Can't cast 1/5
Loved this app until I updated it, now I cannot cast live tv to my Chromecast. Will set to 5 once bug is fixed
Great shows, terrible app 1/5
I love the shows, but this app is the worst. It's difficult to navigate and the shows constantly freeze while playing. You can't just go back and restart either. You have to completely shut the app down and start it again. There's also no "watch list" or "favorite shows", so you have to go find the show and remember what episode you were on and MAYBE it will remember where you were at in the episode. I don't mind having to watch 5 commercials in a row, but every time the show freezes, you have to watch the commercials over again. I also can't watch with my baby in the room because one commercial in the set guaranteed will be loud enough to blow out your eardrums. I want to use this app and enjoy the shows, but there are so many bugs that I'm usually too frustrated after just 1 episode. I have these problems on both my iPad and amazon tv.
Old shows 2/5
I thought this app would have all the latest episodes on demand. Similar to most network apps. Nope. Please keep this app current!
Well I want to thank for updating your app to when the commercials come on the sound increases more than double. Do you have an idea how painful it is to have your earbuds in and then have a commercial blast your eardrums without warning?? Thanks, thanks a lot, we are done with dealing with such a stupid change in your app. We don't need to have our ear ring for the rest of the day because someone is screaming about Bargain Outlet...
By Jenn De Los Santos
the amount of commercials !!!!!!!!!
By Hailey & Emma's Babci
I am the world's most techno-impaired person! Computers scare me and anything to do with apps sends me hiding in a corner with a blanket over my head! But your app was easy to use and understand; enabling me to watch some of my favorite HGTV shows where ever I happen to be. Coping with chronic illness means I am frequently bedbound but this app enables me to have entertainment and distraction in my little phone. My only request is that you add more shows and more episodes. Thanks so much.
Ms. CB 5/5
Love having access to some of my favorite shows. Would like MORE
8/29/17 back watching live cool new shows
Hgtv watch app 1/5
I keep getting a message that I don't have the current version. But when I go to the App Store I do have the current version, and I can't get rid of the message or watch HGTV.
Tv Casting 2/5
(On iPad) So the app is great at navigation but when I'm casting shows to my television I need to exit the app completely and then choose another episode before I can watch something else, every single time an episode ends! That is just terrible
Always freezes 2/5
I LOVE hgtv, and was excited to get the app on my tv. However every time I try to watch, my show freezes a few minutes into it. I have to go out and restart. Also, please PLEASE don't show me the same commercial SIX times during one episode!!!! And then an extra two more times when I have to restart because of all the bugs. Please put some effort into fixing the bugs so people actually want to use your app!! (My show just froze again for the third time as I type this, and I am in the first 10 minutes!!). Grrrr!
By Squirrel 12345
it doesnt have my network😡
Doesn't work 1/5
Waste of time. Doesn't even work
It's ok 3/5
I like to use it when all there is on live TV is politics, disaster, murder, talk shows of no significance, etc.
Needs work 2/5
I love that I get to watch the shows whenever I want but it will not let me cast it to my tv. It just sits there going in circles with the HGTV symbol on my tv. I tried my other apps to make sure it wasn't my phone and all of my other apps that I cast with are working. It's really frustrating.
Backwards and weird! 2/5
I love HGTV however this app on the Apple TV is not user-friendly. From the moment you open it up it's awkward and too forceful. As soon as you open it videos are forced into your face and start playing without you selecting them to play.
But perhaps the biggest oddity of the whole app is that by default, episodes are played from newest to oldest! Who watches a season backwards?? It should play from oldest to newest!!! You can't even change it if you wanted to. There is no setting to play oldest to newest.
Somebody at HGTV really screwed this user experience up.
Can't logon Anymore 1/5
This app used to work, but since the last update, I can no longer sign-on. All of the apps from Scripps are broken this way. The sign on screen pops up for a fraction of a second and closes right down. This is no way to support an app.
More App Issues 2/5
By SB Austin
In addition to the normal difficulty logging on, they've now dropped Google Fiber - NOT from normal access, it's just disappeared as a selection on the app. Can still access from desktop, just not IOS.
Love it. 5/5
I can never get enough of HGTV
love HGTV but the app needs work 2/5
By Gabi 🎶🎶🎶
The app will stream things flawlessly but randomly not want to continue streaming. also there's not that many episodes to watch of each show which kinda bugs me. wish there was continued streaming and entire seasons
C'mon HGTV get it together. UPDATE YOUR APP 1/5
Constantly freezes up when starting app. Can't tap anything because it doesn't work. I have to keep restarting the app to get it to work. Always crashes 15 mins into a show when I try and cast it. I'd really like to enjoy streaming HGTV shows but can't. Or I just close it out and start watching another app that actually works.
So many bugs. Including the fact that the live TV constantly stops working on the Apple TV. You are forced to quit the app and relaunch constantly
App is terrible!!! 1/5
This app is almost useless. It crashes constantly. The HGTV channel is awesome and I love their shows but this app paints that network in a terrible light. If this is the best they can do to get their programming to their customers, then they have serious issues!!
Great app! 5/5
I love this app! All my favorite shows in one place! I stream it to Apple TV! Thank you!!!
Doesn't Work 1/5
By Ed Shull
Tried signing in several times over the past months with my DirecTV login and it never works. My login works with HBOGo, Showtime, STARZ, etc...
It's a shame a big media company can't find the time or talent to tackle this.
Chrome cast issues 2/5
I love HGTV and having the cable access to view all shows is a definite plus. Only problem with this app is that whenever I try to cast the programming to my TV it crashes and disconnects randomly. I don't have this issue with any other chrome cast capable apps, so I hope this issue gets fixed soon!
Love it 5/5
I love watching this app n catching up on shows
ATT U-Verse 1/5
If you have ATT U-Verse as your TV provider don't waste your time downloading the app because you will not be authorized to watch it on your Apple TV.
Best app ever!!!! 5/5
Love it 5/5
It has been my daily watch for the last three weeks. Love it!
my favorite! 5/5
By carcar advancer
love that i can access all of my favorite shows with just a touch! AWESOME!
Love it 5/5
Love watching my shows on my iPad
Glitchy, but usable 3/5
This app usually functions in the end, but it's definitely got its glitches. Specifically, it doesn't always connect with my TV provider so there are days I can't use it. I also have to restart the app and reconnect to my Chromecast between episodes. Not a huge deal, but annoying if I want to watch two or three episodes of something in a row. Hope to see some updates soon!
Nice looking, functions poorly 2/5
The streaming quality is bad and constantly buffers. And when I say it constantly buffers, I mean, for every two minutes of stream, you get one minute of buffering. It's ridiculous!
Additionally, once you start a show, the only way to switch is to force quit through the app switcher and restart.
They purpose of this app is streaming and the fact that it's done so poorly is only worth 1-star. The app is good looking, adding another star.
Please fix the streaming!!!
It's awesome 5/5
No way to really catch up 2/5
There is really no way to catch up on past seasons on the app. You pick shows and you are stuck with what ever they have in the line. It doesn't even say which episode from which season it is. It is easier to find the hg show I want on YouTube but then I have to pay because it won't let me use my cable info. This is a pain. I watched fliporflop seasons 1-2 on Netflix then 3-4 on Hulu and now there is a huge gap from 5-8. I like to watch my shows in order on the day I have time to enjoy them. Having no option to directly watch past seasons in order is a real problem for me. With what it costs to even have cable these days HGTV should have a better set up for their app.
live cast! Unreliable 3/5
Love the content and the casting option BUT more often then not it does not work! Will stop and freeze in the middle of a show and can not be restarted really want to like this but you need to fix this :-/
App kinks need engineering 2/5
Great TV channel...poor app. I have to restart the app every time a show is over if I want to select a new one. Please fix!
Update. STILL HAVE TO RESTART THE APP. Sooooooo annoying!
I keep trying to sign in using my Verizon login! After changing my user ID and password it STILL won't work! DONT DOWNLOAD THIS CRAP
This app is do easy and fun to use
Ads are SO LOUD 4/5
Please, please, please regulate the volume level of the ads!!! They are SO LOUD that it's almost unbearable. Makes it less enjoyable to watch because the show is so quiet and the ads are blaring.
Great options, bad app 2/5
I love being able to watch all of the HGTV shows; they've got everything on here! However, the app doesn't work well at all. When a show ends, if I want to watch another show I have to completely close it out and restart it. It freezes almost every time unless I want to watch another episode I'd the same show.
Amazing app I can watch it go
Live TV problems 1/5
By Fittest King
Live tv isn't working!!! What in the world??? @hgtv what is wrong with your app
Love this app!! 4/5
I love being able to watch my favorite shows on my IPhone. Yes, there are way too many ads which keeps me from giving the app a 5-star rating.
This is a great app. I absolutely love it! It has all my favorite HGTV shows!
volume of ads 2/5
Seriously how is it that hard to normalize ad volume so that ads dont randomly BLARE 15db louder than the shows. broadcast audio figured that out decades ago.
This app is just the worst. If I didn't love my HGTV shows so much I would not deal with it. I can't play more than one episode back to back without disconnecting from my Chromecast, closing the app, and starting over. Also, apparently Home Town is now Chopped? Fantastic.
impossible to ask for help 1/5
I'm trying to watch an episode of "home town" but what plays is an episode from "chopped." I've tried to reach HGTV to fix the problem but there are no ways to reach them.
To be a major network they could really fix this app
I used apple app and have no issues!