How to watch 'EastEnders' in the US

How to watch EastEnders in the US.
Here's how to watch EastEnders in the US. (Image credit: BBC)

Want to watch EastEnders in the US but don't know how? Well, you've come to the right place. 

If there is one thing the Brits do well, it is great TV. And the jewel in the crown of British television has got to be its award-winning soaps

There used to be a time that you'd have to wait months to watch EastEnders storylines from the UK play out on US TV, but all that has changed thanks to BritBox and now you can watch the latest Walford dramas unfolding at the same time as the UK audience. 

Here's how to watch EastEnders in the US...

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Catch up on all the drama in the Queen Vic pub from the US with BritBox.  (Image credit: BBC)

How to watch EastEnders in the US

BritBox, the streaming channel packed with British shows, now airs EastEnders and other British soaps including Coronation Street and Emmerdale in the US right after the episodes have aired in the UK. 

BritBox is the only place you can get the current seasons of all three big UK soaps, with new episodes being released immediately after they have aired on BBC1 and ITV. Britbox is the best way to watch all your favorite British shows and you can watch it easily via Amazon Prime across all your devices. 

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Britbox is the No. 1 way to watch all your favourite British shows from the BBC and ITV. And you can watch it easily via Amazon Prime Video Channels. All your subscription and billing is handled through your Amazon account, allowing you to watch as much as you want for a single price.

How can I catch up on the latest soap spoilers? 

Here on we have got all the latest soap news and spoilers, bringing soap fans everything they need to keep up to date with soapland drama. 

So if you want to know what is going on with the Mitchells, Beales, and the Carters in EastEnders, we have got everything you need in one place. We even have dedicated EastEnders, Coronation Street, Emmerdale, Hollyoaks, Neighbours, and Home and Away spoiler pages, meaning you won't miss a thing. 

How can I watch old episodes of EastEnders in the US?

If you want to catch up on past episodes of EastEnders you can stream old seasons on Amazon Prime from the US. They have got archives of episodes from previous years, meaning you can stream them all to your heart's content. 

So, you will now never miss an episode of EastEnders again!

Claire Crick
Assistant Managing Editor at What To Watch

Claire is Assistant Managing Editor at What To Watch and has been a journalist for over 15 years, writing about everything from soaps and TV to beauty, entertainment, and even the Royal Family. After starting her career at a soap magazine, she ended up staying for 13 years, and over that time she’s pulled pints in the Rovers Return, sung karaoke in the Emmerdale village hall, taken a stroll around Albert Square, and visited Summer Bay Surf Club in sunny Australia. 

After learning some tricks of the trade at websites Digital Spy, Entertainment Daily, and Woman & Home, Claire landed a role at What’s On TV and writing about all things TV and film, with a particular love for Aussie soaps, Strictly Come Dancing and Bake Off

She’s interviewed everyone from June Brown — AKA Dot Cotton — to Michelle Keegan, swapped cooking tips with baking legend Mary Berry backstage at the NTAs, and danced the night away with soap stars at countless awards bashes. There’s not a lot she doesn’t know about soaps and TV and can be very handy when a soapy question comes up in a pub quiz! 

As well as all things soap-related, Claire also loves running, spa breaks, days out with her kids, and getting lost in a good book.