After celebrating the Fourth of July this year, recover on the couch and enjoy all the great new TV apps in the Windows and Windows Phone Stores. Or break out of the house and watch your favorite television shows and movies on-the-go. Either way, there’s several great apps to keep you entertained wherever you go this summer so long as you bring along your Windows PC, Tablet or Phone!
New TV favorites in the Windows and Windows Phone Stores:
1. A&E, Lifetime & History
Enjoy great shows whenever you want with 3 new apps for cable TV favorites A&E, Lifetime, and History. Login with your TV provider credentials, and A&E hits like Duck Dynasty, Bates Motel and Storage Wars are available to stream right to your device – along with behind-the-scenes interviews. The Lifetime app delivers full access to more than 25 original full-length movies, plus hit dramas and reality shows like Dance Moms, Project Runway and Devious Maids. And Pawn Stars, Swamp People, American Pickers, Ax Men and more await on the new History channel app. Get the apps free for Windows: A&E, Lifetime, and History. Also available free for Windows Phone: A&E, Lifetime, and History.
2. Bravo Now
Watch episodes of your favorite Bravo shows like Southern Charm, Million Dollar Listing, and Real Housewives with the Bravo Now app for Windows and Windows Phone. Login with your TV provider credentials and enjoy full episodes. And enjoy select episodes and clips even without a subscription. Get Bravo Now for free from the Windows Store. Also available in the Windows Phone Store.
3. Comedy Central
Looking for laughs? Then don’t miss the Comedy Central app! Watch the latest episodes of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, The Colbert Report, South Park, Tosh.0, and more without a TV provider login. Or login and enjoy older, archived content and stand-up specials. Get Comedy Central for free from the Windows Store. Also available in the Windows Phone Store.
4. MTV Shows and VH1
Watch the latest content from MTV Networks with the MTV Shows and VH1 apps. Enjoy a sampling of free content, or login with your TV provider credentials to unlock the full MTV Shows experience including full episodes of shows like Awkward, Teen Wolf, Real World, and more. Enjoy coverage of the MTV Video Music Awards, MTV Movie Awards, and summer music festivals, too. And with the VH1 app, get the latest in pop culture news and info, fashion updates from VH1 Celebrity, and musician interviews from VH1 Tuner. Get the apps free for Windows: MTV Shows and VH1. Also available free for Windows Phone: MTV Shows and VH1.
Get the best in Hispanic TV content from Univision with the UVideos app for Windows. Login with your TV provider credentials and stream full-length popular telenovelas and dramas, plus clips from shows like El Gordo y La Flaca and República Deportiva. Catch up on your celebrity gossip, sports, music, Univision special events, and breaking news from Noticiero Univision and Primer Impacto, too. Get UVideos for free from the Windows Store.
Roku set-top boxes are a popular way to stream content to your TV from popular providers like Netflix, Hulu Plus, HBO Go and others. Now, the new Roku app for Windows and Windows Phone lets you control your Roku box right from your Windows PC, Tablet or Phone. You can view installed Roku channels and launch them with the app, too. Get the Roku app for free from the Windows Store. Also available in the Windows Phone Store.
Simple.TV is a cloud-connected DVR (available separately) you hook up to your HDTV antenna and home network: It lets you watch live TV remotely or record and playback shows on-demand. With the new Simple.TV app, you can watch live TV right on your Windows PC, Tablet or Phone! Or record and playback your favorites shows on your device anytime you like. Get the Simple.TV app for free from the Windows Store. Also available in the Windows Phone Store.
With the Netflix app, you can instantly watch as many TV episodes & movies as you want, as often as you want, anytime you want – with a Netflix membership. A Netflix streaming membership is required. Netflix is available in the following regions: Nordics, Netherlands, Latin America including Brazil, US, and Canada.
You’ll find all these great TV apps and more gathered in our TV app Collections – look under “Collections” in the Windows Store, and in the TV on Your Windows Phone Collection.
Updated November 7, 2014 6:06 pm