How to Watch NFL Sunday Ticket on LG Smart TV

How to Watch NFL Sunday Ticket on LG Smart TV infographic

How to Watch NFL Sunday Ticket on LG Smart TV

After many years on DirecTV, NFL Sunday Ticket has a new home. Fortunately, it is easier than ever for LG Smart TV owners to watch NFL Sunday Ticket. YouTube now holds the rights to the streaming service, which is great because you can easily watch through the YouTube app that is already installed on LG’s webOS.

NFL Sunday Ticket is the best way to experience the packed Sunday football lineup without missing a play. Since moving to YouTube, there are a range of new features that let you watch multiple games at once or highlight major plays. Best of all, you just have to sign in to your YouTube account to start watching on an LG Smart TV today.

Step 1: Open the YouTube App

NFL Sunday Ticket on LG Smart TV
Open the YouTube app to Stream NFL Sunday Ticket.


The first thing you have to do is open the YouTube app from the LG homescreen. YouTube is installed by default on LG Smart TVs. If you cannot find the YouTube app, search for it with the magnifying glass icon in the top right corner of the screen. It is also worth noting that NFL Sunday Ticket is accessible through the YouTube and YouTube TV apps.

Step 2: Sign In to Your YouTube Account

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Sign in to the YouTube account associated with an NFL Sunday Ticket subscription.


Once in the YouTube app, you must sign in to the YouTube account that you used to purchase NFL Sunday Ticket. Do this by clicking the Left arrow button on your LG Smart TV remote to open the sidebar menu. Then, select the profile icon at the top of the menu. Enter your YouTube username and password to sign in to your account.

Step 3: Search for NFL

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Search YouTube for the NFL Channel.


Once signed in, go back to the homepage. If it is a Sunday, then you should see the NFL games starting soon on your homepage. If not, search the YouTube app for NFL and locate the official NFL channel. The NFL YouTube channel lists all the live games that you can watch with NFL Sunday Ticket.

Step 4: Start Watching

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NFL Sunday Ticket is available through the NFL Channel on YouTube.


Finally, select one of the live games to start watching. Unlike a regular gameday broadcast, you have a few different options when streaming with NFL Sunday Ticket. For instance, you can watch a split-screen view of multiple games. Just remember, only out-of-market games are available with NFL Sunday ticket on your LG Smart TV, so you can’t stream local games.

What Can You Watch With NFL Sunday Ticket on an LG Smart TV?

You can watch every out-of-market NFL game on Sunday with NFL Sunday Ticket. This includes the three Sunday timeslots, but it excludes games that are available on local broadcast stations. The main reason for subscribing to NFL Sunday Ticket is if your favorite team is out-of-market. However, you can watch in-market games with a standard YouTube TV subscription.

NFL Sunday Ticket Subscription Options

NFL Sunday Ticket has four subscription options, including.

  • NFL Sunday Ticket
  • NFL Sunday Ticket + YouTube TV
  • NFL Sunday Ticket + NFL RedZone
  • NFL Sunday Ticket + NFL RedZone + YouTube TV

NFL Sunday Ticket options can get a little confusing, but YouTube TV subscribers do get a slight discount. Making matters worse, pricing changes as mid-season discounts kick in. Because football doesn’t last all year, NFL Sunday Ticket charges a flat rate for the entire season. However, you can split the costs up over several months. Packages including YouTube TV separate YouTube TV and NFL Sunday Ticket charges.

Wrapping Up

NFL Sunday Ticket is the ultimate streaming service for serious football fans. While the service is incredibly expensive, you do get access to games otherwise unavailable. With the move to YouTube, NFL Sunday Ticket is accessible to more people than ever. All you have to do is sign up and start streaming NFL Sunday Ticket on your LG Smart TV.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is NFL Sunday Ticket still available on DirecTV?

No, beginning with the 2023 NFL season Sunday Ticket is exclusively available through YouTube. Despite DirecTV being the home of NFL Sunday Ticket since 1994, the league wanted to shift this programming to a streaming service to make it more accessible. NFL Sunday Ticket will be available through YouTube for the next seven years.

What is the difference between NFL Sunday Ticket and NFL Redzone?

NFL Redzone is an add-on for both NFL Sunday Ticket and conventional cable packages. NFL Redzone is a linear, live TV channel that broadcasts highlights from every Sunday game, including all touchdowns. Unlike NFL Sunday Ticket, Redzone focuses heavily on fantasy football and showing game highlights rather than letting you watch an entire game.

Does NFL Sunday Ticket include all NFL games every week?

No, a common misconception is that you can watch every game with NFL Sunday Ticket. However, you cannot watch Thursday or Monday night games. Additionally, you cannot watch Sunday games that are broadcast in your region on channels such as Fox, CBS, and NBC.

What are out-of-market NFL games?

NFL Sunday Ticket is designed to let you watch out-of-market games, which are games not shown in your area. Multiple games happen at the same time on Sunday, but only a couple are shown on TV in a given region. These games are typically based on the closest team.

Is there an NFL app for LG Smart TVs?

No, the NFL app is not available on LG Smart TVs. However, you cannot watch NFL Sunday Ticket through the NFL app, but you can stream NFL Network and NFL Redzone on the app by signing in with your cable or satellite provider.

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