Sky’s contract-free streaming service NOW (or NOW TV, because it was once identified) has rolled out an important replace for Apple followers. Blockbusters and boxsets accessible through a NOW subscription will lastly be built-in into the Apple TV app. Meaning you’ll be capable of add exhibits and movies from NOW to your Up Subsequent queue alongside titles from different streaming companies, together with Prime Video, Apple TV+, and BBC iPlayer.
Not solely that, however you’ll be capable of pause and resume at the very same spot from any gadget with the Apple TV app. The app is accessible on iPhone, iPad, Mac, in addition to Samsung and LG TVs, Roku and Fireplace TV streaming dongles, in addition to the Chromecast with Google TV and PlayStation 4.
Though NOW already has devoted apps on the iPhone, iPad, iPod Contact and Apple TV, the mixing with Apple TV makes it simpler to convey your entire favorite binge-worthy boxsets into the identical place. You’ll be capable of add movies and exhibits from NOW alongside titles from Prime Video, Disney+, Apple TV+, BritBox, ITV Hub, All4, and MUBI. There’ll all seem in the identical Up Subsequent carousel, with new episodes from collection routinely added with every new launch.
NOW presents entry to Sky TV’s unique exhibits, films and sports activities fixtures with out signing up a prolonged contract. Dwell and on-demand content material are bundled into completely different memberships, which subscribers can pick-and-mix between every month.
NOW costs £9.99 a month for the Leisure bundle – that features a few of Sky’s hottest channels, £11.99 for entry to Sky Cinema on-demand and stay, or £33.99 a month for Sky Sports activities. NOW additionally presents devoted bundles for kids’s telly and actuality TV through hayU.
All of those might be accessible from the Apple TV app, which presents a common search function. So, in case you’re not sure whether or not the movie you’re seeking to watch is accessible as a part of a NOW, Prime Video or Disney+ membership – now you can search throughout the Apple TV app, the place all the pieces is introduced side-by-side and will be launched right away, or added to the Up Subsequent queue.
Among the highlights for NOW subscribers this month embody Academy Award nominee Promising Younger Girl, must-binge boxsets like Your Honor and The Flight Attendant in addition to stay protection of the F1, to call however a couple of.