Watching Live TV was made simple with the YouTube TV streaming service. Just with a single subscription, you can access over 85+ Live channels around the world. If you have a “Chromecast with Google TV” device, you can watch the Live TV contents directly on your TV instead of relying on Casting. As YouTube TV is a product of Google, it comes as a built-in feature on Chromecast with Google TV device. To watch YouTube TV on your Google TV device, read the complete article below.

YouTube TV cost about $64.99 per month. If you are an Chromecast with Google TV user, then you can avail additional $20 offers for three months from the date of purchase. Make sure the Google Account you have subscribed to YouTube TV and Google Account synced with Chromecast with Google TV are same.

How to Watch YouTube TV on Chromecast with Google TV

There is no need to install YouTube TV app on Google TV. If you have an active YouTube TV subscription, then you can watch it directly from your Google TV connected device.

[1] From the home screen, click on Live tab.

YouTube TV on Chromecast with Google TV

[2] Navigate to the YouTube TV section.

[3] Select any channel you would like to stream.

[4] That’s it. Now you can watch Live TV via YouTube TV on your Google TV.

You can also directly use your Voice control remote with Google Assistant to stream YouTube TV. Press and hold the Google Assistant button and say, “Play followed by the channel name”. For example, “Play Disney Channel.”

YouTube TV on Chromecast with Google TV

Alternative Ways

You can also cast YouTube TV from your Android, iOS, or PC to your Google TV by tapping on the cast icon. The main advantage of casting YouTube TV on Google TV is that you can control YouTube TV directly from your smartphone or Google TV remote control.


Live Tab Doesn’t Appear on Google TV Home Screen

One of the most common issue that most Chromecast with Google TV users face is the absence of Live tab in the Home screen. It happens because of the following reasons

  • You don’t have any Live TV subscription under your Google account.
  • The account you have a Live TV subscription is not the primary account on Chromecast with Google TV.
  • Add the YouTube TV or any Live TV account to Google TV as a secondary account.
    • To add secondary google account: Profile icon >> Your Profile >> Add Secondary account
  • Use Google Family Share and link the YouTube TV subscribed account with Google TV synced account.

So start streaming all your favorite channels on YouTube TV just by saying the channel name. Any queries regarding YouTube TV on Google TV, mention them below. Visit for more Google TV tutorials.