How to Add and Watch TBS on Google TV [2 Ways]

TBS in Google TV

TBS is one of the most popular American-pay TV channels fully owned by the Turner Network division of Warner Media. Some of the popular shows include Search Party, Detour, Men At Work, Who Gets the Last Laugh, Frank TV, Wrecked, Miracle Workers, etc. In addition, it supports various other channels like CNN, Cartoon Network, Boomerang, TNT, Tru TV, etc. Chromecast recently came up with its advanced model called Chromecast with Google TV. It is an Android-based TV and you can stream TBS on Google TV.

TBS has got its own app for Android TV that you can download from the Play Store. In other words, you can install the app for Google TV too. The service is free to download but to stream the contents, and you need to sign in with your pay-TV service provider username and password. In addition, you can Chromecast TBS.

How to Install TBS on Google TV

(1) Set up your Google TV device with your TV. Make sure to connect it to the WiFi network.

(2) Press the home button and navigate to the home screen.

(3) Click Search on the top menu bar of the screen.

Google TV Home Screen

(4) On the search field, type TBS and select the TBS app from the search results.

Search Screen

(5) Click on the Install button on the app info screen.

(6) Once you installed the app open the app. An activation code will appear on the screen.

(7) From any web browser, visit

(8) Click on the My Device Is drop-down and choose Google TV.

Choose Device

(9) Enter the activation code and click Submit.

(10) The app on your TV screen will refresh and start loading the contents.

TBS on Google TV

Alternative Way to Stream TBS on Google TV

(1) Connect your Chromecast with Google TV and your Android or iOS smartphone to the same WiFi network.

(2) Download the TBS app on your Android smartphone from the Play Store and iOS from the App Store.

(3) Launch the app and log in with any participating pay-TV service provider.

(4) Now, tap the Cast icon on the top-right corner of the screen.

Click Cast icon

(5) Select your device from the list of available devices.

(6) On a successful connection, you can start streaming on your TV.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How can I stream TBS for free?

You cannot stream the live TV channel for free. In order to stream, you will need a subscription to a cable or satellite TV service provider or any streaming service provider.

2. What are the streaming services the TBS channel is in?

If you don’t want a cable connection, you can stream the channel with streaming service providers like Hulu + Live TV, AT&T TV, YouTube TV.

3. Does Google TV has local channels?

Google recently came up with its own live channel service that will offer all local live TV channels to stream.