How to Watch the 2023 Tony Awards Live Stream

Catch the Annual Tonys live even without cable

The Tony Awards, also known as the Tonys, are typically held on the first or second Sunday of June each year at 5 p.m. PT/ 8 p.m. ET. This time-honored event, presented by the American Theatre Wing and The Broadway League, showcases the best in live-action Broadway theater. Whether you tune in to see who wins or to check out some of the fantastic performances, these awards never fail to impress.

Tony Awards Details

Date: TBD, 2023

Time: 5 p.m. PT/ 8 p.m. ET

Location: Radio City Music Hall

Channel: CBS

Stream: Paramount+

Kristin Chenoweth and Idina Menzel perform onstage during the 74th Annual Tony Awards at Winter Garden Theatre on September 26, 2021 in New York City.

Jenny Anderson/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions

How to Watch the Tony Awards Live Stream

If you've cut the cord, but you still want to keep tabs on Broadway, there's no reason to miss even a moment of glamour, action, or entertainment. With a compatible streaming device, you can watch the Tony Awards live stream from your computer, tablet, smartphone, or even on your television.

CBS holds the exclusive rights to air the Tonys, but there are many different ways to stream the ceremony.


If it's show time and you aren't near a TV, you can navigate to and watch via the Paramount+ streaming service. This option requires a subscription, but a free trial is available if you've never checked it out before.

To stream the Tonys on, go to the site, select Try Paramount+ in the upper right corner, and sign up for the trial. Once you're all set up, return to during the Tony Awards, select Live TV, and the show will start.

Other Ways to Live Stream the Tonys

In addition to Paramount+, you can also live stream CBS and the Tony Awards via several streaming subscription services. CBS isn't available in every area from every service, so make sure to check availability before you sign up.

Most of these services offer a free trial, which is a great way to watch the Tonys for free while verifying that the service has CBS in your area.

DirecTV Stream

DirecTV Stream, formerly known as AT&T TV Now, includes ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC, and many more channels.

Hulu + Live TV

Hulu + Live TV comes with local ABC, CBS, Fox, and NBC channels, cable channels like ESPN, and more. A 30-day free trial is offered.

YouTube TV

YouTube TV provides live on-demand streaming TV channels and also has a cloud-based DVR. With this service, you get ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC, and more. There is a free trial offered.

Sling TV

Sling TV only offers NBC and Fox in a limited number of markets. A free trial is available, but you probably won't be able to watch the Tonys with this one

These providers offer live streaming CBS shows like the Tony Awards only in specific markets. Check your own local availability ahead of time to make sure you'll be able to watch the Tonys.

Tony Awards Red Carpet Pre-Show Live Stream

The Tonys might be best known for the performances during the show, but some of the best candid little moments occur on the red carpet before the show even starts.

Load up the CBS Twitter feed at 5 p.m. on the event day to catch every moment of the action.

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