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How to Watch ‘The Story of Soaps’ Live Online

By Gabriela Vatu / May 19, 2020

Weather soap operas are your cup of tea or not, they have certainly made a lasting impact on the world. The Story of Soaps will air soon and give us a little more insight into how soap operas influence us all.

The Story of Soaps is a special show created by ABC and PEOPLE that will last for two hours, looking into the impact soap operas have had on television over the past decades.

Whether we're talking about how the lives of some of our favorite actors have been influenced or how networks adjusted their programs to include more of these shows, there are lots of facets to this type of shows.

When and Where to Watch The Story of Soaps?

The Story of Soaps will premiere on May 19th, on ABC. The two-hour event will start at 9 PM. Make sure you have all the snacks you need.

How Can I Live Stream The Story of Soaps?

The Story of Soaps is one of the many shows you can watch on TV online these days. Live TV platforms are super-useful, as they enable us to see our favorite channels wherever we may be while using our mobile devices to keep up with everything happening in the world. One of the best options for those who want to watch The Story of Soaps online is to use Hulu, which has a single bundle of networks. Start your free trial on Hulu now!

On Hulu, you will find they have even more channels organized in a couple of channel packs that you might find interesting. They also have several premium networks available for those looking for more cool content. Hulu works on many devices, and you certainly have at least one of these at home, whether we're talking about iOS and Android smartphones and tablets, Apple TV, Android TV, Fire TV, Chromecast, Roku, PlayStation 4, and more (Note: ABC is one of the channels that broadcast in select markets only. If you live in an area where you do not get ABC coverage, you can use a VPN and connect to a server located in a different city where it is available. In this way, you'll get access to all the networks available in that specific region. Click here to get all the details on the steps you need to take.)

Here is how to start your 7-day free trial of Hulu:

Other Ways to Watch The Story of Soaps Online

YouTube TV - A really good platform that can help you watch The Story of Soaps on ABC is YouTube TV. This one has a single bundle of networks to offer, and there are no channel packs available. There are, however, some premium networks you can get if you want those. All YouTube TV subscribers can enjoy unlimited cloud DVR storage space and three simultaneous streams per account. Check out the service and look for the current free trial offers!

Can I Watch The Story of Soaps When Traveling Outside of the United States?

If you are traveling when The Story of Soaps is set to air, you will need a bit of help to enjoy the show. Live TV platforms and streaming services in the United States are all geo-blocked, so if you are outside of the country, you won't get access to the media whatsoever. To bypass the blockade, you need a VPN to help change your IP address so that you appear to be in the United States rather than anywhere else in the world. We recommend ExpressVPN because it's such a great tool, with thousands of servers all over the world and some great privacy features thanks to the encryption protocols in use.

Here's how you can use ExpressVPN to watch The Story of Soaps:

Can I Watch The Story of Soaps Live on the Network's website?

Watching The Story of Soaps live on the ABC website is entirely possible because there is a live stream available there. In order to access the live stream, you need to log in to an account, for which you need credentials from your TV provider. The TV provider in question can be one of the live TV services we mentioned or a cable company for those who haven't cut the cord yet. (Note: The ABC live stream is also geo-blocked, so if you want to access it from abroad, you will need a VPN. You can click here to get more details on all the steps you need to take.)

Can I Watch The Story of Soaps With a TV Antenna?

Watching The Story of Soaps live with a TV antenna is possible because ABC is one of the channels that still broadcast over-the-air. Antennas are great devices that enable us to watch dozens of networks for free.

Before making any decisions, you should look into a site like NoCable to find out more details about the channels that broadcast in your specific area and whether ABC is on that list. On the site, you also find how far the broadcast stations in your area are from your home so that you'll know exactly what range you need your antenna to cover. That you should check out the devices that we listed above, in case any of them have the right features for your requirements.

Can I Watch The Story of Soaps at a Later Time?

We don't know exactly when it's going to happen. It will quite likely be uploaded to the ABC website soon after the show airs. There's also a really high chance that The Story of Soaps show will become available to stream on Hulu at one point or another.



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