TVPlayer is an Internet television service in the United Kingdom, owned by international digital distribution company Alchimie.[2][3] It provides access to free live television channel streams using a web browser or application software made for mobile devices.[4] Alongside the free service, TVPlayer offers multiple no contract monthly subscriptions each carrying different premium live television channel streams.

TVPlayer Limited
Founded19 December 2013 (2013-12-19)
Headquarters30 Haymarket, 3rd Floor, London, SW1Y 4EX[1]
Broadcast area
United Kingdom
Official website


TVPlayer was launched as Android and Apple iOS smartphone apps on 19 December 2013. Compatible apps for Android tablet computers and the Apple iPad were released on 30 January 2014.[5] As of January 2017, the applications had been downloaded 2.5 million times and had over one million active viewers.

On 30 January 2017, TVPlayer announced it had launched compatibility for all Windows 10 devices.[6]

On 26 November 2020, TVPlayer's licensing agreement with Discovery expired. Discovery, Investigation Discovery, TLC and Discovery Home & Health were no longer available on TVPlayer's Premium service and Quest, Quest Red, Really, DMAX, Food Network and HGTV were removed from the free service.[7]

Compatible devices

Devices and operating systems that can be used to watch TVPlayer television content:

Available television content

There is a video on demand service allowing viewers to catch up on television programmes.[8] Some television channels are not available on certain devices and software due to licensing rights and legal restrictions.

Channel Free/Premium Pack
Channel 4 Free
Channel 5 Free
MTV Premium Pack
Comedy Central Premium Pack
Comedy Central Extra Premium Pack
Sky History HD Premium Pack
Sky History 2 Premium Pack
Crime+Investigation HD Premium Pack
Great! TV Free
Film4 Free
E4 Free
More4 Free
5USA Free
5Star Free
5Action Free
4Seven Free
5Select Free
Nickelodeon Premium Pack
Nick Jr Premium Pack
Nicktoons Premium Pack
Cartoon Network Premium Pack
Boomerang Premium Pack
Cartoonito Premium Pack


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