Roku has announced the arrival of the latest live, linear channels available on its Roku Channel platform. The streaming app is home to a spread of on-demand and lives television content, including notable movies and tv shows. About one among the new channels has arrived today, bringing the entire to quite 200.
The Roku Channel is notable because it’s an ad-supported platform, meaning the content is freely available to stream if you don’t mind seeing advertisements. As well, Roku doesn’t limit its streaming platform to its set-top boxes and smart TVs, instead also offering it on mobile and web browsers for anyone to access.
A total of 17 new linear channels are being added to The Roku Channel’s Live TV Guide, of which 16 are available today. In addition, on August 19, the corporate plans to feature another live channel targeted at young viewers that, it says, is predicated on The Wiggles. The channel will be a part of Roku’s Kids & Family section on The Roku Channel, which isolates child-friendly content.
The newly added channels available today, meanwhile, span various genres, including everything from AccuWeather NOW for dedicated weather and forecasts to CBC for Canadian news, FilmRise Horror/Kids/True Crime, the Spanish-language giveaway channel Estrella Games, IGN for computer game content, Spanish football club channel Real TV Madrid, and more.
The Roku Channel users also can now tune into dramas and reality shows from the united kingdom and Australia via So…Real, plus there are novels and more from RCN Mas, a channel dedicated to British reality show the sole Way is Essex, a fanatical Baywatch channel, Latino-centric channel El Rey, plus Vivaldi, Tribeca Channel, and Mega Noticias.