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Where to Watch the NAACP Image Awards 2024 Online

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Awards season is not over yet. The NAACP Image Awards ceremony celebrates the best performances by people of color in film, television, theater, music and literature of 2023.

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Hosted by Queen Latifah at Los Angeles’ Shrine Auditorium, the 55th annual NAACP Image Awards ceremony airs tonight at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET on CBS, BET and other networks, and livestreams on Paramount+ with Showtime, which includes access to your local CBS channel.

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How to Watch the 55th NAACP Image Awards Without Cable

The NAACP Image Awards broadcasts on CBS and BET tonight at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. PT and livestreams on Paramount+ with Showtime, which gives subscribers access to their local CBS channel. You can also sign up for a live TV streaming service that carries these networks (such as DirecTV Stream, Fubo, Hulu + Live TV and others) if you want to watch without cable. The awards ceremony will also be simulcast on BET HER, VH1, CMT, Comedy Central, MTV, MTV2, Paramount Network, Logo, Pop TV, Smithsonian Channel and TV Land.

Ahead, find out where to watch the 55th NAACP Image Awards ceremony online with and without a cable subscription, including for free.

How to Watch the 2024 NAACP Image Awards Online Without Cable
How to Watch the 2024 NAACP Image Awards Online Without Cable

BEST STREAMING SERVICE OVERALL

DirecTV Stream

Packages from $64.99 per month

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Watch CBS and BET with DirecTV Stream. The cable alternative’s packages offer both networks, along with more than 75 other channels — such as ABC, NBC, Fox, AMC, Bravo, CNBC, Disney Channel, ESPN and others.

The service starts as low as $69.99 for the entry-level entertainment package. Other plans offer more than 105-150 channels, with prices ranging from $84.99 to $159.99 per month.

For a limited time, new subscribers can get a Visa gift card worth up to $300; learn more here.


How to Watch the 2024 NAACP Image Awards Online Without Cable
How to Watch the 2024 NAACP Image Awards Online Without Cable

BEST FOR PARAMOUNT CONTENT

Paramount+

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GET PARAMOUNT+ Free Trial

Watch the 2024 NAACP Image Awards for free when you sign up for a seven-day free trial for Paramount+, which starts at $5.99 per month. You can watch your local CBS channel live with Paramount+ with Showtime, which is $11.99 per month. Afterward, you can cancel the streaming service altogether, or you can keep watching.

Subscribers can access hundreds of movies and TV series with Paramount+, such as Sonic the Hedgehog 2, Frasier, Lawmen: Bass Reeves, all of the Star Trek franchises, the Yellowstone prequels 1883 and 1923 and others. Additionally, Paramount+ with Showtime goes for $11.99 per month for the ad-free package, which includes Showtime originals, such as The Curse, Yellowjackets and The Chi.


How to Watch the 2024 NAACP Image Awards Online Without Cable
How to Watch the 2024 NAACP Image Awards Online Without Cable

BEST FOR PRIME MEMBERS

Paramount+ on Prime Video

Free trial available

GET PARAMOUNT+ on Prime Video

Paramount+ is also available as an add-on channel on Prime Video. Prime members and new subscribers can get a free seven-day trial for Paramount+ on Prime Video ($8.99 per month for the standalone service). After that, it auto-renews at an additional $11.99 per month (including Showtime) in addition to the Prime or Prime Video membership price.

Not a Prime member? Sign up for a 30-day free trial to take advantage of all that Amazon Prime has to offer, including access to Prime Video; fast same-, next- or two-day free shipping; in-store discounts at Whole Foods Market and access to exclusive shopping events — like Prime Day and Black Friday.


How to Watch the 2024 NAACP Image Awards Online Without Cable
How to Watch the 2024 NAACP Image Awards Online Without Cable

BEST VALUE

Fubo

Packages from $74.99 per month

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Watch CBS and BET, as well as more than 195 other news, entertainment and sports channels with a subscription to Fubo — which starts at $54.99 per month for the first month ($74.99 per month afterward). In addition, you can record more than 1,000 hours of TV shows, movies and games, so you can even watch later on your smartphone, tablet, laptop or smart TV.

Meanwhile, other packages offer 262 channels for the Elite package for $64.99 per month for the first month ($84.99 per month afterward).

The online TV streaming service also offers a seven-day trial for new subscribers so you can watch the NAACP Image Awards online for free during that time.


How to Watch the 2024 NAACP Image Awards Online Without Cable
How to Watch the 2024 NAACP Image Awards Online Without Cable

BEST LIVE TV STREAMING BUNDLE

Hulu + Live TV

Packages from $76.99

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To watch CBS and BET, a subscription to Hulu + Live TV is another fantastic option. The streaming service has access to more than 90 live channels — like CNN, Food Network, ESPN, Bravo and others — starting at $76.99 per month and comes with Hulu’s entire streaming library, as well as Disney+ and ESPN+.

In addition to live TV, Hulu + Live TV lets subscribers watch originals from Hulu, Marvel Studios, Lucasfilm (Star Wars, Indiana Jones), The Muppets Studio and Pixar, as well as ESPN+ for original sports programming and live sports from Formula 1 as well as the NFL, MLB and other sports leagues. It includes unlimited cloud DVR, too. Unfortunately, Hulu doesn’t offer a free trial at this time.


How to Watch the 2024 NAACP Image Awards Online Without Cable
How to Watch the 2024 NAACP Image Awards Online Without Cable

BEST LIVE TV STREAMING BUNDLE

Philo

Packages from $76.99

Get Philo free trial

For $25 per month, Philo is a very wallet-friendly cable alternative that offers more than 70 entertainment-focused networks, including BET to watch the NAACP Image Awards.

It has the edge when it comes to inexpensive streamers because of its low price; wide range of channels, like A&E, Comedy Central, MTV, Discovery and HGTV; unlimited DVR and over 70,000 on-demand titles in their streaming library. Meanwhile, Philo also has a seven-day free trial.


How to Watch the 55th NAACP Image Awards With Cable

The NAACP Image Awards airs on the broadcast network CBS and cable network BET. You can watch through your cable TV provider on CBS and BET or on the networks’ mobile apps when you log in with your cable TV account.

Nominees this year include top films, like American Fiction, The Color Purple, They Cloned Tyrone and Rustin, while recording artists Usher, Megan Thee Stallion, Janelle Monáe, H.E.R., Jon Batiste and others also received NAACP Image Award nominations.

This year’s presenters include actors and comedians, like Deon Cole, Kerry Washington, Erika Alexander, Delroy Lindo, Taraji P. Henson and entertainer of the year nominee Keke Palmer. Check out a list of NAACP Image Awards 2024 winners and nominations here.

Watch the 55th annual NAACP Image Awards ceremony online tonight at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET for free with a seven-day trial to Paramount+ with Showtime or DirecTV or a five-day trial to Fubo.

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