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With the Spectrum Guide, you can browse thousands of On Demand TV Shows and Movies, or choose from new and popular movie releases available to rent in the Video Store. You can also save On Demand titles to your Watchlist for quick access later.

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Access On Demand

On Demand titles are grouped by type: TV Shows, Movies and Video Store (for On Demand rentals).

  1. Press Menu on your remote control.
  2. Navigate to TV Shows, Movies or Video Store using the arrow buttons on your remote, and then press OK/Select.
  3. If your remote control has an On Demand button, you can press it once to access TV Shows, twice to access Movies and three times to access the Video Store for On Demand rentals.

 

TV Shows

The TV Shows Menu gathers and displays all the TV Shows available On Demand with your subscription. You can also expand the list to include TV Shows available in other subscription packages and rentals.

 

TV Shows

 

Access TV Shows On Demand

  1. Press Menu on your remote.
  2. Scroll to TV Shows using the arrow buttons on your remote, and then press OK/Select.

Browse Categories and Choose a Title

  1. Navigate through TV Show categories using the arrow buttons on your remote.
  2. Press OK/Select on the remote to select a program and then choose from the following viewing options:
    1. Record: Set a series recording, if available.
    2. Browse Episodes: Choose from episodes that are Available to Watch Now On Demand, or view scheduled TV listings.
    3. Add to Watchlist: Save a program for later viewing.

 

Browse

 

Note: The next episode of an On Demand TV series will automatically play once the current one finishes. This feature is only available for select TV shows in the On Demand library.

Movies

The Movies Menu gathers and displays all the Movies available On Demand with your subscription. You can also expand the list to include Movies available in other subscription packages and rentals.

 

Movies

 

Access Movies On Demand

  1. Press Menu on your remote.
  2. Scroll to Movies using the arrow buttons on your remote, and then press OK/Select.

Browse Categories and Choose a Title

  1. Navigate through Movie categories using the arrow buttons on your remote.
  2. Press OK/Select on the remote to select a title.
  3. Press OK/Select on the remote to Watch or select additional program options.

 

Watch

 

You can also view Top Video Store Rentals when you expand the On Demand Movie listings to include My Subscriptions & Rentals:

 

Top Video Store Rentals

 

 

Video Store

The Video Store gives you access to thousands of On Demand programs and popular movies available to rent.

 

Video Store

 

Access Video Store On Demand

  1. Press Menu on your remote.
  2. Scroll to Video Store using the arrow buttons on your remote, and then press OK/Select.

Browse Categories and Choose a Title

  1. Navigate through the Video Store categories using the arrow buttons on your remote.
    Note: Rental prices will display below each highlighted rental.
  2. Press OK/Select on the remote to select a program.
  3. Press OK/Select on the remote to Rent, and then confirm your rental or select additional program options.

 

Rent

 

Watchlist

Your Watchlist is saved in My Library and displays all of the On Demand titles that have been saved for future viewing.

 

Watchlist

 

Add TV Shows or Movies to your Watchlist:

  1. Press Menu on your remote to open the Spectrum Guide Main Menu.
  2. Scroll to TV Shows or Movies using the arrow buttons and then press OK/Select.
  3. Find a title you want to save to your Watchlist and then press OK/Select.
  4. Use the arrow buttons to select Add to Watchlist, and then press OK/Select.
  5. Press OK/Select again when prompted to confirm.

View your Watchlist:

  1. Press Menu on your remote, then scroll to and select My Library.
  2. Navigate to Watchlist using the arrow buttons on the remote.
  3. Select the desired title to Watch or select additional program options.

See Spectrum Guide: My Library   for more details.

 

Filter On Demand Results

You can filter the On Demand results to include TV Shows available within your subscription, within your subscription and rentals, or in all subscription packages and rentals.

  1. Once inside one of the On Demand categories, use the up arrow button to highlight Included With.
  2. Use the arrow buttons to choose between the following filters and press OK/Select.
    1. My Subscription: Displays any On Demand content that is available at no charge based on your current Spectrum TV subscription.
    2. My Subscription & Rentals: Displays any On Demand content that is available at no charge based on your current Spectrum TV subscription and all On Demand content available to rent.
    3. All Subscriptions & Rentals: Displays all On Demand content that is available and all On Demand content available to rent.

 

Filter

 

Reviews and Ratings

Here, you'll find icons and information for movies that have been reviewed by Rotten Tomatoes and Flixster. See below for the meanings of the different icons. Next to the icons, you'll find a number that represents the percentage of critics and audience members who gave a movie positive reviews.

  • Red Tomato The Red Tomato represents mostly positive critic reviews.
  • Rotten Tomatoes The Rotten Tomato represents mostly negative critic reviews.
  • Popcorn icon The Popcorn represents mostly positive audience reviews.
  • Spilled Popcorn The Spilled Popcorn represents mostly negative audience reviews.

Common Sense Media Ratings: When available, a suggested age icon indicates the youngest appropriate age for viewers based on the program's specific content and overall developmental guidelines.

  • Common Sense Media Rating For example, this icon suggests that this program is appropriate for viewers age 14 and above.

 

Move Ratings

 

For more information on the program, select For Parents:

 

For Parents

 

This will display additional program information, including whether the selected title contains violence, language, drinking/drug use, etc.

 

For Parents Details

 

To learn more about the new Spectrum Guide, please visit the new Spectrum Guide support page.

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Frequently Asked Questions

 

How do I access On Demand?

On Demand content is now conveniently grouped in the Spectrum Guide Main Menu under TV Shows, Movies and Video Store. You can access On Demand using your remote control.

Through the Guide:

  1. Press the Guide button.
  2. Tune to Channel 001 to view On Demand TV Shows.

Through the Main Menu:

  1. Press the Menu button.
  2. Navigate to TV Shows, Movies or Video Store using the arrow buttons and then press OK/Select.

Using the On Demand button (if your remote has one):

  • Press the On Demand button once to view TV Shows.
  • Press the On Demand button twice to view Movies.
  • Press the On Demand button three times to view Video Store rentals.

Note: You can filter On Demand results to show only TV Shows and Movies that are included with your subscription by changing the filter at the top of the screen to Included with: My Subscriptions.

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Where do I find On Demand TV Shows/Movies?

To access On Demand TV Shows, Movies or Video Store rentals:

  1. Press the Menu button on your remote to open the Spectrum Guide Main Menu.
  2. Navigate to TV Shows, Movies or Video Store using the arrow buttons and then press OK/Select.
  3. Choose from categories like Top Picks, Primetime Shows, Recently Added and more.

See other ways to access On Demand.

Note: You can filter On Demand results to show only TV Shows and Movies that are included with your subscription by changing the filter at the top of the screen to Included with: My Subscriptions.

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What is a Watchlist?

The Watchlist displays all of the On Demand titles that you have saved for future viewing.

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How do I add titles to my Watchlist?

Adding On Demand titles to your Watchlist queue is easy. Press Menu to access TV Shows or Movies. Find a title you want to add to your Watchlist and then press OK/Select. Use the arrow buttons to select Add to Watchlist and then press OK/Select. Finally, press OK/Select to confirm.

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What is an On Demand PIN and how do I change it?

On Demand Lock lets you restrict or allow access to On Demand programming by setting a PIN. If you don't know your PIN or if you haven't created one yet, you can try entering 0000 or 1234 as the default. Learn more about On Demand Lock.

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To learn more about the new Spectrum Guide, please visit the new Spectrum Guide support page.

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