It plays video content and commercials nothing special. Rewind on a television with Android TV is not possible, it takes you all the way back to the beginning. Today cancelled my subscription because "The Good Fight" season 1 has ended. Only 10 episodes! Bummer. I will not subscribe again until season two is released NEXT year. There's nothing else in the CBS library that I cannot get from what my DVR records, or from on demand thats provided from my satellite provider
This app plays on demand content but whenever I try to play Live TV... the frustration begins. I usually get the message that says, "We could not determine your location. Please enable your system to send us your location." Locations permissions are granted to this app everywhere I could find. So I'm forced to use the app via an Amazon FireStick. For a paid subscription service, CBS needs to do much better or join one of the other services (PlayStation Vue, Sling, etc.).
In "Glengarry Glen Ross", Blake says "They're sitting out there waiting to give you their money. Are you gonna take it?" CBS is not going to take it. I tried to upgrade to commercial free and every device said go to the original device, which is my android TV. My android TV gave me error 0, which means no error. Success. So I called the toll free number on the screen with this "error" and they didn't have a clue what to do. I held for an hour while the tech told me different menu choices (which without exception didn't exist). She told me I'd be transferred to Google Play and I said no thank you. Why would google troubleshoot this app on their behalf? It plays video fine. Looks ok. Too many ads, up to 5 by 40 minutes into the show. Sometimes 5 ads, then <10 seconds of show (looking at you Colbert) then 5 more ads. I canceled my subscription.
Very disappointed in this app. Gave it a try to watch the The Good Fight and was surprised by the amount of "limited" commercials involved. Not going to pay $6 a month and still have to deal with commercials. Even with a new Star Trek tv show coming out in a few months on All Access, I will live without it. Confusing interface and plenty of prompts to update to commercial free was a turn off.
Absolute rubbish. The CBS app for my phone and tablet allows me to watch shows for free with ads, however the Android TV version requires a subscription for everything.
Have to agree with the other 1 star reviews. Signed up last evening on my android TV. Watched one show loaded with commercials. It hung near the end on commercial but finally loaded so we could finish that single show. Canceled this morning. Why would you want to PAY for a streaming service that's crammed with commercials?? No thanks. I'll DVR the shows and use the skip button liberally! If I'm going to pay to view I expect much fewer commercials!
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