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How to stream ‘Forged in Fire’

Bladesmiths throw down the gauntlet.

Nov 17, 2020, 1:07 pm*

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Milkman. Travel agent. Cobbler. Blacksmith. These professions are incredibly rare, if not outright extinct in many parts of the world. Well, except for that last one. Forged in Fire is a rip-roaring competition of the best blacksmiths working.

Each season, talented smiths craft all manner of swords from rapiers to claymores for a panel of blade judges. These include a Master Smith J. Neilson, Deadliest Warrior prop master David Bake, U.S. military contractor Doug Marcaida, and two-time show champion Ben Abbot. The competition gets hotter and hotter as the season progresses, where smiths must craft more and more elaborate blades, facing even stronger scrutiny from honed judges.

Here's everything you need to know to stream Forged in Fire.

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What is Forged in Fire?

  • Launched: June 2015
  • Airtime: Season 8 premiers Wednesday, November 18 at 8pm EST.
  • Channel: History
  • Genre: Reality/Competition
  • Host: Wil Willis
  • Judges: J. Neilson, David Bake, Doug Marcaida, Ben Abbott
  • Seasons: 8
  • Status: Pending

Forged in Fire Reviews

How to stream Forged in Fire

History 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.

Forged in Fire 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. If you're a fan of History Channel, 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.

Monthly$20

Forged in Fire 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, History Channel, where you can stream Forged in Fire and Vikings.

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Forged in Fire 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 History Channel, you'll want to dock in at the FuboTV Standard level.

Fubo TV packages
Standard$59.99
Family$64.99
Family with Showtime$74.99 ($69.99 for first 3 mos.)
Elite$79.99


Forged in Fire 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 History channel, 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$30
Blue$30
Orange + Blue$45

Forged in Fire 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 History Channel—and then you chat about it online via Vidgo's Social TV platform.

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Core$40
Plus$45
Latino$15
Latino Mas$25

Forged in Fire 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 History Channel, get in at the AT&T TV Now Entertainment tier to stream it.

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Plus$65
Max$80
Entertainment$93
Choice$110
Xtra$124
Ultimate$135
Premier$183
Optimo Mas$86


How to stream Forged in Fire episodes

If you want to catch up on Forged in Fire episodes, season 3-6 are available on Hulu.

If you want to watch episodes of your favorite shows on the day after they air, there's no better option than Hulu. 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 Girlsand many other hits on-demand. There's also tons of celebrated original programming including Letterkenny, Veronica Mars, The Handmaid's Tale, and PEn15, and of course, Forged in Fire. 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.

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$59.99/yr.
Hulu with no ads$11.99


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*First Published: Nov 18, 2020, 7:00 am