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How to watch ‘Married at First Sight’ online for free

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It’s the most addictive reality series since ‘The Bachelor.’

Have you ever experienced love at first sight? Now, there’s a reality show that takes this idea and runs with it. Married at First Sight makes Tinder seem tame.

Every season, three couples are paired up by relationship experts and are then married within moments of meeting. After a romantic honeymoon, Married at First Sight documents the first eight weeks of the new couples’ marriage. Then, our lovebirds decide whether or not to stay married or to cut their losses. All in all, it’s the kind of addictive guilty pleasure Lifetime is famous for.

Here’s everything you need to know to watch Married at First Sight online for free.

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Married at First Sight couples for season 8

Season 8 of Married at First Sight features four couples from Philadelphia.

  • Couple #1: Financial consultant Stephanie Sersen and staffing company CEO AJ Vollmoeller
  • Couple #2: Assistant director Jasmine McGriff and financial analyst Will Guess
  • Couple #3: Hotel marketing specialist Kate Sisk and civil and environmental engineer Luke Cuccurullo
  • Couple #4: Real-estate agent Kristine Killingsworth and dialysis patient care technician Keith Dewar

Married at First Sight couples still together

As of January 2019, the marriage success rate of Married at First Sight hovers around 23.8%. Here are the only couples from the show’s history who are still together.

Season 1

  • Jamie Otis-Hehner and Doug Hehner
  • Cortney Hendrix-Carrion and Jason Carrion

Season 5

  • Ashley Petta and Anthony D’Amico

Season 6

  • Shawniece Jackson and Jephte Pierre

Season 7

  • Danielle Bergman and Bobby Dodd

Married at First Sight season 8

Season 8 of Married at First Sight premiered Jan. 1, 2019. New episodes air Tuesdays, at 9pm ET/PT on Lifetime.

How to watch Married at First Sight online for free

The following live TV streaming services include the Lifetime channel and offer a free trial for one week, allowing you to watch Married at First Sight online for free. There are other variations among them, though, especially when it comes to the local channels offered. The links below will offer a quick primer on what channels you’ll get with each service.

1) Sling TV

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Sling Orange + Blue

Sling TV offers two cable packages based on your particular needs (Sling Orange and Sling Blue), and Lifetime is available in both. Each Sling TV package runs $25 a month. Among Sling Blue’s channels are two Fox Sports Channels, NBCSN, FXX, and the NFL Network. Sling Orange has three ESPN channels, Freeform, and entertainment destinations like Epix and BBC America. If you nab both packages together (Sling Orange + Blue, which costs $40 per month), you’ll save 20 percent. (Here’s the complete guide to Sling TV channels.)


2) Hulu with Live TV

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Hulu with Live TV

Hulu with Live TV not only gives you access to on-demand content, but you’ll also be able to stream live TV, including local networks. If you miss Married at First Sight when it airs, no worries: It will be available on-demand along with countless movies, classic programs, and of course, original series available exclusively on Hulu. You’ll also get access to almost 60 channels, including Lifetime, ESPN, USA,  and plenty more. (Here’s the complete list of Hulu Live TV channels.)

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3) FuboTV

If you’re a sports fanatic, FuboTV is a streaming service built just for you. Plus, it comes with Lifetime, so you’ll be able to watch Married at First Sight between games. This streaming package is great for fans of basketball, international soccer, golf, and even rock climbing. For the rest of the family, there’s a suite of great channels including Food Network,  IFC, TBS, Cartoon Network, and more. (Here’s the complete FuboTV channels list.)


4) 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. But you will find the best deal on popular channels like AMC, IFC, Lifetime, 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.


5) DirecTV Now

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DirecTV Now’s Live a Little package

DirecTV Now is DirecTV’s answer to online streaming. If you simply must have the most channels, DirecTV Now offers upwards of 125 of them in its most expensive package. Of course, its basic $40-a-month Live a Little plan will get you access to Lifetime, where you can get your fix of Married at First Sight. (You can find the full list of DirecTV Now channels here.)


How to catch up on Married at First Sight episodes

If you’re looking for a place to catch up on older episodes of Married at First Sight, there are a couple of solutions.

1) Amazon

  • Cost: $2.99/episode, $12.99-$24.99/season
  • Devices: Amazon Fire Stick, Fire TV, Fire tablets, and Fire phone; Roku, Google TV, TiVo, Nvidia Shield, PlayStation 3 and 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Wii

You can watch past episodes of Married at First Sight on your TV, tablet, phone, or computer. Individual episodes will run you $2.99 each, but you can nab an entire season for $12.99-$29.99.


2) Lifetime

You can catch up on select recent episodes of Married at First Sight on the Lifetime website. All you have to do is register at MyLifetime.com and select which show you want to watch. You’ll be asked to provide login information and can choose from a handful of the live-streaming services above, including Hulu, FuboTV, DirecTV Now, and Philo.

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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.