Watch, pause, and rewind live TV right on your Android device. Now you really can have one device to rule them all.

Get Super Powers

Stop flipping inputs and do all your TV watching on the same device. Your family will love you for it.

Pause and Seek

Pause, rewind, and fast forward live TV.

Program Guide

Zero configuration to see what's on TV.

Sport Seek

Customize your seek times for sports programming. Quickly skip through the downtime.

DVR Support

Add on a DVR service with Channels DVR. Learn more

Quick Tune

Channels start in less than 1 second.

Cut the Cord

Cut the cord, keep your local channels.

HD

Full HD TV right from your HDHomeRun.

Surround Sound

Support for full 5.1 surround sound.

Jump Back

Jump back to your last channel with a double click of the remote .

Channel Flipping

Browse through favorites while watching with a simple tap of the remote .

Favorites

Mark channels as favorites. Browse them for quicker access to your favorite networks.

Manage

Update your HDHomeRun firmware or scan for channels device directly inside the app.

Add Channels DVR Subscription

Subscribe to Channels DVR and enhance Channels with all of these features

Whole Home DVR

Record in one place, watch on every TV & iOS device in your house.

21 Day Guide

Browse or search through 21 days worth of guide data that updates daily.

Series & Team Passes

Pick your favorite shows or teams, and choose to record all or just their new airings.

Auto Prune

Never run out of space. Let Channels DVR manage your recordings.

Manage From Anywhere

Schedule a recording from your phone while you're away from home.

Watch On The Go

Watch your favorite shows or teams while you're away from home. Live or recorded.

Multiple Tuner Support

Use as many HDHomeRuns as you want. Or even prioritize them.

Tuner Sharing

Watch the same channel on every device, only use 1 tuner.

Up Next

Let Channels DVR tell you what to watch next.

Search

Search by show, movie, team, or sport.

Watch In Progress

Watch your shows while they're currently recording. Don't wait for them to finish.

Commercial Indexing

Recordings get their commercials indexed, so you can skip them with a click of a button.

Pause & Resume

Pause in one room and resume in another. Or on your iPhone or iPad.

Hardware Transcoding

Hardware accelerated transcoding for remote access on any platform utilizing Intel Quick Sync technology.

Manage from your Couch

Start a recording, create a Series Pass, or delete recordings...right from Channels.

Feature Parity

1:1 feature parity on every version of Channels

Runs on Anything

Channels DVR can be run anywhere. Windows, macOS, Linux, FreeBSD, and most popular NAS devices.

Plays Well With Others

Channels DVR won't get disconnected while recording when other apps try to use your HDHomeRun.

What People are Saying

Why Channels for Android?

Channels is the missing piece of your TV puzzle. If you already watch everything through streaming apps, Channels lets you finally watch sports, award shows, local news, and other live events on the same box.

Netflix, Hulu, Movies, Games, Casting, and now live TV without switching inputs – the holy grail!

Save money by ditching cable boxes and watch your cable subscription with Channels on your Android TV instead.

Quit memorizing weird channel numbers like 12.1 and browse TV channels by TV networks and a full guide.

Super easy to use by everyone in the family.

Watch live primetime tv, local news, and sports on your Android device.

Using antenna for live TV? Channels lets you use one antenna for all the TVs in the house.

Cut the cord and ditch cable while still being able to watch live TV and sports via free over-the-air broadcasts.

Want sports on your porch? News in the kitchen? Channels adds live TV to any TV in your house.

Supported Devices

Channels supports most Android handsets and Android TV devices. These are the top picks.
google nexus player android tv

Nexus

mi box android tv

Mi Box

sony bravia android tv

Sony Bravia



google pixel 2android tv

Pixel 2

samsung s9 android

Samsung S9

nokia 6p android

Nokia 6P