The Roku Channel has been adding to its free channel lineup, including the addition of Roku Originals last week. Viewers can also use The Roku Channel to check out premium content before signing up for paid subscriptions through Roku. Here are some of the premium series episodes you can stream for free on The Roku Channel right now.
The Chi, Showtime
Episode S4E1: Soul Food
Kiesha wrestles with a decision that will affect the life of her unborn child; a run-in with police leaves Kevin, Jake and Papa reeling; Douda tries to walk the line between gangster and mayor; Tiff and Dom go into business together.
The Gloaming, Starz
Episode S1E1: The Dying of the Light
A woman is discovered murdered and evidence at the scene links the murder to a 20-year-old case.
Godfather of Harlem, Epix
Episode S1E1: By Whatever Means Necessary
Bumpy Johnson returns from Alcatraz to reunite with his family and reclaim his Harlem territory from Italian mob boss Vincent Gigante; he finds an unlikely ally in his old friend Malcolm X.
The Drowning, Sundance
Episode S1E1: Episode 1
Jodie believes a teenager she has seen is her son who has been missing for nine years, and plans to get him back.
Men in Kilts, Starz
Episode S1E1: Food and Drink
Scotland’s cuisine and whisky are renowned throughout the world for different reasons; Sam and Graham explore the world’s finest whisky and dishes like haggis.
Black Monday, Showtime
Episode S1E1: TEN!
Mo makes his first discovery as a jazz producer; Dawn’s still serving time for masterminding Black Monday; Blair learns the hard way how to play politics; Keith discovers that the late Lenny Leighman has some big follicles to fill.
The Bad Seed, Sundance
Episode S1E1: The Bad Seed, Ep. 1
Successful obstetrician Simon Lampton’s life begins to fall apart when a former patient of his is brutally murdered.
Episode S1E1: Dexter
Forensics analyst hides his life as a serial killer.
A Discovery of Witches, Shudder
Episode S1E1: Episode 1
In Oxford’s library, American historian and reluctant witch Diana Bishop unwittingly calls up an ancient magical manuscript, and finds herself confronted by geneticist and vampire Matthew Clairmont, who is determined to get his hands on the book.
Couples Therapy, Showtime
Episode S1E1: 101
Dr. Guralnik wrestles with her feelings of responsibility.
American Gods, Starz
Episode S1E1: The Bone Orchard
Shadow Moon is released from prison and meets Mr. Wednesday.
Fall River, Epix
Episode S1E1: My Soul to Keep
The shocking story of a town caught in the frenzy of an alleged satanic cult practicing human sacrifice.
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