Find something to watch

You can find recommendations for things to watch on the Google TV main menu. You can also search for specific movies and shows, browse live TV, or find something to watch in a streaming app.

Search for something to watch

On a Google TV device:

  1. On your remote, press the Google Assistant button Assistant.
  2. Enter or say your search.
  3. Your results appear on the screen.

Or you can also:

  1. At the top of the Google TV home screen, select Search Search.
  2. Enter your search.
  3. Your search results appear on the screen.

In the Google TV app:

  1. At the top left, tap Search Search.
  2. Type your search.
    • To speak your search, tap Microphone Voice search.
  3. Your results appear on the screen.
What you can search for
  • A specific show, like “Game of Thrones”
  • A genre, like “crime shows”
  • An actor or director, like “movies with Meryl Streep”
Continue watching content you didn't finish
  • If you start a show or movie, but don’t finish it, you can find it on the Google TV home screen under “Continue watching.” You can resume a movie or show, or start the next episode of a show you're watching.
  • If you have multiple profiles on your TV, you might find movies and shows that other people watched.
  • You'll find content from most apps in the "Continue watching" section. A few apps don't make their content available.
  • You can find movies, episodes, and TV series, but live TV, sports, news, or music may not show up in the "Continue Watching" section right now.

Hide content from Continue watching on your TV

To hide a show or movie that you don't want to finish watching:

  1. On the Google TV home screen, select the For you tab.
  2. Scroll to "Continue watching."
  3. Highlight the content you want to hide.
  4. Press and hold the select button on your remote.
  5. Select Hide.
Remove recent searches on your TV
  1. At the top of the Google TV home screen, select Search Search.
  2. Navigate to the search result you want to remove.
  3. On your remote, press and hold the Select button.
  4. Select Remove from this TV.

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