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Roku unveils new original programming

Roku, the TV streaming platform, hosted its second in-person IAB NewFront at the Chelsea Factory in New York City on May 2nd. During the presentation, Roku highlighted several new Roku Original titles that will debut in the 2023-2024 broadcast year. Newly announced series include Charlie Makes a Record (wt) starring Charlie Puth; Celebrity Family Cook Off […]

May 3, 2023

Die Hart 2: Die Harter sets Roku viewing record

Roku has announced that Roku Original comedy series Die Hart 2: Die Harter broke viewership records during its opening weekend on The Roku Channel, becoming the #1 Roku Original TV series weekend premiere of all time by both unique views and streaming hour engagement. Die Hart 2: Die Harter nearly doubled the opening weekend audience […]

April 14, 2023

MotorTrend Premium on The Roku Channel

MotorTrend Group, a Discovery company, has announced that MotorTrend’s complete collection of series, specials and documentaries dedicated entirely to the automotive world are now available to US consumers through Premium Subscriptions on The Roku Channel. Streamers can now access MotorTrend’s catalogue of automotive series including: Top Gear America, Kevin Hart’s Muscle Car Crew, Motor MythBusters, […]

February 28, 2022

Red Notice still #1 on Netflix Top 10

The top title on Netflix’s official Top 10 for the third week in a row is Red Notice starring Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, Gal Gadot and Ryan Reynolds – which has become the streaming platform’s most popular film with 328.80 million total hours viewed after only 17 days. Audiences flocked to Halle Berry’s punchy directorial […]

December 1, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Roku unveils ‘Roku Originals’ Quibi rebrand

Streaming platform and device specialist Roku has confirmed that the content from the Quibi acquisition in January will be re-branded as ‘Roku Originals’ and will be launched on The Roku Channel. Roku Originals will also be the brand name for future original programming for The Roku Channel, the home of free, ad-supported entertainment on the […]

April 21, 2021

New Snap Originals for Snapchat

At the Snap Partner Summit, Snap revealed a new slate of shows made exclusively for Snapchat. In a press statement, Snap said that “more than half of the US Gen Z population are watching Snap Originals […] And for the first time, Snapchatters can become part of the show!” Snap is using its unique augmented […]

June 12, 2020