Top 5 Most Popular Niche Streaming Services

Below you will find a list of the most popular streaming services and channels that focus on “Niche” TV shows and movies. You can find out how much each service costs per month or per year (there are also several that are free!), as well as what devices you can stream them on. So check them out below and get to streaming.

DC Universe

DC Universe offers access to DC Comics content, including original series, movies, animated programs, and a curated collection of digital comics

Cost: $7.99/month or $74.99/year (includes premium annual membership benefits and awards)
Watch it on: iOS mobile devices and tablets; Android mobile devices and tablets; Amazon Fire TV devices; Android TV; Apple TV; Roku; Xbox One; Kindle; Mac and PC browsers
Notes: Subscribers can download select programming for offline viewing. DC Universe is currently only available in the US.

Shudder

Shudder is a horror-themed streaming service

Cost: $5.99/month or $56.99/year (Shudder is currently offering a 30-day free trial for new subscribers with the special code SHUTIN)
Watch it on: iOS mobile devices; Android mobile devices; Amazon Fire TV devices; Android TV; Apple TV; Chromecast; Roku; Xbox One; Mac and PC browsers
Notes: Shudder is available through Amazon Channels and Apple TV Channels.

Rooster Teeth

RoosterTeeth offers access to web series, original shows, animated programming, and more

Cost: Free but features subscription content for $5.99/month; $32.99/6 months; or $59.99/year
Watch it on: iOS mobile devices and tablets; Android mobile devices and tablets; Mac and PC browser
Notes: Subscribers can download programming for offline viewing.

Passionflix

Passionflix offers access to original projects and licensed content that have a romantic theme

Cost: $5.99/month, or subscribers can purchase gift cards at discounted rates for multiple months: $16.99/3 months; $32.99/six months; or $64.00/year
Watch it on: iOS mobile devices and tablets;Android mobile devices and tablet; Amazon Fire TV devices; Android TV; Apple TV; Chromecast; Samsung Smart TV; Mac and PC browsers
Notes: Passionflix is available through Amazon Channels and on Roku (Note: it is not available via an app on Roku; payment goes directly to Roku). Subscribers can download original films for offline viewing.

Gaia

Gaia offers access to content designed to create a welcoming space to explore the mind, body, and soul

Cost: $11.99/month or $99/year; live access for $299/year
Watch it on: iOS mobile devices and tablets; Android mobile devices and tablets; Amazon Fire tablets; Amazon Fire TV devices; Android TV; Apple TV; Roku
Notes:
Gaia is available through Amazon Channels. It features programs focusing on yoga, Pilates, fitness, and meditation, as well as content focused on personal development, spirituality, self-improvement, metaphysics, ancient wisdom, and paranormal. It also has hard-to-find independent films, inspirational shorts, nature and cultural documentaries, as well as feel-good films.