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Cool apps for watching and downloading TV series on Android


TV series have firmly taken one of the first places in the field of leisure, killing time. Modern serials have long since replaced the usual feature films. There is no shortage of genres, styles, directors, but there are not so many ways to watch TV series on your Android phone. We will share with you the apps that are convenient for downloading TV series on your phone for free.

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Developer: Crackle Plus, LLC
Price: Free
App rating: 🐱🐱🐱🐱 3.8 out of 5

Crackle is an app for watching shows, movies, and series on Android. Available genres: Action, Adventure, Biography, Classics, Comedy and others.

The service works for free and does not require a subscription. There are about 250 TV channels, where you will also find countless new series not only in English, but also French, German, Turkish.

All new series and other video content are collected in an extensive catalog at It's easy to access the series database via the Crackle mobile app for iOS or Android. The app also works with TV boxes and consoles.

In the TV Shows - Crackle Original section you will find exclusives available on other resources. In the list of recommendations - the best series, there are also novelties on a subscription or through a one-time payment.


Developer: Tubi TV
Price: Free
App rating: 🐱🐱🐱🐱🐱 4.7 out of 5

Tubi is a multimedia portal with many genres. Here you can watch the series online on your Android phone. You'll find the latest releases from all genres, as well as the most popular British, American series (Doctor Who, Game of Thrones, Extant, etc.).

Registration on Tubi is required. A separate category contains new releases that have only recently been released on Blu-ray and DVD in the USA. The website is regularly updated, so content is always fresh and relevant. Some movies can be downloaded to your iPad for later offline viewing.


  • Several voice-over and subtitle options are included with any movie.
  • Files can be downloaded to Android phone
  • Wide selection of UK series and US movies


Developer: A+E Networks
Price: Free
App rating: 🐱🐱🐱🐱 4.1 out of 5

For less than a dollar there is a subscription, however, not for a month, but for 14 days. This is enough time to familiarize yourself with the content of Lifetime online cinema.

Series are conveniently distributed by genre and are available through the main menu. There are action, melodrama, comedy, Romance, Sports, Stand-Up, Variety / Talk / Games and others. . There is sorting by other criteria, such as year of release, language and more. Regularly the catalog of TV series is replenished with novelties. In order not to get lost, there is a rating. Focusing on user ratings, you can choose a series, so that you do not regret wasted time.

Now a few words about the Lifetime mobile app. It is suitable for downloading series to the phone and then watching, for online broadcasting without saving to a smartphone. Especially note the function of delayed viewing and saving the movie to your phone. Thus, you can play the movie, for example, on the plane. And all this is legal. True, this option is not available for all series and feature films.

There is essentially a free subscription for a month, that is, for a symbolic fee of less than a dollar). Forming it, you get access to all sections for 30 days, totaling about 80 thousand videos.


  • Movie ratings, user voting


  • A large amount of ads in test mode without registration.


Developer: VUDU
Price: Free
App rating: 🐱🐱🐱🐱🐱 4.6 out of 5

The Vudu app is popular among fans of TV series. The mobile app of the same name is quite convenient for watching TV series for both Android and iOS. The database contains English-language and foreign TV series. The available genres are Fantasy, Holiday, Horror, Lifestyle, Music / Musicals, Reality Show and others.

Unlike other online movie theaters - a Vudu user can navigate not only by description and overall ratings. Importantly, users of the app are also involved in rating movies and TV series. Therefore, user and critic reviews can be studied before purchasing content.

Also, the Vudu app studies user behavior and adapts to their interests. For example, if you went into the cards of a movie, then this information will be displayed on the screen of the app.

Through the Vudu app, you can subscribe, buy tickets to the nearest movie theater or directly watch the show through the app. There is a built-in video player.

Movies & TV

It's always better to download movies through official services. In fact, it doesn't cost that much money to subscribe.

Google Play Movies is a video library for Android, iOS and iPad mobile devices. Through this service it is convenient to download new movies, TV series and watch them legally and in good quality (without connecting to the Internet or online) on your iPad device. The cost to download movies - from $9.99 for old movies to $14.99 for new releases

Google Play Movies allows you to buy content for unlimited viewing or rent. Almost all modern movies are available here in HD quality. Thus, you can watch movies on your iPad tablet comfortably and without any visible loss of quality.

The Google Play Movies app is used to download movies. All downloaded files are added to the iPad online library. From this repository, you can play a movie or episode of a series at any time or using video player. Even if you deleted a movie and decided to review it, you can restore it back to the online storage for free and then download it to your iPad again.

All in all, Google Play presents a great opportunity to legally watch mobile movies in good quality on iPad devices.


Developer: Google LLC
Price: Free
App rating: 🐱🐱🐱🐱 4.2 out of 5

YouTube is a purveyor of its own TV series, some of which you may already be familiar with. By downloading the app, you get access to a vast collection of TV series and feature films. These include comedies, melodramas, horror, detective, Western, War/Military, Thriller, Sci-Fi and more.

YouTube has premieres before anyone else, so you can watch new movies on the day of release - provided you have a Premium subscription.

YouTube's mobile app is a shell of the web version of the site. That said, there are a number of exclusive features. Of course, among them we note the ability to download a season of a series or individual episodes to your phone to watch without an internet connection.

At the moment, the app is not very stable - at least, there are a lot of negative reviews. But if you've been watching TV series on your cell phone for a long time, you might get used to some of the features of YouTube's branded app.


Developer: Crackle Plus, LLC
Price: Free
App rating: 🐱🐱🐱 3.2 out of 5

Popcornflix website contains a collection of mobile movies for all tastes and in good quality (in mp4 and HD with different bitrates - from 720p and higher).

Authors of the Popcornflix app post new episodes of favorite series and full-length blockbusters with high ratings every day. You can download movies that came out in a licensed format to your iPad. This is a legal way to watch movies on your mobile device.

To use Popcornflix, you need to register through the app or website. The user is not required to leave personal information - only an email is enough.


  • Easy navigation,
  • All content is free to watch,
  • Few ads,
  • Direct links to download mobile movies


Developer: Cinedigm
Price: Free
App rating: 🐱🐱🐱🐱 4.2 out of 5

CONtv also has a lot of exclusive series on its website. For those who prefer novelties - this is a great opportunity to spend time on the phone, turning on the series.

On the site you can sort the series by genre or time of release. The choice is not that huge, but there is a lot to choose from. Available genres: Crime, Documentary, Drama, Faith-Based, Family and others.

Unfortunately, there is no clear evaluation system on the site, as well as there are no user reviews. Therefore, if you downloaded the mobile app, it will be quite difficult to figure out which series to watch, you will have to trust your intuition.

The app can be customized, there is a children's mode, where you can set a variety of restrictions. By the way, CONtv also has a lot of interesting content for children - cartoons and age-appropriate series.

As in other apps for access to online cinemas, there is an option to download the series and watch it without access to the Web.

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