Live 5 News and Local Live News on Roku Platform now


With your Roku streaming devices, you can stream any content whether it’s news, sports, movies, Tv shows and much more. Now you can get more live news whether local or international on your Roku with two more channels Live 5 News and News On making their place on Roku platform. Let’s check out more about this.

The viewers who stream their Roku platform for staying updated with the live news can now add to their Roku two more news channels News On and Live 5 News.

The new Live 5 News channel launched in the early December and feature the live broadcast of all of the channel’s newscasts, video forecasts, Live 5 News investigations, local sports, and special features. For adding this channel to your Roku device with your television simply press the Home button on your Roku remote and select streaming channels in the menu at left hand side for accessing the Roku channel store. Then you need to search for WCSC, then click the +Add channel button. If you are logged into your Roku account online, you can also click the +Add channel button at WCSC Live 5 channel page for adding the account to your service.

Live 5 News is on the air at the following times:

  • Live 5 News This Morning: Monday-Friday 5 a.m. to 7 a.m.
  • Live 5 News This Morning on Bounce: Monday-Friday 7 a.m. to 8 a.m.
  • Live 5 News at Noon: Monday-Friday 12 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Live 5 News at 4: Monday-Friday 4 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Live 5 News at 5: Monday-Friday 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Live 5 News at 6: Monday-Sunday 6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Live 5 News at 7: Monday-Friday 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Live 5 News at 11: Monday-Sunday 11 p.m. to 11:35 p.m.
  • Live 5 News This Morning Weekend Edition Saturday-Sunday 6 a.m. to 8 a.m.

Another news channel that you watch on Roku platform is News On. News On has partnered with Roku to bring the viewers live local news from 175 stations across the country. The new live news zone on Roku platform lets viewers know when a station is in a live news broadcast.

News On provides live and on-demand local newscasts as well local news clips on mobile, web, and connected Tv devices. News On is a free as sponsored app featuring flexible navigation that encourages discovery, offering instant access to broadcast quality video. It also lets users access an interactive map to search their market for curated content linking coverage of breaking news events from multiple stations.

The News On said that every live station is available and the closest 10 stations will be displayed first for easiest access. Over 120 local Tv news stations can be live at one time in News On, which will allows the users to have even more quicker instant access to thousands of journalists covering stories that are relevant to them.