NBC is one among the few streaming services to support live TV for free. It is available as a standalone app for Roku player and thus you can stream NBC shows on the big screen. As the user of the NBC app, you can watch classic hits, local news, TV series, and lots more. Stay tuned to the NBC hit shows like This is Us, SVU, Saturday Night Live, Law & Order, etc. You may discover new favourites and entire seasons at high-quality. NBC supports live TV streaming with closed captioning. Get into the section to know the procedure to install the NBC on Roku.

Features of NBC

The exclusive features of the NBC app include:

  • With NBC, you can watch TV shows via NBC Live Stream with TV service provider support.
  • Log into your NBC Universal profile to unlock episodes, save new and classic shows, etc.
  • Stream brand new NBC series the day after they air on TV without logging with a TV provider.
  • You can let enjoy hundreds of throwback TV shows at free of cost.

How to Watch NBC on Roku?

Since the app is officially available on Roku Channel Store, you can install it easily.

#1. Press the home button on Roku remote at first.

#2. Secondly, select Streaming Channels shown on the left side.

Click Streaming Channels
Click Streaming Channels

#3. Click on Search Channels option to type in the search bar as NBC.

Choose Search Channels
Choose Search Channels

#4. After that, you should navigate down the suggestions list to choose NBC.

#5. When redirected to the app information screen, click on the Add Channel button.

Select Add Channel
Select Add Channel

#6. Wait for channel added a successful message. Select the OK button.

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How to Activate NBC on Roku?

To activate and access the NBC app, you should follow the steps given here.

#1. From the Roku Channels section, open NBC channel.

#2. It will show you the activation code if you are launching it for the first time.

#3. Launch the browser on your PC and visit www.nbc.com/activate/roku on the address bar.

#4. Type the activation code as shown on Roku TV on the Activation Code box on PC.

Enter NBC Activation Code
Enter NBC Activation Code

#5. Further, you should click on the Continue button.

#6. When NBC activate is a success, then screen will refresh and you can stream NBC at last.

How to Watch NBC Live on Roku?

The users of NBC channel can live stream contents from within the app. The live streams will be based on the location. If your local TV provider and NBC stations are linked under mutual agreements, then you can watch NBC live on the device. The list of TV providers that supports live streaming includes

How to Install & Activate NBC Sports Roku App?

Just follow the same procedure you did to install NBC on Roku to get Sports on Roku.

#1. Go to the home screen of Roku > click on Streaming Channels.

#2. Click on Search option > type as NBC Sports > select the same from the search result.

#3. Tap on Add Channel to get it on Roku.

Add NBC Sports channel on Roku
Add NBC Sports channel on Roku

#4. Go back to Roku home page to find NBC Sports and click on it launch it.

#5. An activation code will be shown on the Roku TV. Note it down.

#6. Open the browser on PC to proceed with NBC Sports Roku activate.

#7. Visit https://www.nbcsports.com/activate on the search bar.

NBC Sports Activate
NBC Sports Activate

#7. Choose the device as Roku from the drop-down.

#8. After that, enter the activation code and click on the Continue button.

#9. Roku TV will reload the NBC app and you can start streaming it.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How to Watch MSNBC on Roku? or Is MSNBC on Roku available?

You can stream MSNBC on Roku TV if you have installed NBC News channel. However, you cannot possibly stream MSNBC app Roku with the NBC app.

How to resolve a live streaming issue with NBC?

If you find any trouble while streaming live TV, then you should re-link your TV provider to NBC. To do so, go to Settings > unlink your provider > close and restart NBC app. Click on Settings > relink your TV provider.

Is there a way to stream NBC Sports Gold Roku Channel?

Yes. The Sports Gold is available as a standalone channel for Roku devices. Follow the installation procedure given above to get NBC Sports Gold on Roku. Note: Ensure you search for NBC Sports Gold instead of NBC.

Can you stream CNBC on Roku?

Yes. Roku Channel Store has official support for CNBC. So, you can get it directly from the store and use it to stream anything between full episodes, clips, business news, etc.

To Conclude

Hoping that you have learned to install and activate NBC on Roku TV along with NBC Sports channel. So, you can not only stream movies and shows but you can stream the long list of sports contents any time on the Roku TV. With NBC, you will never miss NBC shows episodes as well as latest sports matches.

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