NBC is a popular American cable TV channel. It streams some popular shows like This is Us, SVU, Saturday Night Live, Law & Order, etc. As a Roku user, you have the option to stream all of these shows anytime by installing the NBC app. Moreover, you can watch the NBC channel live on the app by linking your cable TV provider.

Is NBC on Roku Free

Yes, you can access the NBC app on Roku for free. For that, you only need to sign in with the participating cable TV provider that offers the NBC channel as a part of the subscription.

Here are some of the participating cable TV providers that offer the NBC Channel:

  • Xfinity
  • DIRECTV
  • Verizon
  • Cox
  • Spectrum
  • Optimum
  • RCN
  • WOW

How to Get NBC on Roku

There are two ways to get the NBC app on Roku. They are:

Install the NBC App on Roku Directly

1. Turn on Roku and press the Home button on your remote.

2. Next, select the Streaming Channels option from the left pane.

Select Streaming Channels

3. Scroll down and hit the Search Channels option.

Enter NBC to stream NBC on Roku

4. Use the on-screen keyboard to search for the NBC app.

5. Pick the NBC app from the search results.

6. On the channel info page, click on the Add Channel button.

7. Wait for the adding process to complete.

8. Once the adding process completes, select the OK button from the prompt.

9. On the next screen, choose the Go to Channel option to launch the NBC app.

How to Add the NBC App on Roku using a Web Browser

You can also add the NBC app on Roku remotely using a web browser. You can do the same by following the steps below:

1. Open a web browser on your smartphone or PC.

2. Visit the official website of the Roku channel store.

3. Select Sign in on the upper right corner of the screen.

4. Enter your Roku account credentials and click the Submit button to sign in to your account.

Select Submit

5. Once you have successfully signed in, select the Search box and enter NBC.

6. Search for the NBC channel and choose it from the list of suggestions.

Choose NBC

7. Click on the Add Channel button.

Select Add Channel to stream NBC on Roku

After the process, it will take up to 24 hours for the NBC app to add to your channel’s grid. However, you can update Roku to get the channel immediately on your channel’s grid.

How to Activate NBC Channel on Roku

Once you add the NBC app, you need to go through the activation process to access the content on the app.

1. Launch the NBC app and note down the activation code.

2. In case you can’t find the activation code, select the Sign In button to generate one.

3. Launch any web browser on your smartphone or PC and visit the activation webpage of NBC.

4. Type the activation code on the required field and click on the Continue button.

Enter Activation code to stream NBC on Roku

5. After that, choose your cable TV provider and sign in to your account.

6. Once you sign in with your cable TV provider, the NBC app will be activated on Roku.

7. Restart the NBC app and start streaming your favorite shows on your TV.

Stream NBC on Roku

How to Watch the NBC Channel Live on Roku Without Cable

The following are the streaming services you can subscribe to watch the NBC channel without a cable TV subscription.

fuboTV

fuboTV

fuboTV not only has some best sports channels, but it also has other entertainment channels like CBS, ABC, AMC, FX, and more. In addition to the live TV channels, you will also get 1000 hours of cloud DVR storage to record your favorite shows.

How to get the NBC channel?

Just subscribe to the fuboTV’s Pro plan at $69.99 per month and stream the NBC channel with other 90+ live TV channels.

Hulu

Hulu

Hulu not only offers you 75+ live TV channels, but it also offers thousands of on-demand content like movies, TV shows, Hulu Originals, and more. In addition, it offers popular channels like NBC, Food Network, Oxygen, tbs, etc.

How to get the NBC channel?

To stream the NBC channel, subscribe to the Hulu+Live TV plan at $69.99 per month.

Sling TV

Sling TV

Sling TV is one of the affordable streaming service options. It has over 50 + channels like AXS TV, BBC America, Bravo, CNN, Cartoon Network, etc. Moreover, all users will also get 50 hours of cloud DVR storage to record their favorite shows to stream them offline.

How to get the NBC channel?

Get the Sling TV’s Blue Plan at $40 per month and stream the NBC channel with 30+ other live TV channels.

YouTube TV

YouTube TV on Roku

You can also stream the NBC channel with a subscription to YouTube TV. It also offers you other popular channels like TNT, BET, MSNBC, MTV, HGTV, and more. You can also stream thousands of on-demand titles. Also, YouTube TV is one of the streaming services that offers its users unlimited cloud DVR storage to record their favorite shows.

How to get the NBC channel?

You need to subscribe to the base plan of YouTube TV at $64.99 per month to get the NBC channel.

DIRECTV STREAM

DIRECTV STREAM

DIRECTV STREAM is one of the best streaming services you have left to stream the NBC Channel. One of the interesting features of DIRECTV STREAM is that it offers all its user’s unlimited cloud DVR storage to record their favorite shows.

How to get the NBC channel?

Get the Entertainment plan at $69.99 per month to get the NBC channel with other 60+ live TV channels.

With a subscription to any of the live TV streaming services mentioned above, you can get the NBC channel. So, subscribe to any of the streaming services of your choice and install the app on Roku. Then, you can enjoy streaming the NBC channel on the big screen.