Captain McGloo

New Apple TV app is not working

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 The Apple TV Watch TCM app is not functioning properly. I can play the host intros, but I cannot play any movies or watch the live broadcast.  If I try to play a movie, it loads the player, but the screen is black. I cannot move forward or backward in the video. If I try to watch live TV, it opens at the player and then quickly returned to the main menu. I have no problem with the app on my iPhone or iPad. I have deleted the app and reinstalled it several times and still I am not able to watch any movies. Is anyone else having this problem? My Apple TV is the fourth generation model and is running the latest version of TV OS (11.4.1). I can of course AirPlay but that is less convenient than using a native Apple TV app. 


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I am able to view Watch TCM on my Apple TV, but scrolling/scrubbing through the picture backwards or forwards is not possible. The controls are all there--but they're dead. Is there some trick I'm not getting? (With every other Apple TV channel known to man, this is a no-brainer, but Watch TCM is the exception.)

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I'm having the same problem lately. For years I used the Watch TCM app on my IPad and then used Apple TV to project the movie to my tv set. Now, for the last few weeks, I can still watch the movie on my IPad or IPhone - who wants to watch a movie on an IPhone? -  but when I try to use Apple TV to project the movie to my tv, I get at best a black screen with the sound, and then, after awhile, a black screen and no sound.

Why is Watch TCM suddenly incompatible with Apple TV?   Very frustrating.

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