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How to Legally Watch TV Online for Free

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If you've ever wondered how to watch TV online for free, you're not alone. In a digital age, there are seemingly endless ways to catch your favorite shows on the web, but many of these options are either illegal or only show snippets of an episode. But fear not: There are actually quite a few options at your hands to watch free TV online – legally.

From websites to apps to sections of beloved search engines we never even knew existed (hello to you, Yahoo View!), ways to watch free TV online are at your fingertips. Find out some of the best ways to watch free TV online below.

1) Plex

Plex is a genius media server that gives you access to TV shows on your computer, tablet, or mobile device. That, in and of itself, is awesome. But what really makes Plex stand out from other services is that it helps you watch free TV online anytime and anywhere — and all you have to do is enable remote access for your Plex Media Server and then sign in to your Plex account on the app.

2) OV Guide

OV Guide offers both TV shows and movies in a wide range of distinct genres, which is obviously great for when you want to switch up your usual movie-watching routine. But it also has another standout feature: If the movie or show you want to watch is not available on its site for free, it will tell you where to go to find a paid-for version of the video instead. How helpful is that?

3) Kodi

Kodi is an impressive media center that not only plays TV shows and movies for free, but also allows you to share your favorite photos easily and keep all your music together in your best playlists to share with family and friends.

4) Link TV

Link TV is a broadcasting program that encourages its viewers to get engaged, educated, and activated in the world around them. If you're ready to learn, this is the place for you.

5) Tubi TV

At first glance, Tubi TV might seem a little too good to be true, with its impressive selection of available content. If you're concerned about its legitimacy, fear not: The company has actually partnered with some pretty big names in showbiz (think MGM and Paramount) to bring you this content. Rest easy!

6) Crackle

Crackle is a super clever app that offers a diverse range of TV episodes. Along with episodes in English, they also offer a wide range of programs in Spanish and Portuguese. Great news for you if you want to learn a foreign language!

7) Yahoo View

One of the most famous search engines out there also has a free service to view older episodes from favorites like Will and Grace or Community — Yahoo View.They also have a paid tier, which includes newer episodes, but the free tier is a great option if you happen to be in a particularly nostalgic (and frugal!) mood.

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