MTV is an American-based streaming service that telecasts 24/7 movies, series, TV shows, and so on. All the shows are perfectly categorized, so you can easily choose the one you are looking for. Roku TV users can install MTV directly from the channel store. It requires a cable TV subscription to stream the content. If you do not have one, you can still watch MTV shows on your Roku device by installing a few streaming applications. Instead, you can use a 24-Hour pass to go through the website for free. It does not ask for your card details.

How Much MTV Cost on Roku

MTV is completely free. Unlike the other streaming applications, it does not charge any amount. You can stream all the content with your Cable TV Provider. Some of the Cable TV Providers that MTV supports are as follows.

  • Xfinity
  • Cox
  • DirecTV
  • Dish
  • Bell, etc.

What’s on MTV

On installing the MTV app, you can get the following features.

  • You can get access to Pluto TV via the MTV app
  • Watch full episodes on MTV right after the day when it is officially aired
  • If you cannot complete an episode, you can continue watching where you left off
  • You can stream various live TV channels with thousands of on-demand content

How to Get 24 Hour Pass on MTV

If you don’t have a Cable TV subscription, you can watch all the shows on MTV by registering for a 24-Hour Pass. Once this 24-Hour pass expires, you have to sign in with your Cable TV Provider to continue streaming.

1. Visit the official website of MTV using any web browser on your PC or smartphone.

2. From the home screen, select Watch Latest Episodes.

3. In the current screen, you can see all the TV Providers listed. Below that, you can see a button to get the 24-Hour Pass and select it.

Select the Start 24-Hour Pass button

4. After that, enter the basic details and click on Start.

Click on Start

5. Next, you will receive a message that you must sign in with your TV provider once the pass expires.

6. Select Watch Now and start streaming all the movies and TV shows free for a day.

Select Watch now to stream MTV on Roku

How to Add MTV to Roku

1. Press the home button on your Roku remote.

2. Choose the Search menu on the left pane.

Search for MTV on your Roku device

3. Search for MTV using the virtual keyboard that appears on the screen.

4. Select the channel from the related suggestion.

5. Click on Add Channel to add MTV from the channel store and select OK in the prompt.

6. Once added, click on Go to Channel to launch the channel.

MTV on Roku

How to Activate MTV on Roku

1. After adding MTV, launch the channel.

2. Click on the Sign-in button from the home screen.

3. Note the Activation Code that appears on the screen.

4. Now, launch a browser on your smartphone or PC.

5. Go to MTV Activation Website ( and enter the 7-digit Activation Code.

Activate MTV on Roku

6. Click on Continue and select your cable TV provider.

7. Sign in with the TV provider account to proceed further.

8. Now, the MTV app will refresh automatically to load the content, and you can start streaming on Roku.

Alternative Ways to Watch MTV On Roku

To watch MTV on Roku, you need an active cable or satellite TV subscription. If you don’t have one, then you should go for the below-mentioned subscription services.

Philo TV

Philo TV is an affordable streaming service that offers 60+ Live TV channels along with MTV. It offers you unlimited DVR storage through which you can record how much ever shows you want. Other than that, you can stream Philo TV on 3 devices simultaneously. Also, you can create up to 10 profiles per account.

Philo TV

Philo TV has a single subscription plan. All you have to pay is $25/month. Your account will get renewed automatically at the end of the billing period. If you are a new subscriber, you can get a free trial for 7 days on Philo TV.

Sling TV

Sling TV is another streaming service that offers the MTV channel. This service is free from contracts and cancellation fees. You can also get 40+ add-ons with 65,000 hours of on-demand shows. Moreover, you can customize your channel lineup and stream as you prefer.

Sling TV

On Sling TV, MTV is available as an add-on named Comedy Extra. This add-on costs around $6/month. If you are already a subscriber of Sling TV, customize your package by adding this channel.


fuboTV is the place where you can find both MTV and MTV Classic TV channels. Along with that, you can get 100+ channels for streaming. Also, you can find all the channels available in your location by entering your ZIP code. It also offers 1000 hours of Cloud DVR storage with no extra costs. Moreover, all the videos you record will never expire on fuboTV.


If you are about to get this channel, make sure that you are subscribing to the fuboTV Pro plan. It costs about $74.99/month with a free trial included to it. You can cancel it anytime, and there are no cancellation fees charged.

All these streaming services can be added directly from the Roku channel store. With a subscription to any of those services, you can access the MTV channel with ease. Enjoy streaming all your favorite movies and TV Shows via MTV on your Roku device.


How to watch MTV on Roku with Xfinity?

Initially, you have to install and activate the Xfinity Stream on your Roku TV. Once done, log in with the necessary credentials and start streaming the MTV channel.

Is MTV available on Amazon Prime?

Yes, MTV is included in Amazon Prime Video for free, along with Prime Membership. Sign in with your Amazon Prime Membership credentials and start streaming the shows from MTV.