Through the Plex media server application, you can create a personalized media center using your own collection of movies, videos, and other content, which you can then share with various devices.
However, with Plex expanding there are more options to stream media online on the platform.
The media streaming is made possible by Plex channels, which you can add to the Plex media application, granting you access to a diverse range of content. Below, we have compiled a list of the most popular Plex channels, which contain the best content.
BringThePopcorn is one of the top unofficial Plex channels for movies, it offers access to a wide range of Hollywood films. The database is not updated as often as some other channels, but you are sure to find an impressive collection of films.
You can add BringThePopcorn to Plex by downloading the channel plugin from GitHub. Once downloaded, unzip the plugin bundle and then move or copy it to the “Plug-ins” folder in the Plex Media Server directory on your PC.
Looking to stream your favorite sport? CBC is the channel to add. It offers access to a wide range of sports content, from live-action sports to news, highlights and much more.
CBC is another one of the several unofficial Plex channels, and thus you won’t find its plug-in in the Plex App. However, you can download a CBC Plex bundle from GitHub, unpack it (unzip it) and then move/copy it to Plex Media Server’s plug-ins folder.
Pandora is one of the most popular official Plex Channels. It offers access to a great collection of music on Plex, including radio content. It is a great alternative to Google Music and Spotify, which are both unsupported and require a paid subscription to use.
To add Pandora, launch your Plex app and on the main interface, click on the “Channels” menu item located on the sidebar. Browse the channels until you come across Pandora. Select it and click on the install button to add.
Vimeo is a great online platform if you are looking to stream cool, ad-free online videos. With the Vimeo channel for Plex, you can access these videos on your Plex media server connected devices.
To add the channel, go to the “Channels” sidebar on Plex App main interface, select Vimeo plug-in, and click on the install button.
FmoviePlus is another one of the top free movie channels on Plex. It has a large database of movies, including the latest releases, which you can enjoy at a crisp 1080p resolution or higher.
FmoviePlus is an unofficial Plex channel, so you have to download the plug-in bundle from a third-party source. You can find some good options at GitHub.
Download a plug-in bundle, unzip it, and copy it to the plug-ins folder of the Plex Media Server on your computer.
Dailymotion for Plex is another great channel for streaming online videos. It offers you access to the Dailymotion video-sharing website, where you can find lots of videos, from songs, movies and TV shows, web series, fan videos, and more.
To add the Dailymotion channel, go to Plex App main interface and click on the “Channel” menu item on the sidebar. Browse the channels, select Dailymotion, and click on the install button.
7. Comedy Central
It’s all laughter on Plex with Comedy Central. The channel grants you access to tons of comedy TV shows, including classic series that are timeless, yet forgotten.
You can find the Comedy Central channel on the supported plug-ins directory on Plex App main interface. Install it to start watching your favorite comedy shows.
8. Nickelodeon & Nick Jr
If you are looking for great Plex content for kids, Nickelodeon and Nick Jr are good channels to install. They offer access to a variety of content from Nickelodeon and Nick Jr networks.
Both are official channels, hence you can find their plug-ins in the Plex App plug-in directory. Simply install them to add start streaming their content.
9. Disney Junior Channel
Disney Junior is another one of the best Plex TV channels for Kids. It offers you access to a wide range of content from the Disney network including re-runs of old episodes.
You can add the channel by downloading a third-party unsupported plug-in bundle from GitHub and then moving it to the Plex Media Server directory on your PC.
10. Fox News
Fox News is one of the best Channels for Plex news content. It offers you access to news stories, current events, and breaking news featured on the Fox News network.
To add the channel, go to the main interface on the Plex App, click on the “Channel” menu item, browse available channels until you come across Fox News and then install it.
CBS is another top TV channel on Plex. With it, you can access all of CBS on-demand programming content, as well as online content found on CBS website.
To add the channel, simply browse the available supported channel plug-ins on Plex App, select CBS and then click on the install button.
12. cCloud TV
CCloud TV is another popular Plex channel that allows you to stream a wide range of content, from films, TV shows, music, radio, sports, and more. It is one of the most popular unofficial channels on Plex.
You can add it to your channel list by downloading a CCloud TV plug-in bundle from GitHub. Then, unpack and copy the bundle to the plug-ins folder in the Plex Media Server directory.
SS-Plex is one of the must-have channels on your Plex channel list. It offers you access to a wide range of content scattered around the internet. Want the best and recent movies and TV shows, SS-Plex is the answer.
Since it is unsupported, you need to download the plug-in from a third-party source. Then, copy the plug-in files to the Plex Media Server “Plug-ins” folder on your PC.
14. NFL Network
Are you a fan of the National Football League (NFL)? NFL Network will be a great addition to your stream channel list. It offers access to interesting content including live and past games.
Just like with other unsupported Plex channels, you can find a third-party plug-in bundle on GitHub. Download it, unzip it, and then move it to the Plex Media Server plug-ins folder on your PC.
Last but not least there is BitTorrent. One of the top Plex channels for movies, it offers you access to a wide range of movies and TV shows that are available on BitTorrent sites.
Add it to your Plex channel list and start enjoying the best of the peer-to-peer movie and TV shows content.
To add the channel to Plex, download a third-party plug-in bundle from GitHub. Unzip it, and copy it to the plug-ins folder of the Plex Media Server directory on your PC to start streaming movies and TV series.
Are you looking for entertaining online content on Plex? The above are some of the most popular Plex channels that are currently available. These include both official and unsupported Plex channels.
Check them out for great content that will supplement your own collection of movies, TV shows, videos, and music on Plex Media Server.