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The best free music channels on RokuYou may associate Roku only with streaming video, but Roku is also a popular music streaming devic, with over 800 channels and apps in the music category. To help you sort through all those choices, here are our recommendations for the best FREE music channels on Roku.
The Best Christmas Music Channels on RokuIf it's Christmas music you want, Roku has it! Here are our favorite Roku channels for Christmas music for the 2020 holiday season.

Roku Channels for Help With Your Thanksgiving MealIf you're looking for help with your holiday meal, these Roku channels offer inspiration, tips, and full recipes for appetizers, main courses, side dishes, desserts, and even adult beverages.

Best Roku Channels - Most Popular Roku Channels New Roku owners can be overwhelmed when browsing the Roku Channel store with thousands of channels. Many ask "what are the best Roku channels?" so they can start with those. Although selecting the "best" is a subjective endeavor, a good place to start is with the most popular Roku channels. Listed below are two dozen channels that have consistently been at or near the top of Roku's list of the 120 Most Popular channels.
Have a Very Roku Halloween Whether you need inspiration for Halloween treats and decorating ideas, you're looking for some late-night horror films, or you want to add some appropriate ambiance or music to your Halloween party, these Roku channels will deliver what you're looking for. And they're all free!

The Best Weather Channels on Roku Weather Underground recently removed its app from Roku, so we thought it time to revisit our Best of Roku listings in this category. The demise of WU on Roku came as no surprise considering the entire WU product line has been in decay for some time. But former WU fans shouldn't despair. If you're looking for weather information, Roku still has you covered, with channels that provide live video reporting, current local conditions, forecasts, local and regional radar, and national weather maps.

The Best Roku News Channels Roku offers a wide selection of news channels. You'll find American broadcast and cable news networks, international newscasts, as well as channels dedicated to local, business, and politically-oriented news. Presented here is our selection of the best Roku news channels.

The Best Holiday Cooking Channels on RokuHopefully by now your Christmas feast is planned and your cooking and baking are under control But if you're still looking for another dessert recipe, need a special side dish, or want some last-minute cooking tips, these Roku cooking channels will help you create the perfect meal for your family and guests.

Best Games on RokuWhile it can't match the Xbox One or PS4, Roku does offer a fair amount of entertainment in the Games category. Whether you're looking for arcade games, brain-twisting games, or games of strategy, you can probably find something to your liking on Roku. Here's a look at the most popular and the highest-rated games on Roku.

Roku Screensavers That Display Current Time and WeatherWhen the CLOC screensaver temporarily stopped displaying current weather conditions, I was surprised at the outpouring of grief. I found out that I'm not the only one who had come to rely on my TV displaying constantly updated temperature and local weather while my Roku was idle. CLOC has been repaired, but it's not the only screensaver that can display current weather. Listed below are RokuGuide's picks for the best screensavers offering current time and weather.

Grindhouse Channels on Roku Grindhouse is a genre of movies that may not appeal to the masses, but if you like gritty, borderline offensive, over the top movies, we have some Roku channel recommendations for you. For a movie to be deemed a grindhouse film it must contain a fair amount of sex, violence, or bizarre subject matter. While every movie listed may not appeal to you, a vast majority of the movies found on these channels fit the description very well. You will find over the top subject matter, gratuitous violence and nudity, and movie themes that make you scratch your head and wonder why.

Top 5 Roku ScreensaversIf you're tired of seeing the same old Roku logo bounce across your TV screen every time your Roku player is idle, then it's time for you to install a new screensaver from the channel store. But which to choose?