- August 18, 2021
Roku presently streams more than 200 free live TV channels, and here are the newest 17
Roku is adding in excess of a dozen new channels to the Live TV Channel Guide on the Roku Channel,…
Roku is adding in excess of a dozen new channels to the Live TV Channel Guide on the Roku Channel, its free streaming service.
Roku’s live and linear live TV hub incorporates in excess of 200 free channels to surf. The most current record of channels showing up on its live guide incorporates CBC, AccuWeather Now, FilmRise True Crime, Haunt TV, and IGN. On Wednesday, the platform will likewise add a dedicated channel for The Wiggles to mark the second anniversary of its Kids and Family experience, which launched in 2019. The full list of channels coming to the service is as follows:
- AccuWeather Now
- El Rey
- Estrella Games
- FilmRise Kids
- FilmRise True Crime
- Haunt TV
- Mega Noticias
- RCN Más
- Real Madrid TV
- The Only Way Is Essex
- Tribeca Channel
- The Wiggles powered by Loop Media, Inc.
As of July of last year, Roku’s live TV guide housed 100 or more live and linear channels. That number has generally doubled in a year, and the organization has seen “linear streaming explode over the last year,” Ashley Hovey, director of AVOD development at Roku, said in a statement. The extension of the platform’s live TV programming adds to Roku’s new introduction to original programming, which it’s likewise been extending since its obtaining of Quibi’s library recently.
Hovey added that “demand for free, quality programming continues to be of importance to our streamers.”