CW abbreviation stands for CBS and Warner Bros. The CW Network is a free-to-air television network that also has its foot in the streaming world. It is available on Android, iOS, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Airplay, Apple TV, etc. If you are a Roku user, you can stream some popular content on The CW channel for absolutely free without even creating an account. So here is how to watch The CW for free on your Roku device.

Popular Shows on The CW

Some of the most rated shows that you can stream for free on The CW channel:

  • The 100
  • BatWoman
  • The Vampire Diaries
  • Riverdale
  • Walker
  • Charmed
  • Arrow
  • Supergirl
  • DC’s Legends of Tomorrow
  • Supernatural
  • The Flash
  • Containment
  • Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
  • Frequency
  • iZombie
  • Jane The Virgin
  • Legacies
  • Masters of Illusion
  • My Last Days
  • No Tomorrow
  • Nancy Drews
  • Reign, etc.

All the episodes will be available on The CW Channel the next day or within a week after they are aired.

Step to Add The CW channel on Roku

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

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

The CW on Roku

[3] Search for The CW in the search bar and choose the channel from the suggestion.


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

[5] Once the channel is added, click on Go to Channel.

[6] Now you can start streaming all the available content for free.

The CW on Roku

How to Screen mirror The CW Channel on Roku

If you cannot add The CW, you can watch The CW Channel by screen mirroring on your Roku device.


[1] Download and install The CW app on your smartphone.

[2] Swipe down the screen to view the Notification panel.

[3] Choose the Cast option from the menu.

The CW on Roku

[4] Select your Roku device from the list.


[5] Once the mirroring is set, launch The CW App.

[6] Play any video and watch it on your Roku device.


[1] From your PC browser, go to

[2] Press Windows + P on your keyboard.

[3] In the project panel, click on Connect to a wireless display.

connect to a wireless display

[4] Select your Roku from the list of available devices.

The CW on Roku

[5] Now play any video on The CW website and start watching on your Roku devices.

So watch all the content available on The CW for free by adding it to your Roku device. You can also try out several free channels on your Roku for cost-free media content. If you have any queries, make use of the comments section below.