Newsy is a news channel that streams some promising content in an easy and understandable way. In Jan 2023, Newsy transformed into Scripps News. You can stream objective local journalism, investigative documentaries, and national network business content on the Newsy channel. You can install the Scripps News app (Newsy) on Roku channel Store or use a streaming service to stream Newsy content on Roku.

How Much Does Newsy Cost on Roku

The Newsy app is completely free for streaming on any device. You can stream the Newsy Channel on Roku without signing in to any Cable TV provider.

What’s on Newsy

  • 24/7 Live News coverage of daily stories.
  • Easy to switch from Live to on-demand content.
  • Get concise on-demand video segments to cover top stories in depth effectively.
  • Programs are available in Morning and Evening, so you will never miss any schedule.
  • Watch documentaries and exclusive special shows that dive deep into the topics shaping our world.
Live and on-demand content

How to Add and Watch Newsy on Roku

1. Turn on your Roku and go to the Home screen.

Home screen

2. On the home screen, scroll down and select the Streaming Channels option.

Select Streaming channels option on Roku home screen

3. On the search bar, type Scripps News (Newsy) and search for the app.

Search Newsy on Roku channel store

4. Click Add Channel button to install the Newsy app on Roku.

5. Select Go to Channel to open the Scripps News app (Newsy).

Newsy Home screen

6. Click on any content and start streaming the channel on Roku.

Start streaming Newsy on Roku

Alternative Methods to Stream Newsy on Roku

As an alternative, you can stream the Scripps News channel (Newsy) on your Roku device by installing some of the streaming services on Roku.


Philo is a streaming service that consists of 60+ channels with channel add-ons to the current subscription. Using the premium subscription, you can get to stream 3 consecutive users at the same time. You can use the DVR space to record your TV shows.

Alternative method to stream Newsy on Roku

By subscribing to the Philo premium for $25/ month, you can stream Scripps News (Newsy) on your Roku device.

Sling TV

Sling TV is an online streaming network that streams a collection of 55+ channels with 3 different premium packages. You can stream some of the famous channels like TBS, ESPN, and more on Sling premium. By paying an extra $5, you can get to increase the DVR space in your premium.

Sling TV

To watch Scripps News on Sling TV, purchase Sling Orange ($40/ month), Blue ($40/ month), or Sling Orange & Blue ($55/ month) packages of the service.

Pluto TV

Pluto TV is a streaming service that comes free on Roku devices. You can stream movies, TV shows, and Live TV channels of the service freely.

Newsy on Pluto TV

You don’t need any subscription or cable TV network to stream Pluto TV content on your device. Using Pluto TV, you can stream Scripps News (Newsy) and other channels on your Roku for free.

Other than the three streaming services, you can watch the Newsy channel on YouTube TV, Xumo Play, Plex, and Haystack News streaming service on your Roku.