Ask Siri to watch live content on your Apple TV (4th generation)

In supported apps and countries, Siri1 can launch live content for you.

Ask for a live channel

You can tell Siri to go to a live channel in a supported app2. For example, hold downthe microphone buttonon your remote and say, "Watch ESPN live," or, "Watch FX." Then release the microphone button.

For the United States, here’s a list of supported apps that have live channels:

  • ABC News
  • CBS
  • CBS News
  • CNN Go
  • Cooking Channel
  • Disney Channel
  • Disney Jr
  • Disney XD


  • DIY
  • ESPN
  • Food Network
  • HGTV
  • TBS
  • TNT
  • Travel Channel


The CANAL+ app in France also supports this feature. 

Ask for a live sporting event

You can ask Siri to find live sporting events in the ESPN app, MLB app, NHL app, or TNT app2. For example, hold downthe microphone buttonon your remote and say, "Watch the New York Rangers game" or, "Which college football games are on?" Then release the microphone button. If the game is live in a supported app, Siri opens the app and plays the game’s live stream.

  1. Siri availability varies by country and language
  2. Some apps require a subscription.

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