AMC is home to the best collection of movies and TV programs on television. It has an official app on the popular app stores, including the Roku Channel Store. So, AMC is natively available for Roku devices.

By installing the AMC app on Roku, you can access the live content telecasted on the AMC Channel. Besides live broadcasting, it also offers a diverse collection of VOD content in its media library. To access this platform for free, you need to provide your TV provider’s credentials.

If you don’t have a TV provider account, you can stream AMC on Roku with the help of some popular streaming services. This curated guide will discuss those streaming services along with the installation and activation process of the AMC channel on your Roku device.

Popular Shows on the AMC Channel

Never miss the interesting content like movies, series, and TV shows of AMC. Some are listed down.

  • Fear the Walking Dead
  • Better Call Saul
  • Preacher
  • Dietland
  • Humans
  • Into the Badlands
  • McMafia
  • The Terror


The AMC app is free to add to Roku. But to access the AMC app, you need to sign in with the participating cable TV providers that carry the AMC channel. Some of the popular cable TV providers that carry the AMC channel are:

  • AT&T U-verse
  • COX
  • DISH
  • Optimum
  • Spectrum
  • FiOS
  • Xfinity
  • WOW!
  • RCN

If you can’t find your provider from the primary list, you should visit the support page of AMC to know the entire list of available TV providers.

How to Install AMC on Roku

1. Launch the Roku device and press the Home button on the Roku remote.

2. Choose Streaming Channels on the Home screen.

Select the Streaming Channels.

3. Click Search Channels and search for AMC in the Roku Channel Store.

Search for the AMC app.

4. Click + Add Channel to install the app on your Roku.

5. Select Go to Channel to launch AMC  on Roku.

How to Add AMC from the Roku Website

1. Visit the Roku website using any browser on your device and log in to your Roku account.

2. Enter AMC in the search bar.

3. Click + Add Channel to download the app from the Roku website.

Get AMC app from Roku Website.

4. The channel will appear on your Roku device within one day. You can also update the firmware of the Roku device to get it immediately.

How to Activate AMC on Roku

After adding AMC, you have to activate the app on your device. To activate,

[1] Launch the AMC channel on your device.

[2] Note down the activation code that appears on your TV screen.

[3] Open any browser on your PC or smartphone and visit the activation webpage ( of AMC.

[4] Enter the activation code you noted down on the TV and choose the Service Provider as well.

Enter the activation code

[5] Now log in with your username and password.

The channel on your Roku will refresh and start displaying content. You can now start streaming your favorite videos on the TV from AMC.

How to Stream AMC on Roku Without Cable

Live TV streaming services are the perfect option to watch AMC on Roku without cable. The AMC is available for streaming on DirecTV Stream, Philo, and Sling TV.

DirecTV Stream

DirecTV Stream

DirecTV Stream is one of the best streaming services that offer AMC content. The service offers Live TV packages, on-demand content, and college sporting events. You can also stream 150+ TV channels with DirecTV Stream on Roku. It provides unlimited Cloud DVR storage to record AMC content for watching offline.

You can stream the AMC channel by subscribing to 4 premium packages of DirecTV Stream. But you can stream AMC network at a minimum price of $74 per month with the Entertainment plan of DirecTV Stream.



Stream AMC on Roku via Philo

Philo is yet another streaming service that offers the AMC channel in its subscription. You can stream the AMC content with Philo on Roku. For new users, Philo offers a 7-day free trial to stream movies and TV shows for free. You can also stream 70+ TV channels with this service.

It provides unlimited Cloud DVR storage to record AMC media content for watching offline. You can stream the AMC channel on Philo for a basic subscription of $25 per month.


Sling TV

Sling TV

Sling TV offers the AMC network in two subscription packages. With Sling TV on Roku, you can stream 47+ TV channels on your streaming device. It provides 50 hours of Cloud DVR storage and can be extended to 200 hours for an additional cost to record and stream the AMC shows & movies offline.

You can stream AMC content on Sling TV using Sling TV Orange and Orange & Blue subscriptions. To watch it at a base price, you should subscribe to the Sling Orange for $40 per month.


Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can you get AMC on Roku?

Yes. You can install and stream AMC on Roku as it is available on the Channel Store.

2. Is AMC and AMC+ the same on Roku?

No. AMC Plus is a premium streaming platform that offers the best collection of AMC, IFC, and BBC America, whereas AMC doesn’t provide any premier shows or events other than its own content.