Now that we have an official release date for Season 5B of The Fosters, we’re getting fully prepared for the impending drama. If you haven’t watched the first half of the season, time is ticking! But lucky for you, the internet is full options for you to watch any season you want.

Is _The Fosters _ on Hulu?

The hit Freeform TV show used to be on Hulu for all your viewing pleasure, but according to the website, it is currently unavailable. Boo! Hulu is missing out on some quality television.

One of the major perks to Hulu is being able to watch the show the day after it airs on television. Sure, it also has older episodes, but being able to watch the latest installment of your favorite show so soon is the best. But since The Fosters isn’t on Hulu, let’s explore other options.

Is The Fosters on Netflix?

Ah, Netflix. Netflix is like a cup of tea on a rainy day. It’s so reliable. Of course, you can watch all four and a half seasons of The Fosters on the streaming service whenever you want to. The first half of the fifth season is already uploaded, so if you’re a little behind, this is the perfect place to go to catch up.

The only bummer is that you won’t be able to watch Season 5B immediately as it returns. So far, all Freeform shows take about 21 days after the season finale to go on Netflix. 21 days itself isn’t that long, but having to spend the entire season waiting and wondering what’s going on is the worst! There’s one foolproof way to stay caught up on The Fosters as it airs.

Where can you watch The Fosters online?

Sometimes it’s easier to just go straight to the source. Freeform offers this awesome little service where you can watch their TV shows and movies online! The website updates with episodes the day after they broadcast on TV. That way, you can see everything happening with Mariana (Maia Mitchell, Callie (Cierra Ramirez), and the gang almost as soon as it happens. Plus, they have recent episodes. You’ve gotta be quick! Episodes will eventually expire.

To gain access, Freeform asks you to log into your TV provider’s account. If you have cable, you can get this info from an adult in your household. Easy as that! Once you’re in, you can also watch TV live, which means you can watch the The Fosters on your computer as it comes on TV. It’s magic. Unfortunately, The Fosters episodes require you to have this type of login. The app does have some TV shows and movies that don’t require a sign in and they’re all total Freeform classics, like Bunheads.

More of an on-the-go type of viewer? Freeform has an app designed just for you. On the app, you can watch those recent episodes of The Fosters (and The Bold Type and so many more shows) on your phone or tablet! You can also catch the episodes live wherever you are. You can find the Freeform app on the App Store, Google Play, and on your Amazon devices!

If the Season 5A finale is any indication, 5B is going to one of the wildest seasons of the The Fosters yet. We can’t wait! Make sure you’re all caught up and then never miss a second.

This story was originally published on October 28, 2018. It has since been updated with new information.

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