Roku Adds Live TV Channel Guide to the Roku Channel

By |

Roku Adds Live TV Channel Guide to the Roku Channel


Roku has good news for people who miss the old "channel surfing" television-viewing experience. The company recently added to the Live TV Channel Guide, which now allows users to watch live linear content from Premium Subscription channels like HBO and Cinemax. If you have an HD antenna, you can now also view over-the-air programming in addition to streaming content. The Live TV Channel Guide offers more than 100 free channels such as ABC News Live, Adventure Sports Network, and The Design Network.

Read on for addition details directly from Roku:

Roku recently announced a selection of fresh new movies and TV, more than 30 new free live/linear channels and a new tile called "Live TV Channel Guide." Today, Roku is announcing some new additions to the Live TV Channel Guide that will offer a channel-surfing experience most TV lovers are accustomed to.

Starting today, if you're a subscriber of Premium Subscriptions (HBO, Cinemax, Showtime, Starz and EPIX) on The Roku Channel, you'll be able to see any live/linear content from those subscriptions directly on the guide. 

Additionally, for Roku TV users who are using an HD antenna, you'll be able view over-the-air content alongside all of our over-the-top programming.

The Live TV Channel Guide is more than just your gateway to free live/linear content. It's your ticket to more than 100 free linear channels spanning a broad range of genres including news, sports, kids and family, lifestyle, Spanish language entertainment, and more, in an easy to navigate, on screen guide experience. 

Please see below for a list of channels integrated into the guide:

    • *NEW* Premium Subscription Channels: Cinemax, Showtime, Starz, HBO, and EPIX.
    • News: ABC News Live, America's Voice, Black News Channel, Cheddar, NewsmaxTV Live, Newsy Top Stories, Now This, OAN Encore, Reuters, TYT-Go, USA Today, WeatherNation, and Yahoo Finance
    • Sports: Adventure Sports Network, ACC Digital Network, beIN SPORTS Xtra, EDGEsport, ESTV, fubo Sports Network, MAVTV Select, Outside TV, PowerNation, Stadium, and SportsGrid
    • Movies and TV: BET Pluto TV, The Bob Ross Channel, Brat TV, CMT Pluto TV, FilmRise Action, FilmRise Classic TV, FilmRise Family, FilmRise Free Movies, Gravitas Movies, MTV Pluto TV, REDBOX FREE MOVIES, Reelz, XUMO FREE Movies, and XUMO FREE Westerns
    • Game Shows: BUZZR, Deal or No Deal, Game Show Central, GOT Talent Global, and Family Feud
    • Music: MTV Biggest Pop, MTV Block Party, and Yo! MTV
    • Kids & Family: Ameba, Battery Pop, Kidoodle.TV, Kid Gamer TV, Kartoon, KIDZ BOP TV, Moonbug, pocket.watch, Teletubbies, Toon Googles, TG Junior, Rainbow Ruby, Rev and Roll, Ryan and Friends, and Zoomoo
    • Lifestyle: A+E Lively Place, Bon Appétit, Architectural Digest, The Design Network, DIY Daily, Food52, Revry, Tastemade, and This Old House
    • Fashion: Glamour, GQ, and Vogue
    • Comedy: AFV Family, College Humor, Comedy Central Pluto TV, Comedy Dynamics, Funny or Die, and Just for Laughs Gags
    • Crime: Crime 360, Forensic Files, Reel Truth. Crime and Unsolved Mysteries
    • Entertainment News: Complex, PeopleTV, TMZ, and Vanity Fair
    • Reality: Fail Army, Hell's Kitchen | Kitchen Nightmares, People Are Awesome, Pet Collective, and Wipeout
    • Sci-Fi: DUST, FilmRise Sci-Fi, and MGM's Free Sci-Fi Movies & Series
    • Science & Nature: WIRED, Love Nature, and Voyager Documentaries
    • Talk Shows: Nosey and Real Nosey
    • Spanish Language: AFV Español, AmericaTeve, Latido Music, Love Nature Spanish, MOOVIMEX by Pongalo, and Pongalo Novela Club

Additional Resources
• Visit the Roku website for additional specs and information.
• Roku Ultra Streaming Media Player (Model 4670R) Reviewed at HomeTheaterReview.com.
• Read New Workouts for Your Roku Streamer at HomeTheaterReview.com.


Latest Streaming, Apps, and Downloads News

Oct 21
KEF LS50 Wireless II Speakers Now Support Tidal Connect Tidal Connect enables users to stream music from Tidal directly to the new speakers, in a variety of different formats including MQA
KEF LS50 Wireless II Speakers Now Support Tidal Connect

Oct 12
Some Surprising -- Or Not -- News About Streaming and Holiday Buying Roku study provides some interesting poll results, but not much about streaming that most of us didn't already know or suspect
Some Surprising -- Or Not -- News About Streaming and Holiday Buying

Oct 09
Don't Miss Roku's Prime Day Deals The Roku Express, Roku Premiere and Roku Streaming Stick+ will all be on sale October 13 and 14
Don't Miss Roku's Prime Day Deals

Oct 08
Sonos and Disney+ Team Up Ahead of The Mandalorian Season Two Premiere The partnership includes a Sonos Radio station curated by "Mandalorian" composer Ludwig Göransson, and six free months of Disney+ for new subscribers who purchase certain Sonos products
Sonos and Disney+ Team Up Ahead of The Mandalorian Season Two Premiere

Oct 06
Naim Control4 Driver Gets Major Upgrade The driver, which can be installed as both a media driver and zone driver, now has an upgraded search bar, Favorites menu, and a redesigned browsing feature
Naim Control4 Driver Gets Major Upgrade

  • Comment on this article

Post a Comment
comments powered by Disqus