How to Get the TV Guide on Your Android – TV Guide Apps

By Steve McFarlane

We all know what a fantastic waste of time channel surfing can be; you can spend hours shuffling through hundreds of channels and not watch a thing. Use these Android TV guide apps to plan what you would like watch and receive reminders when your favorite shows are about to start.

Though you can watch TV on your computer, or even on your smart phone, those methods can’t compare to the experience of watching your favorite show on a larger screen, you only need the services of a TV Guide service to help you shuffle through the hundreds of channels. The apps that are covered in this review all have a 4 star rating or better, and have been downloaded by thousands of Android users, as reported by the Droid Market and several other independent Android app databases.  The QR codes are also listed to make getting the apps easier.TV Guide Mobile QR Code

TV Guide Mobile
More than just a channel guide to your favorite shows, TV Guide Mobile will bring you breaking entertainment news, reports and episode recaps. But the standout feature is the ability to save your favorite shows and the ability to see what channels those shows are on. The app is free.

TV Listings for Android
If you need to see television listings for areas outside of the U.S. don’ t bother to install this app since it only has content for the U.S. market.  This TV guide Android app has over 12,000 3-day TV Listings for Android QR CodeTV listings for OTA (over the air), cable and satellite channels.

The feature that many users like the most is “what’s on right now,” it shows you the programs that are currently being aired so you can decide if it is worth the time to go sit before the television. This app is free to download and use.

Sky+
With this app you can record your favorite program with your Droid, but it’s apps like these that highlight the need for the store to SD feature that is available in Froyo. Another Sky+ QR Codeshortcoming is the fact that users can’t record a program that has already started, perhaps these issues will be fixed in future updates.

These issues aside, Sky+ makes it easy for you to find the programs you like with a easy to navigate genre layout feature that even has a HD section. Sky+ is free.

UK TV Droid
If you live in the UK and don’t mind having only a 3-day outlook of TV program schedules then this free Android software is for you. UK TV Droid QR CodeUK TV Droid has a listing of shows for those in the UK and will even alert the user through Google Calendar.

This application supports “Move to SD card” and is free to download and use.

IMDb Movies & TV
You will be hard pressed to find a TV and movie guide application that is better-built and more feature-rich than IMDb’s Movies & TV app.  The app is a one-stop shop for watching trailers, browsing photos of stars and movie IMDb Movies & TV QR Codepictures, getting TV listings and tracking DVD and Blu-ray releases.

If you are not in the mood to search through the complete database of the over 1.5 million movies and TV shows, you can pick something from the IMDb top 250 list to watch. IMDb Movies & TV is free to download and use.

Conclusion

There are quite a few TV and movie guide Droid apps available, but those listed here are the best Android TV guide apps in terms of user experience, functionality and popularity. There are also some pretty good foreign language TV guides apps that we didn’t include in an effort to keep this roundup short, but we think it would be good to mention them. They include: Télé7 programme TV (French), Guia TV – ES (Spanish), TV Guide (Norwegian and Swedish TV channels).

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