How to watch ‘Live Rescue’ for free

Nearly 30 years ago, Cops gave TV audiences a sneak peek at the daily lives of peace officers on the beat. A new series called Live Rescue seeks to replicate formula with first responders across the spectrum.

Hosted by veteran journalist Ashleigh Banfield, Live Rescue follows the daily lives of firefighters dousing roaring flames, paramedics bringing folks back from the brink of death, and EMTs rushing to save the day. Every episode will put these modern heroes across the US in the spotlight as they respond to daily emergency rescue calls.

Here’s everything you need to know to watch Live Rescue online for free.

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When does Live Rescue air?

The new docuseries Live Rescue premieres on Monday, April 22, at 9pm ET.

What channel is Live Rescue on?

Live Rescue airs on A&E.

How to watch Live Rescue for free

A&E 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. Thankfully, no matter which service you pick, you’ll start with a one-week trial, so you can watch Live Rescue for free.

1) Sling TV

For a more à la carte service, look to Sling TV. It offers two cable packages, Sling Orange and Sling Blue, both of which cost $25 per month.A&E is available in either Sling package. If you grab them both (Sling Orange + Blue) you can save $10 per month. Sling Blue offers more bang for your buck with over 40 channels, including sports necessities like FS1, NBCSN, and NFL Network. You’ll also gain access to the usual cable mainstays like Food Network, Discovery, Cartoon Network, SYFY, and FXX. Here’s the complete guide to Sling TV channels


2) Philo

Philo is the least expensive streaming service, but it has some limitations. You won’t find the sports channels that dominate other packages or local channels. However, it’s the cheapest way to gain access to A&E at only $16 a month. You will also find the best deal on popular channels like Animal Planet, AMC, and even deep cuts like IFC and ID. You also get free cloud DVR, but shows recorded are deleted after 30 days, so binge responsibly.


3) Hulu with Live TV

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Hulu with Live TV

Hulu with Live TV is one of the most popular ways to stream live TV, perhaps because you gain access to a massive library of on-demand content including classic and current TV shows, movies, not to mention 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.


4) FuboTV

FuboTV was built from the ground up with sports fans in mind. There are different channel packages available whether you’re looking for basketball, soccer, golf, and even outdoor sports like rock climbing. But no worries, all the great cable channels you’re after are present too, including Viceland, Bravo, TBS, and IFC. Here’s the complete FuboTV channels list.


How to watch Live Rescue episodes

1) A&E 

Many cable channels let you live stream directly from their site and A&E is no different. Simply go to the A&E website, select a video to watch, and log in using one of the previously mentioned services when prompted. Unfortunately, Sling TV won’t work for this site.


2) A&E app

If you want to stream Live Rescue on the move, we suggest downloading the A&E app. The same login instructions from the website will work here to watch new episodes of A&E shows and movies.


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Jaime Carrillo

Jaime Carrillo

Jaime Carillo is a writer for Pure Nintendo and a plucky YouTube cook. He specializes in writing about console gaming and kitchen gadgets. It comes naturally, considering he's either wielding a massive cleaver or Switch Pro controller at any given point. When he's not cruising through a drive-thru at 2am, he's baking shokupan or whipping up a big pot of Japanese curry. He enjoys retro gaming, geopolitics, and Vic Berger videos.