Cable-Satellite Public Affairs Network or C-SPAN is an American cable and satellite network. It mainly telecasts proceedings of the US federal government and public affairs. It is a non-profit public media service. The C-SPAN channels are available in almost all cable and satellite networks in the US. It nearly has 100 million users in total, on an estimate. Here let’s discuss how to watch C-SPAN on Roku.

C-SPAN on Roku

The C-SPAN doesn’t have an app on Roku or similar platforms. However, C-SPAN is available on other apps in their channel list. So, we need the app with C-SPAN on our Roku to watch it. One such app is AT&T TV. So, let’s look more into this app and its installation on Roku.


The AT&T TV has different subscription plans. However, C-SPAN is available only on the most expensive plan of $93 per month. Other than C-SPAN, it has channels like CNN, CBS FOX, NBC, ESPN, and TNT. Besides Roku, AT&T TV is on other devices like android phones, iOS devices, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, and Chromecast. Thus, the AT&T TV permits you to access the same account from three different devices at once. Furthermore, AT&T TV gives you 500 hours of DVR to record shows to watch later, Pretty impressive, right?


Watch C-SPAN on Roku with AT&T TV

Now let’s discuss how to install AT&T TV on Roku. Before starting, make sure you have the following things ready

  • HDTV connected with Roku device
  • Strong Wi-Fi connection
  • Roku remote or mobile app
  • Roku account
  • AT&T TV or AT&T TV Now account with $93 subscription

Now let’s get started

1. Firstly, using the ‘Home’ button on your remote, go to the ‘Home.’


2. Navigate to the ‘Streaming Channels’ section on the sidebar on your screen.

3. Go to the ‘Search Channels’ option and search for ‘AT&T TV.’


4. Press the OK button to see the channel overview.

5. Choose the ‘Buy’ option and install AT&T TV on the Roku device.

6. Now, Sign in with your credentials into your AT&T TV account.

7. On the search bar, type ‘C-SPAN.’ 

Now, you can access the C-SPAN channels on your Roku device.

C-SPAN Television Channels

The C-SPAN channel focuses on the US House of representatives and C-SPAN2 on the US Senate.

C-SPAN3 focuses on government hearings and related programming.

Furthermore, C-SPAN has a radio channel WCSP FM.

The C-SPAN website gives access to archived content and other programs. In the US, C-SPAN is made available to around 100 million cable and satellite holders. However, to access C-SPAN on Roku, install AT&T TV on Roku. Then, with AT&T TV, watch the C-SPAN channels.