Shaw provides a variety of integrated apps available on Ignite TV (formerly known as BlueCurve TV) and Ignite Streaming (formerly known as Shaw Stream). Use your voice remote to quickly launch Sports, Weather, Netflix, YouTube, Amazon Prime, and more! This article includes details on how to access apps on Ignite TV and Ignite Streaming, and a showcase of the apps we currently offer.

Note: A Fibre+ Internet or Ignite Internet subscription is required to use apps on Ignite TV or Ignite Streaming.

How to access and use apps

Follow the steps below to learn how to access and use apps on Ignite TV or Ignite Streaming.

Accessing and navigating apps

  • By voice: The fastest way to launch an app is by using your voice. Press the mic button on your remote and say the app name to launch it. If an app supports search integration, you can voice search for content from that app to launch it.
  • From the menu: For Ignite TV, press the Shaw button and select Apps from the menu. For Ignite Streaming, apps can be found on the home screen.
  • Recent apps: For Ignite TV, press the Shaw button on your remote and scroll down to Recent Networks. For Ignite Streaming, recent apps can be found on the home screen.
  • App navigation: Use your remote to navigate or exit apps. Buttons like arrow keys, OK, back/last, and exit work with all apps.
  • Parental controls: Use Application Locks on Ignite TV or Ignite Streaming to control access to certain apps. Some apps also have their own parental controls in the app settings.

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App profiles and subscriptions

  • User profiles: Many apps have the option, or requirement, to create a user profile for access to additional content and features. Follow the steps on-screen in the app to create a profile.
  • Paid subscriptions: Some apps require a paid subscription to access content, such as Netflix or Disney+. Follow the steps on-screen in the app to subscribe.
  • Ad-supported apps: Apps that don't require a subscription may include ads, such as YouTube or Tubi.

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Apps by category

Find details for all our apps below, organized by category. The categories match how they're listed in the Ignite TV apps menu.

Daily Life

Use these apps for quick information to assist you in your day-to-day life.

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The Weather Network (TWN) app is a free-to-use addition to the Ignite TV and Ignite Streaming app lineup, offering an immersive and personal weather forecast experience.

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The Weather app on Ignite TV allows you to quickly check local weather and extended forecasts.

Learn more: How to use the Weather app on Ignite TV.

Note: The Weather app is only available on Ignite TV. It is not available with Ignite Streaming.

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With Stocks on Ignite TV, you can view the latest stock quotes, related news stories, and follow your favourite stocks with minute-to-minute updates.

Learn more. How to use the Stocks app on Ignite TV.

Note: The Stocks app is only available on Ignite TV. It is not available with Ignite Streaming.

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With Fiit on Ignite TV and Ignite Streaming, you can workout with in-demand trainers and participate in group workouts.

A subscription is required to use Fiit.

Learn more: How to use FIIT with Ignite TV and Ignite Streaming

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Entertainment

Find video streaming apps suited for a variety of audiences and interests. A subscription to a third-party service may be required for some of these apps.

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The Disney+ app and content library are available with Ignite TV and Ignite Streaming. Watch the latest releases, original series and movies, classic films, throwbacks, and so much more!

A subscription to Disney+ is required, which you can do directly with your Shaw subscription.

Learn more: How to use Disney+ with Ignite TV and Ignite Streaming.

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The Netflix app and content library are seamlessly integrated into the Ignite TV and Ignite Streaming platforms. Binge-watch all your favourite shows in one place.

A subscription to Netflix is required. Subscribe from Ignite TV  or Ignite Streaming to have your Netflix subscription on your Shaw bill.

Learn more: How to sign up for Netflix with Ignite TV and Ignite Streaming.

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The Apple TV+ app and content library are available with Ignite TV and Ignite Streaming. Enjoy ad-free premium video content including Apple Originals.

A subscription to Apple+ is required.

Learn more: How to use Apple TV+ with Ignite TV and Ignite Streaming.

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You can watch Amazon Prime Video from your Ignite TV set-top box! Find Prime Video content by searching the Ignite TV library, or launching the Prime Video app.

A subscription to Amazon Prime Video is required.

Learn more: How to watch Amazon Prime Video with Ignite TV and Ignite Streaming.

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Hayu is the first reality TV subscription service of its kind where you can watch thousands of commercial-free episodes on demand with content becoming available the same day as in the US.

A subscription to Hayu is required.

Learn more: How to stream reality TV with hayu on Ignite TV.

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Access countless hours of YouTube content from any of your Ignite TV set-top boxes. Launch the YouTube app from Ignite TV, or find YouTube content with a voice search.

A YouTube profile and/or subscription are optional.

Learn more: How to use YouTube on Ignite TV and Ignite Streaming.

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YouTube Kids is a child-friendly service specifically designed for kids which makes it easier for children and parents to find content they are interested in.

Learn more: How to use YouTube Kids with Ignite TV and Ignite Streaming.

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Toober offers multicultural content right at your fingertips! With Toober, gain access to over 70 live TV channels and in more than 20 languages.

A subscription to Toober is required.

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Zone-ify delivers thousands of online programs not available with traditional TV channels through a curated app experience.

A Zone-ify user profile is optional.

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Tubi is the world’s largest ad-supported video-on-demand app with over 35,000 movies and TV shows from nearly every major studio.

A Tubi user profile is optional.

Learn more: How to use Tubi with Ignite TV and Ignite Streaming.

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PlayWorks includes a diverse library of influencer video content from many categories, introducing more ways for Shaw customers to access new, unique content.

Categories include Gaming, YouTube Stars, Pop Culture/Lifestyle, Adventure/Travel, Edutainment, Comedy, and Animation.

All content is included at no extra cost and is ad-supported.

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PlayWorks Kids offers the same type of content as PlayWorks but curated for kids.

All content is included at no extra cost and is ad-supported.

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Filmrise offers over 40,000 licensed and originally produced scripted and unscripted feature films and television episodes across all genres. Popular titles include Hell's Kitchen, Kitchen Nightmares, Forensic Files, and more.

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Fawesome is Free and Awesome HD Movies, popular TV shows, Kids Edutainment, Comedy, Food, Travel, and Health and Lifestyle content. Content is updated daily.

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HappyKids.tv includes a huge collection of fun and learning-based videos for kids. Content is categorized by age group.

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Blippi is a fun and funny host with educational videos for kids and toddlers. Content is catered for children 2-6 years old. Blippi has been viewed over 12 billion times!

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Fawesome Family offers FREE family-friendly movies and TV shows for your whole family.
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iComedy is going to make you laugh. Best collection of satire, spoofs, funny home videos, stunts, pranks and jokes.
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Fawesome Black Cinema offers shows on African-American lives, politics, culture, social complexities and more.
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Fawesome Espanol offers high-quality movies and TV shows for the Spanish-speaking audience with a library of suspense, thriller, romance, drama, dubbed English and Russian titles, and many more.
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FilmRise British TV offers the biggest and best selection of free British movies and TV available for instant streaming
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Shemaroo Bollywood brings to you its exclusive movies channel, solely for full-length and unique 15-minute premium Bollywood films.
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Cocomelon is a FAST (Free Ad-Supported Steaming Television) channel specializing in 3D animation videos of both traditional nursery rhymes and their own original children's songs.
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Paw Patrol is a Canadian animated children’s television series that demonstrates the value of thoughtful problem-solving.
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HappyKids: Roblox Play Videos is the most popular online multiplayer game platform in the world where you can play games designed by others and create your own games.
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HappyKids: Minecraft Videos is a free, kid-safe channel with curated Minecraft videos, ranging from popular Minecraft roleplays, adventures, survival games, live stream gameplays, game reviews and many more.
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Toon-A Vision is an app with animated programming that caters to younger audiences ranging from preschool (ages 2-5) and young kids (ages 6-14) with fun learning, development, and entertainment content.
xumo-play.png Xumo Play is an ad-supported app that offers a way to watch both live and on-demand TV without a subscription.
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Created by BBC and ITV, two powerhouses of British TV, BritBox offers the largest collection of British mysteries, dramas, comedies, lifestyle, and documentaries—all in one place. Subscription required.

Learn more: How to use the BritBox app on Ignite TV and Ignite Streaming.

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TVB Anywhere North America is the ultimate destination for TVB fans, offering a world of premium Chinese and Asian entertainment. With a vast library of content, immerse yourself in authentic Hong Kong-style entertainment, anytime, anywhere.

Learn more: How to use the TVB Anywhere app on Ignite TV and Ignite Streaming.

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Plex lets you stream over 15,000 movies and TV shows, plus 300+ channels of live TV instantly, no subscription needed. Use the Discover section to find any movie or show and where to watch it all in one place.

Learn more: How to use Plex with Ignite TV and Ignite Streaming.

 

Sports

Stay up to date with today's scores, check the latest stats, and view live events.

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With the Sports app on Ignite TV, you get quick access to live games, scores, stats, and schedules—all from your Ignite TV box. You can even watch TV and check the score at the same time!

Press the C button on your Ignite TV remote for quick access to the Sports app.

Learn more: How to use the Sports app on Ignite TV.

Note: The Sports app is only available on Ignite TV. It is not available with Ignite Streaming.

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Triller TV includes a library of content dedicated to combat sports-related programming. You can browse and watch for free or order on a Pay Per View basis.

  • Subscription isn't required but will provide additional content.
  • Sign in is available but not required.
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Sportsnet NOW offers customers 24/7 access to Sportsnet content including live sports, on-demand programming, hit shows, and more.

Standard and premium versions are available as a stand-alone subscription for Ignite TV and Ignite Streaming customers.

Learn more: How To: Use Sportsnet NOW with Ignite TV and Ignite Streaming

 

Music & Podcasts

Take control of your music streaming experience with these apps, featuring a massive library of music and music videos. A subscription to a third-party service may be required for some of these apps.

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Listen to all your favourite music from the Stingray app. No sign-in is required and allows you to filter your stations by genre, activity, mood, and era to provide you with a fully customized experience!

A Stingray user profile is optional.

Learn more: How to stream music with Stingray on Ignite TV.

Note: The Stingray app is only available on Ignite TV. It is not available with Ignite Streaming.

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XITE has all your favorite music videos and you can build custom playlists by incorporating attributes such as genre, decade, and mood.

An XITE user profile is required, with an optional premium subscription.

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With Vevo, watch your favourite music videos by your favourite artists with a large on-demand music video library.

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Spotify is a digital music, podcast and video service that gives you access to millions of songs and other content from creators all over the world.

A Spotify user profile is required, with an optional premium subscription for ad-free music listening.

 

Games

Test your skills and get the highest score with our gaming apps on Ignite TV or Ignite Streaming.

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Play over 50 Free Games by Play. Works on your TV with the Ignite TV remote— no additional subscription required.

Troubleshooting and support

Having trouble using streaming apps on your Ignite TV or Ignite Streaming Entertainment Box? Visit our troubleshooting article for helpful tips on how to fix common issues.

 

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