News & Updates

TV Everywhere Support

July 25, 2019

Today we’re launching the public beta of a new feature to supplement our great HDHomeRun support. Channels Plus now allows you to log in with your existing TV provider account to add channels to your lineup via TV Everywhere. These new channels will be available for both watching and recording.

Auto Commercial Skipping

June 11, 2019

Automatic Commercial Skipping is now available.

Big Streaming Improvements

April 23, 2019

Today we're making a major update to our video player. It's an invisible change that should impact remote streaming tremendously.

Channels Protips

April 12, 2019

Today, we're launching Channels Protips on our YouTube channel.

On the Demise of HDHomeRun Premium TV

March 28, 2019

Today, SiliconDust, the makers of HDHomeRun, announced that their Premium TV service would end in 30 days. While we all saw the writing on the wall with the lawsuit against their upstream provider, it's now official.

Channels for iOS is Now Free

January 22, 2019

Since the beginning of Channels for iOS, we have charged extra for it. As of today, not only do we not charge extra, we don't charge at all. Channels for iOS is now free, forever.

Channels Now Available on Android

November 15, 2018

Channels is now available for Android handsets and tablets. This includes Fire Tablets.

Channels Apps Now Free for DVR Subscribers

August 17, 2018

The Channels apps are now free for all Channels DVR subscribers. One of the biggest barriers to trying Channels DVR is now gone. Huzzah!

Yearly Subscription Now Available

July 11, 2018

Channels DVR now has a yearly subscription option. Tada! You now have the option to subscribe for $8/month or $80/year.

Channels Unification

June 26, 2018

Today is a day we've been working towards all year. Today, all of the Channels apps are officially unified. No matter which Channels app you use, you can expect the same exact features. That includes full DVR support for Android TV and Fire TV!

Channels API

March 7, 2018

We just released an update to Channels that adds an HTTP API to let you control and query the Channels app.

Channels for Android TV & Fire TV

February 6, 2018

Today is a huge day for Channels. Today is the day it ventures out of the Apple ecosystem and into two great new ones.

Channels DVR Now Publicly Available

October 2, 2017

It’s with great excitement that we announce we are taking the beta tag off of Channels DVR. It is stable, it has been proven to work really well, and it is ready.

DVR Support Now Available in Channels for iOS

July 18, 2017

It's finally here! We weren't sure we'd make it, but after a ton of work, and an incredible amount of help from our iOS Beta team, Channels for iOS now has full support for Channels DVR. And it's pretty fun.

Channels DVR is Now Available in a Public Beta

January 10, 2017

It’s with great pleasure to announce that Channels DVR is now available in a Public Beta.

Channels 2.0 for Apple TV

October 11, 2016

After a long year of going from a simple "what if this could work" type app, to something that we've all enjoyed using as our main source of TV, today Channels goes to 2.0.

Channels for iOS

July 27, 2016

It's with great pleasure to announce that Channels is now available for your iOS devices.