How to Watch Sundance TV Without Cable: Get Your Movies

By Gabriela Vatu / March 21, 2019

Watching indie movies, short films, or TV series is what you do on Sundance TV - the perfect channel for this type of activity. If you want to watch Sundance TV without cable, that can be easily done nowadays thanks to over-the-top (OTT) platforms.

Sundance TV has been around since 1996, focusing on airing documentaries, indie film, short movies, and loads of other content. Nowadays, it has also added in some TV series and reality TV into its programming.

Now, if you're planning on cutting the cord with your cable provider and don't know which way to go so you can still watch Sundance TV, we have a full list of all five Live TV platforms that feature the channel. Let's find out which.

1. fuboTV

Bundles fubo ($54.99/mo) + Family ($59.99/mo), Family Deluxe ($64.99/mo), and Ultra ($79.99/mo) promo packs.
Customization Channel Bundles - fubo Cycling ($11.99/mo), International Sports Plus ($5.99/mo), Sports Plus ($8.99/mo), Adventure Plus ($4.99/mo), NBA League Pass ($28.99/mo), Portuguese Plus ($14.99/mo), Latino Plus ($7.99/mo), fubo Extra ($5.99/mo) Premium Networks - Showtime ($10.99/mo), AMC Premiere ($4.99/mo), FX Plus ($5.99/mo), RAI Italia ($7.99/mo)
Device support Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, iOS, Android, Chromecast, web browser
DVR 30 hours, unlimited time storage, expandable to 500 hours via extra feature ($9.99/mo)
Free trial Yes, 7 days
Visit fuboTV

First on our list is fuboTV, a platform that's quite friendly with sports fans. Sundance TV is present on two bundles so you can pick whichever fits your needs best. The first one - fubo - costs $39.99 for the first month and then the price goes up to $44.99 per month. The second one - fubo Extra - costs $44.99 for the first month, and the price reaches $49.99 per month after that. You might want to check out our fuboTV review to see whether or not this is the right platform for you.

2. Sling TV

Sling TV
Bundles Sling Orange ($25/mo), Sling Blue ($25/mo), Sling Orange + Blue ($40/mo)
Customization Channel bundles - Comedy ($5/mo), Espanol ($5/mo), Heartland ($5/mo), Hollywood ($5/mo), Lifestyle ($5/mo), News ($5/mo), Kids ($5/mo), Sports ($5/mo with Orange, $10/mo with Blue or Orange + Blue), Kids + Comedy + News + Lifestyle ($10/mo)
Premium Channels - Showtime ($10/mo), STARZ ($9/mo), EPIX ($5/mo), CuriosityStream ($3/mo), Here TV ($8/mo), Grokker ($7/mo), Stingray Karaoke ($7/mo), UP Faith & Family ($5/mo), Pantaya ($6/mo), CineFest ($5/mo), Hopster ($5/mo), Comedy Dynamics ($5/mo), Dove Channel ($5/mo), DogTV ($5/mo), CONtv ($5/mo), Docurama ($5/mo), Outside TV Features ($5/mo)
NBA- League Pass ($29/mo), Team Pass ($18/mo)
Device support Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Android TV, AirTV Player, Xiaomi, LG Smart TVs, Samsung Smart TVs, iOS, Android, Fire tablets, Xbox One, Chrome web browser
DVR Up to 50 hours, unlimited storage time. Expandable by another 50 hours with extra feature
Free trial Yes, 7 days
Visit Sling

Sling TV is next, a great service that offers three starter bundles. You can pick between Orange ($25/mo), Blue ($25/mo), and Orange + Blue ($40/mo). Sundance TV, however, is not present in any of these bundles, with the only appearance being in the Hollywood Extra pack for $5 per month. The other channels that are in this pack are Fandor, Reelz, HDNet Movies, TCM, CineMoi and Film Detective. Read our Sling TV review to find out everything there is to know about this service.

3. Philo

Bundles 58 channels ($20/mo)
Customization No extra channel packages or premium channels available
Device support Apple TV, Fire TV, Roku, iOS, web browser, via Chome on Android. No dedicated Android app
DVR Unlimited storage space, recordings available for 30 days
Free trial Yes, 7 days
Visit Philo

Next up is Philo, a platform that makes choosing quite easy - there are only two bundles of channels to pick from and no customizations available. You can thus pick between 40 Channels and 49 Channels; one costs $16 per month and the other $20 per month. Sundance TV is present in both bundles, so you'll have to decide based on what other channels are available. Check out our Philo review and get the full list.

4. PlayStation Vue

Playstation Vue
Bundles Access ($49.99/mo), Core ($54.99/mo), Elite ($64.99/mo), Ultra ($84.99/mo)
Customization Channel bundles - Sports Pack ($10/mo), Espanol Pack ($4.99/mo, $3.99/mo with PlayStation Plus) Premium channels - HBO ($15/mo, or included in Ultra), Showtime ($10.99/mo, $8.99/mo with PlayStation Plus, or included in Ultra), FX+ ($5.99/mo), Epix ($3.99/mo, $2.99/mo with PlayStation Plus), Cinemax ($15/mo), Fox Soccer Plus ($14.99/mo or $12.99 with PlayStation Plus), Hi-YAH! ($2.99/mo or $1.99/mo with PlayStation Plus) Bundles - HBO + Cinemax ($21.99/mo or $19.99/mo with PlayStation Plus), Epix Hits + Showtime ($13.99/mo or $11.49/mo with PlayStation Plus)
Device support Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, iOS, Android, Roku, PS3, PS4, browser
DVR Up to 500 programs, 28 days limit
Free trial Yes, 5 days
Visit PlayStation Vue

Sony's PlayStation Vue is also on our list of ways to watch Sundance TV without cable. There are four bundles you can pick from, starting at $44.99 per month and going up to $79.99 per month. Sundance TV is present in three of these bundles, missing from the cheapest one - Access. So, you'll have to pick between Core ($49.99/mo), Elite ($59.99/mo), and Ultra ($79.99/mo). Read our PlayStation Vue review to see whether it has all the perks you require from such a platform.

5. YouTube TV

YouTube TV
Bundles A single bundle - $49.99 per month ($54.99 if billed through Apple)
Customization Premium channels - AMC Premiere ($5/mo), CuriosityStream ($3/mo), Fox Soccer Plus ($15/mo), Showtime ($7/mo), Starz ($9/mo), Shudder ($5/mo), Sundance Now ($7/mo), NBA League Pass ($40/mo or $124/year), EPIX ($6/mo)
Device support Chromecast, Roku, Apple TV, Android TV, Xbox One, Samsung and LG Smart TVs, iOS, Android
DVR Unlimited storage space, recordings saved for 9 months
Free trial Yes, 7 days
Visit YouTube TV

Finally, YouTube TV comes in and brings a single bundle of channels. Take it or leave it! Obviously, the channel you're looking for - Sundance TV - is on the list, along with dozens of others. The service costs $40 per month and offers loads of perks and the possibility to add some premium channels for extra cash. We have a full YouTube TV review that you can read if you want to get all the info on this service.

Sundance TV is a unique channel and we get why you'd want to take it with you once you cut the cord, and we hope we've managed to help out in taking things into a direction or another.

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