How to watch Let the Right One In online: stream the Showtime TV adaptation

Damian Bichir in Showtime's Let the Right One in
(Image credit: Showtime)

Blood is thicker than water (and tastier, too) in this reworking of Thomas Ajvide Lindquist’s bestselling novel, in which a desperate father does unspeakable things to protect his daughter. Inspired by the book and Thomas Alfredson’s multi award-winning film adaptation, we explain below how to watch Let the Right One In online and from anywhere in the world.

Watch Let the Right One In online

Streaming premiere: Friday, October 7 (US)

Cable debut: Sunday, October 9 at 10pm ET/PT

US stream: watch with Showtime Now FREE trial

Global streams: Crave (CA)| Paramount Plus (UK, AUS)

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Developed by Andrew Hinderaker and executive produced and directed by Seith Mann (Grey’s Anatomy, The Walking Dead), this horror series focuses on Mark (Demián Bichir, A Better Life) and his 12-year-old daughter Eleanor (Madison Taylor Baez), the latter of whom has an insatiable thirst for human blood.

After 10 years away, Mark and Eleanor must maintain a low-profile back in New York City, with her father committing murder to feed her unholy appetite, while Eleanor is confined to the house during the day, forced to live an interminably isolated existence.

Yet she forms a deep bond with her bullied neighbour Isaiah (Ian Foreman), whose NYPD mother is currently investigating a string of brutal slayings across the city. And we’re introduced to Claire (Grace Gummer, Mr Robot) and Arthur Logan (Željko Ivanek), two scientists who may be carrying out awful experiments on vampires to find a cure.

This series should be packed with supernatural thrills, grisly surprises, and all-too-human drama. And you can stream it now with our guide detailing how to watch Let the Right One In online, with a subscription to Showtime Now in the US.

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How to watch Let the Right One In FREE online in the US

Showtime NowFriday, October 7

The series debuted on streaming service Showtime Now on Friday, October 7, with the first episode available to watch on-demand now. Brand-new episodes arrive at the same time every Friday.

If you’re new to the service, you can get Showtime FREE for 30 days, after which time you’ll get a discounted rate of $3.99 per month before having to splash out the full monthly membership fee of $10.99. The offer is valid until November 1, and of course you can cancel your membership at any time.

If you’re sticking with cable, however, you can see Let the Right One In on the Showtime channel every Sunday from October 9 at 10pm ET/PT, with the show in the same timeslot each week. The final episode of the series will air on December 11.

OTT streaming services Sling TV, Hulu, and Fubo TV can also provide access to the series, but you'll need to purchase the $10.99 per month Showtime add-on in addition to the subscription fee for whichever cord-cutting service you decide to use.

All of these streaming services are compatible with a whole host of devices, including iOS and Android devices, Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, Xbox, and many more, so you can watch on whatever is convenient to you.

Watch Let the Right One In online from anywhere

If you're abroad when Let the Right One In is released, geo-restrictions will prevent you from connecting to your usual streaming service catching the all the show’s gory drama.

Luckily, there’s a simple fix. By downloading and installing the best VPN to your device, you can trick it into thinking it's in another country. That way you can set your location to your home country and dodge those geo-restrictions to access your usual streaming service without a problem.

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How to watch Let the Right One In online FREE in Canada


Let the Right One In premiered on Crave on Friday, October 7, simultaneous with its US release. And while that’s now available to stream online, all subsequent episodes are due to be added every Thursday from October 13.

If you haven’t tried Crave before, you can look forward to a 7-day FREE trial before paying a thing. Pick either the CA$9.99 Crave Mobile plan (one stream through a web or mobile app) or the monthly $19.99 for Crave Total, which allows for up to 4 streams on a maximum of 5 devices. Alternatively, sign up through your TV provider and find the best deal that way.

Don't forget you can use a VPN if you're out of the country and want to watch the latest episode of the show.

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How to watch Let the Right One In online FREE in the UK

Saturday, October 8

Paramount Plus is home to this compelling reimagining of Lindquist’s horror novel, whose first episode arrived on Saturday, October 8. That’s now available to watch, while future instalments will arrive at the same time each week.

A subscription to Paramount Plus costs just $4.99 a month. And better yet, you’re entitled to a FREE 7-day Paramount Plus trial if you’re new to the service.

In addition to being the UK home of Let the Right One In, Paramount Plus can boast 24 seasons of South Park, exclusive specials like South Park: The Streaming Wars, Star Trek entries like Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, and top drawer shows including Yellowstone and 1883: A Yellowstone Origin Story. All that, plus movies like Scream (2022), reality TV show Survivor, Halo, and a generous helping of live sports from CBS.

Outside of the US? You can take the subscription services you pay for at home with you anywhere - all you’ll need is a reliable VPN.

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How to watch Let the Right One In online FREE in Australia

Saturday, 8 October

Episode 1, 'Anything for Blood', was released on Paramount Plus Australia on Saturday, 8 October. You can stream that right now, while new installments will land on the platform every Saturday each week until December 10.

A monthly subscription costs AUD$8.99, and offers up TV series like NCIS: Hawaii, Yellowjackets, Paw Patrol and Dexter: New Blood, in addition to live sports, Paramount Originals and ViacomCBS content, plus films fresh from cinemas. Even better, new subscribers can enjoy a 7-day FREE trial before paying a single Aussie dollar.

If you're an Aussie that's currently out of the country, you can also use a good VPN to regain access to all the same services and content you'd normally watch (and pay for) in your country of residence.

Daniel Pateman

Daniel Pateman is a freelance writer, producing articles across the cultural spectrum for magazines like Aesthetica, Photomonitor, The Brooklyn Rail and This is Tomorrow. He also provides text-writing services to individual curators and artists worldwide, and has had work published internationally. His favourite film genre is horror (bring on Scream 5!) and he never tires of listening to Absolute 80s on the radio.