Filter content to TV-Y, TV-Y7 & TV-G shows and G & PG films

Turn on the "Enable TV-Y, TV-Y7, TV-G, G, and PG only" setting to filter which programs can be watched on YouTube TV. Once enabled, only TV programs with a rating of TV-Y, TV-Y7, TV-G, or movies with a rating of G and PG, will be available. Check out the industry guidelines for TV and movies.

Note: YouTube videos will not be available in YouTube TV while this setting is enabled.

How to turn on this setting

Mobile devices

To turn on this setting in YouTube TV:

  1. Tap your profile photo.
  2. Tap Settings  > Filter  .
  3. Toggle on the Enable TV-Y, TV-Y7, TV-G, G, and PG only setting.
Note: This setting turns on the filter for one device only. To turn on "Enable TV-Y, TV-Y7, TV-G, G, and PG only" for multiple users, you need to enable it for each individual device tied to an account.

On your TV

To turn on this setting in YouTube TV on your TV:
  1. Select your profile photo.
  2. Tap Settings  > Filter  .
  3. Toggle the Filter on or off.

What you will see in YouTube TV

When you turn on this setting:

  • Programs not rated TV-Y, TV-Y7, TV-G, G, and PG will be unavailable, including some network TV shows and all YouTube shows.
  • Programs not rated TV-Y, TV-Y7, TV-G, G, and PG won't appear in search results or under "Next" or "Recommended" on a program page.
  • Programs not rated TV-Y, TV-Y7, TV-G, G, and PG will be removed from the Home tab and the Library tab. With respect to the Live tab, a channel may still appear but the content will be unplayable and live previews will be disabled. Learn more about unavailable content on YouTube TV.   
Note: This setting turns on the filter for one device only. To turn on "Enable TV-Y, TV-Y7, TV-G, G, and PG only" for multiple users, you need to enable it for each individual device tied to an account.
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