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Discover Live TV & DVR Shows on Your Apple TV!

If you have an Apple TV and a Tablo OTA DVR, the free Tablo App lets you enjoy your favorite live and recorded broadcast TV shows in gorgeous HD without the cost or commitment of a cable or satellite contract.

We’ve designed the interface to have the same beautiful Netflix-style look and feel as our other apps, including seamless integration with Apple’s powerful Siri voice-enabled remote.

 

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Watch, Pause, & Record Antenna TV Shows on Your Apple TV

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With a Tablo OTA DVR and the FREE Tablo app on your Apple TV device, you can watch, pause, and rewind live and recorded shows from your Over-the-Air TV antenna. 

Enjoy local news and sports as well as your favorite network TV sitcoms and dramas in gorgeous HD without the sneaky fees, equipment rental costs, or awful contracts of cable or satellite.

The Tablo app is compatible with the 4th generation Apple TV or Apple TV 4K.

Tablo TV Guide Data Service Subscription

To enjoy the full Tablo experience, a subscription to our TV Guide Data Service is recommended.

For a small monthly fee, our guide data provides the beautiful cover art, episode and series synopses and metadata that make it easy to browse content and set recordings on your Tablo through our various apps and enables some of Tablo's cooler features. 

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Apple TV App Overview

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Integrated Design

Beautiful interface, designed to share the same awesome look and feel of our other Tablo DVR Apps while staying true to Apple TV’s style.

Live TV Grid Guide

Tune to Live TV: Watch, pause and rewind. Discover shows, movies, news and sports coming up in the next 24 hours.

Browse Upcoming Programs & Set Recordings

Browse upcoming TV shows, movies, and sports and set individual and series recordings.

 

Watch Recordings

Play in-progress and completed recordings: Watch, pause, rewind, and fast forward your favorite shows, movies, news, and sports.

Automatically Skip Commercials

Enjoy commercial-free playback of completed recordings wtih an active Premium Service subscription.

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View & Manage Settings

Easily view and manage your DVR's settings right from your Apple TV using the Tablo app! 

How Do I Use Tablo on Apple TV?

With the Tablo app and your Apple TV's remote, simply click to pause playback, swipe back to a scene you missed, swipe ahead through commercials, or even ask Siri to skip ahead a specific amount of time.

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Tablo Apple TV App Tour

Take a tour of Tablo's app for Apple TV.

With this easy-to-use yet powerful DVR interface, cord cutters using Apple TV can watch, pause, and rewind live antenna TV and even automatically skip commercials on completed recordings.

The Tablo Apple TV app works on both the 4th Generation and 4K Apple TV models.

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Which Channels Can I Get for Free?

High-definition TV signals are broadcast by major national television networks in most cities and towns in North America, including ABC, CBS, NBC, and Fox in the United States and CBC, CityTV, CTV and Global in Canada. Tablo streams them from your TV antenna to your Apple TV over your home network. Check out our handy OTA TV Signal Locator Tool to find out which channels are broadcast in your area! 

What's the picture quality like?

Cable operators compress their TV signals to conserve bandwidth in order to deliver multiple services (phone, TV and internet) over a single connection. Over-the-Air (OTA) HDTV signals received through antennas are uncompressed, delivering an incredibly crisp HD picture far superior to what you've been getting from your cable provider.

Why can't I just use streaming services like YouTubeTV?

Tablo delivers live and recorded local TV programming for free, versus streaming TV providers like YouTube TV which cost significantly more. Enjoy live events, hometown news and sports, and your favorite network sitcoms and dramas live, without having to pay $65+ per month or use up your internet data cap.

All Your Favorite Shows, One Remote

Tablo OTA DVRs make it easy cord cutters to watch and record live, local broadcast TV programs on the device they already use to enjoy Netflix and other streaming TV apps.

By adding the Tablo app to your Apple TV, you can catch up on your favorite network shows as they air, without having to switch inputs on the TV or pick up a different remote.