If you’re looking for a reason to procrastinate spring cleaning like me, you’ll be happy to know there are 16 must-see premieres this month (and don’t forget all the good stuff from last month). Your spring streaming queue in April includes FargoBetter Call Saul, Doctor Who, Veep, Pretty Little Lies and many more listed below.

What are you watching?


Call the Midwife (next day on PBS)

Season 6 takes us to 1962. Times are changing with new leadership and policies at Nonnatus house.

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Baseball season is upon us, which means we get to once again enjoy highlight reel catches, towering home runs, and incredible pitching performances every single night. One of the best parts about being a baseball fan is it feels there’s always something to watch. Since there are so many games in a year, you can basically be watching a game every single night and your Roku streaming player and Roku TV can be a huge help to watch during the entire season.

For both the regular season and playoffs, you’ll have plenty of options to watch MLB streaming live on Roku devices. This is available across several channels, regardless if you have a cable subscription or not. Here are the top channels that’ll be helpful to live stream MLB games this year.


The channel gives you the ability to watch MLB’s official streaming service, MLB.TV, on your Roku streaming player or Roku TV. You’ll need an MLB.TV subscription to watch any of the games on here, but with your subscription you’ll get access to a ton of games. There are blackouts of local games, but you can watch all other MLB games during the entire regular season. That’s well over 2,000 games. If you’re trying to watch just one team, there’s also a subscription option to pay less to get access to just that team’s games as long as they’re out-of-market.

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Every week we’re putting together the free movies to watch this weekend, no subscription or payment needed. Want to learn more about what to stream? Like Roku on Facebook and come back to the Roku Blog every Friday 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!

50/50 (Tubi TV)

This comedy, which is inspired by a true story, features a young man (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) dealing with his cancer diagnosis. Accompanying him on his unexpected journey is his bumbling, well-intentioned pal (Seth Rogen).

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[UPDATE: Happy April Fools’ Day!]

Hey everyone! There’s nothing more satisfying than a hearty serving of your favorite show with a tasty treat to ease your streaming appetite. We know what moves streamers like no one else and we’re always seeking improvements for your streaming experience. Today, we’re very excited to announce a great new feature that will benefit all of you streamers: Roku SnackSuggest.

Starting April 1, all Roku devices and the Roku mobile app will be updated with Roku SnackSuggest, a new feature that will suggest snack pairings to any TV show or movie. Like a fine wine and cheese pairing, the goal of Roku SnackSuggest is to bring together your favorite entertainment with complementary snack suggestions that enhance and elevate your streaming appetite. You can even use Roku SnackSuggest with features such as private listening and night mode so your streaming spree can continue while everyone else goes to bed!

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Walter Presents is a new U.S. service dedicated to bringing foreign language dramas to audiences around the world, and lucky for you it’s now available on Roku players and Roku TV models.

Walter Presents subscribers ($6.99 per month/$69.99 yearly) have access to the best foreign language dramas from around the world. From Nordic thrillers to South American chillers, Walter Iuzzolino has done all the hard work uncovering award-winning, top rated, exclusive and original drama series from around the world and has gathered them in one place for US audiences to enjoy for the very first time. Check out the “Walter’s Picks” videos for a quick synopsis of the dramas from Walter himself!

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As the calendar changes from March to April, and March Madness comes to an end, my TV viewing will shift back to movies and TV shows. Luckily April is full of great Netflix entertainment including comedy specials from Louis C.K. and Kevin Hart, season two of The Get Down, the return of cult favorite Mystery Science Theater 3000, and classic flicks like Gremlins and Cool Runnings.

See every title coming to Netflix in the month of April below, and continue reading to see what’s rotating off of the service as well.


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Every week we’re bringing you free must-stream shows on Roku devices, no subscription, authentication, or payment needed. Check back every Thursday and Friday for something new to stream for free and like Roku on Facebook for more entertainment highlights. Still not sure what to watch? Check out the What’s On tab in the Roku mobile app

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Looking to start a new TV show? Our customers know good TV, so we’ve included the most-searched TV shows on the Roku platform in the last month* to help you make your decision. Whether you want to watch it live or later on demand, there are plenty of channel options on your Roku streaming player or Roku TV.

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Did you know you could have watched 94 of the top 100 most-watched TV programs of last year for free with an antenna? It’s true!

In most major cities, a simple Over-the-Air (OTA) HDTV antenna can give you access to local and national broadcast networks including ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC, all in beautiful HD quality. When you combine Tablo – a network-connected DVR designed specifically for use with Over-the-Air TV antennas – with your Roku streaming player or Roku TV, you can enjoy all of this free content live as it airs, or record it for later just like you would with a DVR from a cable or satellite company.

How Tablo Works
Free TV signals are captured from local broadcast towers by your Over-the-Air antenna which then connects to Tablo – a small device the size of a paperback book. Tablo pipes those live TV signals over your home’s WiFi network so Roku devices, and your other internet-connected devices, can access them.

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Are you counting down the days to watch Rogue One: A Star Wars Story at home? Just a few more sleeps until you can stream it all you want! It’s available for purchase starting Friday, March 24. In addition, more Oscar® winners and nominees are coming: Hidden Figures, La La Land and Lion.

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