Where to watch Sex and the City: stream every season online

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One of the most iconic TV series of the ’90s and ’00s, Sex and the City remains a big part of pop culture. In fact, a follow-up series, featuring almost all of the original main cast, has recently been commissioned. Now’s a good time to watch Sex and the City again, or you may be eager to see this classic series for the first time. 

How to watch Sex and the City online

Air dates: 1998-2004 

Total seasons: 6 (94 episodes)

Creators: Darren Star  

Cast: Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis, Cynthia Nixon 

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)

The show follows four women who are close friends despite having different outlooks on life. Across six seasons, the women face many obstacles in their relationships, careers, and friendships. Sex and the City explores modern issues such as sexuality and femininity, and it’s all told with a great sense of humor.

While it originally aired on HBO, Sex and the City is now available via streaming services, such as HBO Max. If you’re wondering how you can watch Sex and the City online in your country, read on, as we explain how to find it in the US, UK, Australia, and Canada. 


How to watch Sex and the City online in the US 

HBO Max (opens in new tab)

Since it’s a HBO show, the main place to watch Sex and the City in the US is HBO Max (opens in new tab). A subscription costs $14.99 a month, and the service 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.

Another show on HBO Max (opens in new tab) that you might like is Girls, Lena Dunham’s New York-set comedy drama that had Sex and the City as one of its main inspirations.

There are a few other ways to watch Sex and the City in the US. With an HBO subscription, you can access the HBO channel via Amazon Prime Video (opens in new tab), or it can be streamed via DirecTV or Sling (opens in new tab). Sex and the City can also be purchased, with no subscription necessary, on Apple TV, Prime Video, Google Play, Fandango Now, Vudu, or Microsoft Store.

How to watch Sex and the City online in the UK

Sky (opens in new tab)

 UK residents can stream Sex and the City via either Now TV or Sky (opens in new tab). With Now TV, you’ll need the Entertainment Pass, which costs £9.99 a month, and you can benefit from a seven-day free trial. To access the series on Sky Go (opens in new tab), you’ll need a Sky TV package (opens in new tab) to watch. 

You can buy Sex and the City to watch online via Prime Video, Google Play, Apple TV, Rakuten TV, or Chili. Prices vary by service and season but Prime Video (opens in new tab) is the cheapest option. Apple TV and Rakuten TV both split Season 6 into two separate seasons.

How to stream Sex and the City and watch every season online in Canada

Crave (opens in new tab)

In Canada, the only streaming service offering Sex and the City as part of a subscription is Crave (opens in new tab). It costs $9.99 per month, and you can get a seven-day free trial.

To buy Sex and the City to watch online without a subscription, your options are Apple TV, Google Play, and Microsoft Store. The best price per season is $9.99 on Apple TV, while Google Play offers the complete series for an affordable $39.99.

How to watch Sex and the City: stream every season online in Australia

Binge (opens in new tab)

In Australia, you can stream all episodes of Sex and the City with a subscription to either Binge (opens in new tab)or Foxtel (opens in new tab). Binge costs $10 a month and offers a two-week free trial. With Foxtel, you’ll need the $10 per month Drama Extra pack on top of the basic $25 per month Essentials pack, though a 10-day free trial is available.

You can also purchase individual seasons or episodes via Apple TV, Google Play, Fetch, or Microsoft Store. All of them charge $19.99 per season, except Google Play, which has the best price for the complete series bundle, at $72.49.

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.