Apple TV gains Siri + universal search for VH1, MTV, & Comedy Central content

Apple has slowly been adding apps to its universal search feature since the fourth-gen Apple TV was introduced, and over the past week 3 more apps have gained support. As noted on Apple’s support page for universal search, VH1, MTV, and Comedy Central now appear in search results.

For those unfamiliar, universal search allows users to perform a single search using Siri or the Search app and see content across multiple channels. With the addition of VH1, MTV, and Comedy Central, content from those channels will now appear in search results.

For instance, when users say “Siri, show me Jersey Shore,” MTV will now be listed as a source on the results page. The same goes for saying, “Siri, show me Love & Hip Hop,” as VH1 will now appear in the search results.

Apple has a webpage dedicated to listing all of the apps that support universal search, which has been updated to reflect this week’s new additions. Support for universal search first started rolling out to VH1, MTV, and Comedy Central as early as last weekend, but only recently has Apple confirmed the additions.

You can try out universal search on Apple TV by either pressing the Siri button on the Siri Remote or by using the dedicated Search app in tvOS.

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