Roku just acquired one of the most popular TV shows, watch episodes for free
If you’re a fan of the longtime home improvement show This old house, you may want to clear your calendar for a while.
We have time to watch!
It was recently announced that you will be able to stream full seasons of This Old House FREE!
Here is how it works:
How to watch this old house for free
Roku recently announced that it has acquired the rights to broadcast episodes of This Old House.
This is great news for fans of the show, which has been airing since 1979!
All you’ll have to do is find a way to access the Roku Channel (more on that in a minute) to start enjoying the classic home improvement show. And it won’t cost you a dime.
In the announcement, Roku revealed that not only will you get a catalog of the show’s past seasons, but you’ll also have on-demand access to the current season’s episodes after they air on PBS.
Past seasons of ‘This Old House’ and ‘Ask This Old House’ are already available for free on The Roku Channel via linear and on-demand programming, âwrote Rob Holmes, vice president of programming for Roku, in a commentary. Press release.
“As a special gift to our viewers, you will now be able to stream the current seasons (” This Old House “: season 42 and” Ask This Old House “: season 19) for free on The Roku Channel as episodes at the request after they air on local PBS stations. “
It looks like seasons 39, 40, 41 and 42 are already available to stream in their entirety.
But the announcement says Roku has acquired more than 1,500 episodes of the series, so it will be interesting to see when those seasons become available.
How to access the Roku Channel
Did you know that you can access the Roku Channel for free without owning a Roku device?
You will need to download the app to your phone or access it through a web browser.
Here’s how to watch this old house via the Roku Channel:
Access from your TV
If you have a Roku streaming stick or a Roku TV, you should be able to access This Old House through The Roku Channel app on your device without having to download anything new.
This is what the thumbnail will look like on your TV menu:
You should be able to find this old house using the search function:
Access from your phone or tablet
You don’t need a Roku device to access the Roku Channel on your phone or tablet – just download the app.
Once you’ve downloaded and installed the app on your device, you should be able to use the search feature to find that old house:
Access from your computer
You don’t need a Roku device to access The Roku Channel on your computer.
In fact, you don’t even have to download anything. You can access the Roku channel website for free streaming through your favorite web browser.
There is a search function in the upper right corner of the webpage, so typing in “This Old House” should do the trick for quick access to the show:
The Roku Channel continues to shine as the number one free streaming TV option.
The addition of the This Old House content library is just another step in helping cable cutters move away from linear TV and become more comfortable with the free options available to them on the streaming market.
If you are a fan of This Old House and want to get rid of your cable or satellite TV bill, this could be a great opportunity to try out streaming TV with no obligation.
And if you want more info on The Roku Channel, you can read the full review of Team Clark’s free service here.
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