Download and stream TV programmes, films and events from Apple TV+, MLS Season Pass and Apple TV channels

Find out more about how to download or stream content from Apple TV+, MLS Season Pass and Apple TV channels.

Download a TV programme, film or event on your iPhone, iPad or Mac

  1. Open the Apple TV app on your iPhone, iPad or Mac.
  2. Browse or search for a TV programme, film or event.
  3. Choose the TV programme, film or event, then choose the Download button .
  4. To find and play your downloads, go to the Library tab, then choose Downloaded.
  5. Can’t download a TV programme or film? You may have reached the limits for downloads, or the channel may not allow downloads.*

* You can’t download content from the Apple TV app on Apple TV, smart TVs, streaming devices and on Instead, you can only stream content on these devices.

Limits for downloads

For most Apple TV channels, downloads are available for up to 30 days before they expire. For a few channels, downloads may expire earlier.

Some Apple TV channels may have limits for how many titles can be downloaded simultaneously and the number of devices you can download content on. If you reach the limit, the Apple TV app will alert you. If you want to download more titles, delete TV episodes or films you’ve already downloaded from one of your (or your family’s) devices.

Limits for streaming on multiple devices

  • Apple TV+: one subscription allows you to enjoy six simultaneous streams. If you have an Apple Music student subscription, which includes Apple TV+ for a limited time, you can stream Apple TV+ only on one device at a time.
  • MLS Season Pass: one subscription allows you to enjoy up to six simultaneous streams per Apple ID.
  • Apple TV channels: one subscription allows you to enjoy up to three simultaneous streams for most channels. Some channels may allow more or less than three simultaneous streams.

More ways to watch

The Apple TV app, Apple TV channels, Apple TV+, MLS Season Pass and store availability may vary by country or region. See what’s available in your country or region.

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