How can I watch Canadian TV on Roku?

Answered by Douglas Hiatt

To watch Canadian TV on Roku, you have a few options available. One of the most popular Canadian TV channels, CBC TV, can be easily added to your Roku device. Here’s how you can do it:

1. Access the Roku Channel Store: On your Roku device, go to the home screen and navigate to the “Streaming Channels” option. This will open the Roku Channel Store.

2. Browse the Movies & TV category: In the Channel Store, you will find various categories. Look for the “Movies & TV” category and select it.

3. Search for CBC TV: Within the Movies & TV category, you can either scroll down or use the search function to find CBC TV. To use the search function, click the magnifying glass icon and type in “CBC TV” using the on-screen keyboard.

4. Add CBC TV to your Roku: Once you find CBC TV in the Channel Store, click on it to access the channel details. From there, select “Add Channel” to add CBC TV to your Roku device. The channel will be downloaded and added to your home screen.

5. Launch CBC TV: After adding CBC TV, go back to your Roku home screen. You should now find the CBC TV channel icon among your other installed channels. Click on it to launch the CBC TV app.

6. Sign in or create an account: To access the content on CBC TV, you may need to sign in with your CBC account. If you don’t have one, you can create an account directly within the CBC TV app.

7. Start watching: Once signed in, you can start watching Canadian TV shows, news, and other content available on CBC TV. Explore different categories and browse through the available programs to find something that interests you.

It’s worth noting that CBC TV may have geoblocking restrictions, meaning that the availability of certain content may vary depending on your location. If you encounter any issues, you can try using a VPN service to access Canadian content from anywhere in the world.

In my personal experience, I have used Roku to watch various Canadian TV channels, including CBC TV. The process of adding channels to Roku is straightforward and can be done within minutes. The interface of the CBC TV app on Roku is user-friendly, allowing easy navigation and access to a wide range of Canadian content.

To summarize, adding CBC TV to your Roku device is a simple process. By following the steps outlined above, you can enjoy Canadian TV shows, news, and other content directly on your Roku device.