Netflix's 'Fast Laughs' feature could be coming to Apple TV

Netflix Fast Laughs Homepage
Netflix Fast Laughs Homepage (Image credit: The Verge)

What you need to know

  • Netflix is testing its "Fast Laughs" feature on its TV app.
  • The feature initially rolled out on its mobile app last year.
  • if launched publicly, it could come to the app on Apple TV.

Netflix's TikTok-like feature might be coming to the Apple TV.

As reported by The Verge, the company is testing to bring its "Fast Laughs" feature to its TV app. The feature allows users to watch funny, 30-second clips from shows and movies on the streaming service. The idea is that you might get interested in one of the pieces of content and decide to watch one of the television shows or movies.

Once you've opted into the feature (and if you're part of the test), you can access Fast Laughs by scrolling down on the Netflix homepage until you reach the Fast Laughs row. From there, you can click into the feature, where full-screen clips from Army of the Dead, Big Mouth, Jerry Seinfeld's stand-up special, and more overtake your screen. You can use the arrows on either side of the clip to advance to the next clip or return to the previous one, and you'll also get the option to add a title to your List, as well as jump right into the presented show or movie.

Netflix Fast Laughs Enola Holmes

Netflix Fast Laughs Enola Holmes (Image credit: The Verge)

The feature might be new for the TV app, but it has been available to users on mobile since last year. According to the report, the feature is slowly being rolled out to users in the "US, Canada, UK, New Zealand, Australia, and Ireland."

Netflix's Fast Laugh feature is slowly rolling out to users in the US, Canada, UK, New Zealand, Australia, Ireland, and "other select English-speaking countries." Only adult profiles have access to the feature, and you'll have to bypass a content warning to start watching the stream. It remains unclear how many people are part of the Fast Laughs test for TVs, as well as when (or if) it will be rolled out to all users.

If you want to ensure you enjoy the best picture quality when watching Netflix's "Fast Laughs," you'll want to check out our list of the Best TVs for Apple TV 2022.

Joe Wituschek

Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.