HLN stands short for Head Line News. It is a popular American news channel from WarnerMedia. Back in 1982, HLN was launched as CNN2. However, during the time of its broadcast, it has had a lot of different shows. Today, it has popular news coverage shows along with true-crime shows. Further, HLN has popular sister channels like CNN and CNN International. Do you want to add HLN on Roku? Then let us give you a few suggestions.


How to stream HLN on Roku?

HLN doesn’t have a channel of its name in the Roku channel store. However, HLN is available in the CNNgo app on Roku. CNNgo is the official Roku channel from the CNN network. It brings to you live broadcasts of CNN channels. Also, it has an on-demand library of shows as well.

HLN on Roku with CNNgo

How to Add CNNgo on Roku?

Follow these steps and add CNNgo on Roku.

1. Initially, connect the Roku device to your TV.

2. From the home screen, choose the Streaming Channel option.

3. Next, select the Search Channel option from the menu.

4. Search for CNNgo on the search bar using the virtual keyboard.

HLN on Roku with CNNgo

5. From the search results, pick the CNNgo channel.

6. On the next page, choose the Add Channel option.

HLN on Roku with CNNgo

7. Finally, click on OK as the download finishes.

Activate CNNgo on Roku

Before we can stream content on CNNgo, we need to activate it.

1. Launch the  CNNgo channel on your home screen.

2. As the channel launches, it displays an Activation code.

3. From any web browser, visit edition.cnn.com/activate.

HLN on Roku with CNNgo

4. Here you can see a few icons. Choose the Roku icon from the list.

5. Enter the Activation Code in the space provided.

6. Finally, click on Continue to Verify.

Alternative ways to access HLN on Roku

HLN is also available on certain service providers. You can add them on Roku and access them with a subscription. They have attractive offers and brilliant channels. Let’s explore these service providers on Roku.

Sling TV

Sling TV is one of the best streaming services with HLN. It has two $30 plans, Sling Blue and Sling Orange. These basic packages have different channel line-ups. Also, you can add channel packages to add more channels as you wish.

HLN is already in the Sling Blue Plan. However, on the Sling Orange plan, you can get HLN with a News add-on. This package charges $5/month per month. It also includes CNBC, Fox Business, NewsMax, BBC World News, and a few other channels.

Hulu + Live TV

Hulu + Live TV is a premium streaming service that streams HLN. It streams both Live TV channels and on-demand content. Further, it has an ad-free subscription as well. The plans on Hulu start at $64.99.

On Hulu, HLN streams with the basic channels, You need not add any add-on packages to stream HLN. Also, it streams CNN, CNBC, ESPN, BTN, Syfy, TBs, and E!.


AT&T TV is another live TV streaming service with HLN. It streams channels in different packages. It includes Entertainment, Choice, Xtra, Premier, and Ultra packages. They have different line-ups of channels.

HLN is available on all the AT&T TV packages. Also, watch channels like A&E, AMC, CNN, CNBC, Cooking Channel, HSN, ID.

YouTube TV

YouTube TV is a popular Live Tv option from Google. It has over 70 mind-blowing channels streaming at $64.99.

On YouTube TV, you can find HLN as well. Apart from HLN. it has other popular channels streaming in it. It includes ABC, BBC America, CNN, NBC, MSNBC, AMC, and Travel Channel.

Wrapping Up

With any of the above service providers, you can add HLN on Roku. Some of them have free trials as well. Also, they bring to you cloud DVR to record shows to watch offline. Stream popular HLN shows like Lies Crimes & Videos, Unmasking a Killer, The Killer Truth, Weekend Express, and Real Life Nightmare. Have a great time streaming these shows on HLN.