Guide

How To Watch TV Shows and Movies

The site is set up to view titles on the streaming services to which you subscribe. You can watch on your phone or cast to your other devices like a Living Room TV.

Cursor over a TV show or movie thumbnail, the profile link icon in the center and small streaming service buttons below will appear. 

Just click on a button to launch the title on your Netflix, Vudu or Amazon Prime app and start viewing. You can also set favorites and notifications by selecting icons on upper right.

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Or, click on a TV show or movie thumbnail to open a profile page that displays all of the streaming services carrying that title, including free services such as Vudu and TubiTV.

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Click on one of the buttons to view the title on your phone.

 

2oobz Instructional Videos

Click the screens below to access instructional videos.

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Browse Massive TV and Movie Database
 
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Search Database By Voice Commands
 
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Filter And Sort By Categories
 
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Watch Or Record Live TV
 

Home Page

2oobz’s home page displays the latest entertainment information. The slide show banner at the top of the page showcases new movie releases.

Below that are rows of thumbnail sliders highlighting what’s new, best reviewed and most popular TV shows and movies. Scroll further down the page to access trending celebrities and the latest entertainment news. 

Log in to 2oobz and the TV shows, movies and celebrities you select as favorites will be displayed as your personalized, media home page.

Free 2oobz Page

Who doesn't want free stuff? The Free 2oobz page lists all of the free TV shows and movies offered on every streaming service. Just click the “free” icon on the upper left of a title thumbnail to find out where free access is offered.

Log into 2oobz and the streaming services you assign in your account settings will automatically aggregate in your My Services feed. You can also select any available stream service or stream channel to list and filter by genre.

LiveTV Page

Enter your zip code and select a headend that corresponds to your home television setup.  View the LiveTV Guide to get detailed information about currently playing content.

Log into 2oobz, go to your Profile and input your ScheduleDirect or Zap2It credentials in the TV Guide tab. Now your LiveTV Guide will be saved and available each time you log in.

2oobz will soon offer the ability to access your home broadband network and private media server (if you have one). You'll be able to view your cable or satellite offerings from anywhere and DVR content. Save big bucks on your yearly cable bill by using 2oobz’s easy and flexible DVR option.

Discover Pages

Think of the Discover pages of 2oobz as a giant, worldwide media bucket, where profiles of more than 400,000 movies, 40,000 TV shows, 250,000 cast members, and 175,000 crew members are stored.

Search titles by voice or text commands to read ratings and reviews, find out where to buy them, monitor social media activity, and explore highly detailed cast and crew information.
 
The Discover TV Tab lists more than 40,000 TV show titles. Select search sort criteria such as what’s new, best reviewed or most followed TV shows. The Discover TV tab offers filter criteria such as genre, country, language, production status and view types. You can also filter titles by actor or release date range.
 
The Discover Movie Tab lists more than 400,000 movie titles. Select sort criteria such as what’s new, best reviewed or most popular movies. The Discover Movie tab offers filter criteria such as genre, country, language, and view types. You can also filter titles by actor, production company, or release date range.
 
The Discover Credits Tab lists more than 250,000 cast and 175,000 crew members. Sort them alphabetically, by number of roles or awards. You can select cast and crew by gender, country, or language. The crew listing also allows you to search by specific job titles such as producer, director, or writer.
 
The Discover Networks and Streams Tabs list TV shows and movies available worldwide on all broadcast networks, streaming services and channels. The slider at the top of the page sorts networks and streams offering the most original content. The Stream Services Menu displays comprehensive listings of each major Stream Service.

Stream Services Page

The Stream Services page is the Switzerland of the worldwide media landscape. It’s neutral! 

You can quickly see what content is available to watch on more than 15 major streaming services all in one place. Cursor over any title thumbnail to display icons of streaming services or channels offering that title.

Click on an icon to launch the title in your browser or its related mobile app. You'll be watching or casting to your living room TV in seconds. That's the power of 2oobz-- it turns your smartphone into a smart remote.

Stream Channels Page

The Stream Channels tab lets you explore the vast diversity of available content. Eclectic, niche and genre-specific offerings are organized across more than 100 stream channels.

All stream service and stream channels can be selectively assigned to your 2oobz account. Now you can easily see what's available from all your paid and free sources.

Nearby Theatres Page

Enter your zip code to see what movies are playing at the theatres in your area. You can also access online ticket purchase options.

2oobz Voice Search Commands

* Note - Voice control only available on Android and Windows OS. IOS and MacOS coming soon.

From Anywhere On Site:

You can switch to any location by voice command on the 2oobz site. Press the microphone icon on the top right, after the beep say

active home
active tv
active movies
active cast
active crew
active news
active netflix
actice hulu movies
active hbo
 
or the name of any other stream service available on the site for instant access
 
then you can say

search keyword "word(s), title, actor name, etc"
 
to clear the search results say
 
search clear
 
From Home Page:

Movie, show, cast, crew, news details page commands:

Press the microphone icon on the top right, after the beep say

hey tv search "tv show title"
hey movie search "movie title"
hey cast search "cast name"
hey crew search "crew name"
hey news search "keyword"


The command to go back from the details page:
hey tv back
hey movie back
 
From Discover page:
 
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Press the microphone icon on the top right, after the beep say
 
search keyword "word(s)"
 
For specific titles:
hey tv search "tv show title"
hey movie search "movie title"
hey cast search "cast name"
hey crew search "crew name"
hey network search "network name"
hey stream search "stream name"
 
All filter/order commands work with TV Shows:
hey tv show type "Scripted"
hey tv order by "Best Reviewed"
hey tv genre by "Action"
hey tv view by "List View"
hey tv show status "Running"
hey tv have actor "William Shatner"
 
All sorting with multiple commands:
hey tv show type "Scripted" order by "Most Followed" genre by "Drama" show status "Running"
 
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Movie Tab
 
Press the microphone icon on the top right, after the beep say
 
search keyword "word(s)"
 
For specific titles:
hey tv search "tv show title"
hey movie search "movie title"
hey cast search "cast name"
hey crew search "crew name"
hey network search "network name"
hey stream search "stream name"
 
All filter/order commands work with Movies:
hey movie order by "Best Reviewed"
hey movie genre by "Action"
hey movie view by "List View"
hey movie have actor "Harrison Ford"
 
All sorting with multiple commands:
hey movies order by "What's New" genre by "Action" have actor "Sylvestor Stallone"