IMDb TV app arrives on Xbox, bringing thousands of free TV shows and movies

IMDb TV Xbox
IMDb TV Xbox (Image credit: Daniel Rubino / Windows Central)

What you need to know

  • The IMDb TV app is now available for the Xbox Series X/S and Xbox One.
  • IMDb TV is a free streaming app with thousands of movies and TV shows.
  • The app is only available to people in the United States.

Xbox console owners now have another streaming option for movies and TV shows. IMDb TV just launched for the Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, and Xbox One. IMDb TV is a free streaming service with thousands of movies and TV shows. The service is free, though it has ads, which is a fair tradeoff for free content.

IMDb TV has a lineup that includes both original content and popular titles such as Mad Men, Chicago Fire, Schitt's Creek, and Ender's Game.

Here's the app's description, as found on its app listing:

IMDb TV is a free streaming video service with thousands of Hollywood movies and TV shows available anytime. You can watch the biggest blockbuster movies. Binge popular TV shows like Mad Men, Chicago Fire and Lost. Stream exciting IMDb TV Originals like Alex Rider. Plus, IMDb TV updates its library constantly, so come back to discover new hit movies and shows each month. There's content for everyone including comedy, family, romance, thriller, science fiction, documentaries, horror and more. We're redefining free entertainment by offering thousands of premium video titles at no cost to you. No paid subscription necessary. Install the free App on your Xbox and enjoy the entertainment.

While IMDb TV is free, it's also exclusive to the United States.

Microsoft's family of Xbox consoles has a growing library of media apps, including Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu, HBO, Spotify, and more. IMDb is yet another welcome addition to the streaming family on the consoles.

Sean Endicott
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