Watch ‘Gold Rush’ Online — On-Demand, Without Cable, Live, Free (New Episodes Fridays)By Steph Myers / March 17, 2017 / Tags: Live Stream, Stream TV, TV Shows
Here’s how to watch Gold Rush online, including options to watch it live, on-demand, and even for free.
Gold Rush is one of those shows that sounds like it would be really boring to watch — but turns out to be irresistibly compelling.
The premise: Gold Rush is a reality show that follows a handful of gold-seeking crews, primarily in Alaska’s Yukon. Believe it or not, the ups and downs of the gold-digging business, and the personalities involved, make for some very entertaining TV.
Will it be boom or bust for the gold diggers? Will they go broke trying to strike gold? Will they turn on one another or themselves, thus becoming their own biggest obstacles to riches? You’ll have to watch to find out.
Season 7 of Gold Rush is now airing on The Discovery Channel. New episodes are on Fridays at 9 PM EST. If you want to watch Gold Rush online, either the current season or past seasons, you have a few options.
Watch Gold Rush Online Live As It Airs
If you want to live stream new episodes of Gold Rush Season 7 as they air, there aren’t a lot of options. But, it can be done.
PlayStation Vue, an internet TV streaming service, will give you access to watch the show live online as it airs. A PlayStation Vue subscription that includes Discovery is $30/month.
Unfortunately, you cannot watch Gold Rush live online on Discovery.com. Let’s hope the channel gets with the times and starts offering live streaming.
Watch Full Episodes Of Gold Rush Online On Demand
If you don’t care about live streaming, but just want to watch Gold Rush on demand, Discovery does post full episodes on its website. Note that you will need to log in with a TV provider in order to get access.
If you have a pay-TV subscription the includes Discovery you can probably also watch Gold Rush on demand through your provider. Check your cable/satellite on-demand library to see what’s available.
If you don’t have cable, you can buy full episodes of the Gold Rush on Amazon Instant Video, iTunes, and Google Play for a couple bucks a piece. All of these services have 6 seasons available. New episodes from Season 7 are usually available the day after they air on TV. You can buy a full past season for $20, or single episodes of the new or prior seasons for $2 a piece. If you’re new to the show, you can also watch Season 1 on Hulu.
Watch Gold Rush Online For Free
It is possible to watch Gold Rush online for free — both live and on demand. But if you’re thinking of trying one of those scummy sites promising “free live TV!!!” — don’t. There’s a better way.
You can watch Gold Rush for free on Kodi. What is Kodi? Briefly, it’s a free media player application you can use to stream TV shows, movies, and other content on the internet. There is a small catch — Kodi might not be legal. Hey, I’m not here to judge. Just letting you know the best way to watch Gold Rush for free.
Kodi is much better than virus-laden streaming sites, but it is highly recommended that you use Kodi with a VPN. That way, you can’t be tracked, hacked, or monitored while you stream tons of awesome TV for free.
To see what you can watch with Kodi, and how to get started, check out our beginner’s guide on how to use Kodi or our Kodi review. If you already use it and need help finding the best sources to stream TV on Kodi, check out our list of the best Kodi add-ons.