Google Assistant on Sonos is giving me a problem trying to play my favorite local news station News 1130 from TuneIn as I commonly do on Alexa and Google Home, for example on Google Home: "Hey Google, play News 1130 radio" = "All right, playing News 1130 on TuneIn", station plays.
But with Google Assistant on Sonos One: "Hey Google, play News 1130 radio" = "All right, playing CKWX on TuneIn" = "Sorry, it looks like that content isn't available on TuneIn" (CKWX is an alternative name for News 1130). Saying "play CKWX" instead produces the same response.
Google Home recognizes "play CKWX" as an alternative to "play News 1130", and the station plays correctly either way.
Selecting and playing the TuneIn station News 1130 from the Sonos app to the Sonos One works fine.
Playing other TuneIn stations on the Sonos One by saying "Hey Google, play (station name)" seems to work fine in a few other tests.
So for some reason the request to play this particular TuneIn station is being processed differently by Google Home and by Google Assistant on Sonos One, resulting in inability to find the station.
Google Assistant has problem playing TuneIn station
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If the TuneIn station works on a Google device but not on your Sonos device, then it's more likely to be an issue you'll need to raise regarding the Sonos integration.
Kisstory in UK is another.
Probably longer to solve UK stations as sonos concentrates on US tunein stations eg i was told Kisstory does not exist, but my car DAB radio is quite happy to play it 😉
Guess we all just have to wait for a software update.,
"Play radio one in bedroom" doesn't work but "play radio one London in the bedroom" does work.
For the moment I just added the station as a Sonos favorite and created an IFTTT applet to play it when I say "Hey Google, news radio". I can also include that in my morning Google routine. So I can work around it, it's just an annoying quirk with the Sonos version of GA.