The Roku Channel has made two big updates that will give viewers more options for enjoying live TV.
Starting today, if you’re a subscriber of Premium Subscriptions (HBO, Cinemax, Showtime, Starz and EPIX) through The Roku Channel, you’ll be able to see any live/linear content from those subscriptions directly on the guide.
Additionally, for Roku TV users who are using an HD antenna, you’ll be able view over-the-air content alongside all of the over-the-top programming available on The Roku Channel.
There are now over 100 linear channels, all available for free through Roku’s Live TV Channel Guide. Here’s the full list:
- *NEW* Premium Subscription Channels: Cinemax, Showtime, Starz, HBO, and EPIX.
- News: ABC News Live, America’s Voice, Black News Channel, Cheddar, NewsmaxTV Live, Newsy Top Stories, Now This, OAN Encore, Reuters, TYT-Go, USA Today, WeatherNation, and Yahoo Finance
- Sports: Adventure Sports Network, ACC Digital Network, beIN SPORTS Xtra, EDGEsport, ESTV, fubo Sports Network, MAVTV Select, Outside TV, PowerNation, Stadium, and SportsGrid
- Movies and TV: BET Pluto TV, The Bob Ross Channel, Brat TV, CMT Pluto TV, FilmRise Action, FilmRise Classic TV, FilmRise Family, FilmRise Free Movies, Gravitas Movies, MTV Pluto TV, REDBOX FREE MOVIES, Reelz, XUMO FREE Movies, and XUMO FREE Westerns
- Game Shows: BUZZR, Deal or No Deal, Game Show Central, GOT Talent Global, and Family Feud
- Music: MTV Biggest Pop, MTV Block Party, and Yo! MTV
- Kids & Family: Ameba, Battery Pop, Kidoodle.TV, Kid Gamer TV, Kartoon, KIDZ BOP TV, Moonbug, pocket.watch, Teletubbies, Toon Googles, TG Junior, Rainbow Ruby, Rev and Roll, Ryan and Friends, and Zoomoo
- Lifestyle: A+E Lively Place, Bon Appétit, Architectural Digest, The Design Network, DIY Daily, Food52, Revry, Tastemade, and This Old House
- Fashion: Glamour, GQ, and Vogue
- Comedy: AFV Family, College Humor, Comedy Central Pluto TV, Comedy Dynamics, Funny or Die, and Just for Laughs Gags
- Crime: Crime 360, Forensic Files, Reel Truth. Crime and Unsolved Mysteries
- Entertainment News: Complex, PeopleTV, TMZ, and Vanity Fair
- Reality: Fail Army, Hell’s Kitchen | Kitchen Nightmares, People Are Awesome, Pet Collective, and Wipeout
- Sci-Fi: DUST, FilmRise Sci-Fi, and MGM’s Free Sci-Fi Movies & Series
- Science & Nature: WIRED, Love Nature, and Voyager Documentaries
- Talk Shows: Nosey and Real Nosey
- Spanish Language: AFV Español, AmericaTeve, Latido Music, Love Nature Spanish, MOOVIMEX by Pongalo, and Pongalo Novela Club
To access the Live TV Channel Guide, open The Roku Channel on your Roku device and look for the new “Live TV” tile on the home screen. While you’re watching live content, press the left arrow on your remote to go back to the guide.
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Jess Barnes attended Edinboro University and spent years working in nonprofit before taking up freelance writing in 2012. Jess has been working for Cord Cutters News since 2017.