How to Watch Netflix on Your TV

Updated April 17, 2017

The development of the internet and what can be done on the internet has pushed the development of television forward with it. Television programming can be streamed on computers through the internet, and through companies like Netflix Inc. television programming can be streamed onto your television through the internet. Netflix Inc. is among the companies that offer a growing database of movies and television programs to their customers, working to develop applications for the newest devices.

Connect a Netflix-ready device to the television and to the internet. Netflix-ready devices include some gaming consoles, internet-connected Blu-ray players, streaming players, digital video recorders and home theatre systems. A full list of Netflix-ready devices is available online. Internet-connected HD televisions can receive the video streaming directly.

Turn on television and the Netflix-ready device. Select the program you would like to watch. You may choose from classic titles, some new releases as well as TV episodes available in the Netflix database.

Watch the program. You now have no limits to how often you can watch the program you have selected. Streaming to television is included in the Netflix Inc. membership fee.


If you do not already have the necessary Netflix software you will need to contact Netflix to have it sent to you.

Things You'll Need

  • Television
  • Internet
  • Netflix-ready device
  • Netflix-ready device software
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Born in Kingston, Jamaica, Chanelle Sicard completed her B.A. in honors English from McMaster University at the age of 20. Sicard has been writing professionally since November 2008, has a chapter published in "Universal Healthcare Problems in the United States of America," and has written for, Inc., and "Broadway Magazine."