We caught up with the cast of Game of Thrones in Los Angeles to get the inside scoop on season 7. As you’d expect their lips are sealed, but they were able to describe the new season with emojis. Yes, even the citizens of Westeros use emojis.

Watch the video below – you’ll be surprised by some of the answers. Could aliens make an appearance this season!? 😁

Watch the new season Sundays at 9pm on HBO NOW.

Happy streaming!

Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube | Subscribe to Roku blog

Posted in What to watch | Tagged , ,
1 Comment

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.

The Cutting Edge (Tubi TV and VUDU’s Movies on Us) – A temperamental figure skater (Moira Kelly) and a former hockey player (D.B. Sweeney) try to win Olympic gold as a figure skating pairs team.

Continue reading

Posted in What to watch | Tagged ,

There’s no lack of good flicks coming your way; in fact, half of the picks below are Certified Fresh by Rotten Tomatoes. This month includes Wakefield starring Bryan Cranston, The Lost City of Z and Killing Ground. And in August you can enjoy the mega blockbuster Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2 from the comfort of your couch!

What are you streaming?

AVAILABLE NOW:

The Lost City of Z (Certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes – 87%) – tells the incredible true story of British explorer Percy Fawcett, who journeys into the Amazon at the dawn of the 20th century and discovers evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilization that may have once inhabited the region. Available on Amazon VideoFandangoNOW and VUDU.

Continue reading

Posted in What to watch | Tagged ,

Summer is officially in full swing, which means pool days, barbecues, and of course, summer blockbusters! With the help of IMDb, we’ve put together the top-grossing U.S. summer blockbusters of the past 35 years. Quintessential summer films like Independence Day and Jurassic Park made the list, along with a few surprises. Conduct a Roku Search to find out where you can stream these films and at what price.

What’s your favorite blockbuster from the list below? Drop us a line in the comments to let us know!

summer blockbusters

Continue reading

Posted in What to watch | Tagged ,
2 Comments

While the UK is world-renowned for its castles, Cadbury, and corgis, it’s infamous for its poor weather which gives you a good excuse to either stay in or take a holiday.

Enter the Roku streaming player – the perfect companion for the summer! With over 4,000 streaming channels, all the entertainment you could ask for either at home or when traveling is just a few clicks away. And with many free channels (see section below), entertainment needn’t cost you a penny!

Continue reading

Posted in Roku Channels, UK Channels | Tagged ,
4 Comments

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!

Can’t Hardly Wait (Crackle) – Multicharacter teenage comedy about high school graduates with different agenda of life on graduation night.

Continue reading

Posted in What to watch | Tagged ,

Fall is the ultimate season for TV lovers – it kicks off with the 69th Emmy Awards on September 17 followed by an endless list of TV show premieres. To prepare for TV season, I’ve been catching up on a lot of the Emmy nominated shows…needless to say, my streaming hours are off the charts this month!

With Game of Thrones premiering later than usual this year, its newest season will be ineligible for the TV industry’s greatest accolades until 2018 – opening the door for the newcomers to join the Emmy club, including This Is Us, The Handmaid’s Tale and Westworld.

Below, we’ve listed the show nominees from the most popular categories along with how you can watch them.

Which show are you pulling for to bring home some hardware? Let us know in the comments below!

master-of-none

Continue reading

Posted in What to watch | Tagged ,

The stream team here at Roku has been hard at work. And the result? A bevy of new Roku channels! We’ve hand-picked 18 new channels to check out – grouped by the type of service: subscription, authenticated (pay TV subscription) and, free. So click on the links below, tap the add channel button, and stream away.

On the hunt for more streaming channels? Head over to our official Channel Store!

new-roku-channels

Continue reading

Posted in US Channels | Tagged , ,
60 Comments

For most of us who aren’t lucky enough to jet set across the globe this summer, we’ve compiled a list of 9 TV shows to fuel your wanderlust. Transport to the world’s most beautiful and exotic destinations from the comfort of your couch. So, sit back, relax, and enjoy the virtual journey!

1. House Hunters International

Home hunters and their realtors check out all sorts of architectural styles and work through the idiosyncrasies of buying real estate in other countries.

(Spectrum TV, Watch HGTV)

Continue reading

Posted in What to watch | Tagged , ,
2 Comments

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!

Bloodsport (Crackle) – Follows Frank Dux, an American martial artist serving in the military, who decides to leave the army to compete in a martial arts tournament in Hong Kong where fights to the death can occur.

Continue reading

Posted in What to watch | Tagged ,
2 Comments