National Broadcasting Corporation, or simply NBC, is one of the most popular television channels in the United States. It is owned by NBCUniversal and has its app on multiple devices, including Apple TV. The streaming content on NBC includes movies, news, and TV shows. Also, the NBC app gives you access to popular channels like Oxygen, Syfy, bravo, Telemundo, USA, and E!. Therefore, it is clear that the NBC app has everything to entertain the masses. In that context, let’s add and stream NBC on Apple TV.

The NBC app library hosts popular movies and shows to binge-watch. Popular NBC shows are Olympic Dreams: The Jonas Brothers, America’s Got Talent, Keeping Up with the Kardashians, and Small Fortune. All of these shows stream on-demand, and you can enjoy them at your convenience. Furthermore, watch live streaming of local and national news broadcasts.


The NBC app doesn’t have any individual subscription plan that you need to subscribe to. Instead, all you need is a TV Provider subscription so that you can stream the NBC app library. Popular TV Providers that include NBC are fuboTV, Hulu + Live TV, and Sling TV.

How to Add NBC on Apple TV?

We have the official NBC app in the App Store for download. If you wish to add the NBC app to your device, follow these instructions carefully.

1. Firstly, launch your Apple TV home screen and click on the App Store.

NBC on Apple TV

2. Further, click on the Search option.

3. Search for NBC in the search bar and then pick the app from the search results.

NBC on Apple TV

4. Further, click on the Get or Install option and start downloading the app.

5. Wait until the download completes and then open the NBC app.

6. Now, you will get the NBC Activation Code on your screen.

7. Go to the NBC activation website on your PC or smartphone.

NBC on Apple TV

8. Carefully enter your activation code and then click on Continue.

8. Further, log in with your cable or satellite TV service provider.

9. Soon, the NBC app activates, and then you can access its library.

10. Finally, stream any content on the NBC app on your TV.

How to add NBC on older generation Apple TV?

If you face difficulties adding the NBC app to your device, you can cast the NBC app using AirPlay. You only need a strong Wi-Fi connection, an NBC app, and a TV Provider subscription. Follow these instructions carefully.

1. Firstly, connect your Apple TV and your iOS device to the same WiFi network.

2. Install the NBC app on your iPhone/iPad from the App Store if you haven’t already.

3. Launch the NBC app and then Sign in with your cable TV service provider.

4. On your device, launch the Control Center and then tap the Screen Mirroring option.

5. From the list of devices, pick your Apple TV.

6. This will start screen mirroring your iPhone or iPad on your Apple TV.

7. Finally, open the NBC app and start streaming it on your TV.

So, now you know two methods to stream NBC on Apple TV. First, you can get NBC for free with services like fuboTV, YouTube TV, and Hulu + Live TV with a free trial for seven days. Also, you can get to watch NBC’s on-demand titles on Peacock TV from NBCUniversal.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can you watch NBC on Apple TV?

Yes, we have the official NBC app on Apple TV that you can download and stream. Also, you can use the AirPlay feature on your iPhone/iPad to screen mirror the NBC app on your TV.

2. Can I watch NBC without a TV Provider?

If you need to unlock the NBC app, you need a TV Provider subscription. However, if you need to watch NBC shows, you can add the Peacock TV app on Apple TV. This subscription-based streaming service has shows from NBC.