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After a three-year hiatus, Fargo is back with season five. The dark comedy crime anthology series returns with a new cast, including Juno Temple, Jon Hamm and Jennifer Jason Leigh.
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Called “wonderfully acted, swiftly paced, nasty fun” by The Hollywood Reporter‘s Daniel Feinberg, Fargo’s fifth season airs on FX today and will be available to stream on Hulu tomorrow.
Keep reading for more about Fargo season five’s premiere date and airtime, how to watch the TV show with and without cable and more.
How to Watch Fargo Season Five Without Cable: Premiere Date and Time, Episode Release Schedule
The first two episodes of Fargo’s 10-episode fifth season air on FX at 10 p.m. ET/PT and will be available to stream on Hulu the following day. Subsequent episodes will follow the same cadence, with episodes airing on FX on Tuesdays at 10 p.m. ET/PT and then streaming on Hulu on Wednesdays. The season five finale drops Jan. 16, 2024 on FX and Jan. 17, 2024 on Hulu.
For those who already have an existing live TV streaming service subscription, FX is available on Hulu, DirecTV Stream, Fubo and others. See more options for watching Fargo season five without cable below.
BEST STREAMING LIBRARY
FX on Hulu
Starting at $7.99 per month
You can watch the season five premiere of Fargo on Hulu with the base plan starting at $7.99 per month for the ad-supported package, or $17.99 for the ad-free tier.
For Black Friday, you can sign up for the ad-supported version of Hulu for just 99 cents per month for 12 months — that’s 87 percent off the monthly price. This promo ends Tuesday, Nov. 28.
Another one of the best streaming deals is the Disney Duo bundle, which comes with the ad-supported versions of Hulu and Disney+ for $9.99 per month — that’s a nearly 40 percent savings altogether. Additionally, the Disney Trio offers Hulu, Disney+ and ESPN+, all with ads, for $14.99 per month — about a savings of 45 percent off compared to signing up for separate subscriptions.
You can even go somewhat commercial-free with the Disney Trio Premium. It includes the ad-free versions of Hulu and Disney+ and the ad-supported version of ESPN+ for $24.99 per month.
BEST STREAMING SERVICE OVERALL
Packages from $69.99 per month
DirecTV Stream lets you watch more than 75 other channels, which includes FX, under its Entertainment package ($69.99 per month).
New subscribers can watch the first two episodes of Fargo’s season five for free with DirecTV’s five-day trial. You can either cancel or keep the service after the free trial is over. Other DirecTV Stream plans ($84.99 to $159.99 per month) offer 105 to 150 channels, depending on the package you pick.
In addition, new customers can earn up to a $400 Visa gift card for a limited time; learn more here.
Packages from $54.99 per month
Fubo’s Pro package includes FX for $54.99 per month for the first two months of your service (after that, it auto-renews for $74.99 per month). It has more than 180 news, entertainment and sports channels. It also includes over 1,000 hours of cloud DVR, 4K streaming and up to 10 video streams on a smartphone, tablet or smart TV at once.
The online TV streaming service offers a five-day trial for new subscribers.
Starting at $20 per month for the first month
If you’d like to watch Fargo on FX, Sling ($20-$60 per month) might be a good fit. Sling is currently offering 50 percent off the first month to new subscribers. Prices are as low as $22.50 for the first month ($45 per month afterward) for Sling Blue, which includes Fox News, Discovery, Bravo, AMC, BBC America, HGTV and other channels. Learn more about Sling here.
Where to Watch Fargo Season Five on Cable
As mentioned above, the first two episodes of Fargo season five will air on FX starting today at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Subsequent episodes will be broadcast weekly Tuesdays at the same time, with the finale airing Jan. 16, 2024.
You can watch the dark comedy crime drama through your cable TV provider, or on FXNOW.FXNetworks.com with your cable TV account log-in information.
How to Watch Fargo Season Five Outside of the U.S.
If you’re outside of the country and want to watch Fargo season five, Hulu and FX are available outside of the U.S. with a virtual private network (VPN), like ExpressVPN. The service lets you legally access U.S. web servers — even if you’re in another country — to stream on a smart TV, smartphone, tablet or laptop.
For Black Friday, you can get three months of ExpressVPN for free when you sign up for 12 months of service at $6.67 per month — that’s $114.21 off the regular price. Learn more about ExpressVPN here.
Where to Watch the Original Fargo Film and Past TV Seasons Online
FX’s Fargo TV series is inspired by the Coen Brothers’ Oscar-winning 1996 film, and both the show and movie are available to stream on Hulu. Writer and producer Noah Hawley’s crime anthology series premiered in 2014, and it features a new cast, storyline and a midwestern setting between 1950 and 2019 in a shared universe every season.
Past seasons featured actors including Billy Bob Thornton, Allison Tolman, Colin Hanks, Martin Freeman, Kirsten Dunst, Patrick Wilson, Jesse Plemons, Jean Smart, Ted Danson, Ewan McGregor, Carrie Coon, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Goran Bogdan, David Thewlis, Chris Rock, Jessie Buckley, Jason Schwartzman, Ben Whishaw, Jack Huston and others.
Fargo Season Five: Cast, Series Synopsis
Set in 2019, Fargo season five tells the story of Dorothy Lyon (played by Temple), a housewife in Minnesota who has a dark secret about her past, and Roy Tillman (played by Hamm), a sheriff in North Dakota who has been searching for Lyon for years. The new season also stars Leigh, Joe Keery, Lamorne Morris, Sam Spruell, Richa Moorjani, Dave Foley and others.
Tune in to FX today for the two-episode Fargo season five premiere broadcast at 10 p.m. ET/PT, or stream it online on Hulu tomorrow.
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