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The Roku Channel brings Adult Swim Festival to streamers

September 21, 2022

Roku has announced that The Roku Channel will be the exclusive AVoD partner for the Adult Swim Festival, a three-part special featuring performances from the live event that took place in Philadelphia in August 2022. The special will be available for audiences to stream for free with ads on The Roku Channel starting September 23rd.

Featuring electric performances by headliners Run The Jewels, Tierra Whack, and Dethklok, this year’s Adult Swim Festival was a weekend of curated shows and experiences in Philadelphia’s famed Fishtown neighborhood. Roku’s Adult Swim Festival special will also include backstage interviews with performers El-P and Killer Mike of Run The Jewels and Tierra Whack.

In addition to bringing audiences the three-part special, The Roku Channel will also offer over 120 select episodes from more than 16 fan-favourite Adult Swim series and shorts beginning September 23. Highlights include Vindicators 2, the digital spin-off to hit animated comedy Rick and Morty, the Rick and Morty-inspired anime shorts, and the Aqua Teen Hunger Force digital spin-off Aquadonk Side Pieces, alongside episodes of famed Adult Swim series Robot Chicken, Genndy Tartakovsky’s Primal, Metalocalypse, and more.

Episodes/Shorts arriving on The Roku Channel include:

  • Alabama Jackson Digital Shorts
  • Ambient Swim
  • Aqua Teen Hunger Force
  • Aquadonk Side Pieces Digital Shorts
  • Birdgirl
  • Black Dynamite
  • Genndy Tartakovsky’s Primal
  • Joe Pera Talks with You
  • Loiter Squad
  • Metalocalypse
  • Rick and Morty Anime Digital Shorts
  • Robot Chicken
  • Samurai Jack
  • Squidbillies
  • Teenage Euthanasia
  • Tuca & Bertie
  • Vindicators 2 Digital Shorts
  • YOLO: Crystal Fantasy

Michael Ouweleen, President of Adult Swim and Cartoon Network: “This year’s Adult Swim Festival was particularly special as it marked our return to live-events, and our first time bringing the Festival to the East Coast. Packed with some incredible performances, I can’t wait for our fans to experience the energy and excitement of this year’s festival thanks to The Roku Channel.”

Jennifer Vaux, Head of Content Acquisition, The Roku Channel: “The Roku Channel is thrilled to be the exclusive AVoD home for the Adult Swim Festival, and we look forward to making the standout performances from the live event available for millions of streamers to also enjoy. In addition to the special, we’re also proud to now offer a wide catalog of Adult Swim’s iconic content library for our audience.”

Streamers can access the programming on September 23

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