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How to watch Girls: stream every season online

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Following a group of girl friends attempting to shape their careers while navigating relationship woes and body hang-ups, Lena Dunham's comedy drama is described as ground-breaking, with ample to relate to. Keep reading to find out where to watch Girls online where you are for its six season run from 2012 to 2017.

How to watch Girls online

Air dates: 2012-2017 

Total seasons: 6 (62 episodes) 

Creators: Lena Dunham 

Cast: Lena Dunham, Allison Williams, Jemima Kirke, Zosia Mamet, Adam Drive 

Streaming options: HBO Max (US) (opens in new tab) | Crave (CA) (opens in new tab) | Sky Go (UK) (opens in new tab) | Binge (AUS) (opens in new tab)

Set in the backdrop of New York City, Girls stars Dunham as aspiring writer, Hannah, who is trying to adapt to being financially independent after her parents unceremoniously cut her off. Her friends, Marnie, Jessa, and Shosanna struggle through their twenties, juggling career problems, narcissism, addiction, and difficult relationships along the way.

Girls has been praised for its humorous take on modern New York life and its refreshingly realistic portrayal of women and their relationships with each other. It originally aired on HBO and is now available on streaming services such as HBO Max. Our article will explain how you can watch Girls online, whether you’re in the US, UK, Australia, or Canada. 


Where to watch Girls online in the US 

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HBO Max (opens in new tab) has the rights to stream Girls in the US. An HBO Max subscription costs $14.99 a month and can be accessed on smart TVs like Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV, Roku devices, Fire Stick, Chromebooks, Chromecast, iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch, PlayStation 4 and 5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X and S, PC and Mac computers, and Android phones.

If you’re a HBO Max subscriber (opens in new tab) and enjoyed Girls, your next watch might be Sex and the City, which is another series about the lives of women in New York City and was a clear influence on Dunham’s writing.

There are a few other ways to watch Girls in the US. You can access the HBO channel via Amazon Prime Video (opens in new tab), or it can be streamed with a DirecTV subscription for $69.99 a month.

Where to watch Girls online: stream seasons 1-6 in the UK

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In the UK, you can stream Girls via either Now TV or Sky (opens in new tab). A Now TV Entertainment Pass costs £9.99 a month, and comes with a seven-day free trial. Now TV is ideal for those looking to cut the cord. Otherwise you’ll need a Sky TV subscription to be able to access Girls on Sky Go.  

Subscribing to Sky (opens in new tab) is actually more affordable than you might think and there are some great Sky TV deals and packages (opens in new tab) around at the moment, with complete series like Girls now coming with its entry-level Sky Signature bundle - there's over 500 box sets in total, plus you get Sky Atlantic for when the next big HBO show drama lands in the UK.

Sky customers will find every episode of Girls available to watch on-demand on their TV or stream through the Sky Go app (opens in new tab), which comes at no extra charge in its standard form.

Where to stream Girls and watch every season online in Canada

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In Canada, Girls is available on the streaming service Crave. A subscription to Crave with HBO Max costs CA$19.98 a month plus tax, and you can get a seven-day free trial.

Like in the US, there are multiple outlets where you can buy the series to watch online, including Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV, Google Play, Sky Store, Chili, Rakuten TV, and Microsoft Store. Prices vary, but the best price is on Chili, which offers Girls for £14.99 per season.

Where to watch Girls: stream every season online in Australia

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Australians can stream all six seasons of Girls with a subscription to either Binge (opens in new tab)or Foxtel Now. 

Both are available to access via a wide range of smart TVs, consoles, and mobile devices. Binge offers a 14-day free trial, and Foxtel Now (opens in new tab) offers a 10-day free trial.

In terms of cost, therafter you'll pay AU$10 a month for Binge. As well as Girls, you can watch The Undoing, Euphoria, The Wire, and many more fantastic TV shows.

Alternatively, you can purchase individual seasons or episodes via Apple TV, Google Play, or Microsoft Store. Microsoft has the best prices for individual seasons, at around $24.99 each, but the cheapest way to get them all is through Google Play’s six-season bundle, which costs $90.49.

Kieron Moore
Kieron Moore

Kieron Moore is a freelance writer based in Manchester, England. He contributes to Future sites including TechRadar and Creative Bloq, focusing on subjects including creative software, video editing, and streaming services. This work draws on his experience as an independent filmmaker and an independent TV watcher.