Quick Look: Christmas Time features a collection of holiday TV shows and movies, including some that are TV network favorites today, including Frosty the Snowman (1969), Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964), and A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965). Aside from those a few other well-known titles, you'll find mostly vintage public domain fare (not always Christmas-related) like the 1945 Ingrid Bergman/Bing Crosby film "The Bells of St. Mary's" and a 1939 film called "Love Affair." The channel is rounded out with some classic Christmas music and fireplace scenes.
Some of the content are free while other content a subscription of $4.99/month for "Premium" access. There is no indication on the channel as to which is free and which requires a subscription until you try to stream a title, but the more popular titles (like those listed above that are still shown on network TV) generally are part of the subscription package.
The Christmas Time channel includes content in the following categories:
- Holiday Marathon: 32 titles pulled from the categories below.
- Television Specials - Nine titles, mostly animated features like Rudolph, Frosty, Charlie Brown and The Little Drummer Boy - most require a subscription.
- Movies - A mix of 11 movies, vintage public domain specials, and holiday commercials (All free)
- Scrooge - Six adaptations of Scrooge and "A Christmas Carol" movies (Mostly Free)
- Animations: Six vintage animated Christmas specials (All Free)
- Christmas Music and Fireplaces: Eight Christmas concerts, classic albums like "The Andy Williams Christmas Album," and ambient fireplace videos (Mostly Premium Content)
-- Information is current as of December 4, 2018
Roku Channel Store Description: A marathon of Christmas classics for the family! TV specials, favorite Christmas movies, cartoons, stop-motion animations, music, albums, and more. Scroooooooge!
CHANNEL STORE CATEGORY: Kids & Family
DEVELOPER: Lone Star Solutions
FEES: Channel is free, premium content requires a monthly subscription of $4.99
RELATED LINKS: None