TBS is a streaming service launched by Turner Networks, a division of WarnerMedia Studios. You can enjoy movies, comedy shows, series, news, kid’s entertainment, etc. TBS app is available on the Apple TV store, which is free with a tv subscription. In addition, you can enjoy live sports events such as March Madness and MLB games. With the TBS app, you can even live stream shows and watch originals. Some of the most popular shows are American Dad, The Misery Index, Celebrity Show-off, and The Big Bang Theory.

TBS Pricing

TBS is a free entertainment network that does not offer separate subscription plans. If you have a TV provider subscription, you can stream it for free from the list of streaming services.

  • Sling TV – $35/month [1-week free trial]
  • Hulu + Live TV – $64.99/month [free trial for a week]
  • YouTube TV – $64.99/month [1-week free trial]

How to Get TBS on Apple TV

There is a dedicated app for TBS, which is easy to download from the app store. The Last O.G, American Dad, Miracle Workers: Oregon Trail is the most binged show. If you want to install the TBS app on your device, it requires tvOS version 10.0 or more.

#1. Switch ON your TV and connect it to the internet.

#2. Navigate to the home screen and launch App Store.

Apple TV home screen

#3. Click on the Search bar that appears on the screen.

search bar on the apple app store

#4. Using the virtual keyboard, type and search for the TBS app.

TBS app icon

#5. On the app info page, click on the Get/Install button.

#6. After it gets installed, launch the TBS app.

#7. Note down the code displayed on the screen.

#8. Visit tbs.com/activate from your smartphone or PC.

TBS activate device webpage

#9. Select Apple TV > Enter the code and finally submit it.

TBS activation code page for apple tv

TBS Apple TV app is now activated, and you can now stream all your favorite shows on the TV using the TBS app.

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Alternative Method: How to Watch TBS on Apple TV Older Models

For the old generation, Apple TVs having a tvOS version below 10.0 cannot download TBS from the App store. In that case, you can download TBS on your iOS device and screen mirror to tv. Make sure the device has iOS version 11.0 or later.

#1. Connect your iPhone and Apple TV to the same Wi-Fi network.

#2. Download the Watch TBS app from the App Store.

#3. Open the TBS app once it gets installed.

#4. Navigate to the Control Center and tap the Screen Mirroring option.

Screen mirroring option on Apple TV

#5. From the list, select your TV.

#6. This will start screen mirroring to your device.

#7. Enjoy TBS content on your tv.

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TBS Other Supported Devices

It is supported on various platforms, which are listed here.

  • Roku
  • Amazon Fire TV
  • Google Chromecast
  • iOS
  • Android
  • Android TV
  • Windows
  • Xbox 360
  • Xbox One
  • Playstation 3 & 4
  • Wii & Wii U


Is TBS available on Apple TV?

Yes, you can watch it from anywhere using the TBS app on Apple TV, iPhone, and iPad.

Is the TBS app free to watch?

Yes, you can watch TBS for free.

Why is the TBS app on Apple TV not working?

TBS may not work if your Apple TV internet connection isn’t stable. Also, you need to have the latest updated version of the app on your TV.

Can you get TBS on Apple TV?

Yes. You can download TBS from the App Store.

Is there a TBS subscription?

No. TBS is free to stream with a pay-TV subscription.

Can I watch sports on TBS?

Yes. You can watch sports events with the TBS app.

How to watch TBS without cable?

You can watch TBS without cable using Sling TV, Hulu+ Live TV, or YouTube TV,