How to Stream HLN on Chromecast with Google TV

HLN or Head Line News, formerly known as CNN2, is a popular American News channel from Warner Media and a sister of the channel of CNN International. It offers a good collection of shows like The Killer Truth, Real Life Nightmare, Unmasking a Killer, Weekend Express, and Lies Crimes & Videos. Along with this, you can stream news coverage. As there is no available app for HLN, you can watch its content through the CNN app. In this tutorial, you will read the steps to watch HLN on Google TV.

With the CNN app, you can watch all the HLN videos and news coverages. Apart from HLN, you can get access to CNNi, CNN Originals, and more. CNN app is officially available on Google TV’s Play Store.

How to Get HLN on Google TV

[1] Set up your Google TV to your TV and connect the stable WiFi network.

[2] On your home screen, tap the Search menu and enter CNN.

Search HLN on Google TV

[3] Now, select the CNN app from the suggestion list.

[4] Hit the Install button.

[5] Once it gets download, the CNN app will appear on your Google TV.

[6] Now, launch the CNN app from the home screen and click the Settings tab.

[7] Then, click Activate option and you will see the activation code on your TV screen.

[8] Visit the CNN activation website.

[9] Choose the device and input the given code. Then, click Continue to activate the channel.

Activate HLN on Google TV

[10] Once the CNN app gets activated, stream HLN content on your Google TV

Stream HLN on Google TV

How to Watch HLN on Google TV Without Cable

Instead of using CNN app, you can use the live TV service providers to watch the HLN content on your Google TV.

Sling TV

Sling TV

Sling TV is the best choice to watch the HLN channel, as it offers an affordable price. You can subscribe to a basic plan of $30 per month and can stream HLN content. It offers three packages: Sling Blue – $30 per month, Sling Orange – $30 per month, and Combined Blue & Orange – $45 per month. Get the Sling TV on Google TV.

Hulu + Live TV


Hulu + Live TV has added HLN in its packages. Along with HLN, you get to watch HGTV, CNN, NBC, ABC, and BBC America too. It is another best platform to watch 60+ popular channels with ads and without ads based on the plan you choose. You can install Hulu on Google TV from the Play Store. Hulu + Live TV costs $64.99 per month with a seven-day free trial.

YouTube TV

YouTube TV

YouTube TV is the largest streaming service that carries 85+ live channels, on-demand video, movies, TV shows, and ever-ending entertainment content. You can watch HLN and other channels like NBC, CNN, HGTV, TNT, TBS, Investigation Discovery, and Cartoon Network with the YouTube TV on Google TV. YouTube TV costs $64.99 per month.


1. How do I get HLN?

You can stream the HLN content on the CNN app or any streaming service provider.

2. Does HLN have a streaming app?

The service providers that offer the HLN app are Sling TV, Hulu, YouTube TV, and AT&T TV.