Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick are one of the best sellers in the streaming devices market. The app’s compatibility and easy navigation are the main reasons for it. In addition to that, Amazon also launched two new streaming devices in the market. With more than thousands of apps, channels, and games to install on Firestick, we picked the best Firestick channels from the Amazon App Store.
We have split the Apps into different categories to access them easily. Here are the different categories:
- Movies & TV Shows
- Live TV
- Free Apps
- Most Essential Apps
Best Firestick Channels for Movies & TV Shows
- Amazon Prime Video
- HBO Max
Amazon Prime Video
Prime Video by Amazon is the best streaming channel for Firestick. As both the device and platform are developed by Amazon, the navigation and working of the app on Firestick are so easy. You can use either the Fire TV remote or the voice commands to navigate within the app. With the Amazon Prime subscription, you can access the Prime Video app for free. If you want, you can buy the Prime Video subscription alone. In the app, you can also get to buy additional add-ons.
Website: Amazon Prime Video
The most popular streaming platform in the world, Netflix has a lot to offer. On this streaming platform, you will get tons of movies and series to watch. The best thing about Netflix is the number of original content they produce. In a month, you will get at least three Netflix Originals movies or series to binge-watch. As the platform has only a monthly subscription, all the episodes of the original series will be launched in a single day which makes it easier to binge-watch. The app comes preinstalled with your Firestick.
Installation Guide: Netflix on Firestick
Hulu is an all-round streaming platform. It has both the movies & series pack and the live TV pack. Based on your preferences, you can choose the subscription. You can also get to choose between with or without ads pack. On some streaming devices, you can access only the Hulu movies & series pack no matter what your subscription is. But in Firestick, you can stream any of the Hulu content without any limitations. You can download and install the app from the Amazon App Store.
Installation Guide: Hulu on Firestick
HBO Max was launched on May 27, 2020. Due to the COVID pandemic, the new streaming platform has achieved potential subscribers in a quick time. But the app was under consideration for Amazon App Store. After a lot of negotiations, HBO Max is making its way to Amazon Fire TV devices. The app is released on the Amazon App Store on 17th November 2020, nearly six months after its launch. Now, you can install HBO Max on your Firestick from the Amazon App Store.
Website: HBO Max
A year-old streaming platform, Disney+ has a lot of Fire TV subscribers. If you are a fan of Marvel and Star Wars, Disney+ is the best Firestick channel to get all the Marvel and Star Wars content. In the app, you will get video titles from the franchises like Marvel, Star Wars, Disney, Pixar, and National Geographic. The app is available on the Amazon App Store and can be installed on any Fire TV models. The subscription starts at $8.99 per month with a free trial of 7 days.
Installation Guide: Disney+ on Firestick
Best Firestick Channels for Live TV
- YouTube TV
- Sling TV
- CBS All Access
YouTube TV, the only live TV platform that offers unlimited DVR storage. In the YouTube TV app, you will get more than 85 live TV channels from categories like live sports, news, entertainment, and more. The subscription starts at $64.99 per month. For sports content, the app has the NFL, NBA, and MLB. With one account, you will get to access the platform on six different devices. If you want, you can also add extra add-ons like HBO Max, Showtime, Starz, and 12 more.
Installation Guide: YouTube TV on Firestick
Sling TV offers two subscription plans: Sling Orange and Sling Blue. If you want to have more sports content, you can get the Sling Orange pack or if you want more lifestyle content, you can get the Sling Blue pack. If you want both, you can get the subscription at $45 per month. You can also buy the subscription individually at $30 per month. Like all the other apps, you can install the app from the Amazon App Store. Sling TV is only available in the USA.
Installation Guide: Sling TV on Firestick
CBS All Access
CBS All Access is a two way live TV app. You can either buy the subscription at $5.99 per month or you can use your TV provider credentials to access the app. You can also access the CBS content within the Prime Video app as an add-on. The live TV platform offers live events 24/7 and more than 15,000+ movies & series. You can get to watch all the CBS Originals like The Amazing Race, Young Sheldon, and more.
Website: CBS All Access
fuboTV is a sports-dominated streaming platform. The app offers more than 100 live TV channels to stream live sports, news, and more. The channel list includes ESPN, Fox Sports, beIN SPORTS, and all major sports matches. The subscription costs $59.99 per month with two simultaneous streams and 30 hours of DVR space. If you want extra channels, you have to pay $5.99 per month to get 44 additional channels. Like Sling TV and YouTubeTV, fuboTV is only available in the USA.
Like fuboTV, DAZN is also a sport live TV platform. With the app, you get to watch all the live matches in World Championship fights, Matchroom Boxing, and Golden Boy Promotions. In addition to the live sports matches, you can also get to stream DAZN originals documentaries, behind the screen videos, and exclusive highlights. The subscription costs $19.99 per month and $99.99 for one year. The live TV platform is available in more than 200 countries.
Installation Guide: DAZN on Firestick
Best Firestick Channels for Sports
- Fox Sports
- NBC Sports
If you want to stream all the sports events and want to be updated about all the sports events, you can install the ESPN+ app on your Firestick. With the ESPN+ subscription, you will get to watch all the live sports events in the world. All eight ESPN’s channel network will be available in the app. In addition to the live sports matches, you can get to watch sports documentaries and ESPN originals shows. The subscription costs ESPN+ $5.99 per month and $49.99 per year.
With the Fox Sports app, you will get all the sports updated instantly on your Firestick. In the app, you can watch live stories, live matches, and exclusive Bonus cam videos. You can download the app for free but to watch the live matches, you have to sign in with your cable TV credentials. The Fox Sports channel is also available on live TV platforms like Sling TV and fuboTV. You can also use those live TV credentials to access the app.
Website: Fox Sports
The NFL games are going on right now. To get the live action of all the NFL games, install the NFL app on your Firestick. NFL offers a lot of subscription plans like NFL Sunday Ticket, NFL Game Pass, and more. The current season of NFL (2020) can be streaming on Firestick for free by using the Amazon Prime credentials. If you have an active Amazon Prime subscription, you can watch all the NFL 2020 games for free. The app is available on the Amazon App Store.
With the NBC Sports app on your Firestick, you can live stream matches from NBC, NBCSN, NBS Sports, and more. As the channel is available on Hulu + Live TV pack, you can use your Hulu credentials to access the NBC Sports app. You can download and install NBC Sports for free from the Amazon App Store. NBC Sports is one of the best sports channels for Firestick. If you are a fan of NBC games, NBC Sports is the must-have app on your Fire TV Stick.
Website: NBC Sports
The best thing about the Fire TV Stick is that there are specific apps for specific sports. If you want to stream NBA games on your Firestick, you can install the NBA app from the Amazon App Store. Like the NFL, the NBA also has different subscription plans like NBA League Pass and NBA TV. NBA League Pass subscription is starting at $17.99 per month and the NBA TV starts at $6.99 per month.
Best Firestick Channel for Kids
- PBS KIDS
- Pokemon TV
PBS KIDS is one of the best kids channels for Firestick. All the content available in the app is developed for kids and children. In the PBS KIDS app, you will get interactive videos, games, stories, and more. Kids curated stories like Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood, Curious George, Wild Krafts, and more are available in the app. The app is available for free without any subscription fee. PBS KIDS app is officially available on the Amazon App Store.
Website: PBS KIDS
What is the best kids’ show other than Pokemon? Pokemon introduced its new streaming app called Pokemon TV in Dec 2014. In the app, you get all the seasons and episodes of Pokemon. The app also supports offline viewing, you can download episodes to view them in offline mode. As the app is developed especially for Fire TV Stick, the navigation of the app in Firestick is very easy. The best thing about the Pokemon TV app is that it is available for free. You can watch all the Pokemon episodes for free.
Website: Pokemon TV
GoNoodle is the perfect kid’s channel for Firestick. The app is filled with educational videos that are suited for kids and children. Other than videos, there are no other types of kids’ content available in the app. The best thing about the app is that new videos will be added every week. So, your kids will have something new to watch every week. Other than educational videos, other category videos like Mindfulness, Yoga related videos are also available. Like Pokemon TV, GoNoodle is available for free.
Best Firestick Channel for Fitness
- Beachbody On Demand
Beachbody On Demand
Beachbody On Demand is the best fitness-related channel for the Firestick device. In the app, there are more than 1500 workouts certified by the world’s best trainers are available. All the fitness-related content like Nutrition, 4 weeks Prep, 6 weeks prep, Morning meltdown, and more are available. To access the video lessons, you have to buy a subscription that costs $99 per year and $59 for six months.
Website: Beachbody On Demand
If you have any of the Peloton Bikes or any Pelton fitness products, Peloton is the must-have fitness app on your Firestick. In the app, you will fitness videos for outdoor training, running, cycling, strength, bodybuilding, and more. If you have a Peloton bike or tread, you can use the app for free. If not, you have to buy a subscription worth $39 per month to get all the fitness videos. The Peloton app is officially available on the Amazon App Store.
Installation Guide: Peloton on Firestick
Best Firestick Channels for Education
- TED TV
Everyone knows what TED is and what type of videos are available on TED. For Firestick, TED launched its own app called TED TV. The app is the same as TED for smartphones but for Fire TV, the app is renamed TED TV. The app occupies only 14.4 MB of space on your Firestick. It is one of the fewest video streaming apps that supports both Google Voice assistant and Alexa voice commands which makes the app easier to use. The app is curated for Fire TV display and Fire TV remote navigation too.
Website: TED TV
If you are into space and space stations, NASA the best Firestick channel for you. With the app, you will get to see more than 16,000 images of Earth and the galaxy. There are more than 14,000 videos about NASA space probes and satellites. You can also get to live stream the NASA TV right from the app. All these features are available for free. The content in the app includes ISS Sighting Opportunities, Satellite tracking, Third Rock Radio, latest information and updates from NASA, and more.
Best Free Firestick Channels
- Pluto TV
Pluto TV is one of the fewest live TV platforms that are available for free. In the Pluto TV app, you will get free live TV shows like Hell’s Kitchen, Dark Tide, Police Interceptors, and more. In addition, to live TV channels, Pluto TV also has thousands of free on-demand movies and series. You can also watch other video content like Pluto TV Kids, Pluto TV Food, Pluto TV Sports, and a lot of funny FailArmy videos.
Website: Pluto TV
Newsy is the only free news app for Firestick. The app will cover the latest and trending news from the USA, World, Politics, Tech, Science, Sports, Business, Tech, and Entertainment. Based on your location, you can also get free live news coverage. In the app, you can also choose the categories that you want to receive news from. If you want to read all the news at a glance, you can get browse the short news section where you read all the news within two minutes. The app is available for free in the Amazon App Store.
Tubi is yet another free streaming app. In the app, you get to stream thousands of free movies and TV shows. Most of the movies available in Tubi are cult-based. As the platform is free, you will get ads while streaming the video content. Tubi is one of the best free Firestick channels to get movies and series. The app also supports offline viewing, you can download video content to watch them without an internet connection.
Other Essentials Firestick Channels
- GSE SMART IPTV
VPNs are the must-have app on any smart device that has access to the internet. The internet is no longer safe as it was a decade ago. There are a lot of internet trackers, and phishing sites are available. To protect your privacy, you have to use VPNs. NordVPN is one of the best choices for Firestick. It is the most used VPN in the world. You can use other VPNs like ExpressVPN, CyberGhost VPN, and Private VPN.
Installation Guide: NordVPN on Firestick
Kodi is the best video player for Firestick. In the app, you can install thousands of free add-ons to watch free movies and series. In Kodi, you can install specific addons for specific purposes. You can install add-ons to change the app’s theme, add-ons for live TV content, add-ons for free movies & TV shows, add-ons for new content, and more. The app is not available on the Amazon App Store. You have to sideload the app using any of the third-party installers.
If you have a PC with you, you have to install Plex Media Player on your Firestick. With the Plex Media Server app on your PC, you can import any media files and store them on your own server. Using the same account Plex Media Player app on your Firestick, you can access the saved media files remotely. In this way, you can create and manage your own playlists of movies and series. You can download the app for free from the Amazon App Store.
GSE SMART IPTV
If you have an IPTV subscription, then GSE SMART IPTV is the must-have app or channel on your Firestick. With the app, you can use both your IPTV credential and the M3U URL to sign in. GSE SMART IPTV is one of the best IPTV Media Player apps to stream IPTV content. The app is available for free. Like the Kodi app, you have to install the GSE SMART IPTV using the third-party installer as the app is not available on the Amazon App Store.
If you call yourself a gamer, then Twitch is the best Firestick channel for you. In Twitch, you can watch gameplay videos posted by pro gamers and professional players. With those videos, you can understand the game better. All the popular games like PUBG, Fortnite, COD, Clash of Clans, and more are available in the app. You can also post or live-stream your own gameplay and showcase your gaming skills to the Twitch community. The app is available for free in the Amazon App Store.
Other Best Channels on Firestick
- Animal Planet
- Cartoon Network
- History Channel
- Hallmark Channel
- The Weather Channel
These are the best Firestick channels that you can install on your Fire TV streaming device. With these apps, you can get all the latest movies, series, TV, and shows on Firestick. The apps and channels mentioned here can be installed on any Fire TV model including the older 1st Fire TV. Pick your favorite apps and channels from the list.