How do I watch Bonus Streams?

Looking for more sporting action? You can access extra channels on selected sports events with NOW Bonus Streams, including additional EFL matches and F1 Race Control.

Keep in mindYou can't watch Bonus Streams with a Sports Day or Mobile Membership. Some NOW Boost features, including Dolby 5.1 surround sound, aren't available on Bonus Streams.

I have a Sports Day or Mobile Membership. How do I watch Bonus Streams?

You’ll need a Sports Month Membership to watch Bonus Streams. If you have a Sports Day Membership on your account, you won’t be able to buy a Sports Month Membership.

Want to switch your Sports Day Membership for a Month Membership? You’ll need to get in touch by live chat and we’ll cancel your Day Membership for you.



If you’ve got a NOW Sports Month Membership, you can access Bonus Streams for selected live sports events. Watch F1 Race Control and additional sports content, including:

  • EFL matches
  • Tennis matches
  • Golf events
  • Cricket matches

When a Bonus Stream is available, you'll find it on the relevant sports page in the NOW app - for example, rugby Bonus Streams will be on the Rugby page. You may also find Bonus Streams under New & Trending on the NOW Homepage and under Sport Top Picks on the NOW Sports Homepage

Don't worry if you can't see any Bonus Streams right now – they'll appear automatically by the time the event starts.

If you’ve got NOW Boost and a HD-capable device, you can watch selected Bonus Streams in full 1080p HD where the video feed allows for higher stream quality.

To add Boost, just head over to the NOW Membership area of My Account and select Start free trial or Add Boost. Find out more about NOW Boost.

Keep in mindDolby 5.1 surround sound not available on Bonus Streams.

You can pause and rewind Bonus Streams for up to 2 hours on all supported devices, except for:

  • LG TVs running WebOS 3.x and below
  • Samsung TVs from 2016 and earlier
  • YouView and EE TV boxes
  • Chromecast.

Keep in mindYou can't watch Bonus Streams with a Sports Day or Mobile Membership.

If you've got a NOW Smart Box with Freeview, you can use Red Button and interactive services on live BBC channels. Just hit the red button on your NOW remote to get started. (If your NOW remote doesn’t have a red button, just use the star (*) button to access interactive services through your NOW Smart Box instead.)

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