ABC (American Broadcasting Company) is a TV broadcasting network, and it has a streaming app, ABC, that is compatible with Roku. You can stream popular movies, TV shows, and talk shows on the ABC network. Also, you can stream some of the popular content like Grey’s Anatomy, The Good Doctor, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Celebrity Jeopardy, etc. To stream ABC on your Roku, you can install the ABC app from the Roku Channel Store. With an ABC account, you can save movies and TV shows to your favorites and can sync the data to other devices.

How Much Does ABC Cost on Roku

You can stream the ABC channel on Roku for free if you connect the channel to a Cable TV provider. Some of the popular cable TV providers that support ABC channel are,

  • ATT U -Verse
  • Optimum
  • Dish
  • Verizon
  • Suddenlink
  • DirecTV
  • Xfinity

What’s on ABC App

The salient features of the ABC app include

  • Stream ABC Live TV from hundreds of providers.
  • Get access to the latest shows, up-to-date news, Sports, never miss events, etc.
  • Supports binge-watching throwback shows, classics, etc.
  • Download your favorite TV shows and series’s episodes to watch offline on the go,
  • Provides Live Streaming of MLB, NCAA, NFL Regular Season, and Playoffs.
  • Access new TV shows and also watch highlights.

How to Download ABC on Roku

1: Go to the Roku Home screen and select the Streaming channels option.

Select Streaming Channels

2: Now, scroll down and select the Search channels option on the left.

3: On the search bar, type ABC and search for the app.

Enter ABC

4: Select the ABC app from the results and click Add channel to install the app from the Roku Channel Store.

5: Now select OK in the prompt on your Roku device.

How to Activate ABC on Roku

1: Open the ABC channel on your Roku device.

2: Now, choose the Account option to generate an activation code.

3: Open any web browser on a PC or Smartphone and visit the ABC activation website. (

4: On the website, enter the Activation Code you received on TV and click the Continue button.

Enter the activation code and stream ABC on Roku

5: In the next step, sign in with your TV provider account.

6: Now, you have finished activating the ABC channel on your Roku device. Start streaming ABC channel content on your Roku device.

Alternative Method to Stream ABC on Roku

If you don’t own a cable TV provider, then the only way to stream the ABC channel on your Roku is by using the streaming services that support ABC in it.


Hulu is an American-based streaming service that offers movies, TV shows, and Hulu Originals in its premium subscription. By subscribing to Hulu Premium, you can get to use the DVR space to record your TV shows and to watch any content with subtitles.

Stream ABC channel on Hulu

Hulu +Live TV Premium subscription costs $69.99/month. You can get to stream Disney Plus, ESPN content, including the ABC channel, through this premium.

YouTube TV

YouTube TV is a streaming service that is owned by Google that offers on-demand content with 100+ TV channels in its premium. Unlike Hulu, you can get to record your TV shows in its unlimited DVR space and can stream many Live channels on the service.

YouTube TV

To watch the ABC channel on YouTube TV, subscribe to the base plan of $72.99/ month of the service. You can install YouTube TV on your Roku using the channel store.


fuboTV is a streaming service that is well known for its collection of sports channel and entertainment channels in its premium. The service offers more than 200+ channels with channel add-ons for every package.


fuboTV offers ABC channel in its Pro ($74.99/ month), Elite ($84.99/ month), and Premier ($94.99/ month) packages for streaming. fuboTV is available on the Roku channel store for free download.


1. Can I watch ABC on Roku?

The Roku Channel Store offers the ABC app for free download, and you can watch the Live streaming by signing in with your TV Provider subscription.

2. Is ABC available outside the US?

No. ABC app and its web version ( can be streamed only in the US region. You can use VPN on Roku for streaming content outside the US.

3. Is ABC on Roku free?

Yes. ABC app is free to download on Roku, and it is also free to stream with a Cable TV provider subscription.

4. What to do when the ABC app keeps crashing on Roku?

Whenever the ABC app crashes on Roku, you can restart the Roku device and relaunch the ABC app. Also, make sure to update the Roku device and the ABC app. You also have to clear the cache on Roku.

5. Where can I stream ABC live?

You can watch the Live streaming of ABC TV channels on YouTube TV, fuboTV, Hulu + Live TV, and other streaming services.