Couch Potato - Get Started

Couch Potato is pretty simple. It only takes three steps to get started:

  1. Start by signing up for an account at

  2. Add a lineup to your account. You will be able to enter your zip code, choose your cable or satellite provider, and then to choose which channels you wish to receive in your lineup.

  3. Install Couch Potato, enter your username and password on the back of the widget, select your time zone, choose the number of hours to download, and hit Save Preferences.

If you run into any problems, be sure to read through the Frequently Asked Questions.