Published On: July 15, 2020

Roku Adds Live TV Channel Guide to the Roku Channel

Published On: July 15, 2020

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...

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.

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