The new modern-day adaptation of David Carradine’s 1972 series Kung Fu premieres Wednesday, April 7 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on The CW.
If you don’t have cable, here are some different ways you can watch Kung Fu online for free:
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You can watch a live stream of CW (live in most markets) and 100-plus other TV channels on FuboTV, which you can use for free with a seven-day trial:
FuboTV Free Trial
Once signed up for FuboTV, you can watch Kung Fu live on the FuboTV app, which is available on your Roku, Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV or Firestick, Apple TV, Chromecast, Xbox One, Samsung Smart TV, Android TV, iPhone, Android phone, iPad or Android tablet. You can also watch on your computer via the FuboTV website.
If you can’t watch live, FuboTV comes with 250 hours of cloud DVR space, as well as a 72-hour look-back feature, which allows you to watch most shows on-demand within three days (and sometimes longer) of their conclusion, even if you don’t record them.
The CW (live in most markets) is included in all four of AT&T TV’s channel packages, but the “Choice” and above packages also come with HBO Max and NBA League Pass, the best perk any streaming service is offering right now. You can pick any package and any add-on you want with your free 14-day trial.
Note that the free trial isn’t advertised as such, but your “due today” amount will be $0 when signing up. If you watch on your computer, phone or tablet, you won’t be charged for 14 days. If you watch on a streaming device on your TV (Roku, Fire Stick, Apple TV, etc.), you will be charged for the first month, but you can get still get a full refund if you cancel before 14 days:
AT&T TV Free Trial
Once signed up for AT&T TV, you can watch Kung Fu live on the AT&T TV app, which is available on your Roku, Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV or Firestick, Apple TV, Chromecast, Samsung Smart TV, iPhone, Android phone, iPad, or Android tablet. Or you can watch on your computer via the AT&T TV website.
If you can’t watch live, AT&T TV comes with 20 hours of cloud DVR (with the option to upgrade to unlimited hours).
You can watch a live stream of CW (live in most markets) and 65+ other TV channels via Hulu With Live TV, which you can try out for free with a seven-day trial:
Hulu With Live TV Free Trial
Once signed up for Hulu With Live TV, you can watch Kung Fu live on the Hulu app, which is available on your Roku, Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV, or Firestick, Apple TV, Chromecast, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Samsung Smart TV, LG Smart TV, Android TV, iPhone, Android phone, iPad, or Android tablet. Or you can watch on your computer via the Hulu website.
If you can’t watch live, Hulu with Live TV comes with both its extensive on-demand library (which includes most shows after they air) and 50 hours of Cloud DVR storage (with the ability to upgrade to “Enhanced Cloud DVR,” which gives you 200 hours of DVR space and the ability to fast forward through commercials).
‘Kung Fu’ 2021 Preview
The original “Kung Fu” aired on ABC from 1972 to 1975. It starred David Carradine as a Shaolin monk in the western United States. He was an orphan born to an American father and Chinese mother who grew up in a monastery and became a martial arts expert.
In this new reboot, Olivia Liang stars as Nicky Shen, a woman who takes a spiritual journey in a Chinese monastery and returns to her hometown of San Francisco to use her martial arts skills to help the community against the dangerous organized crime syndicate known as the Triad.
The CW press release teases:
But when she returns to find her hometown overrun with crime and corruption and her own parents Jin and Mei-Li are at the mercy of a powerful Triad. Nicky will rely on her tech-savvy sister Althea and Althea’s fiancé Dennis, pre-med brother Ryan, Assistant District Attorney and ex-boyfriend Evan, and new love interest Henry as well as her martial arts skills and Shaolin values to protect her community and bring criminals to justice… all while searching for the ruthless assassin who killed her Shaolin mentor Pei-Ling and is now targeting her.
The series co-stars Kheng Hua Tan as Mei-Li Shen, Shannon Dang as Althea Shen, Eddie Liu as Henry Yan, Gavin Stenhouse as Evan Hartley, Vanessa Kai as Pei-Ling Zhang, Tony Chung as Dennis Soong, and Tzi Ma as Jin Shen.
The pilot episode, airing on April 7, sets up Nicky’s journey. Then in episode two, titled “Silence” and airing April 14, the description teases, “When adjusting to life back at home doesn’t go as planned, Nicky turns to Henry for help in her hunt for Zhilan; Jin looks forward to life getting back to normal.”
“Kung Fu” airs Wednesdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on The CW.