9 Best Apps to Watch BET on Roku Without Cable

BET centers on programming for the Black community, with everything from classic sitcoms (“Fresh Prince,” “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne”) to gritty dramas (“The Chi”).

You can watch BET with Roku and without cable on DirecTV Stream, Philo, Sling TV Orange, Sling TV Orange + Blue, Sling TV Blue, Hulu with Live TV, YouTube TV, Fubo TV Elite, DirecTV Stream Choice, DirecTV Stream Premier, or Vidgo.

Below, we list services that cord-cutters use to watch BET on Roku.

Our top way to watch BET without cable on Roku:
DirecTV Stream
"The best all-around streaming service for cord-cutters" (Rolling Stone). Includes most local channels and major national networks.
Channels: BET, ESPN, ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, RSNs, and most major channels.
Price: $79.99/month
Free trial: 5 days
Devices: Roku
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For those hesitant to trust new cord-cutting companies, DirecTV Stream is a good middle ground. You get live local and national channels, and there’s no annual contract, but you're still with a staple of live TV. The basic package is comparable with other cable companies, and you have the option to bundle the service with other streamers to maximize your content access.

Price: $79.99/month

Free Trial: 5 days

Roku app store rating: 3.3 ☆☆

Roku app store link

News and sports junkies, look away. Everyone else, listen up! Philo TV offers a cord-cutting live TV package that includes 62 live channels, unlimited DVR space, and simultaneous screening capabilities for the low, low price of $25 a month. Philo doesn’t carry sports channels, but if you can go without, a better deal is hard to find.

Price: $28/month

Free Trial: 7 days

Sling TV Orange is perfect for the live TV minimalist: $40 a month, a lean array of 32 channels, and the ability to stream on only a single screen at once. You can add small channel bundles to the package as well if you’d like, leaving you in control and ensuring that you’re not going overboard paying for stuff you don’t need.

Price: $40/month

Roku app store rating: 3.3 ☆☆

Roku app store link

At $55 a month, subscribers to Sling TV Orange and Blue treat themselves to the best of both worlds. You can live in the moment with 51 live channels, or tune in whenever you want, choosing from a host of on-demand content. If you’re hesitant to cut the cord completely, this package definitely eases the transition.

Price: $55/month

Roku app store rating: 3.3 ☆☆

Roku app store link

If you’re in the market for a live TV service to add to your streamer collection, Sling TV Blue is a competitive choice. For $40 a month, you get access to over 40 channels and their on-demand content, plus 50 hours of DVR storage — a cost-effective option that blows traditional cable out of the water.

Price: $45/month

Roku app store rating: 3.3 ☆☆

Roku app store link

Movies, acclaimed TV shows ready for binging, your favorite current series — and more than 75 live channels at your fingertips. For $75 a month, Hulu with Live TV lets you have it all. The package’s 50 hours of DVR storage sounds smaller compared to its competitors, but with Hulu’s content library included, it’s a trade off that ensures you won’t be left wanting more.

Price: $75.99/month

Free Trial: 3 days

Roku app store rating: 3.7

Roku app store link

Looking to keep your favorite shows at your fingertips, preserve access to live sports and news broadcasts, but still want to cut the cord? YouTube TV is the answer. At $73 a month it skews more expensive than other live streamers, you won’t be able to find a more extensive, all-inclusive package anywhere else.

Price: $72.99/month

Free Trial: 7 days

Roku app store rating: 3.8

Roku app store link

FuboTV is the only sports-focused streaming service out there, and with three tiers of packaging, users can decide how dedicated they want to be to the sports world. For the die-hards, FuboTV’s Elite package is the most all-encompassing version they offer.

Price: $89.99/month

Free Trial: 7 days

Roku app store rating: 3.2 ☆☆

Roku app store link

With Vidgo, your live TV channel access is vast. Whether you opt for a Spanish or English language plan, you get 95 live channels for just $70 a month. Prioritizing channel selection, Vidgo doesn’t offer on-demand content or DVR capabilities. But if you’re just looking to add a live option to your streaming portfolio, it’s all upside. In recent months, however, Vidgo has suffered many outages, some due to missed payments.

Price: $69.99/month

How to pay for a BET subscription with Paypal?

The services that accept Paypal and carry BET are: DirecTV Stream, Philo, Sling Orange, Sling Orange + Blue, Sling Blue, Hulu with Live TV, YouTube TV, Spectrum TV Stream, DirecTV Stream Premier, and DirecTV Stream Choice.

How to pay for a BET subscription with Apple Pay?

The services that accept Paypal and carry BET are: Philo, Sling Orange, Sling Orange + Blue, and Sling Blue.

How to pay for a BET subscription with Google Pay?

The services that accept Paypal and carry BET are: Philo, Sling Orange, Sling Orange + Blue, Sling Blue, and YouTube TV.

The streaming services on this page were chosen by our editors. If you choose to subscribe to a streaming service we recommend as a result of our research, analysis, and curation, our work is sometimes (but not always) supported by an affiliate commission from the streaming service when you make a purchase.

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