Top 5 Roku Channels for 2017

5 Roku Channels That will Continue to Rock your Roku Throughout 2017

Don't Miss Out on These Great Channels

Netflix - is still one of the best, top rated channels on Roku. It's no wonder when you see their large library of free movies and TV shows available commercial free on their channel. Netflix is a subscription only channel and one that should be at the top of your list if you want to cut your cable bill. They offer full TV series including some that are exclusively their own which you won't find anywhere else on Cable or Satellite.

Plex - This channel works together with a computer or NAS box that must be on and running while you watch the Plex channel on Roku. Plex is a free channel for Roku users. Another Free Plex alternative channel is Rarflix. This channel has the same features as Plex. 

One reason Plex is so popular is because of the Unsupported Apps. This give you access to much more content through the use of 3rd party plugins like free TV shows and Movies on your Roku. Here is a Plex Setup Guide to help download and setup Plex along with the Unsupported App store for your Roku.

To eliminate running a bulky PC for running Plex and to store their media files, many people are choosing to use a NAS box. Our popular NAS Guide will show you more about the top two best rated NAS boxes available today: QNAP vs Synology Best NAS for 2017

Hulu Plus - This channel is also a subscription channel that will let you watch many popular televisions shows the very next day they air. Unfortunately, this channel also includes commercials.
If you don't mind waiting for the season to complete, most of these shows eventually will end up on Netflix. View our Netflix Vs Amazon Instant Vs Hulu Plus Guide to learn more about today's top commercial streaming services.

YouTube - Another great channel that offers a lot of user uploaded content which sometimes even includes full length movies and TV shows. There is so much content on YouTube you will never run out of things to watch. Here is where you can find Full YouTube Movies and Full YouTube TV Shows 

VideoBuzz is an alternative channel to the official YouTube Roku channel and is also very popular. Click here to learn more and add this channel to your Roku.

Channel Pear - is another popular IPTV channel on Roku, it let's users search for and find podcasts and other video streams that are freely available to watch on the Internet. This has spawned an entire new hobby for people that go hunting for content and then post it on the channel PEAR website for others to watch. Here is more information about this exciting new channel that will help you get started.

Roku Premiere and Ultra are the fastest models Roku currently offers.

If you are looking to buy a Roku to cut your cable or satellite TV bill, finding great channels is key to getting the best Roku user experience.

We have a lot of great resources for finding amazing Roku channels right here on mkvXstream. Most Roku channels still work fine on most all Roku models including most older models.

Check out these four additional resources. This will quickly help you find more great Roku Channels.

Best Places to Find Many More Roku Channels:

A-Z Roku Channels List

This list has a large mixture of both public and private Roku channels. Unlike other lists you may find on the web that scatter their Roku channels across many pages to drive up page views. We built our Roku channels list so it is fast and easy to scan, saving you a lot of time.

Roku Channels in our A-Z index are all arranged in alphabetical order, they include a brief description and "Add channel" link to Roku's website. This will let you add new channels right from the list to your Roku.

If you need help adding or finding Roku Channels you added to your Roku. Please click here for instructions.

Roku Channels Guide

The Roku Channel Guide is an icon based category index to many different Roku channels. Channels are together in groups by theme or categories. The Roku Channels Guide will quickly help you find Roku channels based on special interests like "Family and Kids", "Games" "Faith", "Music", "News", "Science and Tech", "Sports" and even "Adult Roku Channels" which you won't find in the Public Roku channel store or on their website.

New Roku Channels

Want to find the very latest and newest Roku channels. Roku has a New Channel Category on their website. These are public channels, since they don't list private channels, just keep visiting mkvXstream where you can always find any new popular channels in our sidebar.

Top 80 Best Roku Channels for 2017

The Top 80 Roku Channels List is another popular list we put together with a little help from our members and friends at the Roku Rocks Facebook Group. This list contains the most popular Roku channels and contains many top rated Roku channels you will want explore on your new Roku.

Roku Still Best

If you are thinking about buying a new media streamer, we still highly recommend a Roku over pretty much any other media streamer. It has the most channels, is easy to use if your 8 or 80, and has access to almost everything except Kodi. For Kodi you will need to use an Android TV box, Stick or a computer.


The a few new Roku models the Roku Premier Plus, and Roku Ultra now are 4K and HDR ready for a fantastic HD picture. 

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