The Walt Disney Company and DISH Network Corporation have reached an agreement to allow DISH customers access Disney's authenticated live and video-on-demand products, including WATCH ABC, using Internet devices in the home and on the go. The deal took effect on April 1.
With this new deal, DISH joins all of these other great providers: AT&T U-verse, BEK TV, Charter, Comcast XFINITY, Cox, Google Fiber, Midcontinent, Optimum and Verizon FiOS.
WATCH ABC is available on iPhones, iPads, select Android tablets and phones, and your computer.
Below is a list of officially supported Android devices, but the app will work on many other Ice Cream Sandwich (4.0.3) Android Versions and higher:
Samsung Galaxy S II
Samsung Galaxy S III
Samsung Galaxy S 4
Samsung Galaxy Note
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Google Nexus 4
All you need to do is log in to verify your participating cable TV provider and you can watch Channel 7 LIVE on your iPhone, iPad, Android phone, select Android tablets including Google Nexus 7 & 10; Samsung Galaxy Tab 2.7.0 & 2.10.1 and Galaxy Note 10.1, Kindle Fire, Kindle Fire HD and on your computer or laptop.
You can access on your computer or laptop and learn more about WATCH ABC at www.WATCHABC.com.
WATCH ABC allows people to view the nation's most watched broadcast station at home and on the go while in the New York viewing area.
Verifying the app is easy. Just launch the app, select your TV provider and enter the user name and password to your TV provider account. If you forgot your user name and password, please contact your TV provider.
Access to ABC episodes within one week of air is available to subscribers of the below participating TV service providers.
WATCH live streaming service is available in the New York City area to customers of those participating providers.
We are working to make WATCH ABC available to all of our viewers. If your TV Provider isn't currently participating, go to GetWatchABC.com to ask for it!
The new WATCH ABC service provides viewers for the first time ever with LIVE, local station access to their favorite ABC shows like Good Morning America, Scandal, Modern Family and Jimmy Kimmel, plus Eyewitness News, Live with Kelly and Michael, Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy and other local Channel 7 programs like Up Close and Here and Now, as well as a variety of on-demand content.
WAYS TO GET WATCH ABC: On your computer:
www.WATCHABC.com On supported Apple mobile devices:
"WATCH ABC" app on the App Store On supported Android phones and tablets and Kindle Fire tablets by searching WATCH ABC on Google Play or Amazon.com
Viewers with participating TV subscription services in the Los Angeles (KABC-TV); Chicago (WLS-TV), Philadelphia (WPVI-TV), San Francisco (KGO-TV), Houston (KTRK-TV), Raleigh-Durham (WTVD-TV), and Fresno (KFSN-TV) markets have access to WATCH ABC.
The launch of WATCH ABC follows the success rollout of three WATCH Disney services -- WATCH Disney Channel, WATCH Disney XD and WATCH Disney Junior -- in June 2012. Downloaded nearly 15 million times since their debut, the three WATCH Disney products provide authenticated users with both access to live, linear network streams as well as an extensive offering of advantaged window "on demand" episodes.
For more about WATCH ABC and to watch on your computer or laptop visit ABC.com
If you have a question or need support for something that is not covered in the help section, please call WATCH ABC Customer Care at 800-230-0229.
Remember: To access WATCH ABC, log in to verify your participating cable TV provider and you can keep watching Channel 7 LIVE on your iPhone, iPad, some Android tablets including Samsung Galaxy devices, Kindle Fire and on your computer or laptop.