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Roku Adds 5 Free Channels for Cord-Cutters

Dave Parrack 14-08-2019

Roku has added five new channels to The Roku Channel. All of which offer free content to Roku owners. The channels add sports coverage, local and national news coverage, award-winning journalism, investigative reports, and comedy specials.


In 2017, Roku unveiled The Roku Channel The Roku Channel Lets You Watch Movies for Free The Roku Channel -- a free channel offering hundreds of popular movies -- has now rolled out to all current-generation Roku devices. Read More . This added a free, ad-supported channel to Roku devices. The Roku Channel contains a range of movies and TV shows, all available to watch for free. And now Roku is adding five more channels to The Roku Channel.

Roku Adds New Channels to The Roku Channel

Roku unveiled the new channels in a post on The Roku Blog. The company shared the news that these “new, free, live and linear channels are available, bringing the total count of news, sports, and entertainment options in The Roku Channel to more than 30!”

Fubo Sports Network is “a live TV network for passionate sports fans” offering coverage of sporting events, trending sports topics, and sports-related entertainment programming.

ACCDN (or The ACC Digital Network) offers “original on-demand content throughout the year” from one of the top intercollegiate athletic conferences in the US.


USA Today offers “local and national news, sports, entertainment, finance, technology, and more”. All delivered through a combination of journalism, photos, and videos.

Now This is described as “the most watched mobile news brand in the world”. Tune in for “news, investigative reports, interviews, and original series.”

Comedy Dynamics is a network dedicated to comedy. So you can expect stand-up specials, TV shows, films, and documentaries from some big-name comedians.

Roku has also added SI TV to the Premium Subscriptions available on The Roku Channel. SI TV is a streaming service from Sports Illustrated, and it offers original series and documentaries which aim to take you behind the scenes of your favorite sports.

The Best Free Roku Channels

The Roku Channel is packed to the gills with free content, but it isn’t the only option for Roku owners. Here are the best free Roku channels you shouldn’t miss The Best Free Roku Channels You Can't Miss These are the best free Roku channels you really shouldn't miss. All come with no strings attached setup and easy installation. Read More , which includes Pluto TV, Sony Crackle, CBS News, and PBS Kids, amongst many others.

Related topics: Cord Cutting, Freebies, Media Streaming, Roku.

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  1. Deb Palmer
    May 14, 2020 at 11:35 am

    Us a not available yet, Fubo need to have a cable contect.. not real cord cutter in fo.

  2. Layne
    August 15, 2019 at 4:33 pm

    Bullshit u guys are crooks

    • Dave Parrack
      August 15, 2019 at 6:01 pm

      What's your complaint, exactly? Why is it "bullshit"? And why are we "crooks"?

      • William
        September 3, 2019 at 11:16 am

        Don't know what their problem is, but I've been checking my roku express every gew days since this story broke and the channels haven't appeared.