BBC Select Review
BBC Select is a documentary streaming service offering premium programming from the BBC. See programs based on history, travel, true crime, art, royalty, and more.
We tested BBC Select and other subscription streaming services for more than 100 hours. BBC Select is compatible with Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Roku, Android TV, Mac, Windows, Sony Smart TV, and VIZIO Smart TV.
Users will see documentaries focused on history, culture, travel, true crime, politics, and more.
Some titles include “Mariupol: The People’s Story,” “Putin vs the West,” “Ukraine: The People’s Fight,” “African Apocalypse,” “A Life in Ten Pictures,” “Russia: 1,000 Years of History,” “Who Killed the Princess in the Tower?” “Joanna Lumley’s Great Cities of the World,” and “The Source Family.”
No Parental Controls
There are no parental controls for BBC Select.
Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV+, Disney+, Max, Hulu, Netflix, Paramount Plus, Peacock, SHOWTIME, and STARZ have parental control features.
BBC Select displays ads while watching content.
At least for Prime Video subscribers, titles can be downloaded.
BBC Select is compatible with these devices:
- Apple TV
- Google Chromecast (Google Cast)
- Android TV (Google Cast)
- Sony Smart TV (Google Cast)
- VIZIO Smart TV (Google Cast)
BBC Select is not compatible with Amazon Fire TV, iPhone/iPad, Android Phone/Tablet, PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo, LG Smart TV, or Samsung Smart TV devices.
Most video streams are in 1080p HD.
Content has stereo audio.