Watch NHL and NBA Playoffs online this weekend. There are a few NBA games available free, and all games are available with Sling TV, sign up for a free trial. NHL games are only available online with cable, but a few games are free on NBC with an antenna. The ACM awards are on Sunday night and are streaming on CBS All Access or free with an antenna. There are also a few new movies on Netflix and some good free TV shows.
Also, in case you missed it last week see all the details on the new HBO streaming services and sign up for a free trial.
The NHL Playoffs began this week and the NBA Playoffs start Sunday. Select free games are below, get the full schedule at kettle.tv
The NBA Playoffs begin this weekend. ESPN3 has a free streaming game Saturday and Sunday at 3pm (also free on ABC with antenna) that feature two of the NBA's biggest stars - Lebron and Steph Curry. ESPN is streaming 3 more games on Saturday afternoon/evening, and TNT is streaming 3 night games on Sunday. Free alternate camera angles from one or more TNT games may be available on TNT OT. All NBA Playoff games are available through Sling TV without cable, sign up for a free Sling trial.
There are also NHL Playoff games all weekend long on NBC, NBC Sports, CNBC, and USA. The NBC games (Saturday at 3pm & 8pm and Sunday at noon & 3pm) are free with an antenna, and there are no other options to stream without cable.
- Friday: White Sox vs Tigers, 1:07pm
- Saturday: Marlins vs Mets, 7:10pm
- Sunday: Angels vs Astros, 2:10pm
The Academy of Country Music Awards are Sunday at 8pm on CBS. Watch it free with an antenna or stream live on CBS's subscription service All Access. Get a free trial here.
Now streaming free
- Orphan Black S1 (free on Amazon Friday only)
- Louie season premiere (iTunes link)
- The Comedians pilot (iTunes link)
- Community S6 on Yahoo Screen
- Mad Men (premiere only)
- Call the Midwife S4 on PBS
- Mr. Selfridge S3 on PBS
- Wolf Hall S1 on PBS
- Married at First Sight on A&E
- Roast of Justin Bieber: highlights free, watch with cable, or buy on iTunes
- Mad Men final episodes
- Turn S2
- Game of Thrones S4
- Real Housewives of NYC
- The Walking Dead S5
- Better Call Saul S1
- Hot Fuzz
- Noah (4/18)
New last week
- Daredevil S1 (Netflix original series)
- Wilfred S4
- Halt and Catch Fire S1
Beyond the Lights is the iTunes 99¢ rental of the week.
This is the What to Watch This Weekend (without cable) series. Subscribe to the newsletter to receive it in your inbox every Friday. All times mentioned are Eastern.