 at 8pm EST.
- Channel: TLC
- Genre: Reality
- Seasons: 7
- Status: Pending
90 Day Fiancé Reviews
What the critics are saying:
- “The motives of the grooms-to-be are rarely questioned, but the concerns raised about each fiance’s motives (which usually have something to do with obtaining American citizenship), are often steeped in unspoken stereotypes about women from various countries around the world. The result is a voyeuristic series that is sometimes very uncomfortable to watch.” –Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media
How to watch 90 Day Fiance
TLC is available on a handful 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.
90 Day Fiance on Hulu with Live TV
Hulu Live TV is a great way to stream live TV, as it comes with access to Hulu’s massive library of on-demand content. You’ll be able to choose from movies, shows, and Hulu’s original programming, and keep up with what’s new each month. Hulu plans even include a bundle option where you can access Disney+ and ESPN+ along with Hulu.
Hulu Live TV sets you up with local channels and has a broad spectrum of entertainment and sports channels to review, including the full suite of ESPN channels, Cartoon Network, FX, HGTV, and even deep cuts like National Geographic and Syfy, and of course, TLC, where you can stream 90 Day Fiance and Long Island Medium.
|Hulu Live TV||$64.99|
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90 Day Fiance 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 TLC, you’ll either need 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.
|Orange + Blue||$50|
90 Day Fiance on FuboTV
FuboTV started as a streaming service geared toward sports fans, but it’s evolved into a broadly-appealing option with entertainment and news options alongside its robust sports choices. Depending on the package, you can access as many as 181 FuboTV channels. If you’re looking to be entertained, Bravo, IFC, MTV, and VH1 are options even at Fubo’s most basic tier. The Fubo channel list still includes plenty of sports, including the Fubo Sports Network, which has original programming mixing sports and humor. The FuboTV cost starts at $54.99 a month, and with Disney Media favorites like ABC, ESPN, and the Disney Channel coming on board in 2020, some who were on the fence about Fubo are giving it another look.
To stream 90 Day Fiance, you’ll want to dock in at the FuboTV Standard level.
|Family with Showtime||$74.99 ($69.99 for first 3 mos.)|
90 Day Fiance on Vidgo
Vidgo offers a package for under $40 a month that pulls together more than 60 English-language channels into its National English Package. Vidgo channels include ABC, Fox, the ESPN family of channels (including ESPN Deportes), and it’s one of the few streaming services that carries BeIN Sports. But it’s like Fubo in that, even though it started out for streaming sports, it carries a lot more now. You might be surprised to know that Vidgo’s an option to stream TLC—and then you chat about it online via Vidgo’s Social TV platform.
90 Day Fiance on AT&T TV Now
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 TLC, get in at the AT&T TV Now Entertainment tier to stream it.
90 Day Fiance on YouTube TV
The YouTube TV channel list includes local channels, sports options including ESPN, ESPN2, FS1, FS2, and NBA TV, and plenty to keep kids (and kids at heart) occupied, including Disney Channel and its companion channels, Nickelodeon, and Cartoon Network—all in one easy-to-access package. It even comes with a few Spanish-language channels like Telemundo and NBC Universo. YouTube add-ons include HBO Max, Showtime, and Starz. YouTube TV packages have some advantages over their competitors, including a generous DVR and multiple screens package. From one account, each user can create an individual profile to track favorite shows.
If you’re looking for TLC, know that you can stream it on YouTube TV.