How to watch Soul of a Nation online: stream new series from anywhere

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ABC is claiming a primetime broadcast first for major networks as it launches its new newsmagazine series Soul of a Nation, a six-part show “by Black people, for all people, about the Black experience." Read on as our guide explains how to watch Soul of a Nation online wherever you are in the world today.

How to watch Soul of a Nation online

When: Tuesday nights from March 2

Time: 10pm ET/PT

TV channel: ABC

Watch without cable: get ABC with a FREE fuboTV trial

Stream anywhere: tune in with a good VPN

Each episode of the newscast will feature a special guest host from the Black American community. The premiere is presented by actor Sterling K. Brown, while Jemele Hill and Marsai Martin are also confirmed for the roster.

ABC says that the show endeavors to explore "the authentic realities of Black life and dive deeper into this critical moment of racial reckoning" as it travels across the country and features interviews with a range of subjects, including prominent Black Americans such as actor Danny Glover and musician John Legend.

At the heart of Soul of a Nation are ABC's own Black news anchors and correspondents: Adrienne Bankert, Linsey Davis, T.J. Holmes, Sunny Hostin, Janai Norman, Steve Osunsami, Byron Pitts, Deborah Roberts, David Scott and Pierre Thomas, as well as ESPN's Michael Wilbon.

Follow our guide below as we explain how to watch Soul of a Nation online and stream every episode of the show from anywhere.

How to watch Soul of a Nation online from outside your country

Out of the country at the moment? Not a problem. You can easily watch Soul of a Nation from almost anywhere, despite the geo-blocking restrictions you may initially encounter.

The solution is simple - just download a VPN to relocate your IP address back to your country of residence. You'll then be able to stream your favorite shows and services from home wherever you are.

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How to watch Soul of a Nation online: stream the new ABC series in the US


If you have cable, you can watch new series Soul of a Nation live every Tuesday from March 2 at 10pm ET/PT through ABC's <a href="" data-link-merchant=""" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">online platform - just log-in with your cable provider details for access.

Alternatively, you can get ABC without the commitment (or cost) of cable by using an OTT streaming service. 

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James Laird

James is a technology journalist with nearly 10 years experience and currently Sports and TV Streaming Editor at Future, where he works across TechRadar, T3 and Tom's Guide. He is here to help you find the best ways to watch sports, TV shows and movies online. Previously, he was News and Features Editor at Trusted Reviews, Editor of Lifehacker UK, and Senior Staff Writer at ITProPortal.