HGTV stands for Home & Garden Television. This American television channel is owned by Discovery, Inc. One of the main content of HGTV includes home renovations and real estate-related shows. HGTV is available in the US, Latin America, Australia, Canada, Indonesia, UK, Germany, Poland, South Africa, and Spain. HGTV has sister channels like TLC, Travel Channel, and Discovery. Let’s see how to add HGTV on Google TV.
How to Stream HGTV on Chromecast with Google TV
HGTV doesn’t have a dedicated app for Google TV. However, with certain service providers, we can get Live HGTV broadcasts. Apart from HGTV, it streams all your favorite and popular live channels. Additionally, you can get free DVR space with them. Let’s look at those service providers.
AT&T TV is a top-rated streaming service. It has all your favorite channels in 5 plans. You get HGTV on the Entertainment, Choice, Xtra, Premier, and Ultra plans with AT&T TV. The plans start at around $64.99 per month.
Hulu+ Live TV
Hulu is a service provider with both Live TV as well as on-demand content. It has separate plans for ad-free streaming. You can get HGTV on Hulu. The Hulu + Live TV plans start at $64.99. It streams over 65 Live TV channels.
Philo is a popular and cheaper service provider. It streams over 60 channels at $20 per month. The Philo channels include all the major channels. You can get your favorite HGTV channel on Philo.
Sling TV is a subscription-based service for Live TV. It has two different basic subscription plans, Sling Blue and Sling Orange. Both of these plans cost $30 per month. Also, HGTV is available on both of these plans.
YouTube TV is a streaming service owned by Google. This popular service brings to you over 70 channels at $64.99 per month. You can stream all your favorite channels, including HGTV.
Cast HGTV to Chromecast with Google TV
HGTV has an app for both Android and iOS devices. These applications are Chromecast compatible. So, we can cast the app contents to Chromecast with Google TV.
1. Turn on your TV and connect your Chromecast with Google TV device.
2. Ensure to connect your Google TV and phone on the same Wi-Fi network.
3. Install the HGTV GO app on your smartphone and then Sign In.
4. Play any content you want.
5. Click the Cast icon on the app home screen.
6. It will display the devices you can cast HGTV on. Choose your Google TV device from it.
7. Finally, you can see that the app 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 in its app. So, you can add the service provider on Google TV. HGTV has a lot of mind-blowing shows. It includes Home Town, Love It or List It, House hunters, Home Town takeover, and Curb Appeal.