The latest project out of Tyler Perry Studios is Young Dylan, a live-action Nickelodeon comedy starring 10-year-old rapper Dylan Gilmer. The show premieres Saturday, February 29 at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT on Nickelodeon.
If you don’t have cable, you can watch a live stream of Young Dylan on your computer, phone, Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV or other streaming device via one of the following cable-free, live-TV streaming subscription services:
Nickelodeon is one of 95-plus live TV channels included in the main FuboTV bundle, which comes with a free seven-day trial:
FuboTV Free Tria
Once signed up for FuboTV, you can then watch a live stream of Young Dylan on your computer via the FuboTV website, or on your phone (Android and iPhone supported), tablet, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast or other supported device via the FuboTV app.
If you can’t watch live, FuboTV comes with 30 hours of Cloud DVR (with the ability to upgrade to 500 hours), as well as a “72-Hour Lookback” feature, which allows you to watch most shows up to three days after they air (and sometimes longer) even if you don’t record them.
Nickelodeon is included in Philo’s main 59-channel bundle, which is the cheapest among all streaming services if you plan on keeping it long-term. It also comes with a free seven-day trial:
Philo Free Trial
Once signed up for Philo, and you can then watch Young Dylan live on your computer via the Philo website, or on your phone (iPhone supported), tablet, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV or or other supported device via the Philo app.
If you can’t watch live, Philo also allows you to DVR programs and watch them up to 30 days later. And even if you forget to DVR something, Philo also comes with a 72-hour rewind feature, which allows you to replay shows that have aired in the last three days.
AT&T TV Now
AT&T TV Now (formerly DirecTV Now) offers six different channel bundles. They range from 45 to 125 live TV channels, and they all include Nickelodeon. The “Plus” and “Max” packages come with a free seven-day trial:
AT&T TV Now Free Trial
Once signed up for AT&T TV Now, you can watch a live stream of Young Dylan on your computer via the AT&T TV Now website, or on your phone (Android and iPhone supported), tablet Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, or other compatible streaming device via the AT&T TV app.
If you can’t watch live, AT&T TV Now — no matter what channel package you choose — comes with included cloud DVR.
Executive produced, directed and written by Tyler Perry, the series follows a family whose world is turned upside down when their nephew, Young Dylan (Gilmer), an aspiring hip-hop star, suddenly moves in with them after his grandmother Viola (Aloma Wright) realizes that raising Dylan on her own is too much for her to take on, so she sends him to live with her affluent son.
Dylan’s new caretakers are Myles Wilson (Carl Anthony Payne II), his wife Yasmine (Mieko Hillman) and their two kids Rebecca (Celina Smith) and Charlie (Hero Hunter). Suddenly, the Wilson family household needs to adapt as lifestyles clash between rising hip-hop star Young Dylan and his straight-laced cousins. From Dylan giving Rebecca and Charlie lessons in “swag” and street smarts to learning that even rappers have rules in the Wilson house, the series follows the hilarious hijinks this family faces as they try to get on the same beat.
The announcement for the show happened on The Ellen DeGeneres Show because DeGeneres basically discovered Dylan. He first appeared on her show when he was just 7 years old. When DeGeneres brought out Tyler Perry and told Dylan that the producer wanted to tell Dylan’s story, the young star was flabbergasted.
“I’m excited to work with [Nickelodeon president Brian Robbins] and the team at Nickelodeon and find creative ways to reach new audiences,” said Perry in a press release. “I love creating comedy television and can’t wait to work with the talented Young Dylan.”
Added Nickelodeon President Brian Robbins: “It’s a thrill to bring this new series to Nickelodeon from the incredibly talented and prolific Tyler Perry, whose track record speaks for itself. Dylan is an incredibly talented 10-year-old who at heart is a relatable kid making his dreams happen. We know kids are going to love watching Dylan and we can’t wait to introduce him and his new show to our audience.”
Tyler Perry’s Young Dylan premieres Saturday, February 29 at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT on Nickelodeon.