BBC America is a channel that is owned by AMC and BBC networks. You can watch TV shows like The Graham Norton show, Doctor Who, Killing Eve, etc. Since the channel can be accessed on popular streaming devices, the network has wide users. To watch the BBC America channel on your Roku TV or device, you can install the BBC America app from the Channel Store.

How Much Does BBC America Cost on Roku

There is no separate subscription for BBC America service. So, to watch its content on your Roku, you need to sign in with your Cable TV provider. Some of the Cable TV providers that support BBC America are,

  • AT&T U-verse
  • COX
  • DirecTV
  • Dish
  • Optimum
  • Spectrum
  • Xfinity
  • Fios by Verizon

List of BBC America Shows

Know the popular Roku BBC America shows from the section below.

  • Planet Earth
  • Star Trek
  • Top Gear
  • Doctor Who
  • The X-Files
  • Top Gear America
  • Star Trek: Voyager

How to Add BBC America on Roku

1. Turn on your Roku TV or device and go to the home screen.

2. On the home screen, select the Streaming Channels menu.

Click Streaming Channels on Home screen

3. Then, click on the Search Channels option on the screen.

Search BBC America on Roku channel store

4. Using the virtual keyboard, type BBC America and search for the app.

5. Select BBC America from the search result.

6. Click the Add Channel option to install the app on the Roku device.

How to Activate BBC America on Roku

1: Open the BBC America app on your device.

2: On the home screen of the app, click the Sign in button.

3: Now, you will receive an activation code on your TV screen.

4: Launch any web browser on a PC or Smartphone and visit the BBC America activation website. (

5: On the website, enter the activation code and click Submit button.

Enter Activation Code and Click Submit

6: In the next step, log in with your Cable TV provider. This will activate your BBC America channel on your Roku.

After activation, start streaming your favorite BBC America content on your device.

Alternative Methods to Watch BBC America on Roku

Other than watching BBC America using the app on your device, you can use streaming services as an alternative method. Some of the streaming services available on Roku device offer BBC America TV channels.


Philo is a single subscription service that offers the best TV channels for streaming. Some of the on-demand and popular movies and TV shows like Spiderman: Far From Home, Better call Saul, Yellowstone, etc.


By subscribing to the Philo premium of $25/ month, you can get to watch BBC America and other channels that Philo offers on your Roku.


fuboTV is a streaming service that mainly focuses on sports. But they also serve some entertainment channels in its premium. With four different premium packages, you can get to choose your preferred package and its related contents.

Using fuboTV, watch BBC America on Roku without cable

To watch BBC America, buy the Pro ($69.99/ month), Elite ($79.99/ month), or Ultimate ($99.99/ month) packages of the service and watch BBC America easily on your streaming device.

Sling TV

Sling TV is a US-based streaming service that has three different premium packages that are compact. With the add-on feature, you can buy any channel and add it to our current premium subscription.

Sling TV

By purchasing Sling Blue ($40/ month), Orange ($40/ month), and Sling Orange&Blue ($55/ month), you can watch BBC America on your Roku without the need for a cable TV provider.


1: Is it mandatory to have a cable or satellite provider subscription to use BBC America?

You can watch BBC America on your Roku and other devices with or without a Cable TV provider. If you’re using the BBC America app, you need a Cable Provider subscription.

2: Does BBC America support simultaneous sign-in?

Yes. The users of BBC America support accessing its contents on multiple devices. However, the count depends on the cable provider.