Category Archives: Roku News

The best TV show couples

Happy Valentine’s Day! Even though these aren’t couples in life (well, one couple is!), they make us all believe in awesome, cheesy, TV love. Big thanks to our followers on Twitter for the help – narrowing this down to ten … Continue reading

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The top 10 movies from Oscar-nominated directors

The Oscar nominees were announced yesterday and some prominent filmmakers were honored for the Best Director category. Before you decide who should win, make sure you check out some of the other notable films they’ve directed. David O. Russell, “American … Continue reading

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Two free M-GO movie rentals + own Despicable Me 2 for $5

You didn’t think we’d leave you for Thanksgiving without a little entertainment treat, did ya? M-GO is now integrated directly onto the Roku home screen menu in the U.S., making it even easier for you to find and watch your … Continue reading

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Meet your “friend” Moxkat Grvida [VIDEO]

A thousand entertainment channels. 31,000 movies. Simple to set up and use. All this starting at $49.99, so it’s easy to see why so many people want a Roku streaming player under the tree or as a Hanukkah gift this … Continue reading

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What to watch on National Frankenstein Day

Scary movies are no longer just for Halloween. This summer’s The Conjuring, World War Z and You’re Next have had us on the edge of our seats, peering through our fingers and wanting more. And we’re in luck! Today’s National … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Kristen Wiig

She made us laugh as the Target Lady – “Ter-git!”; MacGruber’s ill-fated sidekick; Gilly, the mischievous schoolgirl; and perpetual one-upper, Penelope – and those are just from her time on Saturday Night Live alone. Kristen Wiig is one of those … Continue reading

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What to watch for fall movie nights

Summer is winding down and it’s time to think about the new school year and fall routines. As the kids go back to school and homework, make movie nights on Roku the best reward in your home. Here are some … Continue reading

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Roku is the #1 streaming platform!

A new streaming media and connected TV report released today by Parks Associates shows that of broadband households in the U.S. that own a streaming device, more use Roku (37%) compared to Apple TV (24%) – and other brands. This means that … Continue reading

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What to watch on National Lazy Day

Forget Thanksgiving or Independence Day, our new favorite holiday of all time is just around the corner. Tomorrow (Saturday, August 10th) is National Lazy Day: a free pass to pizza for breakfast, slacking for lunch, and hanging out all day … Continue reading

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What to watch before the Emmys

Last Thursday, Netflix netted 14 nominations for the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, most of them for the standout original series House of Cards. This marks the first time streaming content has been nominated in top categories, and it’s a well-deserved milestone. … Continue reading

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