How to Live Stream the MTV VMAs

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You can watch the entire MTV VMAs show for free if you have an antenna or a cable subscription. Cord-cutters can watch the whole live stream from a computer, tablet, smartphone, or television with a compatible streaming device and any service that offers MTV.

Event Details

Date: August 28, 2022

Time: 8 p.m. ET/PT (The pre-show begins at 6:30 p.m. ET)

Location: Prudential Center, Newark, NJ

Host: TBD

Channel: MTV

Stream it on: MTV,, or the MTV app; DirecTV Stream; fuboTV; Hulu + Live TV; Philo TV; Sling TV; or YouTube TV

How to Watch the VMAs Live Stream with MTV

MTV owns the rights to air the VMAs, but you have plenty of streaming options to choose from and catch the entire show (plus pre-show antics).

You can go straight to for the VMAs, or you can stream the VMAs to your phone, tablet, or even television streaming device with the MTV app. The app is available for iOSAndroidAmazon Fire, Apple TV, Android TV, Roku, and more.

Either way, you'll need to provide your streaming provider, cable, or satellite credentials to gain access to a live stream of current MTV programming.

Other Ways to Live Stream the VMAs

Many streaming services offer MTV in their programming lineups. For all, you need to sign in to your account on whatever device you're using and find MTV at the designated times.

The following services offering MTV all offer free trials of some sort, so if you don't already have a streaming service, you can try one out as you watch. Learn more about:

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