Published on: January 24, 2012

Bridges TV Bridges TV offers live-streaming shows from international as well as American sources, offering an eclectic mix of shows that includes Arabian documentaries, examinations of world religions, and The Three Stooges. It's all free, but you'll have to give up personal information, including your telephone number, to get more than a two minute preview.

Published on: January 21, 2012

Vanguard Cinema Vanguard Cinema offers several dozen films from independent producers in the romance, action & thriller, comedy, drama, horror, sci-fi & fantasy, and documentary genres. And they are all free. Click here to read the full RokuGuide review of the Vanguard Cinema channel.

Published on: January 20, 2012

New Roku Channels - January 20, 2012Three new channels were launched in the Roku Channel Store this week, bringing Torah education, alternative news, and lifestyle programming to the Roku. Click on the links below for more details on each channel.

Published on: January 15, 2012

Nowhere TV Nowhere TV is a free private channel that brings together audio and video podcasts from a wide variety of sources. The iTunes Podcasts channel has a much larger library of podcasts, but Nowhere TV has winnowed down the number of podcasts to those that are particularly useful, popular, or entertaining.

Published on: January 13, 2012

New Roku Channels - January 13, 2012Six new channels were launched in the Roku Channel Store over the last few days. The new channels bring daily prayers, RV-related news, lifestyle programming in 3D, and international television from Ghana, Arab, and Persian broadcasters to the Roku. Click on the links below for more details on each channel.

Published on: January 8, 2012

50 Speeches You Must See By Roku standards, the "50 Speeches" channel is ancient, having been launched back in September of 2010. I never paid much attention to it until today, but when I launched it I found that it offers a terrific collection of historical speeches, most of which I have never seen or heard in their entirety.

Published on: January 6, 2012

CHOW Food Network fans will find several good channels in the food category on Roku. One of your first stops should be Chow, which offers close to a dozen series, with individual videos ranging in length from less than a minute to 15 minutes or more. Most are around two to five minutes, though, so don't expect half- to full-hour episodes like you get on the Food Network.

Published on: January 6, 2012

Showtime Preview Showtime has decided to take a different approach to Roku than did HBO with their HBO Go channel. HBO provides on-demand access to their large library of movies and series, but only to those Roku users who subscribe to HBO through a cable or satellite provider.