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How to watch It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia season 15 online without cable

Dee (Kaitlin Olson), Charlie (Charlie Day), Mac (Rob McElhenney) and Frank (Danny DeVito) looking at Dennis (Glenn Howerton) almost off camera in a still from It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia season 15
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It's time for the start of a new era when you watch It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia season 15 online, which begins tonight. This season (but not at the start) the gang is going to Ireland. But before we get there: a look back at their very chaotic 2020.

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia season 15 channel, start time

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia season 15 premieres today (Wednesday, Dec. 1).
Time — 10 p.m.
• U.S. — Watch on FXX via Sling Blue + Hollywood Extra (opens in new tab)  or Fubo.TV (opens in new tab)
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While the South Park: Post Covid special was its own brand of wild, it looks like Sunny season 15 may bring an even funnier lens to the state of the world today. This season begins with a little light fraud, as the gang's many PPE loans are coming to light, and it seems like they all played a role in the nonsense of the current political landscape.

Then, in the second episode of the evening, we see the gang make ... Lethal Weapon 7? Yes, you read right. In an episode that seems to be rooted in the concept of being 'canceled' and things that are politically incorrect, there's a homemade Lethal Weapon sequel in the works. 

It turns out that everyone's favorite bar workers have been making these movies for years, but their versions were recently removed from the local library. The rest of the season, as teased in the episode descriptions below, see the gang going to Ireland, where Dee gets stuck in a bog and they have to carry a corpse up a mountain.

Also, check out a trailer for the new season, and read on to find out how to watch It's Always Sunny season 15 online! Oh, and if you're looking for something else to watch? We've got info on when South Park: Post-Covid 2 is coming (spoiler: pretty soon), and for how to watch Real Housewives of Orange County season 16.

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How to watch It's Always Sunny season 15 in the US

In the US, FXX is in many cable packages, and can be added if yours doesn't have it. If you've cut the cord, you can find FXX on two of the best streaming services: fuboTV and Sling TV. But while it's included in fubo's regular package, Sling TV customers need to be on both Sling Blue (or Sling Blue + Orange) and add on the Hollywood Extras package for $6 per month more. 

Episodes air in pairs, back to back, at 10 p.m. in your time zone. FXX is also on some of the best cable TV alternatives, including Hulu with Live TV and YouTube TV.

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You can add FXX to Sling Blue (but not Sling Orange) with the $6 per month Hollywood Extra add-on. This customizability helps Sling TV (opens in new tab) provide a more budget-friendly option. 

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How to watch It's Always Sunny season 15 in the UK

We're guessing that history is going to repeat itself, with Netflix in the UK getting It's Always Sunny season 15 months after it arrives here. 

For example, season 14 ran in the US from September to November 2019, and then arrived on UK Netflix the following January. So if this season, which is airing entirely in December 2021, follows suit, it could arrive on UK Netflix as early as February 2021.

Americans abroad could just use the service of their choice, provided they log in via a VPN such as ExpressVPN (opens in new tab).

How to watch It's Always Sunny season 15 in Canada

Canadians can watch It's Always Sunny season 15 with the FX Now Canada channel. It can be added to your existing package if you don't already have it. Details are here (opens in new tab).

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia season 15 episode list and air dates

Season 15, episode 1: 2020: A Year In Review (Dec 1, 2021)

The Gang looks back on 2020 to justify their numerous PPE loans as they contributed to the chaos of the past political year way more than anyone could have imagined.

Season 15, episode 2: The Gang Makes Lethal Weapon 7 (Dec 1, 2021)

Upon discovering that their self-made Lethal Weapon sequels have been pulled from the local library, the Gang decides to address their political incorrectness by making another film: Lethal Weapon 7.

Season 15, episode 3: The Gang Buys a Roller Rink (Dec 8, 2021)

In the past, an innocent Dennis learns the horrifying details of Frank’s business, a truly sweet Dee is excited to head off for Hollywood, while Charlie and Mac’s jobs at the roller rink are in jeopardy

Season 15, episode 4: The Gang Replaces Dee With a Monkey (Dec 8, 2021)

When the Gang suspects Dee is menopausal, they scramble to find a new employee for Paddy’s Pub; Dee decides to put her acting career on hold in order to mentor young actors.

Season 15, episode 5: The Gang Goes to Ireland (Dec 15, 2021)

The gang’s in Dublin where Dennis ends up helping Frank with some of his business’s dirty work; Mac and Charlie learn about their Irish heritage; Dee rushes to the set of an Irish soap opera, where she will play an “Obnoxious American MILF.”

Season 15, episode 6: The Gang’s Still in Ireland (Dec 15, 2021)

Dennis and Dee explore their new accommodations in the countryside; Frank accompanies Charlie to find the truth about Charlie’s Irish childhood pen pal; Mac has an identity crisis and decides to join the seminary.

Season 15, episode 7: Dee Gets Stuck in a Bog (Dec. 22, 2021)

Mac spends a day at the seminary to truly understand what it takes to become a priest; Dennis and Frank plan an elaborate trap to humiliate Charlie’s pen pal; Dee prepares for a date with an Irish doctor; Charlie bonds with his pen pal.

Season 15, episode 8: The Gang Carries a Corpse Up a Mountain (Dec. 22, 2021)

The Gang attempts to ascend a mountain in order for Charlie to fulfill an old and mysterious Irish burial tradition; one by one, the Gang backs out until Charlie is left to honor the dead body alone.

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Henry T. Casey
Henry T. Casey

Henry is a senior editor at Tom’s Guide covering streaming media, laptops and all things Apple, reviewing devices and services for the past seven years. Prior to joining Tom's Guide, he reviewed software and hardware for TechRadar Pro, and interviewed artists for Patek Philippe International Magazine. He's also covered the wild world of professional wrestling for Cageside Seats, interviewing athletes and other industry veterans.