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.
When I first installed my roku I found a channel that had most of the broadcast channels listed. I found Blue Bloods and watched about 5-10 minutes of it but stopped to save it for later. After I continued adding channels and exploring the roku universe I was ready to watch the show but the channel was nowhere to be found. Why did it disappear? Unfortunately I don't remember the name of the channel.
Was probably XTV, and yes they were showing content without proper permission. Roku had a huge lawsuit in Mexico because of pirated content, and they are now very vigilant in removing channels that violate their agreement.
Dan Nvidia Shield, Roku Stick (3600), Ultra (4640), Premiere (3920), Insignia 720p Roku TV, Sharp 4K Roku TV, Windows 10 Pro x64 running Serviio and Plex on a wired Gigabit network.
thanks for the reply. However I hadn't added any channels at that point. This was channel was part of a list I found browsing the new installation. Are you saying that roku comes with pirate channels at install? I find that hard to believe.
"jlivi1" wrote: thanks for the reply. However I hadn't added any channels at that point. This was channel was part of a list I found browsing the new installation. Are you saying that roku comes with pirate channels at install? I find that hard to believe.
Roku comes pre-installed with some official channels that appear in the channel store. No 3rd-party channels are installed at startup (those must be installed by the end-user). Some official channels sometimes are discontinued or shutdown for various reasons, though I'm not aware off-hand of any that are installed as part of the setup process (I could be wrong though).
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