How do I watch DIRECTV movies and shows on my computer?

To enjoy thousands of DIRECTV movies and shows online, go to directv.com/entertainment and choose any program to watch. If it’s your first time watching on a particular computer, it will prompt you to install the DIRECTV Player.

Watch on a PC

  1. Click a movie or show you want to watch and follow the prompts to watch online.
  2. If prompted to run or save DIRECTV_Player.exe, click Run.
  3. The installer will check if you have the latest version of Adobe Flash Player. When prompted to install it, click Install. If you already have the latest version of Flash, you won’t see this prompt.
  4. Follow the prompts to continue installation of DIRECTV Player.
  5. When installation is complete, your browser will refresh and your program will begin.

Watch on a Mac

  1. Click a movie or show you want to watch and follow the prompts to watch online.
  2. If prompted, select Install DIRECTV Player.
  3. Find the DIRECTV_Player.dmg file in your Downloads folder and open it.
  4. Double-click DIRECTV_Player.pkg to start installation.
  5. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete installation. If you don’t have the latest version of Adobe Flash, the installer will install it too.
  6. When installation is complete, your browser will refresh and your program will begin.

If you closed your browser, open a new one and go to directv.com/entertainment to find your program.

  • NOTE: You will need to make sure your browser is Adobe® Flash® Player enabled:

          – Internet Explorer, see Enable Flash Player for Internet Explorer.

          – Internet Explorer on Windows 10, see Enable Flash Player for IE on Windows 10.

          – Edge on Windows 10, see Enable Flash Player for Edge on Windows 10.

          – Firefox on any OS, see Enable Flash Player for Firefox.

          – Safari on Mac OS, see Enable Flash Player for Safari.

          – Google Chrome, see Enable Flash Player for Chrome.