Boomerang is an American cable TV network and streaming service owned by Warner Bros. It is the home to over 5000 movies and cartoon shows. It is available as a streaming service and works on different devices, including Apple TV. So, anyone can get Boomerang on Apple TV even without a TV provider subscription.

How Much is Boomerang on Apple TV

It is a premium service, and the users shall get either the monthly or annual plan.

  • It is available at $5.99/month and $49.99/year, approximately $4.17/month.
  • Those new subscribers will get a 1-week free trial to use Boomerang.

After the free trial, the subscription will begin immediately after the free trial. It is required to cancel the trial 24 hours before it ends or during the current billing period.

Important Note: Boomerang has no parental control support on Apple TV. So, you shall enable it from the device settings manually.

What’s on Boomerang?

The key features included with the Boomerang are as follows.

  • The users can stream unlimited cartoons and movies, including classics to new titles.
  • It has cartoon shows not just for kids but for the entire people in the home.
  • It includes exclusive access to the original cartoon shows.
  • Apart from streaming, users can download cartoons to watch them without the internet.
  • The service is entirely ad-free, and you can watch the on-demand titles on the go.
  • As all the episodes are pre-screened, the user may not worry about kids being exposed to age-restricted content.

How to Download Boomerang on Apple TV

The Boomerang app is available on Apple TVs of the 4th and 5th Gen, including Apple TV 4K and Apple TV HD.

You should have a Boomerang account to watch programs on the app. So visit & create an account if you don’t have one, using your mobile phone or computer before logging in on Apple TV.

[1] Connect your TV to a WIFI or a stable internet connection.

[2] From the Apple TV home, navigate to click on the App Store.

Select App Store

[3] Click on the Search icon to type as Boomerang using the on-screen keys.

[4] Select the app tile when the search results appear.

[5] Click on the Get icon to download the app on your Apple TV.

Boomerang on Apple TV

[6] Allow the app to download on the TV. Once done, you shall select the Open button to launch the app.

[7] Go ahead to log in to your Boomerang account.

[8] Choose a cartoon show or movie and start streaming it on your Apple TV.

FYI: If you are looking for more kids-related titles, you shall get YouTube Kids on Apple TV.

How to Screen Mirror Boomerang to Apple TV

Instead of using apps directly on TV, you can watch Boomerang without installing the app on your Apple TV. As boomerang is compatible with iPhone and iPad, you can directly mirror your iPhone to the Apple TV via the Screen Mirroring option. It is a very handy method compared to remote usage on TV.

The method below works if you own an Apple TV with 3rd generation and lower models. Optionally, you can follow the procedure if you consider saving your Apple TV storage.

Screen Mirror to Apple TV from iPhone

To watch Boomerang using the Screen Mirroring option, follow the below steps

[1] Connect the smartphone and Apple TV to the same WiFi network.

[2] Go to the Control Centre to click the Screen Mirroring option on your iPhone.

Screen Mirroring

[3] Your phone will search for nearby devices to connect to.

[4] From the list of devices, choose your Apple TV.

[5] Now your phone screen will mirror onto your TV.

[6] Launch the Boomerang app on your iOS and fill up the Login credentials.

[7] Now, you can play any show on the Boomerang app and watch the same on Apple TV.

Boomerang on Apple TV

How to Watch Boomerang on Apple TV using Streaming Apps

Apart from the Boomerang app, you have other options to watch Boomerang shows on Apple TV i.e., through streaming apps. The following apps carry Boomerang TV within them,

  • Hulu
  • DirecTV Stream
  • Sling TV
  • Philo
  • YouTube TV
  • fuboTV

Apart from Boomerang, these streaming services let you stream many channels and provide features like cloud recording, streaming on different devices simultaneously, and more. By subscribing to any services, you can access your desired shows from Boomerang without any additional charge.

How to Fix Video Error while AirPlaying Boomerang to Apple TV

If you try AirPlay Boomerang on Apple TV, you will encounter a video playing issue. To fix it, you shall follow the fix given below.

[1] Begin from the home screen of Apple TV to select Settings.

[2] Choose the AirPlay option.

[3] You shall select the Security option from the Access Control section from the bottom.

[4] Go ahead to click on the First-Time Passcode.

[5] Click Exit.

With any of the above methods, you can enjoy Boomerang cartoons and movies with your kids on Apple TV. If these apps are unavailable in your region, you shall use a trustworthy VPN on Apple TV to unblock the geo-restrictions.


(1) How many devices can stream boomerang at a time?

Boomerang can stream 2 devices at a time using a single subscription.

(2) Is Boomerang free on Apple TV?

Boomerang has a free trial period of 1 week. After that, you have to subscribe to watch its content.