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Where to Stream President Joe Biden’s State of the Union Address Online Tonight

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President Joe Biden will deliver the annual State of the Union address tonight, Thursday, March 7.

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As the U.S. Constitution requires, the president of the United States gives the annual address at the beginning of the year to inform Congress and Americans of the most important issues for the country and give recommendations for action in the future.

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Want to watch the State of the Union online? Here’s what you need to know.

WATCH the 2024 State of the Union with Directv Stream

How to Watch 2024 State of the Union: Date, Time

Joe Biden’s third State of the Union Address to a Joint Session of Congress takes place tonight, Thursday, March 7, at 6 p.m. PT/9 p.m. ET. The speech airs live from the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.

You can watch the State of the Union on TV on broadcast networks ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC and PBS, as well as on cable networks C-Span, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC and others.

Cord-cutters can watch the State of the Union address online through any live TV streaming service, such as DirecTV Stream, Fubo, Hulu + Live TV and others. Sign up for a seven-day free trial from Fubo to watch the State of the Union online free.

Keep reading to find out how to watch the State of the Union 2024 with and without a cable subscription, including more details on how to watch for free.

How to Watch 2024 State of the Union Without Cable: Stream Online Free

While Joe Biden’s State of the Union airs on TV on most broadcast networks, the speech can also be streamed on internet-based streaming cable services, some of which even offer free trials. If you act fast and sign up now, you can watch online for free.

All web-based services are accessible on your smartphone, tablet, laptop or smart TV.

How to Watch Joe Biden State of the Union Address 2024 Livestream Free
How to Watch Joe Biden State of the Union Address 2024 Livestream Free

BEST STREAMING SERVICE OVERALL

DirecTV Stream

Packages from $64.99 per month

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Watch the State of the Union Address with DirecTV Stream. All of the networks that carry Joe Biden’s speech are offered on the cable alternative’s packages, and the service includes more than 75 other channels — such as AMC, Bravo, CNBC, Disney Channel, ESPN and much more.

Prices start as low as $69.99 for the entry-level Entertainment package, while other plans offer between 105-150 channels with prices ranging from $84.99 to $159.99 per month. Meanwhile, new subscribers can receive a Visa rewards card worth up to $300 for a limited time. Learn more about the offer here.


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How to Watch Joe Biden State of the Union Address 2024 Livestream Free

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Fubo

Packages from $74.99 per month

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If you’d like to watch Joe Biden’s 2024 State of the Union Address on ABC, CBS, Fox, Fox News, MSNBC or NBC — along with more than 170 other news, entertainment and sports channels — go with a subscription to Fubo. The streaming service starts at $59.99 per month for the first month ($79.99 per month afterwards), while you can record more than 1,000 hours of TV shows, movies, games and more. Fubo is available to watch on your smartphone, tablet or TV too.

Other plans include the Elite package (with more than 250 channels for $69.99 per month for the first month and $89.99 per month afterwards) and the Premier tier that comes with nearly 300 channels, NFL RedZone, Showtime and 4K quality for $79.99 per month for the first months and $99.99 per month afterwards.

If you want to watch the State of the Union online for free, the online TV streaming service offers a seven-day free trial for new subscribers.


How to Watch Joe Biden State of the Union Address 2024 Livestream Free
How to Watch Joe Biden State of the Union Address 2024 Livestream Free

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Hulu + Live TV

Packages from $76.99

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You can also livestream the 2024 State of the Union online without cable with a subscription to Hulu + Live TV. It has access to more than 90 live channels — like ABC, CBS, CNN, Fox, Fox News, MSNBC, NBC, PBS and others — starting at $76.99 per month. The service also comes with Hulu’s entire streaming library, as well as Disney+ and ESPN+ at no additional cost.

With a subscription, Hulu + Live TV users can watch originals from Hulu, Marvel Studios, Lucasfilm (Star Wars, Indiana Jones), The Muppets Studio and Pixar Animation. Subscribers can also watch ESPN+ for original sports programming and live sports from Formula 1 as well as the NHL, MLB and other sports leagues. It includes unlimited cloud DVR, too. Unfortunately, Hulu doesn’t offer a free trial at this time.


How to Watch Joe Biden State of the Union Address 2024 Livestream Free
How to Watch Joe Biden State of the Union Address 2024 Livestream Free

BEST BUDGET-FRIENDLY

Sling

Packages from $20 for the first month

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Sling is one of the cheapest options for new live TV streaming subscribers who want to watch Joe Biden’s State of the Union online. The Sling Orange plan is only $20 per month for the first month ($40 per month afterward) and includes CNN as part of its offerings.

Sling Blue also features The Disney Channel, ESPN, FreeForm, AMC, BBC America and much more.


How to Watch Joe Biden State of the Union Address 2024 Livestream Free
How to Watch Joe Biden State of the Union Address 2024 Livestream Free

BEST FOR PARAMOUNT NETWORK CONTENT

Paramount+

Packages from $5.99 per month

Get Paramount+ Free Trial

Paramount+ has the 2024 State of the Union address, thanks to CBS News, and you can watch President Biden’s speech for free when you sign up for a seven-day free trial.

Afterward, you can either cancel the streaming service altogether or you can keep watching on Paramount+ for $5.99 per month for the basic ad-supported plan. If you want to go ad-free, the Paramount+ with Showtime package is $11.99 per month. Meanwhile, you can save 16 percent on your Paramount+ subscription when you sign up for an annual package ($60 or $120 per year, respectively).

Subscriptions come with access to thousands of hours of movies and TV series, including Sonic the Hedgehog 2, South Park: The Streaming Wars, the entire Star Trek franchise, Yellowstone prequel show 1883 and more.


How to Watch Joe Biden State of the Union Address 2024 Livestream Free
How to Watch Joe Biden State of the Union Address 2024 Livestream Free

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Peacock

Starting at $5.99 per month

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If you want to watch Joe Biden’s State of the Union Address to Congress on NBC, it’s available to stream on NBC News via Peacock.

Not a Peacock subscriber? You can sign up for just $5.99 per month, or $59.99 for an annual subscription for the ad-supported plan — an 18 percent savings. To go ad-free, a subscription goes for $11.99 per month, or $119.99 yearly for nearly 20 percent off an annual subscription.

Aside from the State of the Union, you’ll also get access to originals like Poker Face, Bel-Air, Girls5eva and Sick; hit movies like Oppenheimer, The Holdovers, Ticket to Paradise and more; live sports and entertainment from NBC Sports (including NFL games) and WWE; and more than 50 “always-on” streaming channels.


How to Watch Joe Biden State of the Union Address 2024 Livestream Free
How to Watch Joe Biden State of the Union Address 2024 Livestream Free

Max

Get Max

Max (formerly known as HBO Max) has a news hub as part of its streaming service for a limited time. The hub has access to CNN for the 2024 State of the Union starting at $9.99 per month.

The service also has hit movies like Barbie, Blue Beetle and Avatar: The Way of Water, as well as award-winning series such as Succession, Barry and The White Lotus.


How to Watch 2024 State of the Union on TV

The State of the Union address airs live on broadcast networks ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC and PBS, as well as cable networks C-Span, CNN, Fox News and MSNBC. This means you can watch President Biden’s speech on TV through your cable TV provider, on the networks respective websites or mobile apps with your cable TV account credentials.

Who Is Giving the Republican Response to the 2024 State of the Union?

Sen. Katie Elizabeth Britt (R-Ala.) delivers the Republican response following Joe Biden’s State of the Union address. The response airs immediately afterwards on ABC, C-Span, CBS, CNN, Fox, Fox News, MSNBC, NBC, PBS and other networks.

WATCH the 2024 State of the Union with Directv Stream

You can also stream the Republican State of the Union response on any of the live-streaming services listed earlier, including DirecTV Stream.

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