How to Install WGN America on Firestick [Guide]

WGN America is an American streaming service owned by Nexstar Media Group that streams drama series, comedy, news, TV shows, and some theatrical films. In addition to that, you can explore the movie’s exclusive content, clips, promos, and trailers. WGN America does not offer any subscription plans. All you need is a cable TV provider subscription to stream the content. Now, Amazon users can watch WGN America on Firestick.

Unluckily the WGN America app is not available on the Amazon App Store. Instead, you can use the Downloader, a third-party app, to download the WGN America on Firestick.

How to Install WGN America on Firestick

[1] Turn on your Firestick device and connect to the internet connection.

[2] Select Find followed by Search option.

Find > Search

[3] Type and search for Downloader app.

[4] Select the Install or Get button to start downloading the Downloader app.

[5] Click Open and the Downloader app will launch on your Fire TV Stick.

 WGN America on Firestick-Launch Downloader

[6] Now, return back to the home page, select Settings > My Fire TV > Developer Options > Install Unknown Apps > Turn on the Downloader toggle.

[7] Open the Downloader app and enter the WGN America URL link and click the Go button.

Download  WGN America on Firestick

[8] Once done, click the Install button and then select Open.

[9] Now, you will see the WGN America app will appear on your Fire Stick device and start to stream the content.

Watch  WGN America on Firestick

How to Watch WGN America on Firestick without Cable


AT&T TV is a great platform as it comes with a huge collection of channels and it carries WGN America to stream. The AT&T TV Now comes with cloud DVR storage, which is up to 500 hours of content. You can record the content and it lasts for nine months. With AT&T TV on Firestick, you can stream it on three devices at once using one subscription. The AT & T TV packages:

  • Plus– $55/per month (40+ channels)
  • Max– $80/per month (50+ channels)
  • Entertainment– $93/per month (65+ channels)
  • Choice– $110/per month (85+ channels)
  • Xtra– $124/per month (105+ channels)
  • Ultimate– $135/ per month (125+ channels)


fuboTV is another best choice to watch WGN America. You get 200+ live channels like Cartoon Network, Discovery Channel, HGTV, ESPN, Food Network, Disney, and much more. With the subscription package, first-time users will get a seven-day free trial. Install the fuboTV on Firestick from the Amazon App Store. The packages are:

  • Starter Plan– $64.99/month
  • Pro– $69.99/month
  • Elite– $79.99/month
  • Latino Quarterly– $99/quarter ($33/month)

Related: How to Install WGN America on Google TV.


1. Does WGN have a streaming app?

Yes, you can get the WGN app on the Amazon App Store.

2. Can you watch WGN on Hulu?

With the Hulu + Live TV subscription, you can watch WGN content.