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How to Add and Watch REELZ Channel on Roku



Reelz on Roku

REELZ is a streaming service that primarily comprises documentaries, TV Series, and TV shows related to famous and infamous personalities. Currently, there are two types of REELZ apps available online – REELZ and REELZ NOW. REELZ is a streaming app that lets you watch content with an active subscription. To stream content on REELZ NOW, you need to sign in to the app using your TV Provider credentials. You can directly install the REELZ or REELZ NOW app from the Roku Channel Store on Roku.

Note: REELZ service is geo-restricted and can be accessed only in the US. So, ensure to use a VPN on Roku if you are not a US resident.

How to Install REELZ Channel on Roku

1. Go to the Roku home screen by pressing the Home button on the Roku TV remote.

2. Tap the option Streaming Channels on the home screen.

Click streaming channels option

3. On the next screen, select Search Channels and type REELZ  NOW or REELZ  using the virtual keyboard.

Click search Channels

4. On the app info page, select the +Add channel button to install the app on Roku.


How to Download REELZ on Roku [Roku Website]

You can also install the REELZ or REELZ NOW channel on Roku using the Roku website.

1. Visit the Roku Channel Store website from a browser on your PC or Smartphone. Then, sign in to your Roku account.

Install Reelz on Roku

2. On the Search bar, type REELZ or REELZ NOW.

3. Locate the app from the search results.

Click the details to install Reelz on Roku

4. Tap the Details button exhibited below the app you intend to install.

5. Click the +Add channel button to download the app on Roku.

After adding the app via the Roku website, it will take up to 1 day to reflect it on your Roku device. To immediately add the app on Roku, update the Roku device and check whether the app is added or not.

How to Activate REELZ NOW on Roku

If you have installed the REELZ channel, you can directly watch the content by signing in using your subscription credentials.

But, if you’ve downloaded the REELZ NOW app on Roku, you must activate the app to access its videos.

1. Launch the REELZ NOW app on your Roku TV or Roku-connected TV.

2. Click the Sign In button and note down the activation code.

3. Go to the website from a browser on your PC or smartphone.

4. Enter the activation code in the field and Click the Activate button.

Click activate.

5. Choose your Cable TV Provider from the drop-down menu and type the login credentials of your TV Provider.

6. Once activated, relaunch the REELZ NOW app on Roku and watch your desired video content on a larger screen.

How to Watch REELZ on Roku Without Cable

Alternatively, you can also stream the REELZ channel on Roku by using the streaming applications mentioned below.

Sling TV

Sling TV is a premium streaming service that offers more than 40 channels, including REELZ. By using this service, you can stream the REELZ channel in HD quality. Get any one of the below-mentioned subscriptions to stream the REELZ channel on Sling TV.

sling tv to watch Reelz
Subscription PlansOption 1: Sling Blue – $40/month + Hollywood Extra Add-on – $6/month.
Option 2: Sling Blue + Orange – $55/month + Hollywood Extra Add-on – $6/month.
Free TrialNo
DVR Storage50 hours (Extended up to 200 hours with $5/month)
Roku Channel StoreYes (Download Now)


Philo is the affordable and cheapest way to stream the REELZ channel compared to other streaming services. With a standard subscription, you can watch 70+ TV channels and on-demand content. You need to pay an extra $3/month along with the subscription to get REELZ on Philo.

Philo to watch Reelz
Subscription Price$25/month + Movies & More package ($3 per month)
Free TrialYes (7-day free trial)
DVR StorageUnlimited DVR for 1 Year.
Roku Channel StoreYes (Download Now)


You can get the REELZ channel on DirecTV Stream by subscribing to any one of the DirecTV Stream packages. Along with the REELZ channel, you will get 150+ channels on DirecTV Stream.

Directv Stream to watch Reelz Channel without cable
Subscription PlansEntertainment – $74.99 per month.
Choice – $99.99 per month.
Ultimate – $109.99 per month.
Premier – $154.99 per month.
Free TrialYes (5-day free trial).
DVR StorageUnlimited DVR.
Roku Channel StoreYes (Download Now)

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Is REELZ NOW free on Roku?

Yes. REELZ NOW is free to download and stream with your Cable TV subscription.

2. Can I get the REELZ channel on Hulu?

Currently, REELZ Channel is unavailable on Hulu.

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