Movies & TV” (whew!) but rebranded to just “Google TV” alongside the changes that rolled out to Chromecast in September. Here, users can browse over 700,000 movie and TV episodes from top and find new things to watch, rent, or purchase movies and shows, including new releases.TV, the new user interface for Chromecast devices, Google is giving its Google TV companion app for Android a makeover. The updated for Google TV includes an updated user interface, expanded set recommendations, and more TV and movies. The app in earlier days was known as “Google Play
Now,the app’s look and feel with a new 16:9 widescreen movie and show posters, which it says will give the app a more “cinematic” look. In addition, it’s adding the Rotten Tomatoes scores directly under each poster to help . You can also visit a movie or TV show’s details the app’s recommendations. This will TV to make further recommendations based on your watch history and could be helpful if you’re not a regular app user to start tailoring its suggestions to your interests. However, the feature won’t help you keep up with your progress in a show, as the Reelgood or TV Time for, as you can’t mark individual episodes as watched, only entire series.
The recommendations are another Google account, and trending and popular content in your region. For instance, you could see recommendations that suggest “summer blockbusters” or other timely suggestions. Trending recommendations are sourced from what’s popular or trending across , what’s being mentioned across the web, and hand-picked selections from human editors. new movies and how recommendations as new content are released from services they subscribe to.improved with the latest release to align more with what you’d see with the TV experience. In addition to featuring more rows of personalized suggestions to browse through, the app’s recommendation system will now be based on what you’ve watched in the past, your interests from your
The app has also expanded its content lineup by adding new providers like Discovery+, Viki, Cartoon Network, PBS Kids, and Boomerang, as well as on-demand content from live TV services, including YouTube TV well as Philo and fuboTV. These providers were previously unavailable for search and discovery inside the following the platform update in the fall. Developer conference in May, Google said that the Android TV OS had reached an install base of 80 million monthly active devices. Still, it didn’t break down how many consumers streamed on through the Roku and Fire TV rival, Google TV for Chromecast, powered by Android TV OS under the hood. Instead, Google combined that figure with the numerous Android TV OS-powered devices on the market, includingse those offered by other providers — meaning the number had operator-tier and set-top boxes, too, which is a different type of market. The company said the new TV Android app in the U.S. but couldn’t .