CTV is the latest linear network to be added to the growing roster of content you can watch through the Roku streaming platform via Roku streaming media players, sticks, and Roku TVs.
With this partnership, Roku users in Canada will be able to access live and on-demand programming from CTV, including Discovery series, throwbacks and movies, and specialty channels, using the CTV app. This includes full episodes of hit CTV shows as well as movies from across CTV Comedy Channel, CTV Drama Channel, CTV Sci-Fi Channel, and CTV Life Channel, Discovery, Animal Planet, Discovery Science, Discovery Velocity, Investigation Discovery, E!, and MUCH. Available with no subscription or sign-in required, CTV Throwback, CTV Movies, and MTV deliver thousands of hours of classic television and favourite series, uncut hit movies, reality, comedy, lifestyle, and entertainment shows, and themed collections.
“We are thrilled to be welcoming CTV to our platform offerings,” says Mary-Anne Taylor, Head of Content Distribution, Canada at Roku. “As the number-one TV streaming platform in Canada, we are committed to expanding Roku’s Canadian content availability.
“The launch of CTV,” she continues, “is an important milestone as we continue to build on providing Canadians with the best streaming experience possible. With this launch, Roku users across the country have access to premium content such as live news, free movies and TV, and Canadian productions.”
“This launch provides Roku users with access to our extensive content offering across numerous Bell Media brands, delivering can’t miss series, movies, and curated collections,” adds Justin Stockman, Vice President, Content Development & Programming, Bell Media. “From watercooler moments to Canadian original series, news and information, and hit entertainment, we’re excited to deliver CTV’s premium user experience through our Roku offering.”
Roku users can add the CTV app to their home screen directly from the Channel Store on their Roku streaming devices.