Download the new Google TV for Android

Download the new Google TV for Android

In addition to big screens via the new Chromecast, Google TV is also aimed at Android devices. The new Google TV is beginning to roll out via the Play Store, but you can also download it now.

Behind-the-scenes, this new experience is delivered by updating an existing app that dates back to 2011 and has amassed over 5 billion downloads. Requiring users to download an entirely new client would not be an effective delivery method.

After updating to version, a notification announces that “Play Movies & TV on Android is now Google TV.” Tapping opens the app to a transition screen that lets you “Launch Google TV,” complete with a nifty animation of the new four-color branding.

The bottom bar has four sections, with “Home” having three top tabs: For you, Movies, and Shows. Here you’ll see various personalized carousels:

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