How To Watch the SEC Championship Game & NFL Games This Weekend

How To Watch the SEC Championship Game & NFL Games This Weekend

College football season is winding down, which means college football championship games and bowl games are just around the corner. Unfortunately, TEGNA, one of the nation’s mid-sized local broadcast station groups, has yet again denied DIRECTV permission to offer its 66 stations in 52 metro regions to DIRECTV.  But that doesn’t mean you have to miss out on your favorite teams and games. Read on to learn more.

How to Watch the SEC Championship Game & More

To watch Saturday afternoon’s SEC Championship Game (Alabama vs Georgia in Atlanta), as well as Sunday’s NFL Game (Denver Broncos vs. Houston Texas) football fans can use an over-the-air digital antenna or stream live via Paramount+.

More Ways to Watch

Additionally, you can visit area sports bars and restaurants who will broadcast the college football championship games. Explore a few examples of where you can catch these games and many more. 

Buffalo Wild Wings

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Chili’s (excluding Houston locations)

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Dave & Buster’s

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Twin Peaks

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Ale House

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Miller Ale House

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Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar

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How to Use Paramount+ with DIRECTV

College football and sports fans of all types can enjoy the Paramount+ app with DIRECTV.   


  • Before you can watch on your DIRECTV Gemini you must first sign up for Paramount+ online via a computer or phone.
  • Go to
  • Click “Try Paramount+” You’ll be taken to the Sign Up page.
  • Click “Sign Up for Paramount+” Follow the prompts to complete your subscription.


  • Once you’re signed up for Paramount+ you can access your account via your DIRECTV Gemini.
  • Click “Apps” from your home menu.
  • Go to the Google PlayTM store.
  • Sign into your Google account. Once you’re signed in, you won’t have to do it again.
  • Search for the Paramount+ app and add it.
  • Once downloaded, you’ll be able to access via your device menu.

Bottom line, you won’t have to miss out on this weekend’s big games. Visit TV Promise to learn more about missing channels and how to keep up with your favorite programming.

Frequently Asked Questions

How to Watch SEC Championship

Affected customers can watch Alabama vs. Georgia in Atlanta (Saturday, Dec. 2 at 4 p.m.) on your local CBS affiliate online and in the Paramount+ app.

How to Watch the Denver Broncos at Houston Texans

Watch the Broncos face off against the Texans on Sunday (12/4 at 1 p.m.) on your local CBS affiliate online and in the Paramount+ app.