The Spectrum online guide displays current channel lineup and programming information in a quick-view format. If you're signed in to Spectrum.net, you can also flag favorites, watch live on your TV, watch online or record a program so you can watch later.

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Watch TV: Guide Access

You don't need to be signed in to Spectrum.net to browse or filter online TV content. However, to watch online content and use Watch TV services and functionality, you must be signed in to Spectrum.net.

To access Watch TV: Guide from the Spectrum.net home page:

Hover over the Watch TV heading in the navigation bar and select Guide.

Availability of Watch TV online content depends on account status, subscription, parental controls ratings and network programmer restrictions.

Guide

Standard Guide: View detailed programming information, including date and time, in a quick-view format.

 

Watch TV Guide

 

Channel Lineup

  1. The current channel lineup is displayed whether you're or not you're signed in to Spectrum.net.
  2. If you're not signed in, select the Edit "Pen" icon to set your ZIP Code.
  3. Hit Enter or select the Edit "Pen" icon again to update the Guide.

Filter Channels for Customized Viewing

 

Watch TV Guide

 

  • Select the plus (+) or minus (-) to expand and collapse the Filter menu.
  • Under Sort, you can filter by channel number, alphabetical order or Primetime.
  • Under Filter, select any circle to filter by genre.
  • Under Skip to Channel, enter Channel Name or Number, then choose a channel from the dropdown and select Submit to generate results.

 

Watch TV Guide

 

When finished, close the filter by clicking the minus (-) to see your filtered results.

Browse the Guide

  • Use the directional arrows in the first row to browse up to 13 days of programming. Select a day of week and date to update Guide.
  • Use the directional arrows in the second row to advance programming times.
  • Select the programming title within the Guide to go to the programming title page with program details, if available.

 

Watch TV Guide

Set Favorite Channels

  • Select the Heart icon for each channel you would like to flag as a favorite. This turns the Heart red.
  • Expand Filter and select My Favorites under Filters.

 

Watch TV Guide

 

You must be signed in to Spectrum.net to set favorites in the Guide, to filter using the Favorites category or access favorite channels on the Watch TV: Overview page.

Guide Programming Options

From the Guide, you can send selected programming to your cable box (digital receiver). You can Watch Live, Record or Start on Demand on the TV in your home.

Send to TV: Watch Live

Access the Guide to send selected programming to your cable box and watch live on your TV.

  1. Sign in to Spectrum.net   , hover over Watch TV, and then select Guide.
  2. Select a program from the Guide.
  3. Select a Spectrum receiver from the dropdown menu next to Send to TV. Select Watch Live and follow the prompts.

Send to TV: Record

Send to TV: Record lets you record selected programming on your Arris, Motorola or Pace DVRs.

Before Scheduling a recording please confirm the below:

  • You're scheduling your recording on a Motorola, Arris or Pace DVR.
  • Your DVR is on and tuned to live TV with no menus or guides displayed. If your DVR is off, it will not schedule any recordings.
  • It has been at least 36 hours since the installation of your DVR.
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To schedule a recording:

  1. Sign in to Spectrum.net   , hover over Watch TV, and then select Guide.
  2. Select the Program you want to record.
  3. Select a DVR from the dropdown menu next to Send to TV, select Record and follow the prompts.

Send to TV: Start on Demand

Send to TV: Start on Demand allows access to On Demand TV content.

  1. Select a program from the Guide.
  2. Select a Spectrum receiver from the dropdown menu next to Send to TV.
  3. Select Start on Demand and follow the prompts.

Watch Online: Play

Watch Online: Play allows you to view selected programming on your computer or mobile device.

  1. Select a program from the Guide.
  2. Select the Play button to watch selected programming.

Watch Online: Start on Demand

Watch Online: Start on Demand allows you to access and play On Demand TV content on your computer or mobile device.

  1. Select a program from the Guide.
  2. Select the Start on Demand button to watch selected programming.
You can only view one stream at a time. You must close your browser completely in order to play video in another tab or browser. If you don't do this, you'll receive a "system encountered error" message and will not be able to play videos.

Parental Controls

Parental Controls allow you to restrict viewing based on TV ratings. Viewing restrictions are set by default, but can be updated or edited under My Account: Settings in the Parental Controls section. Learn more.

Note: In order to ensure that you have the best experience on Spectrum.net, please review the following requirements:
  • Access Requirements: To watch TV online and fully enjoy Spectrum.net services, you must be an active Spectrum customer, have a Spectrum username and be signed into Spectrum.net.
  • System Requirements: Verify that you are using a supported browser and device.
  • Plug-In Requirements: You must install the Spectrum TV plug-in in order to watch TV on Spectrum.net.
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