TCM is a channel network that streams some of the old classic and popular movies like David Copperfield, International Velvet, The Black Stallion, etc. By subscribing to TCM premium, you can watch on-demand movies, short films, and bonus content of the service. Watch TCM is the streaming app for watching the TCM channel. You can stream the content in this app without any ads. The Watch TCM app is available in the Roku Channel Store for free download to stream TCM content.

Popular Movies on TCM

You can watch some of the classic and cult movies collections of the ’90s like:

  • 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 Much Does TCM Cost on Roku

You can stream TCM on your Roku device for free if you own a cable or satellite provider. Some of the providers that support TCM in their network are,

  • Optimum
  • Dish
  • Spectrum
  • DirecTV
  • Cox

How to Add Watch TCM on Roku

1: Press the Home button to open the Roku home screen.

Select Streaming Channels to get TCM on Roku

2: Navigate to the Streaming Channels option on the screen.

3: Next, choose the Search Channels option.

4: Using the Virtual keyboard, type Watch TCM and select the channel from the results.

Search for TCM on Roku

5: Click on Add channel button to add Watch TCM on your Roku.

6: After installing, select the Go to Channel option to launch.

How to Activate TCM on Roku

To stream Watch TCM content on your Roku device, you need to activate the channel first on your device.

1: Launch the Watch TCM app and click on the Sign in button on the screen.

2: Now, you will receive an Activation Code on your Roku screen.

3: Next, open any web browser on a PC or smartphone and visit the activation site of Watch TCM. (

4: On the website, enter the Activation Code you saw on your TV screen and click Submit button.

Enter the activation code to stream Watch TCM on Roku

5: In the next step, choose your provider and enter the IPTV credentials on the website.

6: Click the Continue button to get signed in automatically to the channel.

7: Now, you can start streaming the Watch TCM channel on your Roku device.

Alternate Method to Stream TCM on Roku

If you are not a cable or satellite TV user, then you cannot access the Watch TCM app on Roku. But as an alternative, you can stream the channel by using some of the streaming services that support TCM.

YouTube TV

YouTube TV is a streaming service that comes with a channel library of 70+ channels with add-on channels in its subscription. Using YouTube TV, you can record your TV shows and live matches using the unlimited DVR space of YouTube TV service.

YouTube TV - TCM on Roku

You can install the YouTube TV app for free on the Roku device. Subscribe to the premium account for $64.99/ month to watch TCM on Roku.

DirecTV Stream

DirecTV Stream is a service that provides a cable TV network and a streaming service to customers with a huge channel library in its subscription. You can explore many channels like ABC, HGTV, Lifetime, TNT, etc. It also offers Cloud DVR storage.

DirecTV Stream

By subscribing to Entertainment ($74.99/ month), Choice ($99.99/ month), Ultimate ($109.99/ month), and Premier ($154.99/ month) packages, you can stream the TCM channel using the service.

Sling TV

Sling TV is one of the compact cord-cutters services that comes with 40+ channels with 3 subscription plans. You can get to use the 50-hour DVR storage space to record your TV shows to watch later. Sling TV supports 1-3 devices for consecutive streams.

Sling TV

Sling TV is available for free installation in the Roku Channel Store. You can subscribe to Sling Orange ($40/ month), Blue ($40/ month), or Sling Orange & Blue ($55/ month) package to stream TCM on Roku.

Apart from the above-mentioned services, you can watch TCM on Hulu by subscribing to the Hulu + Live TV package for $69.99/ month. The Watch TCM app also has a custom watchlist to add movies and series for streaming anytime. It can also stream 2 movies or 2 live streams at a time.