Once again, Archer is rebranding with its new season. This time, the secret agent is blasting off into the space age, with Archer: 1999. While the backdrop is new, the cast of degenerates at the International Secret Intelligence Service remains just as goofy as before, albeit, with a few sci-fi variations. Archer and Lana are still divorced but are somehow trying to work together as they pilot the M/V Seamus. Mallory is still running the show, voiced to the hilt by comedy queen Jessica Walter, but is now a sphere.
As for fan favorite Pam Poovey? She’s a rock monster now. Aisha Tyler described her new character as, “if The Thing had a really bad case of eczema.” The usual cast is back, but so are fan favorites. Archer’s nemesis Barry returns, this time as a robot. Everyone’s favorite bullet magnet Brett will be present as well, likely soaking up some lead as usual.
Here’s everything you need to know to stream Archer.
Best Shows on FX/FXX
What is Archer?
- Launched: September 2009
- Airtime: Season 11 premiers Wednesday, September 16 at 10 pm. New episodes air following Wednesdays at the same time.
- Channel: FXX
- Genre: Animated action-comedy
- Starring: H. John Benjamin as Sterling Archer, Aisha Tyler as Lana Kane, Jessica Walter as Malory Archer, Chris Parnell as Cyril Figgis, Judy Greer as Carol Tunt, Amber Nash as Pam Poovey, Lucky Yates as Algernop Krieger, Adam Reed as Ray Gillette
- Seasons: 11
- Status: Pending.
What the critics are saying
- “These are still the same characters we’ve laughed with dressed in other people’s movie clothes, save for Pam Poovey (Amber Nash), who is literally built like a rock in this 10th season. This just goes to prove that the best TV delights can put on any old clothing; as long as they remain true to the core of what makes us adore them, we’ll keep our eyes on them.” –Melanie MacFarland, Salon
- “My only gripe with Archer: 1999 is that there’s no bigger plot to the season; it’s just a collection of episodes that are loosely tied together through the space-travel setup. So while it was fun to watch the crew track down a xenomorph, battle in space gladiator combat, get addicted to psychotropic alien eggs, and fight their way out of a celestial mollusk, I wish they had some greater goal in mind.” –Dave Trumbore, Collider
How to stream Archer
FXX is available on many of the major live TV streaming services. When deciding 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.
Archer 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, HGTV, and even deep cuts like National Geographic and Syfy, and of course, FX, where you can stream It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia and What We Do In the Shadows, and of course, Archer.
|Hulu Live TV||$69.99|
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Archer 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 Archer, 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|
Archer 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 watch Archer, you’ll want to dock in at the FuboTV Standard level.
Archer 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 Archer—and then you chat about it online via Vidgo’s Social TV platform.
|English Premium Package||$66.33/ 3 months|
|English Plus Package||$53/ 3 months|
|Spanish Mas Package||$25/ 3 months|
Archer 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 Archer, get in at the AT&T TV Now Plus tier to stream it.
Archer 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 Archer, know that you can stream it on YouTube TV.
How to stream Archer episodes
If you want to watch episodes of your favorite shows on the day after they air, there’s no better option than Hulu. All FX family shows are available on Hulu the night after they air, including Archer. The streaming service, which just slashed the cost of its ad-supported version to a mere $5.99 per month (or $59.99 a year), offers episodes of shows including Seinfeld, Family Guy, Golden Girls, and many other hits on-demand. There are also tons of celebrated original programming including Letterkenny, Veronica Mars, The Handmaid’s Tale, and PEn15. If you subscribe to Hulu Live TV, you’ll get the on-demand portion of Hulu included for free. You can also upgrade to Hulu with No Commercials for $11.99 per month.
|Hulu with ads||$1.99/mo for a year|