How to Install and Stream MSNBC on Apple TV

MSNBC on Apple TV

MSNBC is available on Apple TV and you can install it directly on your device. With the MSNBC app on your Apple TV, you can watch live or catch up on your favorite shows on the day after they are aired. MSNBC is owned by the NBCUniversal News Group Division and they cover all the latest breaking news. Some of the most famous shows on MSNBC are The Rachel Maddow Show, Morning Joe, Hardball with Chris Matthews, and All In with Chris Hayes. Here are the different ways to stream MSNBC on Apple TV.

How to Install MSNBC on Apple TV?

As mentioned earlier, MSNBC is available on the App Store. You can add it directly on your device with the below steps:

(1) Launch your Apple TV and make sure to connect it to the internet.

(2) Now, navigate to the App Store.

Apple TV Home Screen

(3) Then, click on the Search option.

App Store

(4) Type MSNBC in the search field.

Search MSNBC on Apple TV

(5) Select the MSNBC app from the search results.

(6) Click on the Install button.

(7) Launch the MSNBC app. An Activation code will appear.

(8) Now, go to

(9) Enter the 8-digit code in the provided text field and then click on Continue.

Activate MSNBC on Apple TV

(10) Log in with your service provider for verification.

(11) After that, you can stream the MSNBC content on your Apple TV.

MSNBC on Apple TV

Alternate Ways to Stream MSNBC on Apple TV

There are a few streaming services that stream MSNBC live with the package. Below is the list of streaming services that offer MSNBC:

  • Hulu
  • Sling TV
  • fuboTV



Hulu has got 65+ live TV channels, including MSNBC, NBC, CNBC, TBS, A&T, TNT, HGTV, ABC, CBS, and Fox. You can get all the channels by subscribing to either of the two subscriptions. The Basic + Live TV service costs $69.99/month and a Premium + Live TV subscription costs $82.99/month. Apart from that, you can also get movies, series, and original series. Get Hulu on Roku using the guide.

Sling TV

Sling TV

Sling TV is one of the best streaming service providers that feature the MSNBC channel. The users may need to go for the Sling Blue pack which costs $40/month or for the combined pack which costs $55/month to stream the channel. There are channels like TBS, A&E, AMC, AXC, BBC America, BET, Bravo, and CNBC. Install the Sling TV on Roku.


Fubo TV

fuboTV is all about sports TV channels. But, it also offers channels like CNBC, MSNBC, ESPN, and FS1. The users need to subscribe for $74.99/month to get the MSNBC channel along with 70+ other channels. You can have 3 simultaneous streaming with 250 hours of cloud DVR storage. Get fuboTV on Apple TV.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I access MSNBC on Apple TV?

You can download the MSNBC app from your App Store and log in with your service provider to start streaming live and catch up on your favorite shows.

Is closed captioning available on the MSNBC app on Apple TV?

Yes, CC is available on your MSNBC app. You can turn it off and on using the settings menu on your Apple TV.

Do I need a cable subscription to watch MSNBC on Apple TV?

Yes, you need a cable TV subscription to stream MSNBC on your TV. Cable TV should include MSNBC in their package.