Quick Look: Apple TV on Roku provides access to the new Apple+ subscription service that launched on November 1. Apple+ lets users stream more than 100,000 movies and TV shows for $4.99 per month, including original Apple series like For All Mankind, The Morning Show and Oprah's Book Club.
In addition to the Apple TV+ subscription service, Apple TV provides Roku users with the ability to buy or rent from a library of thousands of movies and TV shows, including current titles like "The Lion King," "Toy Story 4," and "Spider-Man: Far From Home." Prices vary - those movies can be purchased for $19.99 or rented for $5.99, while other titles, such as "Rocketman" have a purchase price of $9.99. As an example of TV show prices, "Fargo" can be purchased for $2.99 per episode or $24.99 for a full season.
As with Amazon Prime Video Channels and The Roku Channel, Apple TV lets users subscribe to premium streaming services. Nearly two dozen are currently available, including heavy hitters HBO, Showtime, Starz, and Cinemax. Other services include Tastemade, PBS Living, Acorn TV, and Livetime Movie Club. Subscriptions include a 7-day free trial, but monthly fees vary.
Apple provides the following additional information regarding subscriptions to Apple TV Channels:
Apple TV is not supported on all Roku devices. To see if your Roku will support Apple TV, visit this Roku support article for a list currently supported models.
-- Information is current as of November 1, 2019
Roku Channel Store Description: New Apple TV channels, such as HBO, Showtime, Starz, and more. Subscribe and share with up to six family members. Channels play in the Apple TV app ad-free. No additional apps, accounts, or passwords needed. Try them free and cancel anytime. Buy or rent new release movies or explore the catalog of over 100,000 movies and shows—including the largest catalog of 4K HDR movies.
CHANNEL STORE CATEGORY: Movies & TV
DEVELOPER: Apple Inc.
FEES: Buy or rent movies and TV shows, subscribe to premium streaming services; fees vary. Apple+ available for $4.99/month beginning November 1, 2019.