How To Play Podcasts on Roku and Roku TV

How To Play Podcasts on Roku and Roku TV

The Internet is full of FREE content you can listen to and watch on your Roku in the form of podcasts

Roku Podcast Channel

If you have not yet tuned in to Free podcasts, you may be missing out on a large library of untapped free content online. We'll show you what you need, to turn your Roku or Roku TV into a podcast streaming machine.

What Are Podcasts?

A podcast is a digital audio, or video file which is made publicly available on the Internet for downloading or streaming. They can either be an individual segment or a series with daily, weekly or monthly new installments. Podcasts can be subscribed to and received automatically by subscribers.

Podcasts can be found on almost every topic. From popular talk show hosts like Oprah, talk radio news shows, to full nightly news shows from CBS, ABC and FOX and MSNBC. Many Roku channels get their content from podcasts directly which are freely shared. With a Roku podcast player, you can setup your own custom channel based on the podcasts you like to listen to or watch.

How To Find Podcasts

listen notes podcast search engine

If you are looking for a particular podcast, there is no better search engine than Listen Notes. It has over 439,257 podcasts & 26,554,025 individual episodes listed in their database.

Listen Notes is a really great resource to help you find audio podcasts or even individual episodes from a particular podcast.

Finding Video Podcasts

Finding Video podcasts can be a little more tricky but for this, there is another app you can use on your Roku to search through the entire iTunes podcast library without even needing to have iTunes installed.

Go ahead and add the private iTunes Podcast Channel. Roku Code: IPTC or Click Here to add this channel to your Roku.

iTunes has a large library of both audio and video podcasts listed. An easy way to find some of the best is browse the New and Noteworthy category. The channel when first launched will ask you to choose if you want either audio, video or both types of podcasts. You can set it to make your choice the default so from then on, it will only show you the type of podcasts you may be interested in.

The iTunes Podcast Roku app also has a nice search function which lets you search through the entire iTunes podcast database.

VideoPodcast Player

This is another nice, FREE private podcast player channel you can add to your Roku. The Private Channel Code is: videopodcast

VideoPodcast Player Roku Channel

Now you have two great private Podcast Players for your Roku to watch your favorite podcasts. Another couple of great tools for finding great Free content for your Roku or Roku TV.

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