Just like your smartphone has an “app store” for installing new applications, you can access the Roku Channel Store on your Roku streaming player or Roku TV™ to add new “channels”. Channels are applications for your television, popular channels include Netflix, YouTube, Hulu, VUDU and HBO GO. Additionally, current generation Roku devices include access to The Roku Channel, which features hit movies and TV at no cost to you.
Do I have to pay for channels?
Although some channels must be purchased or require a paid subscription, many others allow you to watch movies and TV shows for free.
Which channels allow me to watch movies and TV shows?
There are many channels that offer movies and TV shows including popular choices like Netflix, Google Play, Vudu, FandangoNOW and Hulu.
Search Movies & TV shows in the Roku Channel Store.
Are there channels that allow me to watch live or local TV?
Yes, there are live broadcast channels like ABC, NBC, CBS, HGTV and Fox. In addition, some cable/satellite companies are creating Roku streaming channels that allow you to access all or most of the channels you get through your cable subscription without having a separate cable box (e.g. Spectrum TV, Comcast Xfinity, DIRECTV NOW).
If you have Roku TV, you can also connect an antenna to access live and local broadcast TV over the air.
Are there channels that allow me to watch sports?
Yes, there are number of sports channels with some popular choices including NFL, MLB.TV, NBA, NHL, MLS, NBC Sports, CBS Sports, fuboTV, WatchESPN, and FOX Sports GO; plus, health, fitness and yoga channels. Major sporting events including championship games and tournaments are streamed live as well.
Search Sports in the Roku Channel Store.
Are there channels that allow me to listen to music?
Yes, major music services like Pandora, Spotify, Vevo, and iHeart Radio all offer streaming channels.
Search Music in the Roku Channel Store.
What other channels are available?
The Roku Channel Store offers thousands of channels with a wide variety of content. You can also find channels offering News & Weather and International events, or find Travel, Religious, Educational, and Kids & Family channels. You can even find channels that offer Shopping, Photo Apps, Themes, Screensavers, Personal Media, Games and more.
Explore more channels on the Roku Channel Store at channlestore.roku.com.