How to Watch & Activate truTV on Roku


If you have a Roku streaming device or a Roku TV, you might be wondering if you can watch the live channel on the internet. We’ve put together this guide to help you to achieve truTV on Roku since you’re definitely interested.

In the United States, truTV, originally known as Court TV, is part of the Turner family of networks. The channel has a history of broadcasting action-oriented reality shows and teachings, but it’s now very focused on creating comedic documents, sketch comedies, and semi-script television series.

In addition to its comedy-driven show, truTV is renowned as the March Madness NCAA Division I Basketball Tournament. This year, during the 2021 NCAA First Four, the channel smashed all past records for gross viewing.

Although truTV maintains a relatively small average audience for the rest of the year, over 78% of American homes receive the channel nationwide. If you are a cable or satellite pay-TV customer, chances are your channel package already contains truTV.

How to Add the TruTV to Roku?

From the truTV Channel Store page, you may instal or add the truTV channel to your Roku device. When adding the channel via the web, you must use the same Roku account that is linked to your device(s). Following that, you must check for updates from Settings > System > System update in order for the truTV channel to show on your Roku immediately.

If you want to add it straight from your Roku device, follow the instructions below.

  • Go to the Roku Home screen, use your remote to scroll down, and then pick Streaming Channels.
  • Then, go to the Search Channels menu and type truTV” into the search area using the on-screen keyboard.
  • Now, from the results pane on the right, select the truTV Roku channel.
  • When you’re on the truTV channel’s information page, click Add channel and wait for it to instal on your Roku device.
  • (If you have a PIN for your Roku account, enter it before adding the channel.)
  • When finished, click OK to close the “Channel added” dialogue box and return to the Roku Home page.
  • Scroll down the channel grid on the Home screen after adding the truTV channel to Roku from the Channel Store. You may also change its position in the list by pressing the Star (*) button on the remote and then choosing Move channel.

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How to Activate TruTV on Roku?

As long as your cable or satellite television provider is eligible for the TV Everywhere login, you may quickly activate the truTV Roku channel. To activate it, follow these steps:

  • To begin, navigate to the truTV channel on your Roku Home screen.
  • Choose an episode to watch while you’re on the channel’s “Featured” page. Instead of the player, an activation screen with a code should display.
  • Now, using your phone or desktop web browser, navigate to, choose Roku from the drop-down box, and then click Continue.
  • Then, enter the activation code displayed on the truTV Roku channel and press Continue button.
  • Finally, choose your TV provider from the list and sign in using your credentials by following the on-screen instructions.

The activation page on the truTV Roku channel will be gone once you have logged in. You may then watch your favourite shows from the on-demand library while also tuning in to the truTV linear television feed, which is available 24/7.

The truTV Roku channel has a simple design, with the following navigation tabs at the top of the screen: Featured, Shows, LIVE truTV, and Settings.

The channel’s default home page is the Featured menu. It enables you to easily access the most recent episodes of your favourite truTV series as well as explore through curated content categories.

From the Shows tab, you can browse all of truTV’s current and past shows, as well as binge them season by season. The LIVE truTV feature provides access to truTV’s live television broadcast. If you miss an episode, you may catch up by watching the most recently shown episodes from the channel’s on-demand library.

How to Watch truTV on Roku without Cable?

We recommend acquiring an over-the-top subscription instead if you don’t have a cable/satellite pay-TV subscription to log in to the truTV Roku channel. At the time of writing, only a few American OTT live providers offered truTV as part of their channel packages. What you need know about them is as follows:

Watch truTV on AT&T TV

If you have AT&T TV in your region, you may sign up for any of its basic packages to watch truTV live and on-demand on Roku. The Entertainment plan is the service’s entry-level option, which includes twenty hours of DVR storage capacity.

Watch truTV on YouTube TV

YouTube TV, one of the most popular over-the-top live TV providers in the United States, now offers truTV. It only offers one membership plan, which includes over 85 channels, unlimited cloud DVR storage, and a catch-up library.

Even if you forget to schedule recordings, you may watch the most recent episodes of your favourite truTV shows on-demand using the service. You may also use your YouTube TV subscription on up to three devices at the same time.

Some of the critically regarded written and non-scripted comedy shows suited for all ages may be seen on truTV. By following our in-depth tutorial to the truTV Roku channel, you can now watch its content live and on-demand on your Roku device, even without a cable connection.

The above step-by-step directions for installing and activating the truTV channel from Channel Store work on every supported Roku device, including the Roku Premiere, Roku Ultra, Roku Streaming Stick, Roku Express, Roku Streambar, and Roku TV.

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