How to Watch Adult Swim Without Cable to Stream ‘Rick & Morty,’ ‘The Eric Andre Show’ & More

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Adult Swim is Cartoon Network’s home to some of the most popular adult comedies on television right now, including Rick & Morty, The Eric Andre Show, Aqua Teen Hunger Force and even My Adventure With Superman. The easiest way to watch the channel is through a cable package, but don’t worry, cord-cutters, there are some affordable streaming options online that include Cartoon Network so you can watch Adult Swim without cable.

Viewers can also look forward to Anthony Bourdain’s graphic novel Get Jiro! being turned into a TV show for Adult Swim, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The series takes place in a not-so-distant future where Los Angeles master chefs run the city like crime lords and people have to kill in order to get a seat at the restaurant.

You don’t have to spend hundreds of dollars on another cable package in order to watch the series and more from Adult Swim. Instead, live TV streamers are offering promos and free trials that’ll let you watch Adult Swim for free through Cartoon Network.

Keep reading to learn more.

How to Watch Adult Swim Without Cable for Free

To help you find the best discounts and free trials available, ShopBillboard put together a list of live TV streamers that’ll get you access to Adult Swim for free.


Max is the official streaming platform for Adult Swim, which means you can watch all of the its programs and more in one spot. If you already have a Max subscription, you can instantly watch shows such as Smiling Friends, Robot Chicken and more when you log in to your account.

Don’t have a Max subscription? New users can take advantage of a rare seve-day free trial that the platform is offering for a limited time only. Once the free trial is over, you’ll be charged based on the plan you choose at checkout.

There are three plans to choose from: the ad-supported, which is the cheapest option at $9.99 a month, or $99.99 a year. Or you can go ad-free for $15.99 a month ($149.99 a year). The Ultimate ad-free package for $19.99 a month and includes 4K Ultra HD quality, 100 downloads to watch on the go, as well as the ability to stream on up to four devices at once.

Sling TV

Sling TV is another affordable option that comes with Cartoon Network, so you can stream its late-night programming block. The live TV streamer is offering a limited-time promo that’ll get you $25 off the first month when you sign up. There are three packages to choose from: Orange Package, Blue Package or you can combine both.

Every single package come with Cartoon Network, which means you’ll be able to watch Adult Swim shows and more. The Orange Package is the cheapest option to choose from at $15 (regularly $40) and comes with 34 channels. You can upgrade to the Blue package for $20 (reg. $45) and get local channels as well as 44 channels to flip through. The Orange + Blue package will give you all 46 channels if you can’t choose giving you local, sports and reality TV options.


Hulu is another affordable option to stream Adult Swim content without cable, as it offers a library full of the Cartoon Network’s most popular programs. If you already have a Hulu subscription, you can watch Adult Swim content for no additional cost — just log in to your account to get access.

If you don’t have a Hulu subscription, new users can score a free 30-day trial to watch Adult Swim and more. When your free trial is over, you’ll be charged the regular subscription fee based on the plan you pick out.

There are a few options you can choose from: the ad-supported package, which is also the cheapest package at $7.99 a month or $79 a year. If you’d prefer no ads, the premium plan is $17.99 a month. Both packages give you access to the entire Hulu library, the ability to watch content on up to two devices at once, and the option to make up to six profiles. If you go ad-free, you’ll also be able to download content to watch offline.

In addition to watching Adult Swim shows, you can stream Hulu originals such as Clipped, Only Murders in the Building, The Handmaid’s Tale, Feud: Capote vs. The Swans and Claim to Fame.

To watch Adult Swim live on TV without cable, you can subscribe to Hulu + Live TV, which is offering a rare deal that gets you a three-day free trial for new users who sign up. Along with getting more than 95 live channels — including Adult Swim — you’ll also get access to the entire Hulu library plus a free subscription to Disney+ and ESPN+.