TCM (stands for Turner Classic Movies) is an American Pay Television network that telecasts some popular and old classic movies. It is available on Android, iOS, web, Roku, Fire TV stick, Apple TV, etc. If you are a Roku user, you can add TCM from the Roku channel and access its content with your cable or satellite TV subscription. Apart from the cable TV subscription, there is no additional fee required to watch TCM on Roku. So let’s see how to watch Classic movies on your Roku device with the help of the TCM app.

Popular Movies on TCM

It has some wide range of classic and cult movies collection from 90’s

  • Star of the Month
  • Birthday Tributes
  • 31 Days of Oscar
  • Silent Sunday Nights
  • Rear Window
  • Wuthering Heights
  • West Side Story
  • Friends and Lovers
  • The Milky Way
  • Super Fly
  • The Swan and many more

How to Add TCM on Roku

[1] Press the home button on your Roku remote.

TCM on Roku

[2] Navigate to the Search option from the menu.

TCM on Roku

[3] Using Virtual keyboard, type Watch TCM and select the channel from the suggestion.

[4] Click on Add channel to add TCM from the channel store.

[5] It may take sometime to add the channel, after that click on Go to Channel.

Watch TCM

How to Activate TCM on Roku

[1] Launch TCM from your Channels.

[2] Click on Sign in and make a note of the activation code that appears on the screen.

[3] From your PC or smartphone browser, go to

[4] Enter the Activation code and click on Submit to proceed further.


[5] Select your Cable TV or Satellite provider account.

[6] Click on Continue and TCM will signed up automatically.

[7] Now you can watch all your favorite classic movies on TCM.

TCM on Roku

Watch TCM on Roku Without Cable

If you are not a cable or satellite TV user, then the TCM channel will not be the wiser option to watch movies. Instead, you can go for some premium alternative that provides TCM.

Using any of these subscription-based services, you can watch TCM on your Roku device. To activate these services, you don’t need any cable TV subscription.

These are some of the possible ways to watch some of the old classic movies on your Roku device. If you have any trouble adding and activating TCM on your Roku device, let us know in the comments section below.