7 Best Apps to Watch TBS on Roku Without Cable

TBS wants to make people laugh. “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee,” “Miracle Workers,” “American Dad” and more — comedy fans, look no further.

You can watch TBS with Roku and without cable on DirecTV Stream, Sling TV Orange, Sling TV Orange + Blue, Sling TV Blue, Hulu with Live TV, YouTube TV, DirecTV Stream Choice, DirecTV Stream Premier, or Max + B/R Sports Add-on.

Below you can find the best services that cord-cutters use to watch TBS on Roku.

Our top way to watch TBS without cable on Roku:
DirecTV Stream
Incredible picture quality and often said to be "the best all-around streaming service for cord-cutters." (Rolling Stone) Includes most local channels and major national networks.
Channels: TBS, ESPN, ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, RSNs, and most major channels.
Price from: $79.99/month
Free trial: 5 days
Devices: Roku
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For those hesitant to trust new cord-cutting companies, DirecTV Stream is a good middle ground. You get live local and national channels, and there’s no annual contract, but you're still with a staple of live TV. The basic package is comparable with other cable companies, and you have the option to bundle the service with other streamers to maximize your content access.

Price: $79.99/month

Free Trial: 5 days

Roku app store rating: 3.3 ☆☆

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Sling TV Orange is perfect for the live TV minimalist: $40 a month, a lean array of 32 channels, and the ability to stream on only a single screen at once. You can add small channel bundles to the package as well if you’d like, leaving you in control and ensuring that you’re not going overboard paying for stuff you don’t need.

Price: $40/month

Roku app store rating: 3.3 ☆☆

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At $55 a month, subscribers to Sling TV Orange and Blue treat themselves to the best of both worlds. You can live in the moment with 51 live channels, or tune in whenever you want, choosing from a host of on-demand content. If you’re hesitant to cut the cord completely, this package definitely eases the transition.

Price: $55/month

Roku app store rating: 3.3 ☆☆

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If you’re in the market for a live TV service to add to your streamer collection, Sling TV Blue is a competitive choice. For $40 a month, you get access to over 40 channels and their on-demand content, plus 50 hours of DVR storage — a cost-effective option that blows traditional cable out of the water.

Price: $45/month

Roku app store rating: 3.3 ☆☆

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Movies, acclaimed TV shows ready for binging, your favorite current series — and more than 75 live channels at your fingertips. For $75 a month, Hulu with Live TV lets you have it all. The package’s 50 hours of DVR storage sounds smaller compared to its competitors, but with Hulu’s content library included, it’s a trade off that ensures you won’t be left wanting more.

Price: $75.99/month

Free Trial: 3 days

Roku app store rating: 3.7

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Looking to keep your favorite shows at your fingertips, preserve access to live sports and news broadcasts, but still want to cut the cord? YouTube TV is the answer. At $73 a month it skews more expensive than other live streamers, you won’t be able to find a more extensive, all-inclusive package anywhere else.

Price: $72.99/month

Free Trial: 7 days

Roku app store rating: 3.8

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The Max + B/R Sports add-on combines Max's arsenal of on-demand titles from Warner Bros., HBO, DC, and Cartoon Network with The Bleacher Report's wide coverage of live sporting events, including March Madness, the NBA Playoffs, The Stanley Cup Playoffs, and various MLB matches. You could say it's an extension of TBS, TNT, and truTV sports as it airs select (not all) games from those channels, but it also covers so much more, including other sports like golf, cycling, and MMA. Since October 2023, B/R Sports has been added to all Max plans completely free of charge, but once the promo ends, you'll have to pay $10/month on top of your Max subscription to enjoy B/R content. And of course, blackout restrictions apply.

Price: $19.98/month

Roku app store rating: 3.4 ☆☆

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How to pay for a TBS subscription with Paypal?

The services that accept Paypal and carry TBS are: DirecTV Stream, Sling Orange, Sling Orange + Blue, Sling Blue, Hulu with Live TV, YouTube TV, DirecTV Stream Premier, DirecTV Stream Choice, and Max + B/R Sports Add-on.

How to pay for a TBS subscription with Apple Pay?

The services that accept Paypal and carry TBS are: Sling Orange, Sling Orange + Blue, and Sling Blue.

How to pay for a TBS subscription with Google Pay?

The services that accept Paypal and carry TBS are: Sling Orange, Sling Orange + Blue, Sling Blue, and YouTube TV.

The streaming services on this page were chosen by our editors. If you choose to subscribe to a streaming service we recommend as a result of our research, analysis, and curation, our work is sometimes (but not always) supported by an affiliate commission from the streaming service when you make a purchase.

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