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Disney/ABC Apps Stream to Android TV

The Disney|ABC Television Group has expanded its streaming presence through the launch of a handful of authenticated apps for Google’s Android TV platform.

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Apps from ABC, Freeform, Disney Channel, Disney Junior and Disney XD are now available on a range of Android TV-powered devices,  including certain Sony Bravia HD and 4K TVs, Sharp Aquos TVs, and Philips- and RCA-made smart TVs, as well as the Google Nexus Player, Nvidia Shield, Razer Forge TV, and the new Xiaomi Mi Box.

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The apps enable streaming of full episodes of shows such as ABC’s Designated Survivor, Freeform’s Pretty Little Liars, Disney Channel’s K.C. Undercover, and Disney XD’s Star Wars Rebels, as well as network live feeds for customers that subscribe to a pay TV service with TV Everywhere rights.

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The Disney|ABC Television Group has TVE deals with several MVPDs, including Comcast, Cablevision Systems (Altice USA), Cox Communications, Charter Communications, DirecTV/AT&T, Dish Network, Midcontinent Communications, Verizon FiOS, and Google Fiber, among others.