What is NOW?

NOW is the easy way to get the movies, shows and sports you want, when you want.

You can watch on loads of devices, including tablets, smartphones and laptops, plus our very own NOW Smart Stick and NOW Box.

How does it work?

To join NOW, you just need to create a free account and choose your membership.

There are 4 different types of membership: Entertainment, Cinema, Sports and Hayu.

Simply pick the combination that suits you, and change whenever you like, as often as you like.

Each membership gives you access to the latest on demand movies or shows, and live TV channels too (except for Hayu).


Cinema Membership 

7 day free trial, then €11.99 a month. 
You get 11 Sky Cinema channels, plus over 1000 movies to watch on demand.

Find out more about Cinema Membership

Entertainment Membership

7 day free trial, then €11.99 a month.
Critically acclaimed shows and kids TV you won’t find anywhere else.

Find out more about Entertainment Membership

Sports Membership

Choose from 2 different membership types to get your fix of live sports:

  • Sports Membership – €14.99 a day or €38.99 a month for all Sky Sports channels.
  • Sports Extra Membership – €14.99 a day or €33.99 a month for 6 more channels, including BT Sport and Premier Sports.

Find out more about Sports Membership

Hayu Membership

7 day free trial, then €5.99 a month.
You get over 150 box sets of top reality TV shows, added the same day as the US premiere.

Find out more about Hayu Membership

Catch all the action in HD with NOW Boost

Add NOW Boost to watch all Sky Sports and Sports Extra channels, plus selected shows and movies in full HD. NOW Boost also lets you:

  • Watch all Sky Sports and Sports Extra channels at 50 frames per second 
  • Get awesome audio with Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound
  • Stream on 3 devices at the same time, instead of just 1
  • Watch ad-free.

Find out more about NOW Boost

First, you’ll need to create an account and choose your membership.

Step 1:

Go to NOWTV.com/ie.

Step 2:

Select a membership to find out more or to add it to your basket. 

Add any other membership or available offers you want to your basket, and hit Checkout.

Step 3:

Fill in your details to create a NOW account.

You’ll need to complete all the fields, including payment info, so we can set up your account. Don’t worry, we won’t take a payment if you’re starting a free trial or you’ve got a voucher.

You can watch all Sky Sports and Sports Extra channels, plus selected shows and movies, in full HD with NOW Boost. That’s 1080p video quality instead of the usual 720p, for just €5 a month extra.

NOW Boost also gives you:

  • All Sky Sports and Sports Extra channels at 50 frames per second.
  • A fully immersive audio experience with Dolby Digital 5.1. (not available on Xbox One & Series X/S and LG TV)
  • Extra streams – so you can watch on 3 devices at the same time, instead of just 1
  • Ad-free streaming.

How do I get NOW Boost?

Just go to NOWTV.com/ie, and choose your membership. When you check out, you should see the option to add NOW Boost to your order.

If you don't see the option to add NOW Boost when you check out, once you've created your account you can add it by going to the NOW Membership area of My Account.

Keep in mindYou won’t be able to get NOW Boost if you’ve only got a Sports Mobile Membership.

Find out more about NOW Boost

We’re always adding new movies and shows on demand.

You can browse our movies catalogue to see what’s available to watch right now, and see what shows are available on catch up and box sets on our entertainment catalogue.

Our kids section shows all the episodes and shows ready and waiting for your little ones to enjoy whenever they like.

Keep an eye on our sports highlights to see what live matches and events are on the way.

And discover all the binge-worthy box sets ready and waiting for you with a Hayu Membership.

The NOW Smart Stick and the NOW Box both let you watch all the best and latest movies, shows and live sports on your TV.

Plus, both NOW devices connect to your broadband to turn your TV into a smart TV. You can watch more of your favourite shows with catch up TV from TV3, Channel 4 and more. Plus you get loads of extra apps, including Netflix, YouTube and Sky Store.

More info What apps are available on my NOW Box or Smart Stick?

You can watch NOW on your tablet, laptop or smartphone too.

You can stream on 1 device at a time, unless you've got NOW Boost, which lets you stream on 3 devices at once.

More info What devices can I use to watch NOW?