The 2020 installment of the College Football Playoff National Championship takes place tonight, January 13 at 8PM ET. This year, we'll see the number one ranked LSU taking on the number three ranked Clemson, in what is sure to be another classic.
The 2020 College Football Playoff National Championship is going to be taking place at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, LA.
LSU got to the College Football Playoff National Championship by completely dominating some of the best teams in College Football today. It defeated teams like Florida, Auburn, Alabama and Georgia on its way to the College Football Playoff. In the first round of the playoff, it completely dominated the fourth-ranked Oklahoma Sooners. By a score of 63-28. LSU is led by 2019 Heisman Trophy winning Quarterback Joe Burrow.
On the other side of the football, the Clemson Tigers come in as defending national champions. Clemson is currently tied for the most College Football Playoff National Championships alongside Alabama, and if they can take care of business tonight, they could have the most. With three national championships in the first six years of the College Football Playoff. Clemson defeated Ohio State in the first round of the Playoffs, by a score of 29-23.
How to watch the 2020 College Football Playoff National Championship Online
If you are a cord cutter and don't have cable, there are a few options for watching the big game tonight. It's going to be broadcast on ESPN, so essentially any streaming service that has ESPN will work. But which ones are the best?
Hulu Live TV
- Price: $54.99 per month (after 7-day free trial)
- Channels: 60+, including ESPN
- Platforms supported: Android TV (select models), Android, Chromecast, Apple TV, iOS, Roku, Amazon Fire TV
Hulu Live TV is a really great option for watching the 2020 College Football Playoff National Championship tonight. It does come with a 7-day free trial and after that, it'll cost you $54.99 per month. It is actually still one of the cheaper streaming services out there, considering how many channels it has.
You'll also get your locals included with Hulu Live TV. Making it a really great option for a lot of people. Hulu Live TV also includes 50 hours of Cloud DVR with every account, and you can upgrade that to 200 hours.
- Price: $49.99 per month (after 7-day free trial)
- Channels: 70+, including ESPN
- Platforms supported: Apple TV, Android TV, Roku, Samsung, LG, HiSense or Vizio smart TVs, Chromecast, iOS and Android
YouTube TV is one of our favorite streaming TV services, and there's two good reasons for that. It offers a ton of channels, and it also has unlimited cloud DVR space. So you can record as many shows and episodes as you want, without worrying about your DVR getting full.
The service is steadily adding more channels to its offering, and with that does come price increases. But at $50 per month and over 70 channels, it is a pretty good value. And for those looking to watch the 2020 College Football Playoff National Championship, it does also include ESPN. As well as a number of other sports channels.
- Price: $30 per month (you can get your first month for $20, for a limited time)
- Channels: 30+ depending on whether you choose Sling Blue or Sling Orange; Includes ESPN
- Platforms supported: Apple TV, Android TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Roku, Xbox One, LG, Samsung or Vizio smart TVs, iOS, Android, Amazon Fire tablets, browsers and more
Sling TV is by far the cheapest option for watching the 2020 College Football National Championship game tonight. You can get your first month for just $20 right now, and then it goes up to its regular price of $30. That's not a bad price at all.
ESPN is included in the Sling Orange plan, which does come with fewer channels. But it also comes with ESPN2 and ESPN3.
Sling TV offers an a la carte experience for its channels. So you can add other add-ons to your account for less. Many of these are around $5 or $10 for a pretty decent amount of channels.
AT&T TV Now
- Price: $65 per month (after 7-day free trial)
- Channels: 45+; including ESPN
- Platforms supported: Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Samsung Smart TVs, iOS, Android, web browsers
AT&T TV Now is definitely not the most affordable streaming TV service on the market today. But it does offer something that others do not. And that is some of the Viacom channels. Like BET, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, MTV and others. Though at just 45 channels for $65 per month, it does sound rather expensive. But that is mostly because you are getting HBO included here.
AT&T TV Now is attempting to show everyone that isn't about the number of channels, but about the channels that people actually want. By including HBO with its plans, and the "MAX" plan coming with HBO and Cinemax.
The 2020 College Football Playoff National Championship is likely to be the most watched sporting event of the year tonight. In fact, last year, it was watched by more people than the Super Bowl was. So it's a pretty big deal. And seeing a team like LSU in the National Championship is refreshing for a lot of people. Many didn't expect to see LSU there, and it's nice to see some new teams in the National Championship. Instead of it being Clemson and Alabama – like it has been the past three years.
These are some of the many ways that you can watch the 2020 College Football Playoff National Championship tonight on ESPN.