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How to Watch Hulu on Roku

You can stream Hulu on Roku. Here’s how to sign up, download, install, and start streaming Hulu using your Roku. Learn how to get the most out of your Roku while using Hulu.


Hulu

Hulu is a video streaming service that gives access to thousands of full seasons of exclusive series, hit movies, kids shows, and Hulu Originals like The Handmaid’s Tale.

It offers a good selection of current TV shows and its ad-supported tier is cheaper than both Netflix and Amazon Prime Video. You will be able to watch most shows from networks like ABC, NBC, Fox, and cable channels like Bravo, USA Network, FXX, FXM, HGTV, and more.

The service has a Limited Commercials plan for $5.99 a month, or you can upgrade to their No Ads plan for $11.99 a month. For $64.99 a month, you can get Hulu Live TV from major cable channels, live locals and regional sports networks.

Roku

Roku is a streaming device that can be used to watch Live TV Streaming Services and On Demand Streaming Services.

Can you stream Hulu on Roku?

How to Sign Up and Download Hulu on Roku

  1. Click here to sign up for Hulu.
  2. Once you’ve signed up, go to the Home Screen on your Roku.
  3. Launch the app store and search for “Hulu” on your Roku.
  4. Select “Add to Home” to install the app.
  5. Once installed, log in using your Hulu credentials.
  6. You can now stream Hulu on Roku.

How to Sign Up for Hulu on Other Streaming Devices

If you have other devices, you can learn how to sign up for and use Hulu on Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Android TV, iPhone/iPad, Android Phone/Tablet, Mac, Windows, Xbox, Nintendo, LG Smart TV, Samsung Smart TV, Sony Smart TV, and VIZIO Smart TV.


What features are available on Hulu?

Up to 6 Profiles

Hulu lets you create up to six profiles for a single account.

Parental Controls

Hulu have the ability to create a special kids profile, which will only show “kid-friendly” programming.

Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV+, Disney+, HBO Max, Netflix, Paramount Plus, Peacock, SHOWTIME, and STARZ also have parental control features.

Up to 2 Devices

Hulu can be logged into as many devices as you like, but only two can be streaming at the same time.

Ads

Hulu displays ads while watching content.

Offline Downloads

Hulu recently added offline access for subscribers of their Hulu with No Ads plan. The feature is available on both iOS and Android devices.

International Access

While Hulu is not available outside of the U.S., you can still watch any shows or movies you downloaded offline while traveling out to the country.


Originals

Hulu offers original shows that are available exclusively to Hulu subscribers.

These include top shows like The Handmaid’s Tale, The Act, and Castle Rock, and comedies like Shrill and PEN15. If you want to catch these great shows, it’s the only way to do it.

Now that the service is owned by Disney, it is expected to aggressively increase their amount of original programming. They have ordered a new Marvel series called Helstrom to go with Marvel’s Runaways.

TV Shows

Hulu provides access to full seasons of current TV shows from ABC, NBC, Fox, and major cable channels. This means that the day after the show airs, you’ll get access to it on demand on Hulu.

This includes shows like This Is Us, Grey’s Anatomy, Empire, Family Guy, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Saturday Night Live, Bob’s Burgers, Law & Order: SVU and more.

Unlike other services, you get access to new episodes during the current season, and for some some shows like Family Guy — every episode ever made. The service also has every episode of Seinfeld, but that show will be heading for Netflix in 2021.

Movies

Hulu includes a large library of over 2,500 movies through deals with Lionsgate and Dreamworks. While they generally aren’t new releases, they include many classics like The Princess Bride, Slumdog Millionaire, Parasite, and more.

Kids

Disney is focusing Disney+ for their kids content, so Hulu comes up a little short in that department. You will find shows like Animaniacs, Hey Arnold!, The Powerpuff Girls and movies like Rio, Trolls World Tour, and How to Train Your Dragon: Homecoming. If you have children, you may be best served by the Hulu bundle that includes Disney+.

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