The 2010s were the age streaming TV went from a niche project worked on by true techies to a full billion dollar industry, and as we enter a brand-new decade, streaming only seems to be getting more and more popular. Whether you’re trying to stream something from Netflix and Hulu, or you’re taking your chances from new services like Disney+ or Quibi, you’ll need a way to watch your favorite movies and television shows on the big screen.
By far, the best way to watch media on your television is by using Roku, either as an additional device connected to your television through an HDMI cable, or by using Roku software build into the TV itself. Roku has established itself as the go-to source for entertainment lovers all over the world, becoming one of the most successful media box companies still working today.
2020 was a rough year for Roku, as some major streaming services failed to launch on the platform day and date with other streaming gadgets. Thankfully, most of Roku’s missing apps—called “channels” by the streaming service—have finally arrived in the back half of 2020, and as we kick off a new year, it’s easier than ever to find some fantastic free channels for your device. Let’s take a look at our favorite free Roku channels for October 2020, and make sure to let us know in the comments your favorite Roku channels for streaming all things entertainment.