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Turner Classic Movies presents WATCH TCM, a “TV Everywhere” service that lets you enjoy unlimited access to the best of TCM, at no additional cost with your TV subscription. Not your ordinary “TV Everywhere” service, WATCH TCM is a content rich and in-depth movie companion that lets you experience the richly textured world of classic movies that only Turner Classic Movies can bring you.

You need to get TCM at home with either a cable or satellite TV package in order to access WATCH TCM.

PROGRAMMING AND FEATURES:

TWO LIVE STREAMS: an East and West Coast feed of Turner Classic Movies. Watch 2 different movies LIVE at any time, UNCUT and COMMERCIAL FREE.

THOUSANDS OF ON DEMAND MOVIES. Nearly every title playing on TCM is available on WATCH TCM, including introductions by our special hosts and Ben Mankiewicz. Movies are presented UNCUT, COMMERCIAL FREE, and in their original aspect ratios, preserving the film’s presentations the way they were meant to be seen.

IN-DEPTH MOVIE INFORMATION AND CONTENT on every title playing on TCM right at your fingertips: feature length articles, cast & crew, stunning image galleries, background information, complete synopsis and more.

SHORT FILMS: See some of the best classic film short subjects, many specially programmed for WATCH TCM.

WATCHLIST: Add any movie to your queue to watch later.

COLLECTIONS AT YOUR FINGERTIPS: Browse by TCM Collections: quickly access On Demand films by popular Collections such as Star of the Month, Birthday Tributes, 31 Days of Oscar, Silent Sunday Nights, and more.

1000s OF MOVIE CLIPS, ORIGINAL TRAILERS, AND MORE: Access short form clips and trailers to preview titles and see what’s playing or upcoming. Explore a treasure trove of short-form clips and trailers around cast and movies; Watch TCM has one of the largest libraries of clips and trailers of any movie service.

STUNNING PHOTO GALLERIES: Beautiful, exclusive, many never-before-seen image galleries from titles playing on TCM in the month, accessed on movie and star pages. Browse 1000s of images from TCM’s archives, many never seen widely before.

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Secondary: Lifestyle

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Total Ratings

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Version History

Launched Dec 07, 2009 (almost 11 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 5 months, on average.

Sep 30
2020
(Current)
Version 3.9

Bug fixes and improvements

Jul 06
2020
Version 3.8

Updates related to Privacy Policy and Terms of Use

Jun 16
2020
Version 3.7

- Minor improvements and bug fixes
- Fix for full screen player control on iPad

Mar 16
2020
Version 3.6

Design improvements and bug fixes

Dec 18
2019
Version 3.5

Thank you for streaming Watch TCM!

This update includes general bug fixes and improvements.

Oct 28
2019
Version 3.4

Thank you for streaming Watch TCM!

This update includes general bug fixes and improvements.

Jun 18
2019
Version 3.3

Thank you for streaming Watch TCM!

This update includes general bug fixes.

Feb 25
2019
Version 3.2.1

This update includes a fix for authentication issue.

Feb 20
2019
Version 3.2

Thank you for streaming Watch TCM!

This build includes various analytics and performance fixes. We also changed the movie title cards functionality so that when a movie is selected, a movie details page is displayed instead of the video player.

Oct 05
2018
Version 3.1

Thank you for streaming Watch TCM!
This release includes video expand button on tablet as well as performance and analytics fixes.

Jun 20
2018
Version 3.0

Welcome to the redesigned Watch TCM app! We’ve made some major updates to our app in design, stability, and features.

Some of the new and improved features include:
•New and improved design: Now find movies, live broadcasts, and movie information faster and easier
•Picture-in-picture – Users on supported iPads can continue watching Watch TCM films while browsing the web or using other apps.
•Apple Single Sign-on integration with supported providers
•Added support for AirPlay and Mirroring
•Improved Search
•Improved Watchlist - Users can play or add a movie to a Watchlist on one device and resume watching from a different device. Expiring soon labeling for titles leaving the service.
•Browse by TCM Collections - Quickly access On Demand films by popular themes such as Star of the Month, Noir Alley, 31 Days of Oscar, and more.

Thank you for your continued support and patience for Watch TCM.

Mar 01
2018
Version 2.3

bug fixes

Jan 31
2018
Version 2.2

Bug fixes for mirroring

Sep 25
2017
Version 2.18

This version includes support for iOS 11.

May 30
2017
Version 2.17

- bug fixes
- backend updates

Dec 07
2015
Version 2.16

-New App Icon
-Fixed runtime displays for clips
-Additional bug fixes

Oct 07
2015
Version 2.15

iOS 9 updates and bug fixes
Introducing "Host" buttons - now you can watch our hosts Robert Osborne and Ben Mankiewicz introduce films on movie pages.

Sep 14
2015
Version 2.9.9

Thank you all for your continued support of Watch TCM. Here are some exciting new features in this major Fall 2015 release:

Improved clips quality. We worked hard to upgrade some of the video of our short-form clips. You’ll see noticeable improvements immediately, especially in clips related to the current day's programming.

Improved Archive Image thumbnails and aspect ratios – now see our stunning Archives with better detail

Pinch and zoom now enabled on all Image Archives!

Video Playback: Now you get volume control and 30 second rewind capabilities.

New: Clip, Promo, and Trailer information for iPad: Select a clip and get information on all of our free short-form material in Watch TCM.

Improved Watchlist and Search Views for iPad. Improved fluidity in the main On Demand carousel.

New beautiful load animation

Many design tweaks and bug fixes.

Please share the fun and tell your friends about WATCH TCM, and thanks for all your support.

Sep 23
2014
Version 2.9.8

Thank you for the great feedback and comments for Watch TCM – we really appreciate the great suggestions and ratings as we continue to improve.

Here’s what’s in this update:

• Schedule Themes: Get a quick view of TCM nightly themes by tapping the info button in our Schedule Page. Now you can learn every prime time theme at a glance.
• Clips and Trailers: We’ve changed some headers to more accurately describe clips playing on TCM Today, and new ones just added
• Sign-in design and stability improvements
• Design Improvements

Thanks again for all your support of Watch TCM.

Sep 18
2014
Version 2.9.7

Thank you for the great feedback and comments for Watch TCM – we really appreciate the great suggestions and ratings as we continue to improve.

Here’s what’s in this update:
•Schedule Themes: Get a quick view of TCM nightly themes by tapping the info button in our Schedule Page. Now you can learn every prime time theme at a glance.
•Clips and Trailers: We’ve changed some headers to more accurately describe clips playing on TCM Today, and new ones just added
•Sign-in design and stability improvements
•Design Improvements

Thanks again for all your support of Watch TCM.

Mar 17
2014
Version 2.9.6

Thank you for the great feedback and comments for Watch TCM – we really appreciate the great suggestions and ratings as we continue to improve. Here’s what’s in this update:

•New additional list view for On Demand titles for faster access of what’s available (look for this next to the buttons in our “On Demand” section). iPad only.
•Schedule: Now see nightly themes in Prime Time every night. (iPhone only – iPad coming).
•Faster and improved load times for Film pages
•iOS7 enhancements
•TCM’s Shop integration for all Movie Pages
•Bug fixes and minor UI improvements

Thanks again for all your support of Watch TCM.

Nov 21
2013
Version 2.8

Thank you for all the positive comments about Watch TCM – we’re listening, so please keep the feedback coming. Please tell your friends and be sure to share!

-New login screen: We’ve redesigned the login screen to be easier and faster
-Design Enhancements
-Bug Fixes

Nov 07
2013
Version 2.7

• TWO LIVE STREAMS: East and West Coast feed of Turner Classic Movies.
• HUNDREDS OF ON DEMAND MOVIES
• GORGEOUS NEW DESIGN
• INTERACTIVE SCHEDULE
• MOVIE AND ACTOR ALERTS
• INTERACTIVE SOCIAL FEED SYNCED WITH MOVIES
• CUSTOM WATCH LISTS

Nov 06
2013
Version 2.6

• TWO LIVE STREAMS: East and West Coast feed of Turner Classic Movies.
• HUNDREDS OF ON DEMAND MOVIES
• GORGEOUS NEW DESIGN
• INTERACTIVE SCHEDULE
• MOVIE AND ACTOR ALERTS
• INTERACTIVE SOCIAL FEED SYNCED WITH MOVIES
• CUSTOM WATCH LISTS

Nov 04
2011
Version 2.1

iOS 5.0 Compatibility Updates

Apr 26
2011
Version 2.0

- improved stability and performance
- updated layout and listings
- more videos and photos
- upgraded photo slideshow
- bug fixes

Thank you all for your continued support of TCM's app, we appreciate all the positive feedback and your patience while we worked on these changes and upgrades. Look for more improvements and upgrades coming this year!

Dec 08
2009
Version 1.0

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