The Top 10 Roku Channels Every Cord Cutter Should Try For June 2023 – On Roku Players, Roku Sticks, & Roku TVs





Do you love your Roku? Been wondering what Roku Channels you should try from Roku’s massive library of streaming services? Today we are going to break down our picks for the top 10 Roku Channels every Roku Owner and cord Cutter should try this month.

Now, these are in no particular order, but here is my list:

The Roku Channel

The Roku Channel is your home for free TV, Roku Originals and premium entertainment. Watch an ever-changing selection of original series, hit movies, TV shows, 24/7 live news (in U.S. and Canada only) and popular kids’ entertainment —all totally free. Choose from thousands of entertainment options on-demand, with no subscriptions, purchases or rentals required. Plus, Roku customers in the United States can easily add 40+ Premium Subscriptions from SHOWTIME®, AMC+, STARZ, EPIX and more! Enjoying your favorite entertainment has never been easier.

You can add The Roku Channel to your Roku HERE.

Chicken Soup for the Soul

Chicken Soup for the Soul is a free entertainment and lifestyle destination for women featuring inspiring lifestyle content, blockbuster movies and series, and the new home of our beloved Chicken Soup for the Soul Originals. You’ll find stories with heart, ideas to inspire you, and shows to entertain you. We change your world one story at a time.®

You can add Chicken Soup for the Soul to your Roku HERE.


Tablo is the DVR for cord cutters that makes it easy to watch, pause, and record live, local TV broadcasts from your Over-the-Air TV antenna on your Roku. Simply connect your antenna to Tablo, connect your Tablo to your home network, and you can enjoy live sports, local news, and your favorite broadcast TV shows on any Roku streaming player or Roku-enabled Smart TV in your home via the Tablo Channel. Tablo also works with your favorite iOS and Android mobile devices, your computer, and much more so you can catch up on your favorite shows anytime, and anywhere. Additional Tablo DVR hardware purchase required:

You can learn more about Tablo DVRs HERE.


hoopla is a groundbreaking digital media service offered by your local public library that allows you to stream movies and television episodes to your TV for free with no waiting. We have thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily.

hoopla is like having your public library at your fingertips. Anytime. Anywhere.

You can add Hoopla to your Roku HERE.


Discover thought-provoking and enriching entertainment on one convenient streaming platform—brought to you for free by your library.

Kanopy’s catalog of thousands of titles includes festival favorites and popular picks chosen for their insight into other cultures, perspectives, and beliefs. There’s always something new to discover with titles added every month, as well as staff picks and tailored recommendations to help find the films that speak to you.

You can add Kanopy to your Roku HERE.

Pluto TV

Pluto TV has become a leader in the world of free ad-supported content. Owned by Paramount, it has a huge collection of Paramount programming plus content from 3rd parties. You will find 100+ HD channels and over 1,000 movies and TV episodes.

You can add Pluto TV to your Roku HERE.

Xumo Play

When you download the Xumo Play app, you unlock free access to 300+ networks and an unlimited library of Hollywood movies, your choice of breaking news networks, popular TV shows, comprehensive sports coverage, plus family friendly and educational programming. Viewers love Xumo Play because we offer a fast and hassle-free experience – no registration, sign up or credit card required to enjoy.

You can add Xumo Play to your Roku HERE.

Local Now

Originally Local Now only streamed your local weather and news, but now it has added a ton of live channels, movies, and TV shows. Later this year, Local Now will also stream local PBS channels for free.

You can Local Now 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. Features include: Track current conditions, forecasts and NWS alerts (U.S. only) for your location or save your favorite places to easily access. Access weather maps (U.S. Only) with multiple layers like Radar, Visible Radar, Current Winds, Current Dew Points, Advisories and more. Access video on demand segments from Weather on Demand, Weather Remix, Digital Drop and Space & Science. 

You can add WeatherNation to your Roku HERE.


If you just know Plex as a way to manage the media you own, there is so much more to it. Plex now also has a huge free ad-supported streaming service offering a ton of movies and TV Shows. If it has been some time since you tried Plex it may be time to try it again.

You can add Plex to your Roku HERE.

Do you have a service you think we should add here? Leave a comment and let us know about it.

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