HGTV stands for Home & Garden Television. This American television channel is owned by Discovery, Inc. HGTV offers content related to home decors, renovations, and real estate properties. HGTV is available in the US, Latin America, Australia, Canada, Indonesia, the UK, Germany, Poland, South Africa, and Spain. The HGTV GO app is not available on Google TV Play Store. But, by installing the live TV provider apps on your Google TV, you can watch HGTV’s video content.
How to Stream HGTV on Chromecast with Google TV Using Live TV Providers
The HGTV channel is available on live TV providers like,
- YouTube TV
- Hulu + Live TV
- AT&T TV (DirecTV)
Sling TV on Google TV is one of the cheapest ways to watch HGTV shows. You can get the Sling Orange pack at $35 per month to get the HGTV channel. In the Sling Blue pack, the channel is not available. If you want, you can also get the Sling Orange + Blue pack at $50 per month.
YouTube TV is a streaming service owned by Google. With the YouTube TV app on Google TV, you can get to watch more than 85 live TV channels, along with the HGTV channel. By using the YouTube TV subscription, you will get unlimited DVR storage at $64.99 per month.
Philo is the cheapest way to watch live TV channels like HGTV, Comedy Central, Food Network, and more. The subscription costs $25 per month with access to 60+ live TV channels. You will get unlimited DVR storage with a 30-day time limit. You can get the Philo app on Google TV from the Play Store.
Hulu + Live TV
Hulu is a service provider with both Live TV as well as on-demand content. It has separate plans for on-demand content and live TV streaming. You can get HGTV only on the Hulu live TV plans. The Hulu + Live TV plans cost $69.99 with ads. For ad-free streaming, you have to pay $75.99 per month. Get the Hulu app on your Google TV from the Play Store.
AT&T TV (DirecTV)
AT&T TV or DirecTV is a popular live TV provider in the USA. The subscription plans start at $64.99 per month and go all the way up to $139.99 per month. All four plans offer the HGTV channel. Among the live TV providers, AT&T TV on Google TV offers the most number of live TV channels (more than 340 channels).
How to Cast HGTV to Chromecast with Google TV
1. Turn on your TV and connect the Chromecast with Google TV device to the HDMI port.
2. Ensure to connect your Google TV and smartphone to the same WiFi network.
3. Install the HGTV GO app on your smartphone from the Play Store or App Store.
4. Sign in to your TV provider account.
5. Play any content you want.
6. Click the Cast icon on the app home screen.
7. It will display the devices that you can cast HGTV on. Choose your Google TV device from it.
8. Now, you can see that the video is cast on your TV.
You can use either of these two ways to stream HGTV on Google TV. However, you need to have a service provider subscription to watch HGTV video content. HGTV has a lot of mind-blowing shows. It includes Home Town, Love It or List It, House Hunters, Home Town takeover, Curb Appeal, and more.
With Prime Instant Video, you can access HGTV for free.
Yes, some of the HGTV shows on available on the Netflix platform, but not all shows.