Streaming joysticks, boxes and smart TVs Roku provide over 5,000 third-party streaming channels. However, Roku provides and maintains its own streaming channel called The Roku Channel.
What the Roku Channel Offers
Roku channel combines free, paid and paid subscription content in one channel with easy to use Netflix-like OSD . This makes it easier to browse, search, and watch specific content without having to switch between multiple apps to find something to watch.
An added bonus is that you don’t always need a Roku device to access it. Beyond Devices Roku and the mobile app Roku, the Roku channel can be viewed in compatible web browsers and choose Samsung TVs.
Free content offers are supported by ads. Also, the Roku channel does not provide content in 4K .
Here’s what’s included:
|Happy feet two
|King Arthur Legend of the Sword
|Mrs Doubtful Fire
|Pitch Perfect 3
|3rd Rock from the Sun
|Drop Dead Diva
|Who’s in charge
Free movies and TV shows are not the most up-to-date, and titles turn on and off periodically.
Free live news and commentary
|TYT (Young Turks)
Free entertainment channels
|FilmRise Classic TV
|Film Crime Crime
|FilmRise Free Movies
|Film channel «Shelter»
Free reality shows
|AFV (America’s Funniest Video)
Free sports channels
|Adventure Sports Network
Premium content (payment required)
|Stream of Curiosity
|Vault of History
|Lifetime Cinema Club
|Great Courses (Collection Signature)
|City film channel
|Monsters and nightmares
If you subscribe to multiple premium services, you can pay for all of them with a single monthly bill from Roku account .
Free, ad-supported content on the Roku Channel is available on streaming sticks, boxes and Roku TVs in the US and Canada, web browsers, the Roku mobile app, and compatible Samsung TVs with Roku premium content in the US. United States, and not available on Samsung Smart TVs.
How to access the Roku channel
There are several ways to access the Roku channel.
Watch a Roku channel on a Roku device
A Roku device is the easiest way to watch a Roku channel and is easy to add to most Roku devices.
Roku Channel available on Roku streaming devices with model numbers 2450 and up. If it’s not listed in the Featured category or searched, it’s not supported on this Roku device. To check the model number of a Roku device, select «Settings» > » System» > » About the program».
Click the button Home» on the Roku remote.
Select Streaming channels on the OSD menu to go to Roku Channel Store.
In the channel store select » Popular channels» and see if the Roku channel is listed.
You can find the Roku Channel app under the «Popular Channels» category, or type «The Roku Channel» in the search channels.
Highlight channel Roku, to make the app description appear on the right side of the screen, then tap right arrow, to go to a more detailed description and add a channel page.
Select Add channel .
You can also add a Roku channel to Roku devices using a PC or laptop. Log into your Roku account, select «Channel Store» find the «Roku» channel through your favorite category or search, then select » Add channel» .
If more than one Roku device is connected to the same Roku account, the Roku channel can be viewed on all compatible Roku devices using the same account once it is added.
Watch the Roku Channel on the Roku Mobile App
You can use the Roku mobile app to add a Roku channel to your Roku device or watch it on your smartphone.
Open the Roku mobile app on your smartphone.
Click «Channel Store» and in «Featured category» (or search) find a Roku channel.
Click Add .
Watch a Roku channel in a web browser
Using a compatible OS and web browser on your smartphone, tablet or PC, visit TheRokuChannel.com . This allows you to watch a Roku channel without having to install an app.
Compatible operating systems :