"The Walking Dead" Season 8 premiere begins at 8 PM on October 22. The season kicks off with the 100th episode of the popular post-apocalyptic horror TV series. With just hours to go before the premiere begins, there are a few options for viewing the show live stream even if you don't have cable TV.

Earlier this week, AMC released a teaser video that gave fans a quick look at the first few minutes of "TWD" season 8 premiere. The video clip (watch below) gives fans a glimpse of Old Man Rick and some of the prep for the upcoming battle.

And if you think your favorite characters are going to stick around this season, think again.

Andrew Lincoln, who plays character Rick Grimes, recently told Entertainment Weekly that "big deaths" are coming up as the season progresses.

How to watch 'TWD' online

If you haven't cut the cord yet and still have cable, you can watch "The Walking Dead" premiere on AMC. Fans who miss the episode can watch online by downloading the free AMC app. Episodes are typically available to watch on the app 24-hours after the episode airs.

Don't have cable? There are a few services that offer real-time viewing via a streaming device or on your smartphone or tablet. And yes, they are all totally legal and you can try them out with one of the free trial offers noted below.

DirectTV Now and PlayStation Vue stream hundreds of shows live, including "The Walking Dead." To use the service, you will need an internet connection and a streaming device like the Amazon FireStick, Roku, Apple TV, or Google Chromecast.

Both services also allow users to watch shows live on their iPhone, iPad, Android smartphone or tablet. Basic viewing packages are priced between $30 - $40 per month. A seven-day free trial is available for DirectTV Now. PlayStation Vue currently offers a five-day free trial.

Other viewing options

According to Screen Rant, AMC is one of the many channels Sling TV streams live (starting at $20 per month, depending on the package you choose).

However, you are out of luck if you have Hulu — AMC is not in their channel lineup.

If you don't mind waiting a day to watch "The Walking Dead," iTunes and Amazon both offer a subscription service for the entire season. For a one-time fee of approximately $43, fans can watch every one of this season's episodes online the approximately 24-hours after their air on AMC.

Before you tune in to watch "The Walking Dead" on TV, live streaming online, or on demand, watch a preview for the season 8 premiere below.