Here Are 10 Hidden Gems in the Roku Channel Store for Cord Cutters




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The Roku store is filled with channels where cord cutters can watch TV and movies from their favorite networks. From classic TV shows to indie films, there’s a Roku channel for every genre and interest. Today, we’re sharing some of the hidden gems found in the Roku Store.


If your local library is a Hoopla partner, you can get access to movies and TV shows all with your library card. There are thousands of titles to choose from and content is added daily, so you’ll always have something new to watch through this free channel.


Another service that partners with libraries, Kanopy is free with no fees and no commercials. Kanopy’s catalog has thousands of titles and offers personalized recommendations. Look for popular movies, hard to find titles and children’s programming.


NewsON airs live, local TV newscasts for free. This Roku channel live streams over 200 local news stations from across the country. Missed a report? Most stations allow you to watch a newscast for up to 48 hours after airing.


STIRR is Sinclair’s free streaming service. This one has a little bit of everything, including movies, news, sports, and entertainment. Choose the city closest to you for a local news feed, or choose Washington DC for news from the nation’s capital.

Court TV

Looking for live coverage of major trials? Court TV has it all for free on this Roku channel. All trials are covered by trusted legal journalists, so you’ll get the facts of the case through real-time updates. The channel also has an on demand library of past iconic trials.


Talk show and reality fans, this one is for you. Nosey has all of your favorite classic talk shows including Maury Povich, Jerry Springer, Steve Wilkos, Sally Jessy Raphael, Trisha Goddard, and Joan Rivers, just to name a few. Tune in for interviews, real life stories, reality dating shows, and more.

CW Seed

CW Seed has over 1000 hours of content from some popular shows like Schitt’s Creek, Girlfriends, Whose Line Is It Anyway?, and Pushing Daisies. You’ll find complete series and some original content on the completely free channel.


Watch live sports, the latest news, comedy skits, music videos, and more on the Yahoo channel. Content includes the best of Yahoo News, Yahoo Finance, and Yahoo Sports, along with clips from around the web.


If you’re looking for a local weather forecast, WeatherNation is a free channel you’ll want to add. You’ll get the latest weather updates, weather alerts, weather maps, and more. The app has everything you’ll need to keep an eye on what’s happening near you so you can stay informed and prepared.


USGA offers exclusive streaming to the U.S. Open, U.S. Women’s Open, U.S. Senior Open, U.S. Women’s Amateur, and U.S. Amateur, all for free and with no subscription required. Watch shot by shot coverage, memorable clips, and highlights from this Roku channel.

What are your favorite Roku channels? Let us know in the comments!

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