Acorn TV Help


The library now offers Acorn TV, the best in British TV and film. Hailed as a “glorious streaming service … an essential must-have” by The Hollywood Reporter, Acorn TV streams world-class mysteries, dramas, and comedies from Britain and beyond. You can binge-watch popular shows like Doc Martin, Midsomer Murders, Inspector George Gently, Vera, Murdoch Mysteries, and more.   Here’s how to access Acorn TV from your mobile devices:

  1. If you haven’t already, download the RBdigital app in the app store.      
  2. Open the RBdigital app.
  3. Open the menu and tap ENTERTAINMENT.
  4. Select Acorn TV, select a video and tap CHECKOUT to access seven-day pass.
  5. Acorn TV will open in a browser tab.
  6. You can watch as many shows as you like in the seven-day period.

View our user guide for more detailed instruction on how to access Acorn TV via the RBdigital app.

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    •    Sign into the RBdigital mobile app or your library’s RBdigital website and select “Acorn TV”.
    •    Select any show and Click “Checkout”. Please note that it does not matter which show is selected, all titles will redirect you to Acorn TV’s page. This will renew your 7-day access to the Acorn TV Service. If the Checkout button is gray, please click Sign In in the top-right corner before proceeding. If the service is already active, it will display “Access” instead of Checkout.
    •    Click “Access” to continue to Acorn  
    •    Select Access Acorn TV.
    •    Select LOG IN in the upper-right hand corner.
    •    Enter the email address and password associated with your RBdigital account. 

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