What is the new "what to watch" feature rolled out on Google search?

  • Google, amidst the pandemic, has rolled out a new experience in Google Search to help users search for films and movies across video streaming platforms.
  • Searching for "goods show to watch" or "what to watch" showcases and organised set of suggestions to help you decide which show or movie to watch.
  • Searches for “what to watch” in India surged significantly since late March and this new feature is directed to help such users.
  • The experience is available in English, Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, and Kannada, with additional languages to follow.
  • The search show recommendations from Netflix, SonyLiv, Voot, Disney+ Hotstar, YouTube, and Google Play Movie & TV.
  • After searching "what to watch", users need to tap the “Edit Providers” button so that they can choose which TV and movie subscriptions they already have. - Users can also add movies and series results to "Watchlist"...
  • .. for quick access.
  • This is just the first version of this experience; more categories and further updated will be added as time goes by.

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