Top 10 FREE Roku Channels of 2023 – For Roku Players, Roku Sticks and Roku TVs

Do you love your Roku? Not only does Roku let you stream some of the most popular paid services like Disney+, Hulu, Amazon, Netflix, and more, but it can also stream a huge collection of movies and TV shows for free.

You’re probably familiar with The Roku Channel, the free ad-supported service owned by Roku, but what are your other options? Today, we’re going to take a look at ten other great ad-supported 100% free streaming services besides the Roku channel.

Now, they’re not in any particular order, but here’s my list:

pluto tv

Pluto TV has become a leader in the world of free ad-supported content. Owned by Paramount, it has a huge collection of Paramount programming as well as third-party content. You’ll find over 100 HD channels and over 1,000 movies and TV episodes.

You can add Pluto TV to your Roku HERE.

Location Now

Originally Local Agora only broadcast local weather and news, but now it has added a ton of live channels, movies and TV shows. Later this year, Local Now will also stream local PBS channels for free.

You can spot now for your Roku HERE.

haystack news

If your local channels aren’t on NewsON, they’re probably on Haystack News. With Haystack news, you can watch local news, weather and more, but also get national and international news. Making Haystack News a great way to stay up to date on what’s happening around you in the world.

You can add Haystack News to your Roku HERE.

News about

Want local news and want it live? Let’s be honest, we can’t always be near an antenna to watch our local news, but with NewsON, you can watch local news live for free and on demand from a long list of local affiliates.

You can add NewsON to your Roku HERE.


With thousands of movies and TV shows, Fawsome says it has new titles added every week. Plus, a massive catalog of every genre you can imagine makes Fawsome one of the biggest streaming services for fans looking for something specific. Be sure to check out Fawsome if you like free movies and TV shows.

You can add Fawsome to your Roku HERE.


Crackle is one of the oldest free ad-supported streaming services out there, and it’s still a great option. Packed with content from a long list of partners, Crackle is a great choice for movies and TV shows.

You can add Crackle to your Roku HERE.


Tubi is now owned by Fox, which means it has a ton of Fox programming. Additionally, Tubi recently closed a deal to bring programming from Warner Bros. Discovery for Tubi. We’ve recently started to see some of that programming, including older HBO Max shows, air on Tubi. Making it a must have for many Roku owners.

You can add Tubi to your Roku HERE.

Xumo Play

Owned by NBCUniversal, Xumo Play is packed with content from NBC, as well as shows from a long list of partners. Not only do you find on-demand movies and TV shows, but more than 100 live channels as well.

You can add Xumo Play to your Roku HERE.


Want a ton of free movies and TV shows? FilmRise has one of the largest collections of free movies and TV shows. The best part is that they also have several very targeted categories filled with anime, classics, reality, and more.

You can add FilmRise to your Roku HERE.


If you’re only familiar with Plex as a way to manage the media you own, there’s a lot more to it than that. Plex now also has a huge free ad-supported streaming service, offering a ton of movies and TV shows. If it’s been a while since you’ve tried Plex, it might be time to give it another try.

You can add Plex to your Rpli HERE.

Do you have a service you think we should add here? Leave a comment and let us know about it.

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