‘American Idol’ Season 17 Episode 1 Stream: How To Watch Live Online

American Idol season 17 episode 1 airs Sunday at 8:00 PM EST on ABC. The episode is called “Auditions (1)” and it will run around the usual 85 minutes (-/+ commercials). Currently, American Idol has a 4.2 rating on IMDb. Here is everything you need to know about tonight’s episode, including where and how to watch it online for free, without a cable subscription. Also, find out if American Idol renewed or canceled for new season.


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American Idol Season 17 Episode 1 Viewing Details

Show: American Idol: Season 17
Episode Name: Auditions (1)” (episode 1)
Air Date: March 3, 2019
Air Time: 8:00 PM EST
TV Channel:

How To Watch American Idol Season 17 Episode 1 Online

Episode 1 of ‘American Idol’ airs this Sunday at 8:00 PM EST on ABC. There are a few ways you can watch tonight’s episode online, phone, tablet and desktop for free and without cable. Here are your options:

ABC Website & ABC App

You can watch American Idol season 17 episode 1 online via ABC’s website. You will need your login and password information for your cable provider.

You can also live stream episode 1 of American Idol season 17 on your phone, tablet or mobile device by downloading the ABC app (App Store, Google Play, Amazon Appstore), login with your cable provider info and begin watching.


No cable or satellite login? No problem! ABC is available on DIRECTV. You can live stream episode 1 of American Idol online through DIRECTV NOW. DIRECTV offers a free seven-day trial, so you’ll receive seven days free before your paid membership begins. You can watch the show for free if you sign up for the free trial and cancel it before the trial period ends.

DIRECTV also has an DIRECTV NOW app (App Store, Google Play).

Sling TV

You can also watch the American Idol through Sling TV. It’s just like a cable or satellite TV service, except it’s delivered over the internet. You can sign up for a free seven-day trial and if you cancel your subscription within seven days, you will not be charged. Once signed up, simply download the app for your computer or mobile device to start watching.

Sling TV also has an Sling app (App Store, Google Play). There is also a Sling app for Apple TV, Xbox One, Roku, Chromecast, and Amazon Fire TV – see all devices.

Please note ABC on Sling TV & DIRECTV NOW is only available in Chicago, Fresno, Houston, L.A., New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose, Raleigh-Durham.

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