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Watch video on demand on Google Fiber TV

Starting January 14, 2022, no new content will be added to Fiber TV’s video-on-demand offerings in the Kansas City market.

Any shows, movies, or other content currently available in the Fiber TV on-demand library will continue to be available. This limitation only impacts new content being added.

More information about this change can be found here.
This article applies to customers who have the new version of Fiber TV. If you have the older version of our user interface, please view this article on how to watch video on-demand content.

With video on demand (VOD), you have access to thousands of movies and TV shows that you can watch at your convenience. You can even stop or pause a show and start watching it again whenever you like. And because VOD programs are always available, there's no need to record them.

You'll find the following types of content in the On Demand library:

  • Free: A lot of VOD content is free of charge.

  • Free with subscription: Some free VOD content is available only if you subscribe to the channel or network that provides it. For example, if you subscribe to Showtime, you can watch Showtime VOD content free of charge.

  • Paid: Some VOD content costs a small fee and is available to watch for 24 to 48 hours, depending on the content. The fees for all VOD rentals in one month appear on your next month's bill.

To view VOD content

  1. Press on the remote control, select On Demand from the menu, and press ok.

    The On Demand page appears.

    Google Fiber TV on demand main menu

  2. Using the remote, browse the On Demand library to find the show you want to watch. You can select different categories of content and sort and filter content within a category. Learn more about browsing options, and see an example of how to find specific on-demand content.

  3. Select a show, and then press ok to display the More Info page for the show.

  4. Select Play or Rent (for paid content) and press ok.

  5. If you selected paid content, confirm your selection and press ok.

Searching for VOD content: To search for a movie or show in the VOD library, simply use your Fiber TV search options. Search results include any matches in the VOD library.

To return to a previously watched VOD content

  1. Press on the remote control, select On Demand from the menu, and press ok

    You'll find a list of any VOD shows you watched, including any paid rentals, on the Featured tab under Recently Watched.

    Google Fiber TV previously watched VOD content

  2. Select a show and press ok.

  3. Select Resume or Restart and press ok.

Shows remain in your Recently Watched list until you clear your VOD history: Select Clear History on the right of the list of shows.
Browsing the VOD library

Browse options at the top of the screen

 Press the right/left arrow buttons on the remote to highlight an option, and press ok.

  • Featured: Includes various categories, such as premium networks and most popular movies and shows. Some categories are seasonal or related to current events, such as the Olympics, Academy Awards, and holidays.

  • Shows: TV shows organized by genre and other categories.

  • Movies: Movies organized by genre and other categories.

  • By Network: Includes content grouped by network. The networks are listed in alphabetical order.

  • Kids: Various shows and movies for children, targeted to ages 2 through 13.

Browse through the categories

Press the page up/down or up/down arrow buttons on the remote.

Browse within a category

Press the right/left arrow buttons on the remote.

View all shows in a genre or other category

If there are more than 15  shows in a category or genre, select View all, which appears on the left of the row of titles.

Google Fiber TV video on demand library

Sort and filter the list of shows

If you selected View All on the left of a list of shows, you can sort that list alphabetically or by oldest or newest. You can also filter your list according to the type of shows (TV shows or movies) or whether a fee is charged.

To sort and filter the list, select a list under Sort by or Filter by on the left and press ok. Then select an option and press ok.

Example: Find a specific type of VOD content
Using VOD browsing options, you can quickly find specific types of on-demand content. For example, here's how to find all free on-demand TV shows on Showtime:
  1. Press on the remote control, select On Demand from the menu, and press ok

  2. Select By Network at the top of the screen and press ok.

  3. Scroll down and select Showtime from the list of networks. Press ok.

  4. Select View all to the left of the VOD list and press ok.

  5. On the left, select the Free & Paid menu and press ok. Then select Free Only, and press ok.

  6. On the left, select the TV & Movies menu and press ok. Then select TV Only, and press ok.

Icons used for VOD content

Paid rental; requires a fee to watch.
Rented VOD content.
Rented VOD content is expiring soon.
The show has been watched. Select to indicate whether or not you've watched a show. Learn more about marking shows watched/unwatched.
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