The Roku Channel Adds 36 New Free Live Channels





The Roku Channel has become one of the most well-known free streaming services, and today they have quietly added 36 new channels. The best part is you don’t need a Roku to access The Roku Channel. It is available on multiple devices and on the web.

Recently Roku announced that The Roku Channel has over 350 live TV channels and 80,000 free movies and TV shows. It does not stop there, as The Roku Channel has also been adding a lot of original programming recently. This includes content from over 250 content partners.

Update Roku has announced even more channels will go live today in partnership with NBCUniversal including:

  • Murder, She Wrote
  • Little House on The Prairie
  • Mr. Beast
  • Saga
  • Saved By The Bell
  • Teen NBC
  • Crime
  • Bad Girls Club

Laster this year NBCUniversal will add even more channels including:

  • Universal Action
  • Alfred Hitchcock Presents

“The Roku Channel is thrilled to announce its expanded relationship with longtime partner NBCUniversal,” shared Jennifer Vaux, VP, Content Acquisition & Programming for The Roku Channel. “As FAST continues to gain incredible popularity in the marketplace, we’re excited to bring such terrific content options – including a strong roster of very well-known, fan-favorite programming – to our viewers.” 

“NBCUniversal has an unrivaled catalog of iconic series that have withstood the test of time and entertained audiences around the world,” said Bruce Casino, EVP, Sales & Distribution, U.S. for NBCUniversal Global Distribution. “We are excited to expand upon our longstanding relationship with The Roku Channel and dive into the dramatically growing FAST sector by partnering with them to bring our beloved TV shows to their viewers.” 

Today’s new channels include:

  • CBS News 
  • CBS Sports HQ 
  • CBS Sports Golazo Network
  • ‘Calliou 
  • Ninja Kidz 
  • VR Plus 
  • Fox 6 New York 
  • CBS 2 New York 
  • KCAL Los Angeles 
  • Fox 11 Los Angeles
  • CBS 2 Chicago Fox 32 Chicago
  • Fox 29 Philadelphia
  • CBS News Philadelphia 
  • CBS News Texas 
  • Fox 4 Dallas/Ft. Worth 
  • Fox 2 KTVU 
  • CBS News Bay Area 
  • Fox 5 Atlanta 
  • Fox 26 Houston 
  • Fox 5 Washington DC 
  • CBS Boston 
  • Fox 10 Arizona 
  • Fox 13 Seattle WA 
  • Fox 13 Tampa Bay 
  • Fox 9 Minneapolis 
  • CBS News Minnesota 
  • CBS News Detroit 
  • FOX 2 Detroit 
  • CBS News Colorado 
  • FOX 35 Orlando 
  • CBS News Miami 
  • CBS News Sacramento 
  • CBS News Pittsburgh 
  • CBS News Baltimore 
  • Fox 7 Austin 
  • Fox 6 Milwaukee

Wondering what The Roku Channel is like? Here is a quick review:

The Roku Channel also recently added several new channels, including FIFA Plus, BBC Earth, and Confess By Nosey

The Roku Channel is available on Roku Streaming Players and Roku TVs along with Fire TVs, Samsung Smart TVs, iOS and Android devices.

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