How to watch Super Bowl on Paramount Plus US

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The ability to stream live sports is a big question mark when it comes to streaming services. Some have 'em and some don't. Some have more than others. And if you're new to Paramount Plus, it's a fair question to ask. The answer? Yes, you can watch live sports on Paramount Plus. But let's narrow things down a little bit. Can you watch Super Bowl LVIII on Paramount Plus?

Yes. And it turns out all subscribers, regardless of which subscription tier they have, can watch Super Bowl on Paramount Plus. Here's everything you need to know about watching the Super Bowl on Paramount Plus.

Watch Super Bowl on Paramount Plus US with a subscription

The key to watching the Super Bowl on Paramount Plus is access to CBS. The good news is that when it comes to the NFL, it doesn't matter what subscription you have, you can live stream all NFL games on CBS, including the Super Bowl.

Normally, only Paramount Plus with Showtime subscribers (paying $11.99 per month) get access to live stream what is on CBS, but the streaming service makes the exception when it comes to NFL games, allowing all subscribers live stream games, including those on the $5.99 per month for Paramount Plus Essential.

Also, in case you have any young football fans in the house, Nickelodeon's special program, NFL Slimetime, which shows weekly highlights from NFL games with a Nickelodeon edge, is also streaming on Paramount Plus.

Just FYI, this is the rare instance where a Paramount Plus with Showtime feature is available for Paramount Plus Essential subscribers. If you want complete access to Showtime content, the ability to live stream primetime CBS TV shows and no ads, then you will need to subscribe to the more expensive option.

What NFL games are on Paramount Plus?

With CBS the broadcast home for Super Bowl LVIII, the big game is going to be available to any and all US Paramount Plus subscribers.

How to watch Super Bowl online without a Paramount Plus subscription

If you don't have a Paramount Plus subscription but still want to watch CBS' lineup of NFL games this season, you're not totally out of luck. CBS broadcasts of NFL games are available through the CBS app or CBS website, however you need to have a traditional cable subscription or live TV streaming service that carries CBS.

The good news is that any traditional cable subscription service is required to carry CBS as one of the four primary US TV networks. In terms of live TV streaming services, CBS is carried by FuboTV, Hulu with Live TV and YouTube TV.

NFL Plus is also a way to stream NFL games available in your local area, but only on your mobile phone or tablet, not your TV.

Phil Nickinson

Phil spent his 20s in the newsroom of the Pensacola (Fla.) News Journal, his 30s on the road for and Mobile Nations and is the Dad part of Modern Dad.