The NFL Draft begins tonight. This is the event where college football players across the country get drafted by NFL teams.This year, the NFL Draft is being broadcasted on ESPN, ESPN 2, FOX and NFL Network. The question will be is how can you, the consumer, stream this event? Here’s how you can do just that.

For those who have a cable/satellite subscription, you can stream the NFL Draft on the ESPN app via your subscription. Just sign in with your credentials and you can watch and stream from there.

For NFL Network, you can stream it via the NFL or Watch NFL Network iOS apps in the iOS App Store.

With the Mac, you can sign in to Watch ESPN in your browser and watch the NFL Draft from there. The same can be said and done for NFL Network’s coverage. Just go to their website and sign in with your TV provider credentials.

Note that even when the NFL Draft moves to ESPN2 with ESPN’s coverage, you can still watch it on the app.

What’s going to help you the most are streaming services like Hulu with Live TV, Sling TV, YouTube TV, DirecTV Now and PlayStation Vue. However, for coverage from FOX, that will be based on your location and zip code.

  • Sling TV: 7-day free trial
    • Sling Orange offers ESPN, Sling Blue offers NFL Network
  • PlayStation Vue: 5-day free trial
    • Offers both ESPN and NFL Network based on your plan
  • Hulu with Live TV: 30-day free trial
    • Only offers ESPN
  • DirecTV Now: 7-day free trial
    • Offers both ESPN and NFL Network based on your plan
  • YouTube TV: 7-day free trial (only available in certain areas)
    • Only offers ESPN

All of these streaming methods will work for the iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple TV.

Apps including ESPN, NFL (for NFL Network coverage), Sling TV, Hulu (Hulu with Live TV), PlayStation Vue, DirecTV Now and YouTube are all available for the Apple TV too.

The NFL Draft starts tonight at 8 PM ET on ESPN, FOX and NFL Network for the first round. Rounds 2-3 will start at 7 PM ET on April 27 on ESPN, FOX and NFL Network, and rounds 4-7 will start at 12 PM (noon) ET. For rounds 2-7 on just ESPN and NFL Network.