Best Private Roku Channels

Unlike the official Roku Channel Store, where you’ll find thousands of channels available to Roku users, there is another way to add new types of content. In case you didn’t know, private Roku channels are another possibility to integrate third-party services with your media streaming device. As you can expect, we’ve dedicated this article to the best Roku private channels you’ll find today, so make sure to join us as we explore numerous options.

No matter if you use the Roku Streaming Stick, Roku Express, or Roku Ultra – all users of this platform receive the same software treatment. You’ll get to use both free and premium Roku channels, which are constantly receiving new updates. However, there’s also a hidden side of Roku, designed for developers as a way to test their services prior to publishing them. This is precisely what Roku private channels are, with one major caveat. Anyone can use these, as long as they know a code that needs to be used.

So, before you start checking out the best Roku private channels, you need to know one thing. You need to know how to install private Roku channels, so make sure to click on the provided link. Then, keep on reading this guide to try different options and enrich your media streaming library.

Let’s talk about what you really want to know. Here are the 15 best private Roku channels in 2019, bringing various types of streamable content.

1. Nowhere TV

Nowhere TV Private Roku Channel
Channel Overview
Channel Type Audio/video podcasts, TV shows, on-demand videos, newscasts, and more.
Subscription Not required.
Price Free of charge.
Access Code H9DWC

Interestingly enough, Nowhere TV is one of the oldest Roku private channels. What started out as a fairly simple channel quickly grew into a rich library of audio and video podcasts. Even though Nowhere TV can be a mixed bag of video content, it’s really fun to use – and we definitely recommend trying it out.

At the moment, you’ll find various types of content supplied by ABC, BBC, CBS, HBO, NBC, PBS, and more. There is also plenty of content related to the MLB, NHL, motorsports, and similar types of content. What’s important to mention is that Nowhere TV is fully legal and uses online-available sources of content.

2. Wilderness Channel

Wilderness Private Roku Channel
Channel Overview
Channel Type Nature and outdoors-related shows; Live broadcast; On-demand content.
Subscription  Not required.
Price Free of charge.
Access Code FL821095

This is one of those channels that are dedicated to wilderness-related programming devoted to 3 categories of viewers – nature enthusiasts, hunters, and outdoor survivalists. It’s offering great content and encouraging people to experience nature in a whole new way. It has both VOD and live-broadcast of programs like Alone in the Wilderness, Secrets of Stealth Camping, America’s Wilderness, etc.

3. iTunes Podcasts

iTunes Podcasts Private Roku Channel
Channel Overview
Channel Type Audio/video podcasts; Free podcasts available on iTunes.
Subscription  Not required.
Price Free of charge.
Access Code ITPC

This private Roku channel is dedicated to iTunes podcasts, which come free of charge. You don’t need to have iTunes installed on your computer since this Roku channel doesn’t actually need an iTunes account to run.

You’ll get to browse various types of podcasts, including favorites (after you select your favorite podcasts), top podcasts, and you can also search for something specific. And also, these Roku channel servers both audio and video podcasts.

4. RokuMovies

RokuMovies Private Roku Channel
Channel Overview
Channel Type Public domain movies.
Subscription  Not required.
Price Free of charge.
Access Code zb34ac

The majority of free movies you’ll find on the Web are public domain movies. Unsurprisingly, the RokuMovies channel is all about that particular type of content. Considering that it features public domain movies, it’s completely legal so you’re free to use it as you want.

Right now, there are around 140 titles on offer. You’ll find plenty of different movie genres including action, horror, science fiction, comedy, mystery, and more. And of course, there’s a nice dose of silent films as well.

5. SpaceTime Free

SpaceTime Free Private Roku Channel
Channel Overview
Channel Type Video content supplied by space agencies.
Subscription Not required.
Price Free of charge.
Access Code CN6MRTG

We have a really nice recommendation for those who are into astronomy. Called ‘SpaceTime Free’, this private Roku channel uses publicly available content supplied by space agencies around the world. However, the majority of its content comes from NASA, known for high-resolution footage that’s started to become popular a while back.

Right now, you’ll find different types of content related to astronomy. The channel currently features the following categories: Deep Sky, Solar System, Space Travel, Historical, and Astrophysics.

6. Lode Runner Remake

Lode Runner Remake Private Roku Channel
Channel Overview
Channel Type A classic video game.
Subscription  Not required.
Price Free of charge.
Access Code LodeRunnerPreview

Originally released in 1983, Lode Runner is a puzzle-oriented game. In case you’re a long-term gamer, you might also know this game as ‘Kong’ or ‘Miner’. Building upon its initial success, the Lode Runner series spans numerous games for different types of platforms and computers.

Please note that to play this game, you need an enhanced game remote for your Roku. You can choose from three different modes (Classic, Championship, or Professional) featuring hundreds of levels and various types of complexity.

7. Update My Channels

Update My Channels Private Roku Channel
Channel Overview
Channel Type Auto-update software for Roku channels.
Subscription  Not required.
Price Free of charge.
Access Code UpdateMyChannels

We understand that some of you might enjoy updating Roku channels manually. However, there are also those who’d like to automate this process, and this is where ‘Update My Channels’ comes into play. This is a private Roku channel that’s designed to help you update other Roku channels, without having to navigate the main screen.

Aside from forcing Roku channels to update with ‘Update My Channels’, there’s also another role for this channel. You can use it to update your Roku on a daily basis, in the background, so you can always have the freshest content.

8. Nowhere Coin

Nowhere Coin Private Roku Channel
Channel Overview
Channel Type Bitcoin tracker (screensaver).
Subscription  Not required.
Price Free of charge.
Access Code nowherecoin

Some of you might be interested in Bitcoin, and we’re sure that some of you have made some investments in this cryptocurrency. As you probably know, there can be high fluctuations of Bitcoin’s value on a daily basis, and you probably have several sources to track that information. Well, you can now add Nowhere Coin to that arsenal of tools.

Nowhere Coin is a rather simple Roku channel. This is actually a screensaver that helps you turn your TV into a Bitcoin price-tracker. It might be simple, but it gets the job done.

9. Relax Time

Relax Time Private Roku Channel
Channel Overview
Channel Type Video/audio backdrop for your TV.
Subscription  Not required.
Price Free of charge.
Access Code VRQHQ

There are thousands of YouTube videos designed to serve as a relaxing background on your TV. Well, there’s now a similar solution available on Roku. Called ‘Relax Time’, this is one of those Roku private channels that bring some peace into your home.

You can choose from several different videos, lasting from 30 minutes to 8 hours. As soon as you pick a video, you’ll see a nature scene on your TV complemented by the sounds of nature. These are filmed from a stationary camera and run without interruption.

10. The Silent Movie Channel

The Silent Movie Channel Private Roku Channel
Channel Overview
Channel Type On-demand silent movies.
Subscription  Not required.
Price Free of charge.
Access Code ROLLEM

We’ve already featured a number of public domain movie channels in this article. However, it’s always good to have an alternative. With this said, the Silent Movie Channel is a perfect option if you’re into old movies. There are plenty of different genres to choose from, and you’ll find a healthy dose of classic silent films.

To get more information, you can follow the Silent Movie Channel on Facebook. Even though it doesn’t receive updates all the time, this is a nice way to stay in touch with the developers of this private Roku channel.

11. Bloomberg TV+

Bloomberg Live TV Private Roku Channel
Channel Overview
Channel Type Live TV channel feed and on-demand videos (business and financial news).
Subscription  Not required.
Price Free of charge.
Access Code BTVPLUS

We are sure that Bloomberg TV needs no introduction. This is one of the most popular TV stations related to business and financial news. Considering that Bloomberg TV is available on a wide range of devices and platforms, it’s no wonder that it’s available on Roku as well.

It’s worth noting that Bloomberg TV+ brings the live feed of the channel, in addition to individual episodes of the network’s shows. All in all, plenty of content can be found here and we’re sure you’re going to see why this is one of the best private Roku channels.

12. Red Bull TV

RedBull TV Private Roku Channel
Channel Overview
Channel Type Live-stream and on-demand sports videos; Adrenaline-packed sports mostly.
Subscription  Not required.
Price Free of charge.
Access Code REDBULLTV

Red Bull has managed to build its brand around adrenaline-filled sports, and the company’s TV network is an important part of that. Red Bull TV allows you to check the latest events from the MTB, rally, esports, skiing, high diving, and motorsports domain. All of this is available free of charge, on the Web as well as on numerous platforms – Roku included.

Considering that Red Bull TV comes free of charge, you don’t need any type of subscription for this channel. All you have to do is add it to your Roku account, and you’re ready to go.

13. MultiLive (Weedbox.net)

Weebox.net Private Roku Channel
Channel Overview
Channel Type European TV channels (live feed).
Subscription  Not required.
Price Free of charge.
Access Code DNLMPK

MultiLive is a mixed bag of European TV channels. Right now, you’ll find a handful of channels here, coming from the Netherlands, France, Cyprus, Luxembourg, and Berlin. There’s also a TV channel from Haiti as well.

We understand that this might be a niche Roku channel, but we’re sure that many of you want to check channels from outside the USA. And that’s the reason why we’ve included MultiLive on our list.

14. RokuCast

RokuCast Private Roku Channel
Channel Overview
Channel Type Google Chrome casting (HTML5 content).
Subscription  Not required.
Price Free of charge.
Access Code CL9D5D

As its name implies, RokuCast is designed to help you cast HTML5 content from Chrome to your Roku player. As such, this system has two equally important sides. First, you need to install this experimental Chrome extension from GitHub. Then, you need to install the private Roku channel which helps you view a history of recently cast videos.

We have to say that this implementation isn’t the easiest one. However, with a bit of effort, you’ll be able to play a large number of videos on your Roku, by simply casting them from any computer you might have.

15. Weather Radar

Weather Radar Private Roku Channel
Channel Overview
Channel Type Detailed weather forecast.
Subscription  Not required.
Price Free of charge.
Access Code radar

We’ll end our list of the private Roku channels with a simple recommendation. We all use weather apps on your smartphones, and many of us check the weather on smart TVs as well. Well, there’s now a Roku private channel that comes with a sizeable list of features.

Weather Radar helps you check the local weather, satellite loops, as well as tropical cyclone and disturbance maps. All of this information is gathered from the US National Weather Service, so you can be sure that it’s reliable and up-to-date.

Dear readers, this is where we end our guide to the best private Roku channels. In case there’s anything you’d like to say, feel free to post a comment below. And also, don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Thanks!