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How to watch Pam and Tommy online right now

Sebastian Stan as Tommy Lee and Lily James as Pamela Anderson, posing on a beach, in Pam and Tommy
(Image credit: Hulu)

Right now, you can watch Pam and Tommy online on Hulu to see the story of how an infamous sex tape became the first viral video in history and changed the internet and celebrity culture forever. The stars of the sex tape in question are Baywatch actress Pamela Anderson (Lily James) and Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee (Sebastian Stan). 

Pam and Tommy release date and time

Release Date: Wednesday, February 2
Time: 12 a.m. ET
Where: Hulu

The couple, who married after whirlwind relationship of four days, recorded a private tape of their activities on their honeymoon. The tape is stolen by a disgruntled contractor (Seth Rogen), who passes it around as an underground bootleg before it is widely distributed online.

Pam and Tommy is a love story, crime caper and cautionary tale that explores the intersection of privacy, technology and celebrity. It's a time capsule yet also reveals truths about the current era of reality TV and viral videos. 

Here’s everything you need to know to watch Pam and Tommy online.

How to watch Pam and Tommy online in the U.S.

Pam and Tommy is streaming on Hulu right now. The first three episodes dropped on Wednesday, February 2 at 12 a.m. ET.

The limited series consists of eight episodes and the rest will drop weekly on Wednesdays.

Hulu is only available in the U.S.

Hulu

Hulu offers a huge library of classic and current TV shows and movies, as well as acclaimed originals like Handmaid's Tale and movie exclusives including Oscar winner Nomadland. Plus, it's got the entire FX catalog. You can try out the service with a free one-month trial, after which a subscription costs just $6.99.

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How to watch Pam and Tommy in the UK and Canada

While Hulu is only available in the U.S., parent company Disney has a handy streaming service in other countries. 

Pam and Tommy is streaming on Disney Plus UK and Disney Plus Canada via the Star channel. Episodes drop on Wednesdays.

Pam and Tommy trailer

The trailer for Pam and Tommy opens with an introduction of Pamela Anderson as she gives a deposition. She goes on to describe how she met future husband Tommy Lee. "I liked his smile," Pam gushes. "I still do." Of course, their meet cute will soon turn into a paparazzi nightmare. 

Pam and Tommy cast

The cast of Pam and Tommy is headlined by Lily James as Pamela Anderson and Sebastian Stan as Tommy Lee.

They are joined by:

  • Seth Rogen as Rand Gauthier
  • Nick Offerman as Uncle Miltie
  • Taylor Schilling as Erica Gauthier
  • Pepi Sonuga as Melanie
  • Andrew Dice Clay as Butchie
  • Spenser Granese as Steve Fasanella
  • Mozhan Marnò as Gail Chwatsky
  • Fred Hechinger as Seth Warshavsky
  • Mike Seely as Hugh Hefner
Kelly Woo
Kelly Woo

Kelly is a senior writer covering streaming media for Tom’s Guide, so basically, she watches TV for a living. Previously, she was a freelance entertainment writer for Yahoo, Vulture, TV Guide and other outlets. When she’s not watching TV and movies for work, she’s watching them for fun, seeing live music, writing songs, knitting and gardening.