Roku offers easy access to live TV with a new hub

Deepak Gupta January 11, 2022
Updated 2022/01/11 at 6:13 PM

has a new section that brings together live TV programming from your own channel guide as well as from third-party platforms. Live TV Zone gives you quick access to channels you’ve watched recently, as well as local and national news, sports, movies and more.

The hub includes from Roku’s. The likes of YouTube TV (with which Roku recently ), Hulu + Live TV, fuboTV, Philo and Sling can also be opened in the Live TV Zone.

You can access the Live TV Zone via the Live TV option in the left navigation menu. Alternatively, you can simply search for “Live TV Zone”.

ONE search commissioned by Roku last year found that 61% of US adults who don’t subscribe to traditional pay TV still watch live news several times a week. So while cable cutters are no longer willing to pay for cable, there’s still an appetite for linear TV that Roku hopes to find with the new Live TV Zone.

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