Browse through your live TV shows
When you select a channel, Helix begins recording the show, so you can control your viewing. You can pause the show, go back to the broadcast, rewind, and sometimes even fast forward. You can rewind up to 25 minutes but cannot rewind further than the time when you tuned in to the channel.
The Replay function lets you watch the show from the beginning. When the
icon appears next to a show in the TV Listings, this means you can replay it in its entirety. To use this function:
- In the Guide: select your desired content, press on the Voice remote, then select Replay.
- While content is playing: press and select Restart.
Watch the next episode
With Watch the next episode function, you can easily binge-watch your favourite TV series without even taking a pause. At the end of an episode, select the down narrow to bring up the contextual menu. Then select Next with the right arrow to watch the next episode. Enjoy your viewing!
The Lookback function enables you to watch a show as soon as it ends, without having to record it yourself or waiting for it to be available in the on-demand section. This function enables you to watch a show that you missed up to 72 hours after its broadcast (this period varies depending on the content). This convenient feature is available on about 100 of the most popular channels.
With these three user-friendly viewing options, you’ll never miss any of your favourite content!
So you don't miss a thing
Did you know you can also enable reminder notifications for your favorite shows so you don't forget to watch them? You can choose which TV the message will appear on, when you will receive the reminder before the show begins, and the frequency of the reminder. See how to set a reminder.
Finally, consider scheduling the recording of your content, whether it's for a show, a movie or a complete series. So you can watch it whenever you want on the screen of your choice and even outside the house. See how to manage your Helix TV recordings.