Roku Treat for Cord-Cutters

Roku wants cord-cutters to have a happy holiday.

The streaming platform will offer select shows from HBO, Cinemax, Showtime and other premium services for free from December 26 to January 1.

The ‘stream-a-thon’ is designed to promote such premium packages as Roku’s new HBO + Cinemax Value Pack, which costs $20.99 per month. Other premium subscriptions include the Showtime + Starz Value Pack at $16.99 a month.

(Above source: Roku)

The offerings include:

Unlocked complete first seasons of Game of Thrones (HBO), Warrior (Cinemax), Power (STARZ), Billions (Showtime), The Affair (Showtime) and Ray Donovan (Showtime).

Unlocked episodes of HBO’s Barry, Chernobyl, Euphoria, Sesame Street and Succession, Showtime’s Kidding, and Epix’s Get Shorty, Pennyworth and Punk.

Unlocked content from CONtv, Dove Channel, FitFusion, The Great Courses Signature, Hallmark Movies Now, Pantaya, Smithsonian Channel Plus, Stingray Karaoke, UP Faith & Family and other channels.

For more on Roku devices and available channels — both free and paid — visit

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