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Here Are The Top 10 FREE Roku Channels as of February 2018

Roku has long been the leader in free video channels; however, with so many channels to choose from, finding the best can be difficult.

So here are the top 10 free Roku video channels as of February 6th, 2087, according to the Roku Channel Store. (Note: We only included video channels on this list. Pandora would once again be number 2, but it only offers audio and was the only audio channel that would have been on this list.)

Top 10

1. YouTube: https://channelstore.roku.com/details/837/youtube
2. The Roku Channel:  https://channelstore.roku.com/details/151908/the-roku-channel
2. CBS News: https://channelstore.roku.com/details/27536/cbs-news
3. Pluto TV: https://channelstore.roku.com/details/74519/pluto-tv
4. The CW: https://channelstore.roku.com/details/111255/the-cw
5. PBS Kids:  https://channelstore.roku.com/details/23333/pbs-kids
6. NBC News: https://channelstore.roku.com/details/9581/nbc-news
7. TubiTV: https://channelstore.roku.com/details/41468/tubi-tv
8. AOL On News: https://channelstore.roku.com/details/31863/aol-on-news
9. ABC News: https://channelstore.roku.com/details/54065/abc-news
10. NewsON: https://channelstore.roku.com/details/71845/newson

Honorable Mentions

Honorable mentions include PBS, Crackle, Fox News, and JW.org

Big Movers This Month

The big shock this month was The Roku Channel in 2nd place. After only being released a few months ago it has skyrocketed past many of its competitors and landed in the top 10. Roku seems to be on to something with their free movie and TV show streaming service that is reportedly getting ready to expand to other devices. The question now is can The Roku Channel stay this high.

The other big jump was NewsON the live local news channel that once again jumped into the Top 10.

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7 Responses to Here Are The Top 10 FREE Roku Channels as of February 2018

  1. SteveParadis February 8, 2018 at 10:18 am #

    Roku Channel’s relentless self-promotion–it often comes up instead of the home screen on start up–may have something to do with that.
    I spend more time on My Retro Flix.
    http://www.myretroflix.com/

    • Wambie February 8, 2018 at 11:40 am #

      One of my favorites!

  2. Sunflower February 8, 2018 at 1:57 pm #

    Youtube and Tubi are the favorites at our house. I’m still binge watching McLeod’s Daughters on Tubi and DH is hooked on car crash videos and flight videos.

  3. James Grayson February 8, 2018 at 2:19 pm #

    I would substitute Crackle and PBS for two of the news (ABC NEWS, NBC NEWS, or CBS NEWS) channels. I would keeps those channels as well as FOX NEWS, just not in my top 10.

  4. RowMan February 8, 2018 at 10:28 pm #

    Fawesome.tv and Genius Kitchen both have a lot of great content.

  5. craig2web February 9, 2018 at 8:25 am #

    I like the Comedy Central app. Nice getting access to some of their content w/o having to have a subscription.

  6. malangrad February 10, 2018 at 4:03 pm #

    Sadly, PBS has become so blatantly misandrist and anti-white folks I won’t even watch their swillish offerings via my OTA antenna, much less via my Roku. #DefundPBS!