Unique OTT Apps to Watch While Practicing ‘Social Distancing’

March 17, 2020

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As billions of people self-quarantine for the next few weeks during the coronavirus outbreak, there’s no question that social distancing could get a little boring and repetitive. Rather than watching The Office for the third time, why not introduce yourself to something new? At Float Left, we’ve put together a list of some of the best and most unique television, movie, and other entertainment apps to download. While some are free (ad-based) and others require a subscription, there’s something for everybody on this list. Stay safe and enjoy!

Movies & TV

Ovation NOW

Ovation NOW is the best place to watch Ovation TV, America’s only arts network, live and in HD. Catch up and watch full seasons of your favorite Ovation series and specials. It’s The Power of Art: Anytime, Anywhere.

Available on Roku, Apple TV, iOS and Android Mobile


Pop Now…like, right now! Enjoy Pop originals including Schitt’s Creek, One Day at a Time & Florida Girls. Binge #stillawesome favorites like Beverly Hills, 90210, House, NCIS and ER and some of your favorite movies.

Available on Roku and Android Mobile


Popcornflix is your premier destination to stream free full-length movies and television series that will make you laugh, cry, jump out of your seat, and inspire you. We feature blockbusters, award-winning cinema, cult classics, independent films, binge-worthy shows and more!

Available on Roku, Fire TV, and Apple TV

Gravitas Movies

Indulge in our vast catalog of independent films and award-winning documentaries. Explore A-list dramas, satisfy your funny-bone, or discover other worlds all at once!

Available on Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, iOS, Android Mobile and Android TV

Vertical Entertainment

Enjoy FREE movies on Roku via the Vertical Entertainment channel. Gain access to a library of films in genres ranging from horror to comedy and family, all available for free!

Available on Roku


MagellanTV is an Ad-Free documentary streaming service dedicated to telling the great stories of History, Science, and Civilization. Watch over 1500 high-quality movies and series from the world’s best filmmakers.

Available on Samsung, LG, and Vizio Smart TVs


Welcome to Fuse, where you’ll find authentic, relatable multicultural stories. Our Fuse Originals, Short-Form Series and Award-Winning Documentaries speak to our shared experience – all through the lens of music and culture.

Available on Roku, Fire TV, and Apple TV

Kids and E-Learning

Sesame Street

Come spend some time on Sesame Street with hundreds of video clips featuring Elmo, Cookie Monster, Abby Cadabby, and more of your favorite, furry friends. Sing along with Sesame Street music videos, learn your ABCs and 123s, and just have fun!

Available on Roku, Fire TV, and Vizio Smart TV

Popcornflix Kids

Popcornflix Kids was created for people like us who want to watch great family movies for free. Popcornflix Kids has full-length movies & TV shows that will make you laugh, make you cry, or inspire you!

Available on Roku and Fire TV


KelbyOne provides instructional videos for photographers, with on-location and in-studio tutorials, as well as tutorials for desktop editing and business aspects of being a professional photographer. Tracks include Photoshop, Lightroom, and Photography Fundamentals.

Available on Roku, Fire TV, and Apple TV

General Entertainment (Music, Fitness, and News)


TIDAL is an artist-owned global music streaming and entertainment platform that values bringing artists and fans closer together through unique original content, exclusive experiences, and unparalleled audio quality.

Available on Roku

FabFitFun TV

The FabFitFunTV app offers a wide variety of fitness and wellness content via on-demand workouts from some of the world’s most respected trainers, athletes, and studios, including Venus Williams, YogaWorks, Body by Simone, Physique 57 and Burn 60.

Available on Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, iOS, and Android Mobile

Glo – Yoga and Meditation

Glo is yoga, meditation, Pilates, and education designed for your life. Practice at home with the world’s best teachers. With classes for every experience level, life stage, and need, we’ll help you create a practice that’s uniquely your own.

Available on Roku, Fire TV, and Android Mobile


Refinery29 is a female-focused lifestyle destination bringing its audience inspiration to live their best lives. Our channel is dedicated to delivering style and substance. We are a catalyst for women to feel, see, and claim their power.

Available on Roku and Fire TV

Business Insider

Business Insider is the hub for Insider Inc.’s video series on streaming devices. It will launch with our most popular series, and update with more than two dozen videos each week.

Available on Roku, Fire TV, and Apple TV

Faith & Family

Joel Osteen

Watch and receive the inspirational messages of encouragement of Joel Osteen on your Roku! Joel, along with his wife, Victoria, are the pastors of Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas. Watch every week for a new encouraging message from Joel, now on Roku!

Available on Roku and Apple TV

Gateway Church

The Gateway Church App is a way for you to connect with Gateway, watch live services, sermons, and more! Watch live church services online or check out previous sermons and take notes.

Available on Roku, Fire TV, and Apple TV

The Maranatha Channel

Immerse yourself into the inspiring world of missions on the Maranatha Volunteers International Channel! Watch the most recent episodes of Maranatha Mission Stories, along with any from our archives, and live broadcasts from events like our annual convention. 

Available on Roku, Fire TV, and Apple TV

United Church of God

You can watch your favorite United Church of God content anytime of the day or night! Watch live and archived Sabbath services from the United Church of God.

Available on Roku and Fire TV

Beyond Today

We live in a world focused on the now, but what hope do we have for the future? How will our actions today affect our tomorrow? Beyond Today looks beyond the now and focuses on the hope of the gospel of God’s soon-coming kingdom.

Available on Roku, Fire TV, iOS, and Android Mobile

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