Where can I watch Smithsonian Channel programming?

You can watch Smithsonian Channel programming in a variety of ways:

ONLINE OR IN THE APP: Watch select free full episodes and clips online at or in the Smithsonian Channel app, which is free to download on your Apple®, Amazon, Roku® Players and TVs, or Android device. Unlock hundreds more programs with a subscription to Smithsonian Channel Plus, which you can sign up for at or in the Smithsonian Channel app.

AMAZON PRIME VIDEO CHANNELS: If you are an Amazon Prime member, you can subscribe to Smithsonian Channel Plus through Prime Video Channels and watch our programs through Prime Video.

CABLE OR TV PROVIDER: Smithsonian Channel is offered through participating TV providers. To find out if you get Smithsonian Channel through your TV provider, visit, select 'FIND US ON YOUT TV', and enter your zip code.

If you already get Smithsonian Channel through your cable provider, you can stream hundreds of hours of programming online at Select 'SIGN IN' in the top right corner, select your TV provider, and sign in with your provider credentials.

Apple TV®, iPhone®, and iPad® users can stream programming within the Smithsonian Channel app through participating TV providers. Open the Smithsonian Channel app, select 'SIGN IN', then chose 'SELECT TV PROVIDER.' Once you've selected your provider, you may sign in with your provider credentials.

BUY SHOWS: Individual shows are available to purchase on iTunes®, Vudu, Amazon Instant Video, Google Play, and FandangoNOW. To find out if the show you’re interested in is available to purchase, visit any of these online stores and search for the show title.

You can learn more about all of these options in detail at


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