The Top 10 FREE Roku News Channels of 2018 (How to Watch Hurricane Florence Coverage For FREE )





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Today we take a look at the top 10 free Roku Channels for news. With Hurricane Florance hitting the United States, we wanted to give you some of the best free news channels on Roku to keep you up to date on what is happening.

In no particular order here are our top 10 free news channels on Roku TVs and Roku players.


Watch live, local TV newscasts for free. Stream newscasts from 200+ trusted local news stations across the U.S. with the NEW NewsON experience. Watch live news, previous newscasts (up to 48 hours for most stations), or local news clips now in a modern, approachable design. Set favorites for easy access to the stations you want to watch and tune in to local coverage of major breaking news. No cable subscription or login required. Enjoy local news with NewsON anytime, anywhere.

You can add NewsON to your Roku HERE.


Local weather forecasts tailored for you. This free and easy to use award-winning app streams live weather newscasts from certified meteorologists, provides your local weather data, local weather alerts (U.S. only) from NWS (National Weather Service), weather maps and more. Make decisions about your day or next vacation! Get weather data anytime

You can add WeatherNation to your Roku HERE.

Pluto TV

Download now to stream Pluto TV’s 100+ channels of news, sports, and the Internet’s best, completely free on Roku. Also, get access to our Free On Demand library of over 1000 entire movies and full TV episodes.

You can add Pluto TV to your Roku HERE.

CBS News

The CBS News app features CBSN, the 24/7 digital streaming news network from CBS News, as well as on demand video from CBS’s awarding winning news programs, including CBS Evening News, CBS This Morning, 60 Minutes, 48 Hours, Sunday Morning and Face the Nation, and

You can add CBS News to your Roku HERE.

The Roku Channel

The Roku Channel features hundreds of Hollywood hits, plus live 24/7 news (US only), with no subscription, no fees and no logins required. Enjoy comedies, award-winners, classics and more-available to watch whenever you want. It’s free movies and TV. For You.

You can add The Roku Channel to your Roku HERE.

Your Local News Channel (KXXV News Channel 25 As an Example)

KXXV News Channel 25 is your source for local news, weather and sports. We are committed to keeping Central Texas informed and prepared for severe weather.

Just search for your local TV stations call letters to see if they have a Roku Channel.

Haystack TV 

The perfect free channel for news junkies. Watch breaking, world, tech and business news. Get your local news from 80+ stations nationwide. The most trending news videos in a headline news channel personalized to you. NO cable subscription required.

You can add Haystack TV to your Roku HERE.

CBS Sports HQ

CBS Sports is the #1 source for MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL, MLS and NCAA sports news, scores, videos and more!

Tune in to CBS Sports HQ, an all-new, live 24/7 sports news network, to catch up on sports scores, highlights, expert analysis, and more! No subscription required, just open the app and watch live!

You can add CBS Sports HQ to your Roku HERE.


Welcome to the game! Stadium brings you LIVE & ON-DEMAND, premium sports video content, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

You can add Stadium to your Roku HERE.


iHeartRadio lets you access the world of music and radio in one simple app. Download today to listen to top radio stations, music, news, podcasts, sports, talk, and comedy shows.

You can add iHeartRadio to your Roku HERE.

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