Frequently Asked Question
TheTVDB is not a streaming service or platform. It is simply a metadata database used to populate other applications and websites with information about TV series and movies with the help of community crowdsourcing and contributions. You are not able to watch shows or movies on TheTVDB.
A subscription to TheTVDB will provide you with a unique user ID, which you can use in conjunction with certain media center softwares or applications. Again, subscribing to TheTVDB will not allow you to watch series and movies on our site. We simply store information about series and movies.
Please do not subscribe to TheTVDB if you are not interested in accessing our metadata via the API.