Register FAQ / Rules Forum Spy Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
Go Back   MacRumors Forums > Apple Hardware > Apple TV and Home Theater

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old Mar 16, 2012, 05:51 PM   #1
lonman06
macrumors regular
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
The iTunes Store is currently unavailable. Please read.

So I just picked up my apple TV and got it all set up. The streaming movies and TV shows from the cloud seem to work great except for one. I just purchased episode 1 from the new south park season and whenever I try to stream it I get the message "the itunes store is currently unavailable. Try again later". It is only for that one show. Does anyone know how to fix this? It has been that way for about an hour now.
__________________
http://lonman06.com
lonman06 is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Mar 18, 2012, 04:59 PM   #2
tanker5
macrumors member
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Hoboken
Playing South Park on Apple TV through iCloud

I am having this issue as well, and have been experiencing the problem for a while now with my gen 2 Apple TV. I just picked up the new Apple TV this morning, and assumed the problem might correct itself with the updated hardware. I was wrong. I am able to stream all my TV shows and Movies purchased through iTunes through iCloud, with the exception of anything from South Park. I just got off the phone with AppleCare, and they referred my case to a senior specialist and gave me a case # and told me to email the iTunes store directly and describe the problem. I am waiting to hear back from them. I will keep you posted.

My suggestion to you (or anyone else experiencing the same problem) is call up AppleCare and tell them you are having the same problem and get a case # and then contact iTunes directly. The more case #s they have reporting the same problem, the more likely they are to resolve the issue in a timely manner.

In the meantime, if you have an iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad, and you want to play South Park from iCloud without having to use iTunes home sharing, you can play the episodes on your iDevice of choice from the cloud, and then use AirPlay to play it on the Apple TV. It works for me, but it's not as seamless as just being able to play it directly from iCloud onto the Apple TV.
tanker5 is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Mar 18, 2012, 08:26 PM   #3
lonman06
Thread Starter
macrumors regular
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Thanks. At least it's not just me. I'm gonna give them a call to. Please do keep me posted from your end as well.
__________________
http://lonman06.com
lonman06 is offline   0 Reply With Quote

Reply
MacRumors Forums > Apple Hardware > Apple TV and Home Theater

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Similar Threads
thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
ship-to-store option (temporarily) unavailable? Mahty MacBook Pro 2 Nov 28, 2013 08:12 AM
iPhone: iTunes Radio Unavailable :( Livelovepink iOS 7 5 Oct 8, 2013 03:46 AM
In-Store Reservations Unavailable JamesM1053 iPhone 0 Sep 14, 2012 02:17 AM
iTunes Account Unavailable goonie4life9 Mac Basics and Help 3 Aug 8, 2012 07:14 PM
Apple Store Australia - Mac Mini Currently unavailable Zoidberg79 Mac mini 5 Jul 18, 2012 02:46 AM

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:49 PM.

Mac Rumors | Mac | iPhone | iPhone Game Reviews | iPhone Apps

Mobile Version | Fixed | Fluid | Fluid HD
Copyright 2002-2013, MacRumors.com, LLC