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My excitement is sky high for the return of Game of Thrones. Winter is finally here! This month’s not only about White Walkers and dragons though. Shark Week kicks off July 23 with the highly anticipated Phelps vs. Shark: Great Gold vs. Great White special followed by more than a dozen programs for shark lovers.

What’s on your must-stream list this month?

JULY 16

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After six seasons, winter is finally here and a new enemy has entered the battle.

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Calling cartoon lovers of all ages! Your favorite cartoons from Hanna-Barbera, Looney Tunes and MGM animation library are now available on Boomerang – available today on Roku players and Roku TVs in the U.S.

Boomerang on Roku

Boomerang subscribers have access to a library of both brand-new original series including Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz (premiering today!) and timeless franchises like Scooby-Doo, Looney Tunes, Tom & Jerry and The Flintstones among many others. In addition, you’ll find movies featuring Scooby-Doo, Yogi Bear, Tom and Jerry and other beloved characters. Updates are made weekly, so there’s always something new to watch!

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Happy Canada Day, streamers! In between the festivals, fireworks, and fun, we hope you can squeeze in some entertainment. No matter what you’re looking for, we have you covered this holiday weekend (with 4000 streaming channels and counting!).

Did we miss any of your favourite Canadian channels? Let us know in the comments below.

THE HOTTEST NEW MOVIES & TV SERIES

Missed The Great Wall, The LEGO Batman Movie, or Kong: Skull Island in the theaters? You can find them now on Roku channels such as Cineplex Store, Google Play, and CinemaNow. If you want a fix of Orange is the New Black or Stranger Things, the Netflix button on your remote is waiting for a push!

Looking for something else? Click “Search” on your Roku home screen and type in the movie or TV show of your choice to find where it’s streaming and at what price.

FREE MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Entertainment doesn’t have to be expensive. Crackle, Popcornflix, and Tubi TV are a great source for FREE films and TV series and are currently streaming Big Daddy, Up in the Air, and Gladiator, respectively.

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Looking for a flexible streaming TV package? CenturyLink® Stream is a new service from CenturyLink that delivers instant access to live and on-demand sports, news and entertainment programming, including Latino and local channels[1]. It’s available today on Roku players[2] and Roku TVs in the U.S.

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Riders from around the globe are about to line up for cycling’s ultimate test – the Tour de France. The awe-inspiring climbs, exciting breakaways and sprint finishes, not to mention the beautiful French scenery and battle for the yellow jersey make it my favorite sporting event of the year. Whether like me you’ll be rooting for Chris Froome to enter a rare group of four-time winners or hoping for a new champion to emerge, there are plenty of reasons to watch the Tour. The race is so popular that the organizers expect 3.5 billion people to tune in from 190 countries. That makes it one of the biggest television events of the year.

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In case you missed it, DIRECTV NOW is available on select Roku devices, which is great news for you with the long summer days ahead. The even better news: when you prepay for 2 months of DIRECTV NOW, you get a FREE Roku Premiere! Click here to learn more.

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So, what can you watch on DIRECTV NOW? Live sports, on demand, premium channels, popular shows, and hit movies from popular channels including ABC, AMC, BBC America, Bravo, ESPN, Fox, FX, HGTV, NBC and TBS. All the hottest TV is at your fingertips – dramas, comedies and reality TV. Get a glimpse of some of the TV shows streaming this summer on DIRECTV NOW.

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Every month we share all the movies and TV shows coming and going from Netflix. Subscribe to our blog and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram for more entertainment recommendations!

Here’s what I’m looking forward to on Netflix in July: Friends From College: Season 1 (7/14), Fittest on Earth: A Decade of Fitness (7/17), and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (7/18). What about you?

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Put those mp3 players away and toss those old CDs out because we have a plethora of free music channels for you on the Roku platform! The 5 channels below offer everything from the hottest new music videos to podcasts to performances by up and coming artists.

Click the links below to add the channels and stream away!

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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 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!

Big Daddy (Crackle) – A lazy law school grad adopts a kid to impress his girlfriend, but everything doesn’t go as planned and he becomes the unlikely foster father.

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