Help & troubleshooting for channels on your Roku device, including adding/removing channels, logging in to, authenticating, or activating a channel, channel-specific playback issues, assistance contacting channel publishers to report issues, and adjusting channel-specific settings.
You have to pay for most cable-type channels somehow. When you have a cable/satellite subscription, part of your subscription fee goes to each of the included channels. Even the ad-supported channels only derive part of their income from the advertising, the rest comes from subscription fees. Cut your cable/satellite subscription, you're no longer paying for those channels and they are not in business to provide you free content. So if you want to keep getting those channels after dropping your cable/satellite subscription you need a find a "cable alternative" streaming service you can subscribe to that carries your desired channels.
Another option for some channels is a streaming subscription purchased directly with that channel which you can then view through any supported streaming device like a Roku, but as far as I know, neither TLC or Bravo offers this.
I've found the following "cable alternative" streaming services that carry both TLC and Bravo:
HULU with Live TV YouTube TV Sling (Blue package)
There may possibly be others.
The cost savings by "cutting the cord" generally come from subscribing to a reduced number of channels rather than overblown cable/satellite packages that contain hundreds of channels you never watch.
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