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groovythreads
Level 7

AMC NOT COOPERATING

I just paid for AMC premiere, but I can't watch anything. The first commercial plays just fine (of course), but about 30-45 seconds into the movie, it kicks back to home screen. I've tried several different movies, turned off broadband saver, rebooted roku SE, uninstalled and reinstalled the app. I want this issue fixed or give me back my money!

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makaiguy
Level 20

Re: AMC NOT COOPERATING

After removing a channel, best practice is to restart your Roku to clear its memory before reinstalling the channel. Did you do this?

Restart via Settings > System > System restart (for Roku TVs: Settings > System > Power > System restart)

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art33
Level 9

Re: AMC NOT COOPERATING

I get this same issue trying to watch Pluto, a free station.  It will go black and eventually return to the main menu.  I do not know why the station is constantly dropping and freezing.  Some other stations play just fine with no drops.  

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RokuDanny-R
Roku Employee
Roku Employee

Re: AMC NOT COOPERATING

@groovythreads @art33 

Thanks for the post.

How are you powering the Roku device? Is the device plugged into the TV USB port or is it plugged into a wall outlet?

Please keep us posted.


Thanks,
Danny

Danny R.
Roku Forum Moderator
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groovythreads
Level 7

Re: AMC NOT COOPERATING

Thanks for the help. Apparently, it was having a bad morning. I tried again when I got home and it's working! 😁 

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