Android TV 3.5.0 stability

(Android TV 10 (QTS1.210311.005.7231359); Channels DVR 3.5.0; Google Chromecast with Google TV)

Perhaps it is because I have my main Channels client on external adopted storage, but the 3.5.0 release of Channels for Android TV has been far more unstable than any release I recall. I usually have a full app crash at least once a day (but sometimes as many as 5 or more times). Also, I have noticed that less-than-perfect TVE streams cause more problems than in the past with the video player freezing/crashing. (This is usually caused by missed segments, or timestamp issues at commercial boundaries; but whichever the cause, the effect on the client is worse with the current release version that previous releases.)

Is this a known issue, or is my experience unique? I have submitted diagnostics from the app when I remember, but they don't encompass the full experience. If this is a known-and-addressed issue, I would be willing to put the main device on a beta release of the client until a new stable is available with the fix, but that isn't my first choice. Mostly I'm just curious if I am the only one noticing lack of stability with the current "stable" release.

The crashes I'm seeing from your user are fixed in the beta AFAICT

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Thanks for the head's up.

The picture-in-picture is problematic and has caused crashes for me on both the beta and non-beta.

Too unreliable and needs usability tweaked to be truly useful so I've disabled for now.

We're releasing 3.5.1 today with the stability fixes.

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