Plex has added 15 new free-to-watch channels to its service. The popular build-your-own streaming service now has more than 200 free channels worldwide in its repository. All of this is completely free, with commercial breaks to fund the television shows, sporting events, and movies available on the channels.
Plex is available on a wide variety of devices, from smartphones to game consoles to set-top boxes from Roku and Apple. It organizes users’ own photos, videos and audios – and provides everything for streaming to their devices. Actors and directors’ artwork and background information is added to the media added to your Plex library. Additionally, there are a number of other streaming services available through Plex that are similar to the streaming apps found on competing platforms like Fire TV.
There are now 200 channels offering shows, movies, and sporting events for free through Plex. These are a mix of live and on-demand. Notable additions to the newest channels include USA Today, USA Today Sportswire, MMA TV, and the Tribeca Channel.
The full list of new channels is as follows …
- Johnny Carson TV
- The Carol Burnett Show
- MMA television
- USA TODAY
- USA TODAY Sportswire
- Motorvision TV
- Scream! Factory TV
- Tribeca Canal
- Love nature in spanish
- The Walking Dead Universe
- Motorvision TV
Not all of these channels will be available worldwide. For example, Motorvision TV only broadcasts in Portuguese and will only be available to people in Brazil using Plex. And not all of them are broadcast in high definition. So this is what to watch out for when looking for something to see.
“With [every] As a new addition, we are focused on expanding our catalog further to offer entertainment options that appeal to everyone, ”Shawn Eldridge, Plex vice president of Strategic Alliances and Content, told The Verge.
Plex is one of several companies that provide free ad-supported content to those who choose their platform over competitors. Roku, which sells a range of set-top boxes and streaming dongles, airs a number of exclusive shows on The Roku Channel.