Watch local channels, news and weather forecasting on your Roku.

One of the most common questions asked by our Roku customers nowadays is how do I watch the local channels on their streaming devices, especially having low-cost subscription earlier. Most of the people think Local channels are no longer exist in their streaming experience –but their thought regarding this is so very wrong there are no better options than ever earlier! Just take a look towards the new local channel suggestions below by Roku.

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  • One of the most Popular Roku channels i.e DIRECTV NOW, PlayStation Vue, Sling TV, Hulu with Live TV,  and CenturyLink Stream provide local channels in specific markets*. If you have more concern regarding CBS particularly, CBS All avail provide 126 live and local CBS channels. Note: All these channels need a monthly subscription on a regular basis.
  • Newson (free) provides life and on-demand your regional newscasts and local news clips from in 170+ markets. The best part about this kind of channel is that you can change to different locations around any part of your country. If you’re skipping your hometown newscasters, this is the best channel you must subscribe!
  • LocalNow (requires to take part in TV require a subscription after 30-day free trial) supply hyper-local weather, traffic, news and sports information from 207 locations across the whole country.
  • You must be absolutely sure to browse the “News & Weather” section of the Roku Channel Store and consider for your local associated channels. Nowadays there are 100+ free your regional news channels including WGN Chicago, KHOU Houston, FOX25 Boston and WSB Atlanta and much more.


  • iHeartRadio and TuneIn (both free) bring to your residence place DJs and most likely local stations to you – no worry where you are or where you live! Hear to music, sports radio, podcasts and more.


  • According to the location where you live, you now be able to get over-the-air broadcasts from all of the main networks like ABC, FOX, CBS, NBC, and PBS through your an antenna. Do check out this article posted by our team for more information.
  • Tablo TV (additional hardware is required) enhances your antenna viewing experience by authorizing you to pause and record live TV.
  • If you have Roku TV, seek more information regarding about our Live TV Pause property that enables you to delay up to 90 minutes of live television!


  • When the channels in the local news part above the already covered local weather, the most required-add channels for weather forecasting are WeatherNation and The Weather Network (both are free no subscription required). They provide local weather forecasts adjust for you and you can watch hourly and prolong forecasts according to your own location.

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