PlayOn's CW Channel - better than the new CW channel!

September 21, 2016 | Tracy's Blog

The CW has quickly become a network powerhouse, leading the charge with popular shows like The Flash, Arrow, D.C. Legends of Tomorrow, Supernatural, Vampire Diaries and Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.  And this year, Supergirl makes the flight from CBS to The CW.

To coincide with the kick-off of their fall TV season, The CW has announced the launch of their own app on a variety of platforms.  This app will provide access to the most recent 5 episodes of all shows airing on The CW.

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Welcome Fire TV to the PlayOn family!

August 31, 2016 | Tracy's Blog

Join me in welcoming Fire TV to the PlayOn family of supported devices.


The PlayOn Fire TV App is now available in the Amazon App Store. This means that you can watch virtually any web video on your Fire TV. Cast from your phone, tablet or PC or use the Fire TV remote control. And - with PlayOn Plus, you can record your favorites from any channel and skip the ads automatically! No need to pay for Hulu or CBS's ad-skipping tier with PlayOn. And get tons of free content with the Yahoo View channel which now hosts most of the old Hulu free content!

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Watching Netflix Offline - it's what everyone wants!

July 11, 2016 | Tracy's Blog

When we built the SVR functionality of PlayOn that lets you record Netflix shows and movies to watch offline/anytime (even after they expire), we thought we were on to something. According to a recent survey by, 73% of Netflix users want to be able to watch offline:

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Netflix Profiles - now in PlayOn!

June 22, 2016 | Tracy's Blog

The MOST requested feature has arrived to PlayOn. Now - when you browse into Netflix, you are first offered a list of your profiles. Once you select a profile, all of the downstream folders are customized based on that profile. Here's mine:

Netflix Profile Screen

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Some PlayOn Love for Cord Trimmers - Record Xfinity and TWC Without Paying DVR Fees

June 14, 2016 | Tracy's Blog

PlayOn Plus is giving cord trimmers - folks who are reducing their cable costs by using low cost streaming services where practical - another reason to celebrate. We just launched a TWC channel to go along with the Comcast Xfinity channel launched late last year.

Record Xfinity and TWC without paying DVR fees

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