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FITE 24/7 added to The Roku Channel

FITE has launched FITE 24/7, FITE’s newly enhanced FAST channel, on The Roku Channel in the US. FITE 24/7 offers a 24-hour ad-supported service that is populated by a variety of combat sports and entertainment, refreshed every week. Specialising in Boxing, Pro Wrestling, MMA, Bare Knuckle Boxing, and Grappling. Live content will also soon be […]

November 15, 2022By Nik Roseveare

AMC Networks, Roku expand partnership

AMC Networks and Roku have announced an expanded partnership that will feature AMC Networks’ content and targeted streaming services across The Roku Channel’s ecosystem. The agreement includes the addition of 11 free ad-supported streaming (FAST) channels created and programmed by AMC Networks to The Roku Channel, including an exclusive channel, AMC Showcase, which will feature […]

November 4, 2022

Roku Q3 revenue up 12%; downbeat on Q4

Roku has announced that total net revenue grew 12 per cent YoY in Q3 to $761 million (€781.5m), beating estimates. The US streaming specialist added 2.3 million incremental active accounts in the quarter to reach 65.4 million. In a letter to shareholders, Roku CEO Anthony Wood and CFO Steve Louden, said: “In Q3, we delivered […]

November 3, 2022

The Roku Channel arrives in Mexico

Streaming platform Roku has announced the arrival of The Roku Channel in Mexico. The Roku Channel is a free streaming channel available on Roku devices that offers users access to thousands of movies and TV episodes, including exclusive access to more than 30 Roku Originals. “Launching The Roku Channel in Mexico represents a pivotal moment […]

October 14, 2022

The Roku Channel brings Adult Swim Festival to streamers

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. […]

September 21, 2022

Paramount+ joins Roku line-up

Roku has announced that Paramount+ will launch as a Premium Subscription within The Roku Channel later this month. The launch will make  Paramount+‘s originals, hit movies, a library of popular series, 24/7 news and marquee sports, accessible directly to US consumers within The Roku Channel. Users can subscribe to Paramount+’s ad-supported Essential Plan ($4.99 monthly) […]

August 4, 2022

Roku Q2: Revenue growth slows

Streaming TV platform and device specialist Roku has reported Q2 2022 financial results that show revenue and gross profit growth have slowed, with the company noting that there was a significant slowdown in TV advertising spend as a result of the macro-economic environment, which put pressure on its platform revenue growth. In its Letter to […]

July 29, 2022

Roku to premiere Weird Al movie in November

Roku has announced that its Weird: The Al Yankovic Story movie will premiere exclusively on The Roku Channel on November 4th. Starring Daniel Radcliffe in the lead role, the movie tells the life story of Al Yankovic – the American singer, musician, and actor who is known for his parody songs that make light of […]

July 28, 2022By Nik Roseveare

NBC local news channels on Roku

Roku is partnering with NBCUniversal Local to bring several NBC local news channels in the US to The Roku Channel. Starting immediately, the channels will be available for users to access through The Roku Channel’s Live TV Guide. Through the partnership, NBCUniversal Local will bring local news channels from its NBC stations in major markets […]

June 29, 2022

FilmRise premiere BriannaPlayz on The Roku Channel

FilmRise, the New York-based film and television studio and streaming network, announced at VidCon U.S. 2022, that it is premiering an original streaming series, BriannaPlayz, exclusively on The Roku Channel in the US and UK. The launch marks the first time that the series will be available off of a digital platform, and on a […]

June 27, 2022