Roku “Stream-a-Thon” Offers Game of Thrones, Other Premium Content For Free

As a part of their second annual, “Holiday Stream-a-thon,” Roku is offering users a number of great shows for free, without a subscription, including the first season of mega hit Game of Thrones. These are all shows you can stream through Roku now, but you’ll need premium subscriptions to do so usually.

To access the new content, just head to the Roku channel on your streaming device where you’ll see the new offerings. Word of warning though – you will need to take the name “Stream-a-thon” literally, as the content is only available from December 26, 2019 until January 1, 2020.

First full seasons of these shows will be available completely free. This marks the first time GoT has been available for streaming without an HBO subscription.

  • “Game of Thrones” (HBO)
  • “Warrior” (Cinemax)
  • “Power” (STARZ) – complete first season available throughout the month of December
  • “Billions,” “The Affair,” and “Ray Donovan” (SHOWTIME)
  • “Ancient Mesopotamia: Life in the Cradle of Civilization,” “The Everyday Gourmet: Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking,” “How Jesus Became God” (The Great Courses Signature)
  • “Bringing Up Bates,” “Design Twins,” “Expecting,” “Growing Up McGhee,” “Last Hope,” “Our Wedding Story,” “Unboxed with Nikki Chu” (UP Faith & Family)

A selection of episodes frome these shows will be available:

  • “Barry,” “Chernobyl,” “Euphoria,” “Sesame Street,” and “Succession” (HBO)
  • “Kidding” (SHOWTIME)
  • “Get Shorty,” “Pennyworth,” and “Punk” (EPIX)
  • “Abbott and Costello The Christmas Show,” “Anytime Fireplace,” “Gumby’s Christmas Capers,” “MXC,” “Sonic Christmas Blast,” and “Super Mario Bros Super Show” (CONtv)
  • “A Christmas Kiss,” “A Golden Christmas 3,” “A Heartland Christmas,” “Naughty and Nice,” “Paper Angels,” “Tappy Toes,” “The Nutcracker Sweet,” and “The Perfect Gift” (Dove Channel)
  • “Jillian Michael: Beginner Shred – Workout 1,” “Cassey Ho: POP Pilates for Beginners,” “Dashama: Mermaid Pose,” “Elle Young: BodyBurn,” “Kenta Seki: Fusion 15 – Total Body,” “Tara Stiles – Strala CORE,” and “Zuzka Light: HIIT Cardio – Workout 1” (FitFusion)
  • “Ancient Civilizations of North America,” “Ancient Mesopotamia: Life in the Cradle of Civilization,” “The Apocryphal Jesus,” “The Black Death: The World’s Most Devastating Plague,” “The Celtic World,” “Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Techniques for Retraining Your Brain,” “Fundamentals of Photography,” “How to Draw,” “Learning Spanish: How to Understand and Speak a New Language,” “Outsmart Yourself: Brain-Based Strategies to a Better You,” “Reading Biblical Literature: Genesis to Revelation,” “The Rise of Rome” (The Great Courses Signature)
  • “From the Ashes,” “Marrying Father Christmas,” “Royal New Year’s Eve,” and “When Hope Calls” (Hallmark Movies Now)
  • “Las Aparicio,” “Me late chocolate,” “Pastorela,” and “Yule Log” (Pantaya)
  • “Aerial Cities,” “America in Color,” “Million Dollar American Princesses,” and “Orangutan Jungle School” (Smithsonian Channel Plus)
  • “Blue Christmas – Elvis Presley,” “Feliz Navidad – Boney M,” “Last Christmas – Wham!,” “Jingle Bells,” and “The Twelve Days of Christmas – Kids” (Stingray Karaoke)
  • “Angels in the Snow,” “Christmas Angel,” “DNA Dinners,” “Marry Me for Christmas” (UP Faith & Family)

And it’s worth noting that the free offerings just happen to come at the same time as Roku launches their new HBO and Cinemax bundle (at just under $21 a month). But