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With SummerSlam just around the corner, we caught up with WWE Superstar Sasha “The Legit Boss” Banks. She dished her thoughts on her favorite WWE Superstars of all time, the origin of her nickname, and shared whether she has any rap skills like her cousin Snoop Dogg.

Check out the video below for the full interview, and make sure to stream SummerSlam live at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York on August 20 on WWE Network!

Happy streaming!

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Fancy yourself a movie lover? You’re going to like these 5 movie channels that offer indie films, cult classics, documentaries and more. Add the channels below – you just might find that next movie hidden gem!


Filmstruck (starts at $6.99/month after a 14 day trial) – Watch critically acclaimed films, hard-to-find gems, and cult favorites from the world’s greatest independent film libraries including exclusive access to the world-renowned Criterion Collection.

Tribeca Short List ($4.99/month after a 7 day trial) – High-quality collection of hand-picked Hollywood, foreign and independent films recommended by industry experts who know and love movies.

IndieFlix ($4.99/month after a 14 day trial) – More than 9,000 movies including Film Festival award winners, experimental new films, and iconic indies.

Fandor ($10/month after a 14 day trial) – Watch hand-picked independent and international films, including documentaries and film festival favorites.

Indie Icon (FREE) – One stop shop for movie buffs who are looking for foreign and indie films (updated daily!)

Happy streaming!

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The NFL season is just about here! That means every football fan is getting excited to spend their weekends keeping up with all the action. Regardless of if you have cable or not, you have numerous options to watch NFL games with your Roku device. Most of the streaming services mentioned below have free trials so you can give them a test drive before the season starts.

Streaming NFL games is easier than ever. Below, get details on how to watch NFL games live or on demand.


Sunday Night Football (see the schedule)

Sunday Night Football is often one of the premier games of the week and NBC will own the broadcast. How to watch:

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As a college student, it is certainly challenging to find a cost-efficient way to keep up with the latest episode of Game of Thrones without spending half of my paycheck on a cable package. But since I started using my Roku player, I have been able to stream all of my favorites without breaking the bank. Here are my best tips and secrets for streaming on a student’s budget.

tips for college students1. Get an affordable streaming device

Whether you already have a TV in your dorm room or apartment and wish to connect a Roku player or you want an all-in-one smart TV, we’ve got you covered with the best, most budget-friendly options.

  • Most affordable Roku player: Roku Express is $29.99
  • Budget-friendly smart TV: 24” Insignia Roku TV is $129.99
  • Check out our refurbished page to save big on Roku products (while supplies last)

2. Watch free entertainment

Once you have your Roku device all set up, browse the Roku Channel Store to add hundreds of FREE channels. Some of my favorites include CBS News, Tubi TV, Crackle, Pluto TV, and The CW for news and entertainment, plus Pandora and iHeartRadio for music.

Check out our blog series highlighting free movies each week!

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Every week we’re putting together five free movies to watch this weekend, no subscription or payment needed. Want to learn more about what to stream? Follow us on Twitter and come back to the Roku Blog every week for more free movies to watch. You can also find more suggestions on the What’s On tab in the new Roku mobile app. Happy streaming!

Miami Vice (Crackle) –Based on the 1980s TV action/drama, this update focuses on vice detectives Crockett and Tubbs as their respective personal and professional lives become dangerously intertwined.

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The wait is over – a new line of RCA Roku TVs are available in the U.S. and Canada! These HD models combine the quality of RCA hardware and the easy-to-use Roku OS, which offers access to more than 5,000 channels and 500,000 movies and TV episodes.

RCA Roku TVs include a TV tuner input to receive over-the-air TV channels and feature the ability to create a Favorites Channel list. The Live TV Pause feature allows customers to conveniently pause live broadcasts. Learn about these new features here.

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(U.S. model)

These TVs come with an easy-to-use remote featuring channel shortcut buttons to get to your entertainment quickly. The free Roku mobile app turns iOS® or Android™ mobile devices into a streaming companion and features remote functionality, voice search, private listening, a keyboard, the ability to share videos, music and photos to the TV and an easy way to find What’s On via a hand-picked selection of movies and TV shows available to rent, buy or watch for free.

The new line in the U.S. includes 50” and 43” HD models for $499 and $379.99 MSRP, respectively, as well as a 32” HD model for $249.99 MSRP. Canada includes 50” and 43” HD models for $599.99 and $469.99 MSRP, respectively, as well as a 32” HD model for $299.99 MSRP.

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Jordan Spieth attempts to win a historic career Grand Slam this week at the PGA Championship and you can watch it for FREE. The complete coverage of the event on the new PGA Championship channel will bring all the action of Quail Hollow to your TV – on Roku players and Roku TVs in the US. You won’t find this coverage on any other streaming player or smart TV!

From August 10-13, the PGA Championship channel will offer more event video than ever before. The free channel includes live video coverage, analyst commentary, real-time video highlights, shot-by-shot graphics, media room interviews and much more.

Click here to add the PGA Championship channel or find it in the “Sports” category of the Channel Store.

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Comic books make some of the best movies. They certainly have a winning formula: jam-packed action + stunning special effects + the fight against evil + star-studded casts. They’ve infiltrated pop culture due to their broad appeal – you’re watching these movies whether or not you like comic books. Two of the summer’s biggest box office hits, Wonder Woman and Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2 (available for purchase today!), are both comic book adaptations.

Which comic book-based movie reigns supreme? Here are the best as scored by Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer, and all Certified Fresh! Want to watch these movies tonight? Conduct a Roku Search to find out where you can stream these films and at what price (or Follow Wonder Woman to be alerted when it’s available for streaming).

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こんにちは (Hello) anime fans! With so much great anime coming from Japan, sometimes it’s hard to decide what to watch. To help make this easier for you, we’ve put together 11 essential Roku anime channels where you can watch the classics and catch up on new releases.

What’s your go-to anime channel? Let us know in the comments section below!

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Crunchyroll (14-day free trial, $6.95/month) – Crunchyroll is the official destination for the largest lineup of current and classic anime. Watch hit shows like Naruto Shippuden and Sailor Moon on all your Roku devices. Watch for free or become a premium member to watch ad-free with exclusive access to simulcasts—with shows available immediately after broadcast in Japan.

Anime Network (2-week free trial, $6.99/month) – Enjoy thousands of episodes available in English dubbed and subtitled formats. Watch popular shows like Akame ga Kill!, Log Horizon, and No Game No Life along with staples such as Appleseed, Ninja Scroll and Gatchaman. Non-subscribers can explore for free and watch the first subtitled episode of any series as well as clips and trailers.

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