Recommendations on YouTube TV

Recommended programs on YouTube TV are based on your actions on YouTube TV and across other Google products, like YouTube.

How recommendations work

YouTube TV uses your watch history and recorded shows to make recommendations (learn more about
managing your YouTube TV search & watch history). It also factors in what is trending or popular in your location. Recommendations will include live programs and suggestions to add to your library. The more you add, the more YouTube TV will be able to surface relevant programs for you to enjoy. 

How YouTube TV uses Google data to drive recommendations

To create your recommendations, YouTube TV uses imported data from across multiple Google properties (web search, Chrome, etc). You can manage which data YouTube TV sources from at myactivity.google.com.

How your YouTube TV search and watch history affects YouTube

Your search and watch history is shared across YouTube and YouTube TV. You may see recommendations from your YouTube history on YouTube TV. Learn how to manage your watch history on YouTube TV and on YouTube.  

How YouTube TV and YouTube interact ("Related on YouTube")

YouTube TV will show related and trending content from YouTube on certain pages and search results. You can watch these YouTube videos directly in YouTube TV.

Note: Music videos on YouTube are not currently included in the YouTube TV app.

If you're a YouTube creator, learn about how your content can be featured in YouTube TV and how to make it more discoverable using our Series Editor tool.

Copyrighted material & how to deal with it

If you believe your copyright-protected work was included in YouTube TV without authorization, you can submit a copyright infringement notification.

 

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