Understand recommendations on Google TV

Get movie and TV recommendations based on the watchlist, watch activity and streaming services connected to your Google Account.

How recommendations work

Your personalised recommendations vary, based on where you live and the language that you choose for your device.

Australia

If you choose English, French, German or Japanese as your language on a Google TV device, your recommendations are based on:

  • What you’ve watched
  • What you add to your watchlist
  • Entertainment-related searches on Google Search or with Google Assistant
  • Trailers that you watched on YouTube
  • Trending content in your area
 

If you choose a different language, your recommendations are based on:

  • What you’ve watched
  • What you add to your watchlist
  • Trending content in your area

Canada

If you choose English, French, German or Japanese as your language on a Google TV device, your recommendations are based on:

  • What you’ve watched
  • What you add to your watchlist
  • Entertainment-related searches on Google Search or with Google Assistant
  • Trailers that you watched on YouTube
  • Trending content in your area
 

If you choose a different language, your recommendations are based on:

  • What you’ve watched
  • What you add to your watchlist
  • Trending content in your area

France

If you choose English, French, German or Japanese as your language on a Google TV device, your recommendations are based on:

  • What you’ve watched
  • What you add to your watchlist
  • Entertainment-related searches on Google Search or with Google Assistant
  • Trailers that you watched on YouTube
  • Trending content in your area
 

If you choose a different language, your recommendations are based on:

  • What you’ve watched
  • What you add to your watchlist
  • Trending content in your area

Germany

If you choose English, French, German or Japanese as your language on a Google TV device, your recommendations are based on:

  • What you’ve watched
  • What you add to your watchlist
  • Entertainment-related searches on Google Search or with Google Assistant
  • Trailers that you watched on YouTube
  • Trending content in your area
 

If you choose a different language, your recommendations are based on:

  • What you’ve watched
  • What you add to your watchlist
  • Trending content in your area

Ireland

Your recommendations on Google TV are based on:

  • What you’ve watched
  • What you add to your watchlist
  • Trending content in your area

Italy

Your recommendations on Google TV are based on:

  • What you’ve watched
  • What you add to your watchlist
  • Trending content in your area

Japan

If you choose English, French, German or Japanese as your language on a Google TV device, your recommendations are based on:

  • What you’ve watched
  • What you add to your watchlist
  • Entertainment-related searches on Google Search or with Google Assistant
  • Trailers that you watched on YouTube
  • Trending content in your area
 

If you choose a different language, your recommendations are based on:

  • What you’ve watched
  • What you add to your watchlist
  • Trending content in your area

Spain

Your recommendations on Google TV are based on:

  • What you’ve watched
  • What you add to your watchlist
  • Trending content in your area

UK

If you choose English, French, German or Japanese as your language on a Google TV device, your recommendations are based on:

  • What you’ve watched
  • What you add to your watchlist
  • Entertainment-related searches on Google Search or with Google Assistant
  • Trailers that you watched on YouTube
  • Trending content in your area
 

If you choose a different language, your recommendations are based on:

  • What you’ve watched
  • What you add to your watchlist
  • Trending content in your area

US

If you choose English, French, German or Japanese as your language on a Google TV device, your recommendations are based on:

  • What you’ve watched
  • What you add to your watchlist
  • Entertainment-related searches on Google Search or with Google Assistant
  • Trailers that you watched on YouTube
  • Trending content in your area
 

If you choose a different language, your recommendations are based on:

  • What you’ve watched
  • What you add to your watchlist
  • Trending content in your area
If your country isn’t listed above, your recommendations on your Google TV are provided directly by your installed apps. Google doesn’t make recommendations for you.

Reset recommendations

Delete activity on a streaming service

  1. In a browser, go to the My activity page.
  2. Search for the streaming service.
  3. Choose More More and then Delete. 

Delete activity on Play Movies & TV or Google TV

  1. In a browser, go to the My activity page.
  2. Search for Play Movies or Google TV.
  3. Choose  More More and then Delete. 

Delete watchlist history

  1. In a browser, go to google.com/save.
  2. Choose Watchlist. 
  3. At the top right, choose More More and then Select.
  4. Click Remove and then Remove.

Tip: If you add to your watchlist again, Google can use that content to give you recommendations.

Remove your streaming services

On an Android phone:

  1. Open Play Movies & TV Google Play Films or Google TV .
  2. At the top, tap Menu  or your profile picture.
  3. Tap Manage services.
  4. Unselect the services saved to your Google Account.
  5. Tap Next and then Done.

On a Google TV device:

  1. On your Google TV device, at the top, scroll to the right and select Settings.
  2. Select Accounts and sign-in. 
  3. Choose your Google Account.
  4. Select Your services.
  5. Unselect the services saved to your Google Account.

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