We know what to watch next is always on your minds. In time for National Streaming Day we wanted to learn a bit more about where you are getting your recommendations and who’s most influential in your eyes!

Our survey* revealed that most people turn to their friends over their partners when it comes to TV and movie recommendations. Additionally, people who share the same sense of humor are more commonly trusted when it comes to movie and TV recommendations. See more of our findings below.

National Streaming Day celebrates the advent of TV streaming and making TV better for everyone. May 20, 2008 is the day we shipped the Roku Player, the first device ever to stream Netflix to the TV. In the nine years since then, we’ve continued to focus on delivering the best streaming experience and getting you to the streaming entertainment you love. This year, whether you’re looking to friends, significant others or social media, stream what you love!

*The survey was conducted online by Macro, Inc. using a Cint panel from April 24 to May 1 among a cross section of 1,068 adults aged 18-65 in the United States.

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It’s beginning to look a lot like…National Streaming Day! While it’s the day all of us entertainment lovers rally around our favorite activity (streaming!), National Streaming Day was established to commemorate the day we shipped the first device to stream Netflix to the TV back in 2008. It falls on Saturday, May 20 this year but there’s no reason we can’t celebrate all week long!

We encourage you to join in on the fun this week. Of course the best way to celebrate is by streaming your heart out – we have lots of free entertainment for you! Here are four ways to get your National Streaming Day on – plus a video peek at how our favorite TV stars are celebrating.

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It’s beginning to look a lot like… Streaming Day! While it’s the day all of us entertainment lovers rally around our favorite activity (streaming!), Streaming Day was established to commemorate the day we shipped the first device to stream Netflix to the TV back in 2008. The day lands on a Saturday this year, but there’s no reason we can’t celebrate all week long!

We encourage you to join in on the fun this week. Of course, the best way to celebrate is by streaming your heart out! Here are four ways to get your Streaming Day on:

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It’s beginning to look a lot like… Streaming Day! While it’s the day all of us entertainment lovers rally around our favourite activity (streaming!), Streaming Day was established to commemorate the day we shipped the first device to stream Netflix to the TV back in 2008. The day lands on Saturday, 20 May, but there’s no reason we can’t celebrate all week long!

We encourage you to join in on the fun this week. Of course the best way to celebrate is by streaming your heart out! Here are three ways to get your Streaming Day on:

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The Roku team’s been quite busy lately, and we can now proudly say that there are over 5,000 (!) streaming channels in the Roku Channel Store! Below we’ve highlighted some recently added channels you may have missed.

Simply click the links below and add the channels to your Roku player or Roku TV.

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Twitter – Stream live sports (a free MLB game every week), entertainment, news and more!

Comet TV – Space out on some sci-fi entertainment and cult classics like Poltergeist and Stargate SG-1 on this live feed style free channel.

Esquire – A modern American culture channel with videos on men’s style, eats and drinks. Learn how make the perfect White Russian, a guide on how and when to wear your favorite hats, and how to wear the perfect collared shirt.

Cosmopolitan – The famous women’s magazine has a new free channel that brings you beauty tutorials, workouts, viral food recipes, celeb news, relationship advice and more.

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Two of cable’s top entertainment networks have made their way to the Roku platform! Live streams and on demand content from TBS and TNT are now available on Roku streaming players and Roku TV models in the U.S.

Customers who subscribe to TBS or TNT through a participating cable, satellite or telco provider can access live East and West streams of the TBS and TNT. That means you can watch popular TBS shows including Full Frontal with Samantha Bee and CONAN and TNT shows such as Animal Kingdom and Good Behavior live! Most TV series will be available to subscribers on demand the next day.

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I’m really excited, today we’re announcing that the first 4K high-dynamic range (HDR) Roku TVs with Dolby Vision will be available for pre-order in the U.S. later this month! First announced at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), these 4K HDR TCL Roku TV models deliver a premium picture quality at a very compelling price.

4K HDR TCL Roku TV

Combining Dolby Vision picture quality with award-winning smart TVs that integrate the latest version of the Roku OS and its extensive line-up of streaming channels – more than 5,000 channels and 450,000+ movies and TV episodes, TCL will offer six new models across two series. TCL’s C and P series meet the highest standards in HDR technology, supporting both Dolby Vision and HDR10.

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Univision NOW

Your favorite telenovelas and soccer matches are just a few clicks away! Live broadcasts and on demand content from the Univision and UniMás networks are now available on Roku streaming players and Roku TV models in the U.S. via Univision NOW.

Univision Now on Roku

After a 7-day free trial with a monthly subscription, Univision NOW is $5.99/month or $49.99/year and gives subscribers access to telenovelas, sports, news, award shows and more. Subscribers can also replay up to the previous 72 hours of the live stream and have access to primetime shows on demand such as El Chapo, La Doble Vida de Estela Carillo and Moises y Los Diez Mandamientos as well as library content including Univision NOW originals such as Corazón Que Miente and Las Amazonas. Additionally, Univision enables customers who have participating pay TV provider credentials, through TV Everywhere, access to Univision NOW.

Click here to add the Univision NOW channel or find it in the “TV Everywhere” category of the Channel Store.

¡Feliz streaming!

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In honor of Mother’s Day, we put together a list of the best, well, our favorite TV moms. We can’t say that we agree with all of their parenting tactics, but these big personalities make for some must-see TV.

Who’s your favorite TV mom? Vote in the poll below to let us know!

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