Google Search Now Lets You Add Movies and TV Shows to a Watchlist, New Android TV Features Announced


During this ongoing pandemic, we all are at home and Google knows it. So, the tech giant is rolling out some new features to its products to help us survive amid this lockdown period. The new features are rolling out now or set to roll out in the coming days for Google Search and Android TV, primarily.

Google made the announcement to add more features in its products via its official blog. Among most of the announcements made today, the most notable was related to Google Search that is now offering the ability to add movies and TV shows to a watchlist. With this feature, when a user searches “What to Watch” on Google Search, the search engine offers some recommendations which they can add to their watchlist right from the Google Search. As of now, this new feature is only available on the Google app for mobile devices.

In addition to this, Google is also rolling out some new features for Android TV, Google’s purpose-built operating system for televisions and streaming devices. Android TV will now have three more rows that will feature contents directly from YouTube. This will help users to access loads of entertainment while they remain indoors. 

Out of these three rows, the first provides selected news videos on COVID-19 from leading news providers; the second is on various videos that encourage activity while at home such as cooking, exercising, or listening to music; the third shows a list of movies available to watch on YouTube for free with ads.

Apart from this, there are tons of new deals and offers have been announced by Google. From now, Google will extend the Google Play Pass trial period, free access to Stadia Pro for two months in 14 countries, and many more. These new features are rolling out gradually, so, it might take some time to visible to you. 

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