Apple TV App Now Available on Google's Latest Chromecast Device

Google today announced that the Apple TV app has launched on the $50 Chromecast with Google TV, which is the latest version of the Chromecast dongle.

chromecast with google tv
Google said in December that the ‌Apple TV‌ app would be coming to Chromecast early in 2021, with the app set to expand to other Android TV devices in the future.


With the ‌Apple TV‌ app now available, Chromecast users can access Apple TV+ content with an ‌Apple TV+‌ subscription, watch content from ‌Apple TV‌ channels, and access purchased and rented TV shows and movies.

TV shows and movies from ‌Apple TV+‌ can be added to the Google TV Watchlist, and Google Assistant voice commands are available.

Top Rated Comments

Localcelebrity Avatar
19 months ago
Apple can make the Apple TV app for a $50 device, but it can't make a $50 Apple TV?

*sigh*
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
MacStreamer Avatar
19 months ago
One of the smartest things Apple did was allow the TV app to be on non-Apple devices.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
nickt2009 Avatar
19 months ago
Would it be possible to AirPlay to the Chromecast?
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Td1970 Avatar
19 months ago

How much do you expect them to make on the $50 devices? Not asking to be argumentative, but just the component costs, licensing fees for technologies included within them, manufacturing, packaging, shipping, etc, I’d have to imagine they don’t make much if any profit on that $50 device.
Take a loss on the hardware. Build up services more. They can afford it.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
satchmo Avatar
19 months ago

One of the smartest things Apple did was allow the TV app to be on non-Apple devices.
True. But they're leaving so much money on the table by not having their own $50 device.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
MauiPa Avatar
19 months ago
How about airplay2?
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)

Related Stories

paramount plus apple tv app

Apple TV App Offering Extended One-Month Paramount+ Trial Through June

Monday June 21, 2021 11:23 am PDT by
Apple today announced it is offering an extended one-month free trial for the Paramount+ streaming service to new users who subscribe within the Apple TV app through June 30, as spotted by The Mac Observer. The offer is valid in the U.S. only. Previously known as CBS All Access, Paramount+ provides access to TV shows and movies from ViacomCBS and its various subsidiaries, including CBS,...
chromecast with google tv

Apple Removes Ability to Buy and Rent in Update to Apple TV App for Android TV and Google TV

Monday March 21, 2022 7:10 am PDT by
Apple has seemingly removed the ability to buy and rent TV shows and movies in the Apple TV app for Android TV and Google TV in the latest update to the app. When the Apple TV app launched on Google TV early last year and Android TV in the summer, it included the ability to purchase and rent movies and TV shows from the iTunes store, as well as access to Apple TV+. The app is available for...
apple tv verizon fios

Verizon Releasing Fios TV App for Apple TV Tomorrow

Wednesday July 21, 2021 9:37 am PDT by
Verizon this week announced that it will be releasing a Fios TV app for the Apple TV 4K, Apple TV HD, and Amazon Fire TV tomorrow, July 22, providing Fios TV subscribers with additional platforms to watch live television. All new Fios TV plans will come with Verizon's voice-powered Fios TV One box at no additional charge, and instead of subscribers having to pay a fee for a second Fios TV...
Apple TV Stick vs Box Feature

Apple Abandoned Low-Cost TV Dongle Plans, but Looking to Double New Apple TV+ Content Rate in 2022

Friday September 10, 2021 7:37 am PDT by
Apple has abandoned its plans for a low-cost Apple TV dongle and is set to significantly accelerate and expand the output of new content on Apple TV+ next year, according to The Information. Sources said to be familiar with Apple's plans speaking to The Information have apparently revealed many of the company's internal discussions and attitudes around Apple TV+ in detail. The company...
apple tv plus app lg tvs 2016 2017

Scaled Down 'Apple TV+' App Now Available on 2016 and 2017 LG Smart TVs

Thursday October 7, 2021 3:10 am PDT by
Apple has started making a scaled down "Apple TV+" app available on select 2016 and 2017 LG smart TVs. The app is appearing on LG's content store in several regions including Germany, Poland, and the Nordic countries, and its existence is confirmed in an LG support document. Image credit: Bartłomiej Wiśniowski First spotted by FlatpanelsHD, the app interface looks very similar to the standard ...
apple tv plus banner

Apple TV+ Coming to Comcast and Sky Devices [Updated]

Thursday October 28, 2021 6:13 am PDT by
Apple TV+ will be coming to Comcast devices, expanding the range of devices that Apple's streaming service is available on and expanding its audience to even more customers, Comcast's CEO announced today during the company's earnings call. The news was broken by Comcast CEO Brian Roberts, who said during the company's quarterly earnings call that Apple and Comcast have agreed on a deal that...
Apple TV Piracy Feature 1

Apple Struggling to Keep Up With Increasing Piracy of Apple TV+ Content

Tuesday October 12, 2021 8:13 am PDT by
As the popularity of Apple TV+ grows, Apple appears to be struggling to contend with increasing levels of online piracy, despite concerted efforts to take down its stolen content, MacRumors has found. Piracy is a lucrative business for torrent sites, with a report from August estimating that the top five piracy websites raise around $18.3 million in ad revenue and sponsorships per year....
apple tv plus up next website

Apple TV+ Website Gains Up Next Queue

Wednesday March 23, 2022 1:20 pm PDT by
Apple has updated its dedicated Apple TV+ website with an Up Next queue for shows, making it easier to keep track of and watch Apple TV+ content on the web. The Up Next queue is a new addition to the Apple TV+ website, introduced earlier this week, according to 9to5Mac. Prior to now, the Apple TV+ website had an option for adding a show to the Up Next queue, but the Up Next queue did not...

Popular Stories

iPhone 14 Dummies 1 Feature

Everything Rumored for Apple's September Event: iPhone 14, Apple Watch Pro and More

Friday August 12, 2022 2:34 pm PDT by
There's just about a month to go until Apple holds its annual September event focusing on new iPhone and Apple Watch models. We thought we'd take a quick look at everything that's rumored for Apple's September event to give MacRumors readers a rundown on what to expect when the first fall event rolls around. iPhone 14 The iPhone 14 can probably be described more as an "iPhone 13S" because...
iPhone 14 Pro Purple Rear Flat MacRumors Exclusive

iPhone 14 Pro Predicted to Start With Increased 256GB Storage Alongside Rumored Price Increase

Wednesday August 10, 2022 11:14 am PDT by
Earlier today, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claimed iPhone 14 Pro models will be more expensive than iPhone 13 Pro models. Kuo did not reveal exact pricing, but he said that the average selling price of all four iPhone 14 models will increase by about 15% overall. While higher prices would be disappointing for customers, it is possible the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max will offer increased...
iPhone 14 Pro Lineup Feature Silver

Kuo: Apple to Increase Prices of iPhone 14 Pro Models

Wednesday August 10, 2022 8:22 am PDT by
Apple plans to increase the prices of iPhone 14 Pro models compared to iPhone 13 Pro models, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Kuo did not reveal exact pricing for the iPhone 14 Pro models. However, in a tweet today, he estimated that the average selling price of the iPhone 14 lineup as a whole will increase by about 15% compared to the iPhone 13 lineup. In the United States, the iPhone...
iPhone 14 Pro Purple Front and Back MacRumors Exclusive feature

iPhone 14 Is Just a Few Weeks Away: Three Tips to Prepare for the New iPhone

Wednesday August 10, 2022 4:08 am PDT by
The launch of the new iPhone 14 is just a few weeks away, meaning millions of iPhone customers will soon upgrade their existing iPhone or perhaps get an iPhone for the first time. Exclusive MacRumors iPhone 14 Pro renders by graphic designer Ian Zelbo Whether upgrading from an older model or this is your first iPhone, we've rounded up a few tips to help you prepare for the next flagship...
z fold 4 1

Hands-On With Samsung's Latest Foldable Smartphones, the Galaxy Z Fold and Z Flip

Friday August 12, 2022 12:46 pm PDT by
Samsung this week launched its fourth-generation foldable devices, the $1,000 Galaxy Z Flip and the $1,800 Galaxy Z Fold. Though there's no sign of a comparable Apple foldable device on the horizon, rumors suggest prototypes are in the works, so we thought we'd take a look at Samsung's newest smartphones to see what Apple needs to measure up to when a foldable iPhone does come out. Subscribe ...
iPhone 14 Pro Purple Rear Flat MacRumors Exclusive

iPhone 14 Pro: Analyst Believes Storage Will Continue to Start at 128GB Despite Rumored Price Increase

Friday August 12, 2022 7:04 am PDT by
It wouldn't be the month before an iPhone launch without a few back-and-forth rumors, with the latest debate concerning iPhone 14 Pro storage. iPhone 14 Pro render by Ian Zelbo While research firm TrendForce forecasted that iPhone 14 Pro models could start with an increased 256GB of storage, Haitong International analyst Jeff Pu today forecasted that the upcoming Pro models will continue to...