Sit back, Relax, and catch up on some episodes you might have missed. This list of free cable TV channels includes aggregators, network TV, individual TV channels, internet only channels, and sport channels. Enjoy!
Aggregators – Watch Multiple Networks in One Place
Broadcast Networks – Free Full Length Episodes
ABC – Watch full episode of Dancing With the Stars, Lost, Scrubs, Jimmy Kimmel Live, SuperNanny and more. ABC has a player you need to download for full features and quality.
CBS – Watch CSI, Survivor, NCIS, David Letterman, Numb3rs, The Young and the Restless, and more. CBS even has a ‘Classics’ section for old 90210, StarTrek, and Macgyver Episodes. Watch in your browser (no download needed).
NBC – Watch Battlestar Galactica, Saturday Nigh Live, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, Jay Leno, Heroes, ER, Days or Our Lives, My Name is Earl, and More. Watch in your browser (no download needed).
FOX Watch 24, Hell’s Kitchen, Prison Break, Lie to Me, The Simpsons, Family Guy, Cops, Dollhouse, Fringe, House, Terminator, and More. Watch in your browser with installed browser player.
The CW – Watch GossipGirl, 90210, One Tree Hill, Top Model, SmallVille, and More. Watch in your browser with installed browser player.
Free Cable Channels
National Geographic Channel – Watch Full Episodes of Critical Situation, Dog Whisperer, Dogs with Jobs, Inside, Locked up Abroad, Man Made, Thrill Zone, and More.
Food Network – Watch Barefoot Contessa, 30 Minute Meals, Ace of Cakes, Ask Aida, Cooking for Real, Iron Chef America, Paula’s Party, and More. Watch in the browser with nothing extra to download or install.
MTV Music Videos – Watch music videos from top artists online. Sort by Most Viewed, Top Rated, Most Commented, or Most Shared. Get your music video fix here. Watch in the browser, no extra installs needed.
MTV Shows – Watch CollegeHumor, Making the Band, From G’s to Gents, Cribs, Detox, The Hills, Bromance, Engaged & Underage, Nitro Circus, and More. Watch in the browser, no extra installs needed.
TNT – Watch charmed, Angel, The Closer, Leverage, Trust Me, Saving Grace, Raising the Bar, Bones, Law & Order, Cold Case, Las Vegas, and More. They even provide full length featured films. Watch in your browser with a plugin.
Nickelodeon – Watch full length episodes of SpongeBob Square Pants, True Jackson VP, iCarly, H20, Tak, Avatar, and More. Watch inside your browser not extra plugins needed (Although it is a resource hog).
TBS – Watch My Boys, Meet the Browns, My Manny, The Office, My Name is Earl, Family Guy, 10 items or less, Tyler Perry’s House of Payne, Everybody Loves Raymond, Friends, King of Queens, and More. Watch online in your browser with an extra plugin.
Lifetime – Watch Rita Rocks, DietTribe, Army Wives, Wife Swap, Reba, and More. Watch right in the browser, no installs needed.
USA – Watch Monk, Psych, Burn Notice, InPlainSight, The Starter Wife, Dr. Steve O, and More. Watch through your browser.
SciFi – Watch Battlestar Galactica, Ghost Hunters, Stargate Atlantis, Sanctuary, Scare Tactics, and More. No plugins needed.
VH1 – See full episodes of For the Love of Ray, I love money, Rock of Love Bus, Sober House, Best Week Ever, Tool Academy, Confessions of a Teen Idol, and More.
Cartoon Network – Full Episodes of 6Teen, Batman, Ben 10, Chowder, Code Lyoko, Codname:Kids Next Door, and More. No plugins needed.
Adult Swim – Full episodes of Moral Orel, Look around you, King of the Hill, Xavier: Renegade Angel, The Brak Show, Tim & Eric Awesome Show and More.
TruTV – A collection of spontaneous or ‘real’ videos with narration. Featured shows include Operation Repo, TSG-Presents, Ocean Force, The Principal’s Office, and more.
FX – Full episodes of It’s Always Sunny in Philidelphia, Sons of Anarchy, 30 Days, The Shield, and More.
ABC Family – Full episodes of 7th Heaven, rush’d, America’s Prom Queen, Lincoln Heights, Switched, and More. Free length movies are available online. Watch in your browser, no plugins or downloads needed.
History Channel – Full episodes available for Ancient Discoveries, Dogfights, Battle360, MonsterQuest, UFO Hunters, The Universe, Hero Ships, Cities of the Underworld, Ax Men, and More.
BET – Their website crashed my browser. I’m sure it was all the ‘Bling’ trying to load at once.
A&E – Full free episodes of the Beast, Dog the Bounty Hunter, Intervention, ManHunters, The First 48, Peranormal State, and More. Watch online with your browser.
Access Cable– Watch full episodes of So That’s What a Hernia Feels Like!, Growing Old and Useless, Cat Lady Diaries, Making Things, How to Shoplift in Wal-Mart, and More.
Disney Channel – Full episodes of Hannah Montana, Sonny with a chance, The Suite Life on Deck, Wizards of Waverly Place, What’s Hot, Brian O’Brian, Camp Rock, and More.
Discovery – Complete cable episodes of Man .vs. WIld, One Way Out, Time Warp, Treasure Quest, Jon & Kate, Jockeys, Lost Tapes, and More. Also Includes TLC & Animal Planet programming.
HGTV – Full exclusive episodes of HGTV Showdown, Dear Genevieve, Income Property, Desperate to BUy, The Property SHop, The Unsellables, House Hunters, Myles of Style, and More.
ESPN360 – Watch Live Sports including Basketball, Soccer, Tennis, Football, Outdoors, Cricket, Baseball, Golf and more. College and Professional.
Comedy Central – Watch Full Episodes of The DailyShow, The Colbert Report, SouthPark, Important Things, Roast with Larry, Reno 911, Krod Mandoon, Employee of the Month, Demetri Martin is a Host, and More.
Showtime – Watch Brotherhood, Californication, Dexter, Nurse Jackie, Penn & Teller, The L Word, The Tudors, This American Life, and More.
TVLand – Watch classic and original full episodes of The Cougar, High School Reunion, The Brady Bunch, The Beverly Hillbillies, M.A.S.H., Gunsmoke, 3rd Rock From The Sun, & The Andy Griffith Show.
Free News Networks
ABC News – Watch ABC news featuring Nightline, 20/20, World News, What Would You Do, GMA, Money & Business, and More.
Current – A collection of raw journalistic news. Watch Current Questions, Daily Fix, infoMania, Joe Central, SuperNews, Tech, Currency, and More.
CNN – Watch breaking news video from CNN. Watch in the browser with no need to download or install any programs or plugins.
CNN Live – Streaming news from CNN. Watch the headlines and the hot stories of the day. Requires an Adobe Flash Player Enhancement. Once installed, live news streams in your browser.
Fox News – Watch headlines, Business, Sprots, Live coverage, Leisure, U.S., World, Politics, and more.
CNBC – Sort by Top Videos, All Videos, US, Europe, Asia, CEOs, Analysts. A straightforward way to watch news online. No plugins or downloads needed. The screen is kind of small.
C-SPAN – Watch News Live on C-SPAN. It also includes past notable news clips in a video library.
Internet Only Cable Networks
Free Sport Channels
If you have any more ideas or if I missed any channels please let me know (leave a comment). Have fun!
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