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How to watch ‘Dancing with the Stars’ season 28

America’s favorite star-studded dancing competition returns.


Jaime Carrillo


What’s better than a rag-tag collection of actors, pop icons, athletes, and politicians? A rag-tag collection getting jiggy with it for the favor of millions across America. Dancing with the Stars, the nation’s most beloved dancing competition is back.

This year, the cast is perhaps more eclectic than its ever been. Supermodel Christie Brinkley, James Van Der Beek, and Kel Mitchel (of Good Burger fame) up the ’90s quotient, but don’t worry, there’s also modern superstars Queer Eye’s Karamo and The Bachelorette Hannah Brown. Netflix and Chillers will be happy to see Kate Flannery from The Office, while sports fans can root for NBA champ Lamar Odom and MVP Ray Lewis. Also, Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer is there too, for some reason. Whose dance moves will blow away the competition? Who will fall flat on their ass while attempting a pirouette? Tune in to the latest season to find out.

Here’s everything you need to know to watch Dancing with the Stars online.


Dancing with the Stars cast

  • Supermodel and actress Christie Brinkley
  • The Office actress Kate Flannery
  • Country artist Lauren Alaina
  • Popstar Ally Brooke
  • The Bachelorette Hannah Brown
  • Singer Mary Wilson
  • Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer
  • TV and film actor James Van Der Beek
  • NBA Champion Lamar Odom
  • Super Bowl MVP Ray Lewis
  • Comedian and actor Kel Mitchell
  • Queer Eye star Karamo

What channel is Dancing with the Stars on?

Dancing with the Stars will air on ABC, like always.

What time does Dancing with the Stars air?

Dancing with the Stars season 28 starts Monday, September 16 at 8pm EST. Subsequent new episodes will air on Mondays at the same time.

How to watch Dancing with the Stars

All of the following live TV streaming services offer a one-week trial, so you can watch the latest episodes of Dancing with the Stars. But they all vary in terms of which local channels they offer and their coverage areas. In some cases, a live version of ABC won’t be available; instead, the service will offer an on-demand version, allowing you to watch the next day. Be sure to use the links below to see exactly which channels you’ll receive with each service.

If you live in New York City, Philadelphia, Chicago, Houston, Denver, Boston, Dallas, or Washington, D.C., you can also try Locast, a not-for-profit service that lets you stream all of your local channels through any web browser. It’s a free service, but donations are encouraged.

1) Hulu with Live TV

watch dancing with the stars season 28 on Hulu with Live TV
  • Cost: $54.95 per month
  • Hulu devices: Roku, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Amazon Fire Stick and Fire TV, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Nintendo Switch, and iOS and Android devices
  • Local channels: ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC, the CW (check your local availability here)

Hulu with Live TV is one of the most popular ways to stream live. You gain access to a massive library of on-demand content, including classic and current TV shows, movies, plus Hulu’s original programming. As far as live-streaming goes, you’ll have almost 60 channels to flip through, including HGTV, a full suite of ESPN channels, Cartoon Network, FX, and even deep cuts like Nat Geo Wild and Syfy. (Here’s the complete list of Hulu Live TV channels.)



2) AT&T TV Now

watch dancing with the stars season 28 on AT&T TV Now
  • Cost: $50-$135 per month (after a 7-day free trial)
  • Hulu devices: Roku, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Amazon Fire Stick and Fire TV, iOS and Android devices
  • Local channels: NBC, CBS, Fox, ABC, the CW (enter your ZIP code here to check your availability)

There’s a good chance that you’re already looking to AT&T for your wireless needs, so why not add TV too? The second you sign up you’ll gain instant access to 45+ channels, including local channels and even free HBO on PLUS and MAX channel suites. Plus, it comes with CloudDVR which lets you record up to 20 hours of TV per month. One account works on two devices, but you can add more devices for only $5.


3) PlayStation Vue

watch dancing with the stars season 28 on Playstation Vue
Playstation Vue

If you have a PS4 and are into the idea of having your gaming and streaming needs met in the same place, PlayStation Vue is made for you. Still, you don’t need a PS4 to enjoy this service. You can also use a Roku, Amazon Fire devices, and even Kodi. You’ll get access to great channels like AMC, BBC America, and Bravo in PlayStation Vue’s entry-level package. One subscription works with up to five devices, all with unlimited cloud DVR storage, which makes it one of the most binge-friendly solutions. (Here are all of PlayStation Vue channels.)


4) YouTube TV

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YouTube TV

YouTube TV is a great solution for families because one subscription can add up to six accounts. Each account comes with unlimited cloud DVR. There are sports channels like NBCSNNBA TV, and four ESPN channels. Disney, Disney XD, Disney Junior, and Cartoon Network will keep any kid (or kid at heart) busy for hours. It also comes with a few Spanish-language channels like Telemundo and NBC Universo. AMC, BBC America, and IFC are there too, so you won’t miss out on all that prestige TV. (You can find the full list of YouTube TV channels here.)


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