How To Watch CBS on Roku

If you’re looking for a way to watch CBS on Roku then we got you! CBS Sports is an American sports network that was originally launched to stream college football games back in 2002. It has only grown since then. You can watch some major sports like the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, Major League Rugby and so much more. 

There are a few ways you can watch CBS on Roku so let’s have a look at that.

How To Watch CBS on Roku With The Official App

The first method is to watch CBS through the official apps available on Roku. There’s the CBS app that gives you access to a good amount of content however, it changes very frequently so don’t expect anything to stay there permanently.

There’s also the CBS Sports Stream & Watch Live application. You can watch and stream sporting events through this app. This includes games like NFL, PGA, NCAA basketball, etc. Follow the steps below to see how to install them on Roku.

  • Go to your Roku home screen
  • Go to Search and type CBS 
  • Select CBS or CBS Sports Stream app from the options.
  • Click on Get to install the app.
  • After it’s done installing, launch the app and sign in!
  • That’s all! Now you can enjoy CBS on Roku!
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How To Watch CBS on Roku Through Live TV

CBS is available in a few Live TV packages like Hulu Live TV and Youtube TV. Both of these services have their apps available on Roku so you can subscribe to either of their packages and watch it on Roku!

Hulu Live TV:

Hulu Live TV includes CBS Sports Network in its subscription package. You get that and 70 other channels in this package for $69.99/month. You also got a lot of cloud storage on Hulu with this subscription. It’s a good way to get access to CBS Sports Network because you will get access to a lot of other channels as well!

  • First, you need to go to the Hulu website and subscribe to a package. 
  • Next, go to your Roku home screen and go to Search
  • Type Hulu Live TV and download the app
  • After it finishes installing, launch the app and sign in to your account.
  • Now you’ll be able to access all of the Hulu Live TV channels including CBS Sports Network on Roku.

YouTube TV:

YouTube TV also has a similar package. You get the CBS Sports Network and 60 other channels for $64.99/month. You can get this package and watch it on Roku or other streaming devices as YouTube TV is very accessible and supports a lot of devices like Apple TV, Android, iOS, Amazon FireStick, etc. Follow the steps below to see how you can get YouTube TV and ultimately CBS on your Roku.

  • On your Roku home screen, go to Search.
  • Type YouTube and download YouTube TV from the suggestions.
  • Launch the app and sign in, make sure to subscribe to a package beforehand.
  • That’s all! Now you’ll be able to watch YouTube TV and CBS on your Roku.

How To Watch CBS Through Paramount Plus on Roku

Recently the CBS All Access App was replaced with Paramount Plus. So, you can watch CBS through the Paramount Plus app as well. And luckily the Paramount Plus app is also available on Roku. Just follow the steps below to see how to get the app on Roku.

  • Go to the Paramount website and sign up for a Paramount Plus account.
  • On your Roku home screen go to Search.
  • Type ‘Paramount’ and choose the Paramount Plus app from the options.
  • Click on Add Channel to add the app to your Roku.
  • Launch the app and sign in and you’ll be able to watch CBS and other content easily on Paramount Plus.

How To Watch CBS on Roku Outside of The US

CBS and CBS Sports are only available in the US and some other countries but it’s not available in a lot of countries. So is there a way to get past the geo-restrictions and watch CBS outside the US, especially on Roku? Of course, there is. All you need is a VPN and you’ll be easily able to access CBS. Follow the steps below to see!

  • Download or sign up for a VPN
  • Connect to a US-based server like New York.
  • Connect the VPN to your router.
  • That’s it! Now you should be able to watch CBS on your Roku without any problem!
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Frequently Asked Questions

Is CBS Free?

No. If you want to watch CBS you will either need to get a cable or subscribe to a TV provider like Hulu or YouTube TV.

Can I Watch CBS On Apple TV?

Yes. You can watch CBS as well as CBS Sports on Apple TV through the Paramount Plus app.

Can I Watch CBS Outside of The US?

CBS is only available in the US and some other countries and is geo-restricted in others. If you want to access CBS you will need to use a VPN.