How to Watch ESPN on LG Smart TV Without Cable

ESPN on LG Smart TV

ESPN is known as Entertainment and Sports Programming Network. It is a famous sports TV network in the United States and it has a streaming app to watch live-action anyplace. You can stay updated with instant scores, the latest news, and watch sports videos. The ESPN app offers streaming up to 4K ultra-high definition. It is compatible with many smart TVs and streaming devices. You can watch ESPN TV channels on LG Smart TV using the ESPN app.

Key Features

  • Live coverage of Cricket, Football, Basketball, Golf, Racing, Tennis, Soccer, and more.
  • Watch stories and videos of your favorite teams and leagues.
  • Stream TV shows like Sportscenter, First Take, SportsNation, etc.
  • Real-time game replays and highlights of all matches.
  • Get Instant scores of F1, NBA, NFL, MLB, etc.

ESPN+ Subscription

ESPN Plus is a premium service to watch live tournaments, on-demand games, TV shows, etc. There are two packages such as $9.99 per month and $99.99 per year. If necessary, users can opt for the ESPN+ bundle comprising Hulu and Disney+ subscriptions for just $13.99 per month. In addition, it has a unique plan that combines the UFC pay-per-view event ticket including an ESPN+ subscription. You can activate this plan by paying $125.

How to Subscribe to ESPN+

1. Go to the ESPN official website from a web browser.

2. Tap the ESPN+ icon at the upper right corner of the screen.

3. Click on Sign Up Now and input the necessary details.

4. Then click Sign Up and select a suitable subscription plan.

5. Select a preferred payment mode and tap Buy ESPN+ to complete the transaction.

6. Once the plan is activated, you can start streaming ESPN+ on your device.

How to Stream ESPN on LG Smart TV

The ESPN app is not available on the LG Content Store. However, there are two simple methods to watch ESPN on LG TV using your smartphone and PC.

  • Using an Android smartphone
  • Using a Windows PC

How to Stream ESPN on LG Smart TV using Smartphone

(1). Connect the LG Smart TV and the smartphone to the same WiFi network.

(2). Open the Google Play Store on your smartphone and search for the ESPN app.

(3). Install ESPN on the smartphone and open the ESPN app.

Click Cast icon - ESPN on LG Smart TV

(4). Log in to your ESPN+ account and tap the Cast icon on the notification panel.

(5). Choose your LG Smart TV to connect and watch the ESPN Plus live streaming.

Note: Similarly, you can watch ESPN on a Sony Smart TV using screen mirroring from an Android device.

How to Stream ESPN on LG Smart TV Using PC

(1). Make sure that your LG Smart TV and Windows PC are connected to the same WiFi network.

(2). Launch Google Chrome on your PC and visit the ESPN official website.

ESPN website

(3). Select Sign In and enter your ESPN+ account credentials to access.

(4). Click the three vertical dots icon at the top right corner of the browser.

(5). Tap the Cast option in the menu and select the LG Smart TV to connect.

Click Cast option - ESPN on LG Smart TV

(6). Click the Sources drop-down and click the Cast tab to stream the ESPN website on your LG TV.

ESPN Supported Devices

  • Web (Windows/Mac/Linux)
  • Samsung Smart TV
  • Android
  • iPhone
  • iPad
  • Apple TV (3rd and 4th Generation)
  • Roku
  • Chromecast
  • Amazon Fre TV
  • Xbox One
  • Playstation 4
  • Oculus Go

Alternate Ways to Watch ESPN on LG Smart TV Without Cable

You can watch ESPN on the following streaming services if you have a TV provider subscription.

Sling TV

ESPN on Sling TV

Sling TV is an affordable live TV streaming service that has two premium tiers such as Sling Blue ($40/mo) and Sling Orange ($40/mo). It has top sports channels like NFL Redzone, the Big Ten Network, Tennis Channel, etc. You can stream ESPN using the Sling Orange package.


ESPN on Hulu

Hulu has a base plan that costs $7.99 per month. You should purchase ESPN+ as an add-on for $9.99 per month excluding the base plan. You can watch the most-anticipated ESPN+ originals like Peyton Manning, David Ortiz, Tom Brady, and much more.

YouTube TV

ESPN on YouTube TV

YouTube TV provides more than 100 channels for just $64.99 per month. It has entertainment, news, and sports channels in English and Spanish. You can stream ESPN, Fox Sports, and NFL Network as a Sports Plus premium add-on for $10.99 per month.


1. Does LG Smart TV have the ESPN app?

No, there is no ESPN app for LG Smart TV to date.

2. Is there a free trial for ESPN+?

No, there is no free trial to access the ESPN+ service.