Search for TV shows and movies on Google

When you search for TV shows and movies, Google can make suggestions to help you decide what to watch.

Find a TV show or movie to watch

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, go to google.com or open the Google app Google Search.
  2. Search what to watch.
    • You can also search for what to watch by streaming service, topic, genre, and more. For example, search Hulu movies or 90’s romantic comedies.
  3. Tap a movie or TV show and then Watch options.
  4. Next to the streaming service you want to use, tap Watch.

Save a TV show or movie to watch

You can save TV shows and movies to watch later using watchlist.

Save to your watchlist

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, go to google.com or open the Google appGoogle Search.
  2. Search what to watch for a show or movie you want to save. 
    • You can also search what to watch by streaming service, topic, genre, and more. For example, search comedy tv shows. Then select the movie or TV show. 
  3. Tap a movie or TV show and then Watchlist Add to.

Find your watchlist

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, go to google.com or open the Google appGoogle Search
  2. Search my watchlist.

You can also view your watchlist in Collections.

Add subscriptions

You can add streaming services you’re subscribed to so you only see results for shows or movies you can watch.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, go to google.com or open the Google app Google Search.
  2. Search for what to watch. For example, search for true crime shows.
  3. Next to "Available to stream," tap Add providers.
  4. Select your subscriptions.
  5. Tap Save.

You can also search for what to watch without having a subscription.

Rate what you’ve watched

You can rate what you watch to get better recommendations in the future and to help others make decisions about what to watch.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, go to google.com or open the Google app Google Search.
  2. Search for what to watch. For example, search for what to watch.
  3. Tap a movie or TV show and then Watched it? or Rate it.

To find what you've rated before, go to google.com/search/contributions/reviews.

Change your settings

Turn notifications for TV shows and movies off

You can let Google send you updates about your favorite TV shows, like when a new episode is released, or if we find a movie you might like.

To change your settings and turn notifications off:

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, go to google.com or open the Google app Google Search.
  2. At the bottom right, tap More 더보기 and then Settings and then Notifications.
  3. Next to "Movies & TV Shows," uncheck the box.
Turn off personalized recommendations

If you don’t want to see personalized recommendations, you can turn off Web & App activity.

How recommendations work

Movie and TV show recommendations are based on what's popular or trending in Google products, what’s mentioned across the web, and what’s new to streaming services.

If you’re logged in to your Google Account and have Web & App Activity turned on, Google’s recommendations are also based on your activity in Google products including:

You can control or edit your activity on your account at any time.

 

Was this helpful?
How can we improve it?