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The Ultimate TV Experience

The Ultimate TV Experience

If you're a TV lover, the Apple TV is the perfect device for you. You can add all your favorite channels, and even add content not found on traditional television. Just browse through the different types of apps, and pick the ones that interest you.

The Best of Online TV

We all know there is a bunch of cool TV content found online. These apps curate the very best for you to enjoy on your Apple TV.

Rheo - Discover Great Video

Check out cool videos tailored to your interests on Apple TV.

Rheo - Discover Great Video

Watch Videos Faster

For those interested in fun, new videos on their Apple TV.

Rheo.tv for Apple TV has a huge variety of videos from late night television series to hot headlines to videos for kids to satirical news, so there is a video for everyone. The controls are simple and responsive for changing videos and adjusting the speed.

Why we love it

For watching new videos from comedy to education to news, Rheo.tv is a great addition to your Apple TV app collection. The app learns your tastes over time, providing you with a personalized experience.

Haystack TV News – Watch Live, Local & World News

Haystack TV has you covered

Haystack TV News – Watch Live, Local & World News

Customizable News

Want a curated news experience? Check out Haystack TV

Haystack TV is whatever you want it to be. Just set it up with your preferred categories of news and then watch it get video news of topics that you'd like to see. Over time, the app gets smarter and gives you better results depending on your preferences and likes. Haystack TV covers all types of news and even has fun extras like late night talk shows and movie trailers. Just decide the type of news you want to see, and then sit back and relax.

Why we love it

We really enjoy this app for its variety. Yes, you'll see the important stuff. But you'll also see fun content too.

Pluto TV - Live TV and Movies

Pluto TV is free TV with plenty of content and choice

Pluto TV - Live TV and Movies

Pick a channel and go

For anyone who just wants to sit back and relax with a wide variety of video content.

Pluto TV is a one-stop hub for all kinds of video entertainment. You can get news, sports, movies, music, TV shows, viral videos, cartoons, and much more with Pluto TV. They even feature a ton of exclusive television channels like IGN, The Onion, CNET, News 24/7, After School Cartoons, and more. You can even watch some movies from studios like Paramount Pictures too. No matter what you're in the mood for, there is always something good to watch with Pluto TV.

Why we love it

We like Pluto TV because it provides users with a ton of different content. Having a lot of choices is nice, and this app is bound to appeal to many people.

Funny Or Die

Funny Or Die is an essential app for comedy

Funny Or Die

Funny featured and comical collections

For those who are looking for hilarious viral videos.

If you are the kind of person who loves to watch hilarious videos online every day, then Funny Or Die was made for you. The Funny Or Die app brings you some of the best comedy videos online, without you having to search for them. There is almost a decade's worth of content available in the app, which features some big names like Will Ferrel and Zach Galifianakis. Whether you're just looking for the most popular videos right now, new celebrity videos, political satire, and even user-submitted content, you'll find it all in Funny Or Die.

Why we love it

The Funny Or Die app is super easy to navigate and has all of the best comedy videos that you could possibly want, all in one place. It's easy to browse and search for what you're looking for.

AOL Video - Watch What’s Trending

More than 1.5 million videos

AOL Video - Watch What’s Trending

Dive right in

For entertainment fans who also want to keep informed about other important topics.

The app is easy to use and features three different sections - Channels, Shows, and Search. The main page, Channels, offers some of the most up-to-date news from the world of entrainment and beyond. Shows features some of the app's exclusive content and other great videos. And the Search section is perfect for when you know exactly what you're looking for.

Why we love it

It's hard to beat the number of videos available through AOL On. Even if you get bored watching the latest Hollywood gossip, you can quickly and easily jump to a new topic. You can even select your favorite videos on the TV version and then pickup watching on your iOS device or the Web.

Truly Free TV - No Fees or Cable Subscription Required

Cable cutters rejoice! The apps on the list just work, without requiring any kind of cable subscription or monthly fees.

Tubi TV - Watch Movies & TV Shows

Check out flicks for free on your Apple TV.

Tubi TV - Watch Movies & TV Shows

Browse by category

For those who enjoy watching movies and do not subscribe to a paid film service.

Tubi TV is easy to use and has a wonderful variety of movies as well as TV shows. The options are categorized nicely so that not only can you see movies not on Netflix, but you can browse through comedies, dramas, thrillers, action adventures, and more. With new shows added all the time, Tubi TV is a great movie app for Apple TV.

Why we love it

Tubi TV has a great variety of movies and shows for every taste and everyone in the house. Check out a new flick for family or date night with this free movie app.

Mickey Video

Get your Mickey fix

Mickey Video

All Mickey, All the Time

For anyone who likes Mickey Mouse and his friends.

You probably had no idea just how long Mickey Mouse has been around. This incredible app features the newest Mickey shorts and Disney classics like "The Sorcerer's Apprentice," remixed cartoons ("Re-Micks"), YouTube favorites, and more. Great for children and adults alike.

Why we love it

For true Mickey Mouse aficionados, this app was created just for you.

Crackle - Movies & TV

Crackle keeps you entertained at no cost

Crackle - Movies & TV

Browse movies and TV shows

For those who want some television and movies to watch without paying anything.

Crackle is the leading free app that gives you a huge variety of options to choose from each month. There are no hidden fees to use the app, and you get plenty of different television shows and movies to watch, with rotating content every month. This is a great way to catch up on favorites, discover new shows and movies, and just pass the time. Crackle has television, movies, and even anime, so there is something for everyone here.

Why we love it

Crackle gives us a lot of options for video streaming entertainment.

BingeWatch for Reddit - Video client for YouTube and Reddit

Watch Reddit videos from a new perspective

BingeWatch for Reddit - Video client for YouTube and Reddit

Check out Subreddits

For those who like to watch videos on Reddit and YouTube.

If you frequent Reddit or YouTube, then you know that the experience of watching a ton of videos can be an annoying one. BingeWatch for Reddit lets you binge-watch a lot of interesting video content from both Reddit and YouTube in a seamless and fun way. You can check out videos from subreddits, what is popular, or even look for specific topics. It's a great way to catch up on video content from Reddit.

Why we love it

Reddit can be filled with a ton of interesting discussions and links, and watching videos from the forums have never been easier thanks to this app.

Yahoo — Watch free live concerts, sports, video clips, and more!

The Yahoo app has it all

Yahoo — Watch free live concerts, sports, video clips, and more!

Categories and channels

For anyone who wants to watch live concerts, sporting events, or just get some video clips.

Yahoo is a media giant, and their Apple TV app lets you catch up on things you may have missed. With the Yahoo Apple TV app, users are able to watch live concerts for free, check out sporting events, and just get video clips from all over the Internet. It is a pretty basic app but it lets you catch up on those events you've missed.

Why we love it

Yahoo keeps everything organized in a neat fashion so it is easy to find what you're looking for. This is a good way to catch up on sporting events, news, get viral videos, and even watch concerts for free.

Additional Paid TV Subscriptions

These apps also allow you to buy access to the content without a cable contract. Some are well know, while others might be new for you.

TV That Requires A Paid Subscription

You'll find all of your premium favorites here including HBO's "The Game of Thrones" and Showtime's "Homeland." Unfortunately, these require a premium subscription.

Netflix

The quintessential app for binge-watching

Netflix

The best

For anyone who want to catch up on popular telelvision series and movies.

Everyone has heard of Netflix — it's the leading Internet streaming service for most of the hot shows and movies that you can't miss. A subscription for streaming starts at just $7.99 a month, with some pricier options if you have a 4K television and want higher quality streams. You can even go above that and get the DVD/Blu-Ray rental too, but it's optional. Netflix streaming has a lot of popular shows as well as original series that are worth watching. Plus, you can always find a decent movie to watch when it's movie night.

Why we love it

Netflix is the best way to pass the time as you binge-watch on original series or catch up on movies.

HBO NOW: Stream original series, hit movies & more

Watch Game of Thrones without a cable subscription

HBO NOW: Stream original series, hit movies & more

Watch Every HBO Show

For anyone who has wanted to watch HBO shows and movies without paying for cable.

HBO Now is a standalone HBO subscription service that lets you access all of HBO's content without a cable subscription. You'll get full episodes of hot shows like Game of Thrones, Veep, Silicon Valley, as well as whatever movies are in rotation for the month. If you're a sports fan, you can also view boxing matches and never miss out on the action. Additionally, there are extras and bonuses in HBO NOW (and GO for cable susbcribers) that let you get inside looks on your favorite shows.

Why we love it

We love HBO shows, but it has always been too expensive for a cable subscription as well as HBO, since it is a premium channel. Now you can cut the cord with cable television and just have HBO by itself. What more do you need?

Hulu: Watch TV Shows & Stream the Latest Movies

Get caught up with this popular streaming service

Hulu: Watch TV Shows & Stream the Latest Movies

All of your favorites

For those who want to catch up on their current television shows.

With Hulu, users are able to watch new episodes just a day or two after they air on television. If you subscribe, you can get new episodes faster, as well as have a larger library available for your viewing pleasure. There are also several tiers of subscriptions, in case you don't want ads while watching your shows, so you'll have to pay up for that covenience. The collection of shows and movies on Hulu is pretty vast, and more content gets added every day due to licensing agreements and contracts ending with other services (such as Netflix). If you have Hulu and another service, then you're pretty much set.

Why we love it

Hulu has a ton of content with more additions added daily. New episodes get added in a timely manner so you are never too behind, and there are some nice original series.

SHOWTIME

Get Showtime, no cable subscription required

SHOWTIME

It's Showtime

For those who have wanted access to Showtime but never wanted cable.

With a Showtime app subscription, users gain access to the entire library of Showtime original series, including "Homeland," "Shameless," "Dexter," and much more. You also can watch whatever movies are in the programming block for the month, as well as interesting documentaries and hilarious comedy specials. If you're a sports fan, you can even get boxing matches too. The Showtime Apple TV app includes live streaming and on-demand capability, so you can choose which works for you. The subscription is $10.99 a month, but the first 30 days are free.

Why we love it

Showtime has a lot of great programing, and now you can get access to all of it without having a cable subscription.

STARZ

Get Big Entertainment Without Cable

STARZ

Entertainment your way

For anyone who enjoys STARZ programming.

STARZ is a premium cable channel that now has their own standalone app. You can use the app with a cable subscription or just subscribe through the app itself. You'll get full access to the STARZ library, which includes some interesting original content, full-length movies, and even full downloads so you can watch anything without having a data connection. New content is added every week, so you're guaranteed to find something fresh and exciting each time you check the app.

Why we love it

STARZ is home to some great original series and movies, so we love being able to access the content without necessarily having a cable subscription, even though the app works with that too. Plus full downloads is a rather nice feature that the other services don't offer.

Sling TV: A La Carte TV. Watch Live Shows & Sports

Watch live TV or on-demand shows on Apple TV with an easy-to-use app containing tons of options.

Sling TV: A La Carte TV. Watch Live Shows & Sports

My TV

For those looking for an alternative to standard television services.

Sling TV is a solid option for watching the shows, sporting events, and channels you love on your iPhone or iPad. But, now you can check out Sling TV for your Apple TV making your favorite live television and on-demand shows only a click away.

Why we love it

Sling TV on Apple TV is a great alternative to traditional television services. The app is clean, crisp, and simple to use. The channel and show options are extensive with something for everyone in the house.

The Best in Cable Television

Each of the stations listed below has an app that has been specifically designed for the Apple TV and Siri remote. They support cool features like, "what did she just say?" and quick launching via voice commands. The good news is you can use your cable provider login to access the on-demand content, so there are no additional fees.

Traditional, Network TV

Watching Network television is seamless with Apple TV. All the major (and even some not so major) stations have their own apps allowing access to their content. Some of these apps require you to login with your cable provider, so if you are a cable cutter YMMV.

ABC – Watch Live TV & Stream Full Episodes

Watch ABC whenever you want with the official app

ABC – Watch Live TV & Stream Full Episodes

Featured,  shows, and live TV

For those who like to watch ABC's programming

Whether you have basic television at home or not, the Watch ABC app is the best way to go when it comes to your favorite ABC shows, movies, and news. The Watch ABC app lets you get on-demand episodes from your favorite series, or you can even watch ABC live, without having to have cable. This means that you can catch the late night news or movies when they air on TV. There are also bonus clips for certain shows, in case you want more. Either way, the Watch ABC app is a great way to catch up on your ABC favorites.

Why we love it

ABC is one of the old, reliable television stations, and we are happy to be able to watch it whenever we have some time to spare. Whether it's the original programming, news, or movies, the Watch ABC app lets you do it all for free.

NBC – Stream TV Shows

Your NBC favorites now available at any time

NBC – Stream TV Shows

Pick your show

For those who enjoy watching NBC shows and want to watch anywhere

Binge on NBC's newest shows and classic hits — no TV provider login required. Sign in with your TV provider username and password to watch the latest episodes of ALL NBC shows the day after they air on TV – and even complete seasons of certain series!

Why we love it

Do you want your Must See TV? This is the Apple TV app for that.

Investigation Discovery GO

Watch all of your favorite ID TV shows directly on Apple TV, anytime.

Investigation Discovery GO

Navigate with ease

For those who enjoy watching ID TV shows.

Investigation Discovery GO lets you check out the newest episodes of “Homicide Hunter,” “Deadly Women,” “Disappeared,” and more. If you are in the mood for a marathon of great television, hop over to the live TV area and watch show after show. With easy navigation, favorite saving ability, and all of the ID TV shows you enjoy, this is a must-have app for fans of the channel.

Why we love it

ID TV fans can watch their favorite shows anytime with Investigation Discovery GO on Apple TV.

Science Channel GO

Catch up on your favorite Science Channel shows on Apple TV.

Science Channel GO

Pick a featured show

For those who enjoy watching Science Channel shows.

Science Channel GO gives you a terrific selection of viewing options. Learn something new with “How It’s Made” or “How to Build Everything.” Or, for a show that is out of this world, check out “NASA’s Unexplained Files” or “Secret Space Escapes.” If you are a science buff or tune into the channel regularly, Science Channel GO on Apple TV is for you.

Why we love it

Science Channel fans can watch the shows they love anytime with Science Channel GO on Apple TV.

FOX NOW - Watch TV On Demand and Live Stream

Watch FOX right now

FOX NOW - Watch TV On Demand and Live Stream

Shows from A to Z

For those who enjoy the shows on Fox and want to watch anytime.

It seems that FOX has some pretty good content in terms of their own television shows these days, but the problem is that your schedule conflicts with the times that your favorite shows air. Don't worry though! FOX NOW is an Apple TV app that lets you watch new episodes of your current on-air favorites a day after they air, so you don't have to miss out for long. Plus, the app also has a back catalog of recent episodes so you can catch up with whatever you've missed on your own time. But you'll have to be fast — this stuff doesn't stay on forever.

Why we love it

FOX can have some great shows on the air, but it can be hard to keep up with everything the moment they air. The FOX NOW app lets you catch up with fresh episodes just a day later and you can even catch up with the latest episodes from the back catalog. It's a great way to stay on top of your favorites.