What is TiVo+?
There’s this great new thing rolling out over the next several weeks to TiVo® users called TiVo+. But what exactly is TiVo+? We’ll explain it all here.
What is TiVo+ in 3 sentences?
TiVo+ is a giant collection of free entertainment, exclusively for TiVo customers. You can access it by clicking the TiVo+ icon on your TiVo home screen, where you’ll find dozens of networks that provide you with different types of shows and other video content. It’s available on TiVo EDGE™ and TiVo BOLT™ (a “series 5” or “series 6” device) with the latest software update (“Experience 4”).
Where do I find it?
If you have a recently updated BOLT or EDGE, you probably already have it! Tap your home button (the top button on your remote with the TiVo logo on it ), go to your Apps, and open up TiVo+ to see what it has to offer. Look for this icon:
Is TiVo+ free?
Yes, TiVo+ comes at no additional charge and is free for TiVo customers! So let’s get exploring.
What channels does TiVo+ offer?
From family, to sports, to kids, to music, to finance, to food, to fright, there is so much new, fun, free content to explore. Here are all the free networks TiVo+ offers to TiVo customers, with a little blurb about each.
|Filmrise Free Movies|
Comedies, romances, dramas, horror films, documentaries, & foreign language films.
A one-stop shop for joyful living, Food52 connects home cooks with the interests they’re passionate about. It features recipes and solutions to help you eat thoughtfully, live joyfully, entertain beautifully, and travel differently.
A sports-oriented network dedicated to active adventure lifestyle across the United States.
|Filmrise Classic TV|
From The Greatest American Hero to Silk Stalkings to 3rd Rock From the Sun, you can find hours of free TV here.
|America’s Funniest Home Videos|
Amateur videographers in the U.S. submit funny and embarrassing videos with the hope of winning thousands in prize money.
A collection of YouTube animated children’s series, including Bananas in Pyjamas and Gorden the Garden Gnome.
Family-friendly movies and TV shows, from classic comedy to thrilling TV adventure.
Every success begins with a failure, says FailArmy. Watch funny fail videos, pranks, and compilations here.
A wide variety of videos for kids, cartoons for kids, music videos for kids, blogs for kids, video game walkthroughs for kids, and more!
|Filmrise Unsolved Mysteries|
Hosted by Robert Stack, this series uses re-enactments and interviews to retell the circumstances of, well, mysteries that are unsolved.
A line-up bursting with facts about science, pop culture, movies, TV, gaming, celebrities, and conspiracies, along with truths about myths and misconceptions.
Active, engaging and intelligent programming for children. Designed to spark curiosity, empower kids to explore, and develop skills that will help them with school and prepare them for life.
|The Preview Channel|
The only 24 hr. TV channel devoted to new Hollywood film and video game previews, star and director interviews and special behind-the-scenes footage.
A network committed to breaking the biggest stories in celebrity and entertainment news.
Shows designed to intrigue kids ages toddler to teen. Stories that stimulate their senses and spark their imaginations.
|The Asylum||Adventure Sports Network||Baeble Music|
Baeble Music features exclusive live concerts, sessions and interviews from the best bands of today and tomorrow. Find your next favorite band here.
|The Pet Collective|
A channel for the pet-obsessed community that promotes joyful moments and fuels your pet lifestyle. Entertainment, pet-ucation, the newest trends and products, and everything in between.
The home of football (or soccer as some call it). You’ll find: Winners & Losers, Viral Footy News, Sunday Vibes, The 12th Man, Transfer Talks, Top 10s & loads more!
This “All Natural Channel” features the most beautiful scenes of nature from around the world, filmed by top nature cinematographers. The result is pure relaxation.
Videos exploring topics like music, sneakers, style, sports and pop trends through original shows and Complex News segments. Featuring celebrities, authoritative commentary, and a unique voice on pop culture.
|PowerNation||Hell’s Kitchen | Kitchen Nightmares|
A channel dedicated to television personality Chef Gordon Ramsay’s big TV programs: the reality series “Hell’s Kitchen” (seasons 1-15) and “Kitchen Nightmares.”
Travel inspiration to help you plan your perfect trip from scratch just for you. Journy helps you find hotels, food, activities and more—at an affordable flat rate.
|People are Awesome|
Amazing videos that feature ordinary people doing extraordinary things.
A global community of food, home, and travel lovers. Quick recipes, original series, and more sharing food, design inspiration, and travel stories from around the world.
Do I have to search through each channel to find what I want to watch?
Nope! There is a universal search you can use to search everything at once. You can also browse by different topics like sports, kids and family, food, mystery, comedy, and more. Here’s an example of the “Sports” and “Kids and Family” sections:
Are there more channels coming?
Great question! We hope so. Tweet us with some of your recommended favorites and we’ll see what we can do in the future!
This makes a lot more sense now. Can I watch the video again?
We’re glad you asked.
If you have an updated BOLT or EDGE but don’t see TiVo+ yet, it’s because it is rolling out in phases! Here’s where you can learn more about TiVo+.
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