Check below to find a list of the free previews we're offering, including the dates available, and which customers are eligible. For eligible customers, these free previews will automatically appear in your guide at no additional cost during the dates listed below. Note that if you already subscribe to a channel on a free preview, you may still see preview messaging on that channel.


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Free Previews Included With Your SLING Subscription:


The following free previews are available with a SLING subscription. Choose a drop-down below to see channel information, preview start and end dates and what service you'll need in order to see the preview.


Disney Junior Available Now - Extended to 5/29


Disney Junior blends heartfelt Disney storytelling and characters kids love with learning and development themes for kids aged 2-7 while inviting moms and dads to join their children in this Disney experience. 


Preview Start: March 30, 2020
Preview End: April 29, 2020
Free Preview Available To: SLING Orange


Disney XD Available Now - Extended to 5/29


Disney XD is a compelling mix of live-action and animated programming targeting boys (while still including girls) aged 6-14, that transports kids into worlds full of humor, unexpected fun and inspiring action-filled adventures. . 


Preview Start: March 30, 2020
Preview End: April 29, 2020
Free Preview Available To: SLING Orange


FXM Available Now


Fox Movie Channel is the premiere movie destination with the biggest and best lineup of current blockbusters plus classic titles from the legendary library of 20th Century Fox and other studio greats. 


Preview Start: April 29, 2020
Preview End: May 29, 2020
Free Preview Available To: SLING Blue


NatGeo Wild Available Now


From what’s going on inside your pet’s mind to the habits of the most unusual and elusive creatures, explore the unknown through passionate storytelling, spectacular imagery, and expert eyewitness accounts. 


Preview Start: April 29, 2020
Preview End: May 29, 2020
Free Preview Available To: SLING Orange


Cooking Channel Available Now


For Food People, by Food People. Featuring Restaurant Redemption, Unique Eats, and more.  


Preview Start: April 2, 2020
Preview End: May 31, 2020
Free Preview Available To: SLING Orange, SLING Blue


DIY Available Now


The Home Improvement How-To Network. Featuring The Vanilla Ice Project, I Hate My Kitchen, and more. 


Preview Start: April 2, 2020
Preview End: May 31, 2020
Free Preview Available To: SLING Orange, SLING Blue


Great American Country Available Now


Great American Country is a 24 hour per day, seven days a week, advertising supported, English language channel that focuses on lifestyle content with an Americana theme and may include among other things, music videos, concerts, country music news and information, food-centric programs, home decor content, and other programs that appeal to American culture, lifestyle or heritage. 


Preview Start: April 2, 2020
Preview End: May 31, 2020
Free Preview Available To: SLING Orange, SLING Blue


American Heroes Available Now


American Heroes Channel showcases military battles, iconic people and pivotal moments in time. Never-before-seen footage, action-packed storytelling, and eye-opening interviews offer a rare glimpse into events and battles that shaped our world, visionary leaders, unexpected heroes who made a difference and great defenders of our freedom. 


Preview Start: April 2, 2020
Preview End: May 31, 2020
Free Preview Available To: SLING Orange, SLING Blue


Destination America Available Now


Destination America is the only network to celebrate the people, places, and stories of the United States. Emblazoning television screens with the grit and tenacity, honesty and work ethic, humor and adventurousness that characterize our nation. Destination America features travel, food, adventure, home, and natural history. 


Preview Start: April 2, 2020
Preview End: May 31, 2020
Free Preview Available To: SLING Orange, SLING Blue


Discovery Familia Available Now


Discovery Familia is the only Spanish-language network dedicated to Hispanic women and the things that matter in their lives. During the day, the channel provides entertaining, curriculum-based programming for kids 2-6. In the evening, programming is dedicated to women focusing on topics such as home décor, food, health, beauty and parenting. 


Preview Start: April 2, 2020
Preview End: May 31, 2020
Free Preview Available To: SLING Orange, SLING Blue


Discovery en Español Available Now


Discovery en Español connects Spanish-speaking viewers in the U.S. to the world and all its wonder and possibilities. It provides quality programming focusing on bold story telling across core genres including adventure, ingenuity, natural history, investigation and current affairs.


Preview Start: April 2, 2020
Preview End: May 31, 2020
Free Preview Available To: SLING Orange, SLING Blue


Science Channel Available Now


Science Channel immerses viewers in the incredible possibilities of science, from string theory and futuristic cities to accidental discoveries and outrageous inventions. We take things apart, peer inside and put things together in new and unexpected ways. We celebrate the trials, errors and brinking moments that change our lives forever. 


Preview Start: April 2, 2020
Preview End: May 31, 2020
Free Preview Available To: SLING Orange, SLING Blue




Free Previews Available to Everyone


The following free previews are available in the SLING Free Experience and SLING Sneak Peek. Choose a drop-down below to see a channel description and preview start and end dates.


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REVOLT Available Now - Extended to 5/30


Founded by Sean “Diddy” Combs, REVOLT is living - and leading - Hip Hop culture through live performances, breaking new artists, original programming, live events and more. REVOLT is Hip Hop.


Preview Start: April 1, 2020
Preview End: April 30, 2020
Free Preview Available To: All active Slingers, all former Slingers, all free users


TumbleBooks Available Now


TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books that teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love! TumbleBooks are created by licensing picture books from top publishers like Candlewick Press, HarperCollins, and more, and adding animation, sound, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book that is both engaging and educational. 


Preview Start: May 1, 2020
Preview End: May 30, 2020
Free Preview Available To: All active Slingers, all former Slingers, all free users




Additional questions about free previews:


Choose an option below to learn more:


I don't see a free preview channel, what can I do?


First, make sure you're subscribed to the services eligible to receive the free preview. You can see what you're currently subscribed to by selecting Settings in the SLING app, then checking under Account.  


Next, try fully closing and relaunching the Sling TV app on your device.


How can I find free preview channels in my guide?


Channels available on a free preview will usually be listed in the guide with Free Preview and will have the dates of the preview listed. This may not always be the case though, so make sure to check back here for up-to-date information on available previews. Note: You may see free preview messaging even if you already subscribe to a certain channel.


Additionally, you can use guide filters to quickly search your available channels. Choose from genres like Entertainment, Sports or Movies, or if you're subscribed to International or Latino programming, filter by language.


You can also use the in-app search function to look for your channel.


How do I add a channel to my subscription?


If you enjoyed watching a channel on free preview and want to see more, first, click here to search for your channel and find what service it's included with. You can then add that service to your Sling subscription, either by visiting sling.comor adding it right from the Sling app (on select devices). Get more details here.