The Roku Channel has launched 14 brand-new linear channels to stream for free directly through its Live TV Guide. Back in June, Roku launched eight NBC Local news channels from major metropolitan areas across the country, bringing free local news to The Roku Channel for the first time. Now the company is expanding its local news offering to include even more cities, with the addition of NBC San Diego News, NBC Boston News, and NBC San Francisco Bay Area news to our lineup.
Roku has also launched LX News, giving more in-depth live coverage on technology, the environment, politics, community, social issues, and current events. Users can now also stream some of the greatest procedural dramas of all time through our all-new Ion Channel. The channel will feature episodes from iconic series, including "NCIS," "Chicago P.D.," "Law & Order," and more. Moreover, Roku is also launching a dedicated Western channel called Roku Channel Westerners, featuring classic movies/series, including "Apache Junction," "The Westerner," "The Rebel," and more. A new Spanish-language channel, Cine EstrellaTV, will also be available through our dedicated Espacio Latino hub on The Roku Channel.
The complete list of new live channels available on The Roku Channel’s Live TV Guide is:
- BBC Kids: Entertaining, energetic, unpredictable, and clever, BBC Kids is a new channel that kids will love and parents can trust.
- BOUNCE XL: Bounce XL offers the best in Black television, including original programming and specials, scripted sitcoms, and dramas.
- Cheaters: Victims of suspected cheating hire hidden camera crews to spy on significant others and gather incriminating evidence.
- Cine EstrellaTV: Cine EstrellaTV is an all-new 24-hour movie channel celebrating Latin cinema for the on-the-go movie fan.
- Court TV: Court TV, the original true crime network, features live gavel-to-gavel, in-depth legal reporting of the nation’s most compelling trials. In addition, the network features engaging specials and true crime series.
- Grit Xtra: Grit is home to your favorite bold, brave, legendary action heroes. Showcasing classic all-American storytelling in its iconic Western movies and series.
- Ion: Ion is “Positively Entertaining” and features a collection of television’s most-watched dramas and original programming, including Law and Order: SVU, NCIS, Chicago P.D., and more.
- Ion Mystery: Ion Mystery features investigative crime series, real-life docuseries, and exclusive originals.
- Ion Plus: Ion Plus is home to 24/7 entertainment featuring hit series and top dramas.
- NBC Boston News: Get the latest local news, breaking updates, weather forecast & live events in the Boston area.
- LX News: Live news coverage and innovative storytelling examining the events shaping our world.
- NBC San Diego News: Get the latest local news, breaking updates, weather forecast, & live events in the San Diego area.
- NBC San Francisco Bay Area News: Get the latest local news, breaking updates, weather forecast, & live events in the Bay Area.
- Roku Channel Westerns: Kick off your spurs and enjoy some of the wildest stories in the West. Whether you’re a gunslinging Western aficionado or just cutting your teeth, you’ll enjoy this line-up of classic and modern Western movies and popular Western series.