Top Best Android TV Apps to Watch Movies and more

Last Updated on May 31, 2017 by Fayzan

Its an era of Smartphones, we do everything on them. Why not watch TV? Yes, of course we can, there are tons of apps available for that purpose. However, the best apps to watch live TV on Android allow you to browse through a ton of channels, so in a way you do get to choose what you watch.

With devices like the Google Nexus Player, the Nvidia Shield TV the idiosyncratic Android TV operating system is starting to come into its own. If you want to go beyond the built-in Google Movies and TV app, here are some free apps you can try.


A good interface that is easy to follow and varied content will keep you entertained for a long while. The streaming service is fast and there is low amount of “premium”/paid content to endure. You can enjoy more than 200 TV channels. The video quality can be improved a little. Some channels inexplicably run badly on any connection. Other than that it worths a try.

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LiveStream TV

You can use Chromecast to watch live TV on your big TV. A lot of channels to choose from, that include BBC, BBC News, and the BBC one. It’s the definitive app to catch BBC live TV on Android. There are lots of sports channels are available to watch as well. Ads can be a little bit annoying.

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Tubi TV

If you want to watch premium movies for free, Tubi TV can help in this task. It features the movies & TV shows related to action, drama, comedy, music, nature, travel, cooking and more.

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FOX Sports GO

If you want to watch live sports, you’re going to have to subscribe to something. If you already have a cable subscription, though, you don’t need to shell out any additional money to check out Fox’s selection of live games. Fox Sports Go lets you watch live games that air on Fox networks, from hockey to baseball to basketball and beyond.

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Post TV

Post TV, an offshoot of The Washington Post, provides ongoing live-news coverage as well as pre-recorded clips about the important topics of the day. It covers all the bases, from politics to international affairs to entertainment. The channel works best for consuming news stories in short bursts, but it’s also good to leave on in the background.

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Viewster is one of the best free movie apps for android. It allows you to watch your favorite TV shows and movies for free. Also you don’t need to sign-up and also supports Chromecast.

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Flipps is not just for Movies. You can also get latest news, hit music videos, action, sports, free movies and more on your TV. You can also watch videos in full 1080p HD resolution. It is one of the best and YouTube search is also supported.

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If you are from US or Canada, Crackle is the best android app you can use to watch free movies and TV shows. It also allows you to create a list of your best movies and TV shows to watch it later. You don’t need to login and it is available for many other devices as well.

Hulu ($7.99 per month)

The one advantage that Hulu has over competitor streaming sites like Netflix is its immediate availability of some big name shows. At the time of this writing, there are three options which are a free subscription, a $7.99 subscription, and a $11.99 subscription (removes all advertising).

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Yes, YouTube has everything music, TV and movies, and content that’s paid, free, kid friendly and risqué. If you can’t find it on YouTube, it’s probably either copyrighted or doesn’t exist. You can pick and choose videos one at a time, create your own playlist, or let YouTube autoplay content based on your browsing history and tastes. You’ll find if not much at least a little bit of what you want, on YouTube.

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An avid Android fan and tech savvy, among his passions are sci-fi, gaming and music. Also, likes tweaking and Flashing Custom ROMS on Smartphones.

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