Based on the 2010 memoir written by New York Times best-selling author, Bruce Feiler, NBC’s new drama, Council of Dads hits screens on Tuesday – read on to find out how to watch it, no matter where you are in the world.
Written and produced by husband-and-wife team Tony Phelan and Joan Ratner, whose past credits include Grey’s Anatomy, the new series follows the life of Scott Perry, a father of five children who is diagnosed with cancer, played by Southland star Tom Everett Scott.
Worried that he won’t be there to guide and support his children, Scott and his wife turn to six of his best friends to step in as back-up dads, including Anthony, his oldest friend; Larry, his AA sponsor; and Oliver, his surgeon and best friend to his wife, Robin.
The cast also features Prison Break and The Walking Dead star Sarah Wayne Callies, and Clive Standen,(Vikings, Taken). Read on for full details on how to stream Council of Dads no matter where you are in the world with our guide below.
Council of Dads: Where and when?
The show premiered at 10 p.m. ET/PT on NBC on March 24th. New episodes, however, have been airing on Thursday’s at 8pm ET.
Watch Council of Dads online from outside your country
We have details for how US, UK, Australian and Canadian drama fans can watch the show further down in this guide. If you’re intent on watching Council of Dads, but find yourself away from home then you’ll run into problems when trying to stream your domestic coverage online from abroad as its likely to be geo-blocked.
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How to watch Council of Dads online in the U.S. exclusively on NBC
NBC will be showing Council of Dads exclusively in the U.S. So assuming NBC is one of the television channels you can get, then you’re good to go.
If you would rather stream the show straight from your computer, mobile phone or tablet then you can head over to NBC’s website to watch. Don’t want to pay more than you need to for your cable subscription? Then don’t worry, there is a range of different streaming services now available to help you watch the show, all at different price points. You can see a list of options below:
Hulu with Live TV is a great overall option
In addition to giving you access to NBC so that you watch every episode of the new series, Hulu with Live TV lets you watch over 60 live TV channels. You’ll also get access to the service’s own Hulu Originals such as Little Fires Everywhere as well as its on-demand library of TV shows and movies. You can even record up to 50 hours of live TV with Cloud DVR storage and watch on all of your favorite devices including your smartphone, tablet, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Xbox, Chromecast, Apple TV and more.
Stream Council of Dads in Canada
There’s great news for Canadian Bachelor fanatics – Ctytv will be airing the show in tandem with the US every Tuesday at 10/9c.
You can watch online at citytv.com or via the citytv iOS or Android apps.
How to stream Council of Dads in the UK
There’s sadly no confirmed broadcaster for Council of Dads in the UK. This means the only guaranteed way to watch the show at this point will be to fire up a VPN as outlined above and then tuning into one of the station’s from around the world broadcasting the show. Do bear in mind that most paid streaming services do require a credit card based in the country the service is from.
Stream Council of Dads in Australia
As with the UK, no broadcaster is currently confirmed to show Council of Dads Down Under, so if you’re desperate to watch the show in tandem with US audiences, you’ll need to take a look at our VPN guide above.
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As with their Antipodean neighbours, there isn’t currently a confirmed broadcaster for Council of Dads in New Zealand, so if you’re desperate to watch the drama, you’ll need to use a VPN as outlined above.
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