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Great Podcast Apps for the Apple TV

Great Podcast Apps for the Apple TV

If you've never listened to a podcast before, you're definitely missing out. Name any subject, and you can easily find an interesting and unique podcast that should definitely pique your interest.

Mixcloud - Radio & DJ mixes

A great way to rock out with music along with a dose of podcasts

Mixcloud - Radio & DJ mixes
Talk, talk, talk

For podcasts fans who also enjoy other music.

The top feature of the service allows users to create their own personalized radio comprised of a mix of DJ mixes, podcasts, radio shows and mixtapes. If you haven’t heard of Mixcloud, its speciality is content from popular DJs like Fatboy Slim, Above & Beyond, and Avicii. That should definitely help spice up your normal podcast routine.

Why we love it

If you're looking for more than just the usual podcast app, Mixcloud should definitely be high on your list. While there are podcasts for pretty much everyone, the ability to build your own radio station with unique and diverse content is fun and exciting. And along with being able to access the content on your iPhone and iPad, the app looks great on the big screen of the Apple TV.

For those who...

  • Are interested in a multifaceted app that brings together podcasts, music, and more.
  • Follow specific DJs.

Not for those who...

  • You know exactly what podcast to listen too.
  • Don't care about music.
Receiver - Internet Radio

Radio stations and podcasts galore.

Receiver - Internet Radio
Popular podcasts

For fans of the iOS app who want to continue listening on the big screen.

You can listen to more than 25,000 and podcasts and 30,000 radio stations from the comfort of a living room. The app is perfect for anyone new to podcasts or someone who knows exactly what they want to listen to. Along with viewing popular and local stations, you can browse by genre, location, and language. Or you can just search.

Why we love it

While it might not be the most visually pleasing app on the Apple TV, the power of Receiver really lies in its iCloud syncing capability with the iPhone/iPad app. That will allow you to view Favorite stations on any device.

For those who...

  • Enjoy streaming radio stations along with podcasts.
  • Use the iPhone/iPod app.

Not for those who...

  • Are looking for a free podcast player.
  • Want something that is well-designed.
Podcasts by myTuner

More than 3 million episodes to select from

Podcasts by myTuner
Welcome home

For podcasts fans looking for an alternative to Apple's stock app.

Using the app is quick and easy. After selecting your country, you can view the top overall video and audio podcasts. Podcasts are also curated into 16 different genre categories like arts, comedy, education, and many more. If you know exactly what you’re looking for, you can also search by podcast name or genre. To help keep track of podcasts, users can make a list of their favorites to access at any time.

Why we love it

If you enjoy listening or viewing any podcasts, the app is definitely recommended. It looks great and is easy to use, which on the Apple TV is a perfect combination.

For those who...

  • You are looking for a well-designed and easy-to-use podcast player on the Apple TV.
  • Want to view video podcasts on a big screen.
  • You only are interested in listening to podcasts.

Not for those who...

  • Are looking for a free podcast app.
  • Don't mind using Apple's stock app
  • If you would prefer access to other streaming audio selections.
Castbox - Latest News Weather Podcasts Local News Sports and Technology

Get your dose of news, weather, and more along with your podcast

Castbox - Latest News Weather Podcasts Local News Sports and Technology
Select your show

For Apple TV users wanting to keep informed about a specific topic.

To start, you’ll need to tell the app what topics you’re interested in, and Castbox will do the rest. It will show you trending news stories, podcasts, along with podcasts from around the world. You can choose to follow favorite channels and podcasts to pull up at any time.

Why we love it

If you’re more interested in learning about a specific topic instead of trying to find that perfect podcast to listen to, Castbox is a great choice. With more than 200,000 episodes, 2,600 channels, seven languages, and three regions, you can really build a curated look at what’s happening around the world, and even around your area. The service can also be accessed on your iPhone or iPad, perfect for on the go.

For those who...

  • Want more than just a way to listen to podcasts.
  • Are more concerned about finding information on a certain topic than a specific podcast.
  • Are looking for coverage of other topics like business and entertainment.

Not for those who...

  • Looking for a simple podcast player.
  • Don't care about keeping informed on news, weather, sports, and other topics.