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IMDb TV FAQ


What is IMDb TV?

IMDb TV is a free, ad-supported streaming video channel available in the United States on the IMDb website via laptop or personal computer and on all Amazon Fire TV devices.

IMDb TV enables customers to watch hit TV shows, top Hollywood hits, and more without purchasing a subscription.


How do I access IMDb TV?

If you are in the US, you can instantly stream IMDb TV titles from your laptop or personal computer's web browser on the IMDb TV page and all Amazon Fire TV devices via the IMDb TV channel. IMDb TV is currently available on devices that support ad-supported channels. IMDb TV content is currently only available when streaming from within the United States and U.S. territories. If you are currently located within the United States or a U.S territory and are unable to stream IMDb TV content, please contact Prime Video support.


How do I find IMDb TV titles on IMDb?

IMDb TV titles are listed on the IMDb TV page, where you will see a carousel of featured titles that are available to stream. Additionally, on the IMDb desktop website all IMDb TV title pages will have an option to "Watch for Free on IMDb TV". You can also search for IMDb TV titles via the IMDb Advanced Title Search on the desktop website using the "IMDb TV (US Only)" option in the Instant Watch Options section, and find IMDb TV titles in your Watchlist or other lists on the desktop website using the Where to Watch refine options.


How will I know if titles I'm interested in become available on IMDb TV?

All IMDb TV title pages on IMDb will have an option to "Watch for Free on IMDb TV". Additionally, you can find IMDb TV titles in your Watchlist or other lists on the desktop website using the Where to Watch refine options. The selection of titles included with TV is always changing, and titles you're interested in might become available in the future. We're constantly working to improve our catalog to ensure that customers have access to the best selection of movies and TV shows possible.


Do I need to login every time I want to watch an IMDb TV title?

No. If you are logged in with your IMDb credentials, you will be able to start playback immediately when you attempt to stream TV titles upon subsequent visits.


Do my Parental Control settings from my Amazon.com account work on IMDb?

No, unfortunately we are currently unable to honor viewing restrictions and PIN settings that have been set in your Amazon account, on IMDb desktop. However, these settings are recognized on TV content, via Fire TV devices and other platforms. To learn more, please visit the Prime Video Parental Controls page.


Why am I seeing ads?

IMDb TV is a free collection of titles available to all customers, and are supported by advertising. These advertisements cannot be skipped.


I don't want to see ads. How can I watch the video without ads?

IMDb TV titles are not available to purchase via IMDb TV. If the title is available for rent or purchase on Amazon Prime Video, you can rent or purchase the title to stream without ads.


Can I purchase/download IMDb TV titles?

No, titles cannot be purchased or downloaded to watch offline via IMDb TV. If the title is available for rent or purchase on Amazon Prime Video, you can rent or purchase the title to download to watch offline on compatible devices.


I'm having trouble with playback for an IMDb TV title.

If you're experiencing playback issues with IMDb TV, please first review the Prime Video System Requirements for Computers.

If you've confirmed that your device, web browser, and internet connection meet the minimum requirements and are still experiencing playback issues, please contact Prime Video support for further assistance.


Where did the old TV page go?

We recently consolidated our TV and streaming-service content in our What's on TV and Streaming section. Please visit the What's on TV and Streaming page to find out the latest about new and returning shows from prime time and favorite subscription services.

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