Bravo is one of the most popular cable TV networks, known for its reality shows like the Real Housewives franchise, Below Deck, Southern Charm, and more. However, a traditional cable TV subscription can be expensive. Fortunately, there are many ways to watch Bravo without paying for cable.
As someone who has cut the cord myself, here is my guide on the best options to stream Bravo based on my experience and expertise.
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Live TV Streaming Services
The easiest way to watch Bravo without cable is to use a live TV streaming service. These services stream many popular cable channels over the internet. Some of the most popular options that include Bravo are:
1. Sling TV
Sling TV is one of the most affordable live TV services. The Sling Orange & Blue plan includes over 50 channels including Bravo for $55/month.
- Cheapest option
- Can add extra channel packs
- Lots of device support
- Limited number of simultaneous streams
2. Hulu + Live TV
Hulu’s live TV plan costs $76.99/month but includes over 75 channels plus access to Hulu’s on-demand library. Local channels are available in most markets.
- Hulu on-demand included
- Unlimited cloud DVR
- Disney+ and ESPN+ bundle available
- More expensive
- Limited fast-forwarding with cloud DVR
3. YouTube TV
YouTube TV offers over 85 channels for $64.99/month including Bravo. It has unlimited cloud DVR and up to 3 simultaneous streams.
- Unlimited DVR
- Lots of sports and news channels
- Works great for streaming YouTube/Google fans
- Limited customization compared to other services
fuboTV focuses on sports but also includes entertainment channels like Bravo. Plans start at $69.99/month. Regional sports networks are available in most markets.
- Great for sports fans
- 250 hour DVR
- 4K streaming available
- No TNT, TBS, or CNN
- More expensive than other options
Other Ways to Watch Bravo
If the live TV streaming services don’t work for you, there are a couple other ways to watch Bravo without cable:
Use a Digital Antenna
If you live near the broadcast towers of your local NBC affiliate, you may be able to pick up the over-the-air signal with a digital antenna. This allows you to watch NBC shows live, including any Bravo shows airing on NBC.
- 100% free after antenna purchase
- No monthly fees
- Limited channel selection
- Must be within antenna range of broadcast towers
Buy Full Seasons
Services like Amazon Video, Apple TV, and Google Play allow you to purchase full seasons of Bravo shows. This is great if you only care about certain shows.
- Pay per show instead of a monthly fee
- Download for offline viewing
- Doesn’t allow live viewing
- Can get expensive buying all shows
What Shows Can I Watch on Bravo?
Some of the most popular shows on Bravo that you can watch with these streaming options include:
- The Real Housewives franchise
- Below Deck
- Southern Charm
- Top Chef
- Married to Medicine
Bravo also airs popular late night talk shows and after shows like Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen.
With all the drama, entertainment, and guilty pleasures Bravo has to offer, cutting the cord no longer means missing out. These streaming services make it easy to keep up with all your favorite Bravo shows without paying a fortune.
Let me know if you have any other questions! As someone who has streamed Bravo myself for years without cable, I’m happy to provide any other advice or recommendations.