Over 75 new titles are being added to Netflix next month, including the much anticipated return of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and the premiere of another Netflix Original, The Ranch starring Ashton Kutcher. Also making an appearance in April are blockbuster films like The Shawshank Redemption, Erin Brockovich, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

To see everything that is rotating on and off the service in April, see the full list below.

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As a big fan of VICE on HBO NOW, I was thrilled to hear the news of VICE’s newly launched TV channel, VICELAND. Today, I’m happy to share that VICELAND, a channel comprised of people and voices that explore the human condition, is now available on Roku players and Roku TV models in the U.S.

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From music and film to food and technology, the content available on the VICELAND channel covers a broad array of compelling topics. The current show lineup includes:

  • Balls Deep: Thomas Morton hangs out with different groups of people and gives their life a try.
  • F*ck That’s Delicious: The life and eating habits of rap’s greatest bon vivant, Action Bronson.
  • Flophouse: Most comedians are broke, and a lot of them are broke in the same houses. Filmmaker Lance Bangs documents this network of couches and the stand-ups that crash on them.
  • Gaycation: Ellen Page and her best friend, Ian Daniel, set off on a personal journey to explore LGBTQ cultures around the world.
  • Huang’s World: Eddie Huang went to law school, got hired, got fired, told jokes, sold weed, did molly, opened a restaurant, wrote a New York Times bestseller, and now he’s here.
  • Noisey: A first-hand look into the cultures and artists behind some of the world’s most compelling music scenes.

Viewers who sign in and authenticate with their pay TV provider credentials will be able to stream VICELAND shows on demand the day after they air. All Roku customers in the U.S. can stream free episodes listed in the “Free VICELAND Episodes” section as well as the first episode of every TV show series.

Find the VICELAND channel in the “TV Everywhere” category in the Roku Channel Store now on Roku players and Roku TV models.

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March Madness got you going bonkers? Perhaps it’s time for a time out! Casual streamers and bingers alike can catch their breaths from all of the dunking and passing and stream some newbies and favorites this week. Check out the Weekend Watchlist below!

Pee-wee’s Big Holiday (Movie, 2016) – It’s time to breakout of his comfy, small-town routines and live a little! Pee-wee hits the road for an epic adventure. Available to stream on Netflix.

“Daredevil” (TV Show, 201X) – Blinded as a young boy, Matt Murdock fights injustice by day as a lawyer and by night as the superhero Daredevil in Hell’s Kitchen, New York City. Available to stream on Netflix.

“Nashville” (TV Show, 2012) – A country legend tries to resurrect her career, while battling a younger singer for the spotlight. Past episodes avaialble to stream on Amazon VideoGoogle Play, HuluM-GO, Time Warner Cable, VUDU, and Watch ABC.

Concussion (Movie, 2015) – Forensic pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu raises public awareness about chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a disorder that causes brain trauma in football players. Available to stream on Amazon Video, Google Play, M-GO and VUDU.

“The Americans” (TV Show, 2013) – Married KGB spies pose as Americans in Washington, D.C., after Ronald Reagan is elected president. Available to stream on FX NOW, M-GO, Time Warner Cable, and VUDU.

Anomalisa (Movie, 2015) – An inspirational speaker becomes reinvigorated after meeting a lively woman who shakes up his mundane existence. Available to stream on Amazon Video, Google Play, M-GO and VUDU.

“Schitt’s Creek” (TV Show, 2015) – When a rich family goes broke, its members move to Schitt’s Creek, a depressing small town. Available to stream on Time Warner Cable.

“Criminal Minds” (TV Show, 2016) – Members of the International Division of the FBI help Americans who encounter danger while abroad. Available to stream on M-GO, Time Warner Cable and VUDU.

Daddy’s Home (Movie, 2015) – An insecure man competes for the affection of his stepchildren when their freewheeling father breezes back into town. Available to stream on Amazon Video, Google Play, M-GO and VUDU.

The Hateful Eight (Movie, 2015) – While seeking shelter from a blizzard in post-Civil War Wyoming, two bounty hungers, a fugitive prisoner and a man who claims to be a sheriff encounter four strangers.

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Some of your favorite TV shows are back but if you haven’t caught up on the latest episodes from last season, now is the time! In the mood for a flick or two? We have a few suggestions to keep you occupied this weekend. Stream on, folks!

“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” (TV Show, 2013) – A group of highly trained SHIELD agents investigate the strange and unknown. Past episodes available to stream on Amazon VideoGoogle Play, HuluM-GO, Time Warner Cable, VUDU, and Watch ABC.

“Once Upon a Time” (TV Show, 2011) — A young woman with a troubled past is drawn to a small town in Maine where fairy tales are to be believed. Past episodes available to stream on on Amazon VideoGoogle Play, HuluM-GO, Time Warner Cable, VUDU, Watch ABC

“Quantico” (TV Show, 2015) – An elite group of recruits-in-training turns out to include a suspected terrorist. Past episodes available to stream on Amazon Video, Hulu, M-GO, Time Warner Cable, VUDU, and Watch ABC.

“Bates Motel” (TV Show, 2013) – Teenager Norman Bates and his widowed mother take a stab at starting over in a coastal town. Past episodes available to stream on Amazon Video, M-GO, Time Warner Cable and VUDU.

“Flaked” (TV Show, 2016) – In his funky California beach enclave, Chip’s the go-to-guy for personal insights. But he isn’t quite as enlightened when it comes to his own baggage. Available to stream on Netflix.

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 (Movie, 2015) – Katniss faces mortal traps, deadly enemies and moral choices when she and her closest friends leave District 13 to assassinate President Snow and liberate the citizens of war-torn Panem. Available to stream on Amazon Video, Google Play, M-GO and VUDU.

Creed (Movie, 2015) – Long-retired boxer Rocky Balboa agrees to train Apollo Creed’s son to become a fighter, even as the former champ battles an opponent deadlier than any he ever faced in the ring. Available to stream on Amazon Video, Google Play, M-GO, and VUDU.

The Night Before (Movie, 2015) – As their annual reunion tradition comes to an end, three lifelong friends plan a night of debauchery and hilarity by searching for the Nutcracker Ball, the Holy Grain of Christmas parties in New York. Available to stream on Amazon Video, Google Play, M-GO and VUDU

The Danish Girl (Movie, 2015) – With support from his loving wife Gerda, artist Einar Wegener prepares to undergo one of the first sex-change operations. Available to stream on Amazon Video, Google Play, M-GO and VUDU.

Secret in Their Eyes (Movie, 2015) – An FBI agent spends 13 years investigating the brutal murder of a colleague’s daughter, then unconvering a new clue that leads to a dark and shocking secret. Available to stream on Amazon Video, Google Play, M-GO and VUDU.

Happy Streaming!

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Not lucky enough to make it out to Austin for SXSW? Me either. While I can’t offer you delicious breakfast tacos or BBQ from Texas, I can share how you can enjoy the excitement of the SXSW Interactive, Film and Music Conference from the comfort of your couch. Add the SXSW On channel for free on Roku players and Roku TV models in the U.S. and Canada.

Stream President Obamas keynote SXSW Roku

Starting Friday, March 11, the SXSW On channel on the Roku platform will stream keynotes, interviews and live performances, including the highly anticipated keynote from President Barack Obama, interview with Anthony Bourdain and more!

Music fans get your lighters ready. From March 16-19, dozens of performances will be live streamed each night from 8 PM – 2 AM CT. See the full live streaming schedule at http://www.sxsw.com/live.

Happy Streaming!

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March Madness Live RokuIt’s March Madness time again, streamers! I don’t know about you, but I feel like I might be coming down with something and need some quality time on my couch [cough, cough]. 😉

Today I’m happy share that NCAA March Madness Live, the ultimate digital destination for the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship, is now available on Roku players and Roku TV models in the U.S.

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Beginning with the announcement of the brackets on Selection Sunday through the final buzzer in Houston, pay TV subscribers will be able to watch all of the action via NCAA March Madness Live, accessible Thursday, March 10. Subscribers will have unlimited live streaming coverage throughout the entire championship and access to all games airing live on TNT, TBS and truTV by logging in with their TV service provider information.

March Madness Roku scheduleAll Roku customers in the U.S. have on demand access to classic tournament moments, match-up analysis, game previews, top plays, featured videos and more.

Find the March Madness channel in the “Sports” category in the Roku Channel Store now on Roku players and Roku TV models.

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Roku TV_logoToday we’re excited to share that the first 4K UHD Roku TV models are available for purchase today. Three 4K UHD Insignia Roku TV models are available exclusively from BestBuy.com beginning today and in Best Buy stores nationwide early next month. As with all Roku TVs, the 4K UHD Insignia Roku TV models feature our award-winning Roku® operating system (Roku OS) that provides a simple smart TV experience with a personalized home screen and access to more than 3,000 streaming channels, including 10+ streaming channels that offer 4K UHD content.

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The new 4K UHD Insignia Roku TV models have a sleek bezel design and offer a number of features we’ve specifically designed to enhance the 4K UHD viewing experience. Those features include our 4K Spotlight Channel that provides instant access to a curated selection of 4K entertainment from a variety of streaming services in one place, helping you discover 4K content in just a few clicks of the remote. In addition, we have a 4K UHD category with more than 10 channels including Amazon Video, Netflix, PLEX, YouTube, UltraFlix and more within the Roku Channel Store to make it simple for you to add streaming services with 4K entertainment. You will have access to additional services offering 4K movies, TV shows and videos as they become available on the Roku platform in the future.

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Available in 43”, 50” and 55” screen sizes for $399.99, $499.99 and $649.99, respectively, the 4K UHD Insignia Roku TV models are equipped with a powerful quad-core processor and fast 802.11ac dual-band WiFi to ensure a smooth 4K UHD streaming experience.

Other great features you’ll find on every Roku TV:

  • An easy to navigate, customizable home screen that places streaming channels alongside your favorite TV entertainment choices, such as a game console, cable box or Blu-ray player.
  • Access to the Roku Channel Store, which includes more than 3,000 available streaming channels with 300,000+ movies and TV episodes plus sports, music, news, fitness, and much more.
  • Roku’s comprehensive and unbiased universal search feature helps you find availability and pricing for movies and TV shows across more than 25 top streaming channels. Search results are ordered with the least expensive (or free) results listed first.
  • The Roku Feed enables you to follow entertainment you’re interested in and be notified when it becomes available to stream – and at what price.
  • Roku TV can be controlled with the simple and intuitive remote control or through the free Roku mobile app for iOS and Android. In addition, you can cast video from Netflix and YouTube, as well as share personal video, photos and music, directly from a mobile device to the Roku TV.

Click here to learn more information on the 4K UHD Insignia Roku TV models available in Canada.

For all the latest Roku TV news, keep an eye on our blog!

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Today we’re excited to share that the first 4K UHD Roku TV models are available for purchase. Two 4K UHD Insignia Roku TV models are available exclusively at BestBuy.ca today and in Best Buy Canada stores nationwide early next month. The new 4K UHD Insignia Roku TVs offer an immersive viewing experience with detailed images, 4x the resolution of FHD, and vibrant colors. As with all Roku TVs, the 4K UHD Insignia Roku TV models feature our award-winning Roku® operating system (Roku OS) that provides a simple smart TV experience with a personalized home screen and access to more than 1,700 streaming channels, including 4K UHD content from channels including Netflix, UltraFlix and YouTube.

4k UHD Insignia Roku TV Best Buy Canada

Available in 43” and 50” screen sizes for $599.99 and $799.99, respectively, the 4K UHD Insignia Roku TV models are equipped with a powerful quad-core processor and fast 802.11ac dual-band WiFi to ensure a smooth 4K UHD streaming experience. The 4K UHD Insignia Roku TV models comply with the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) certification requirements to bear CTA’s 4K Ultra HD Connected logo.

Other great features you’ll find on every Roku TV:

  • An easy to navigate, customizable home screen that places streaming channels alongside your favorite TV entertainment choices, such as a game console, cable box or Blu-ray player.
  • Access to the Roku Channel Store, which includes more than 1,700 available streaming channels with 100,000+ movies and TV episodes plus sports, music, news, fitness, and much more.
  • Roku’s comprehensive and unbiased universal search feature helps you find availability and pricing for movies and TV shows across top streaming channels. Search results are ordered with the least expensive (or free) results listed first.
  • The Roku Feed enables you to follow entertainment you’re interested in and be notified when it becomes available to stream – and at what price.

For all the latest Roku TV news, keep an eye on our website!

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Today’s forecast is sunny and streaming! Roku customers now have even more options to stream their weather news and forecasts. The Weather Network, an industry leader in multi-platform weather information services, is now available for free on Roku players in the U.S., Canada, France, Mexico and the U.K. and Roku TV models in the U.S. and Canada.

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The Weather Network channel offers quick and easy access to localized weather forecasts and personalized content. It provides users access to key weather data, videos, warnings and alerts. Key features include:

  • Multi-lingual capabilities: The channel is available in English, Spanish, German, Italian, French and Portuguese, ensuring users can easily access their local weather information.
  • IP targeted localized forecasts: Available for the Live Channel feed, personalized and localized forecasts show current and upcoming weather conditions.
  • PointCast technology: Available throughout the channel, PointCast technology provides weather information as close as 0.6 miles of where you are using a US zip code.
  • Enhanced weather content: Current, Hourly, 36 Hours and 14 Day forecasts are provided for a user’s favorite locations.
  • Warnings/Alerts: Keeping consumers safe by allowing them to stay abreast of incoming active weather.

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Find The Weather Network channel in the “News & Weather” category in the Roku Channel Store now on Roku players and Roku TV models.

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In case you haven’t heard, today Netflix released all 13 episodes of season 4 of the hit series House of Cards. So, if you had any plans this weekend, you should go ahead and cancel those right about now. You’ve got a big weekend of streaming ahead. If the return of Frank Underwood isn’t your cup of tea, you can catch up on Downton Abbey before Sunday’s big series finale, watch the highly anticipated McGregor vs. Nate Diaz UFC fight or one of the streaming suggestions below.

What are you watching this weekend? Drop us a comment and let us know!

House of Cards (TV Show, 2013) – A ruthless politician will stop at nothing to conquer Washington, D.C., in this Emmy and Golden Globe-winning political drama. Available to stream on Netflix.

Downton Abbey (TV Show, 2010) – A chronicle of the lives of the British aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in the early 20th Century. Available to stream on PBS, Amazon Video, and VUDU.

The Big Short (Movie, 2015) – Four denizens in the world of high-finance predict the credit and housing bubble collapse of the mid-2000s, and decide to take on the big banks for their greed and lack of foresight. Available to stream on Amazon VideoGoogle PlayM-GO and VUDU.

Adam DeVine’s House Party – This part sitcom, part stand up comedy show hosted by Adam DeVine features three up and coming comedians in each episode. Available to stream on Comedy CentralAmazon VideoGoogle PlayM-GO and VUDU, and Hulu.

Sisters (Movie, 2015) – Two sisters decide to throw one last house party before their parents sell their family home. Available to stream on Amazon VideoGoogle PlayM-GO and VUDU.

Ghostbusters (Movie, 1984) – Three former parapsychology professors set up shop as a unique ghost removal service. Available to stream on Amazon VideoGoogle PlayM-GO and VUDU, Crackle, and CinemaNow

Carol (Movie, 2015) – An aspiring photographer develops an intimate relationship with an older woman. Available to stream on Google Play.

Legend (Movie, 2015) – The film tells the story of the identical twin gangsters Reggie and Ronnie Kray, two of the most notorious criminals in British history, and their organised crime empire in the East End of London during the 1960s. Available to stream on Amazon VideoGoogle PlayM-GO and VUDU.

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip (Movie, 2015) – Through a series of misunderstandings, Alvin, Simon and Theodore come to believe that Dave is going to propose to his new girlfriend in Miami…and dump them. They have three days to get to him and stop the proposal, saving themselves not only from losing Dave but possibly from gaining a terrible stepbrother. Available to stream on Google Play.

UFC 196 (Sporting Event) – One of the biggest cards in UFC history kicks off Saturday night at 10 p.m. ET. The co-main events are Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz, and Holly Holm vs. Miesha Tate. Available to stream on UFCtv.

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