As a big fan of the actress Juliette Lewis, I’m thrilled that she extended her passion and fire to a new stage – the music stage. Her new rock-documentary Hard Lovin’ Woman, directed by Michael Rapaport, explores Juliette’s love for music and live performance. The documentary is available to stream free on Red Bull TV now.

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To learn more about Juliette’s new film, her friendship with Michael Rapaport and what she’s binge-watching, read on below.

What do you want people to take away from this film?

All I ever want is for people to feel inspired or more connected to their own strength, resilience and joy!

I love that director Michael Rapaport, a friend of 20 years, captured a lot of my silly sensibility in the Red Bull TV Hard Lovin’ Woman documentary. There’s a lot of humor – it’s not an overly self important or conventional documentary by any means.

What would you say is the source of your passion/fire?

I can’t even begin to tell you. I have to say it’s somewhere from the sky and spiritual realm and the animal kingdom.

I always feel validated if my intentions are creatively received. That’s usually told to me by people who stop me in the street or people attending my shows – with their beautiful wild expressions and joy.

What do you find more validating – film or music?

Probably music because I started it from the ground up. I can write a song in my living room and perform it for people that night and get an instant connection and gratification. Also, it’s deeply gratifying to play with other musicians and manifest sounds heard in our hearts and create sometimes a full cinematic world through a song.

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Life is better when you’re laughing, so we decided to bring you a Weekend Watchlist chock full of comedies to stream! This weekend, we’re bingeing on classics like Adventures in Babysitting, new releases like Kindergarten Cop 2, and laugh out loud flicks like Neighbors and Get Him to the Greek. Fire up your Roku device and stream on!

What’s your favorite comedy flick? Let us know in the comment section below!

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Happy National Streaming Day, streamers! It’s a fact – all of us here at Roku LOVE to stream. With more than 3,000 channels and 300,000 movies and TV episodes available on the Roku platform, there are so many amazing things to watch. Even as avid streamers, streaming “FOMO,” or fear of missing out, is a reality here at Roku headquarters. In honor of National Streaming Day, we wanted to know what Roku employees were watching on this special day…and also pay tribute to some of our favorite TV shows of all time.

Thank you to everyone who is streaming today and every day! We are so proud of our place as the number one streaming brand. So, what are you watching on National Streaming Day? Whatever it is, remember to stream proudly.

Happy Streaming, everyone!

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We’ve been excited about National Streaming Day all week and as May 20th approaches, we wanted to know more about your streaming habits. So, we conducted a survey to better understand what makes streamers tick. According to our results*, you suffer from streaming “FOMO,” or fear of missing out. In some cases, streaming entertainment was more important than some of your personal habits!

Check out some very interesting tidbits about streamers below.

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National Streaming Day celebrates the day we shipped the Roku player, the first device ever to stream Netflix to the TV, in 2008. Since then, Roku has been dedicated to delivering the best streaming experience to our consumers. Today, we’re extremely proud of our place as the number one streaming brand. On May 20th and all week long be sure to stream proudly!

*The survey, by MACRO, Inc. was conducted from April 27 to May 1 on behalf of Roku. The survey was conducted online among a cross section of 2824 adults ages 18 and older in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada and Mexico. The survey participants were Roku and other device users who streamed content in the past 30 days.

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New research from Parks Associates has again confirmed Roku’s lead in streaming player sales – ahead of Amazon, Google and Apple in streaming player sales purchased from Q1 2015 to Q1 2016. Ease of use, access to more than 3,000 streaming channels, including 300,000+ movies and TV episodes, and Roku’s comprehensive and unbiased universal search and discovery features are but a few of the reasons why Roku is once again your streaming player of choice.


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Roku was founded on the belief that all TV will be streamed and we are seeing that come to fruition. According to the research, 36% of U.S. broadband households have at least one streaming player, which is up 9% from last year. Parks Associates estimates that 86 million streaming players will be sold globally in 2019.

With the influx of OTT content available including HBO NOW, SHOWTIME and Sling TV, an ever-growing collection of TV Everywhere channels and a surge in the quality and range of free channels, it’s easier than ever to stream what you want, when you want.

Happy streaming everyone!

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Friday, May 20 is National Streaming Day and we’re celebrating all week! We shipped the Roku player, the very first device to stream Netflix to the TV on May 20, 2008. This innovative streaming player forever changed how people consume entertainment, so much so, that it’s been dubbed as one of the most influential gadgets of all time by Time. We take this time of year to celebrate advancements in TV and that all TV will be streamed.

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It’s also the perfect time to stream your heart out with free content and participate in our giveaways and terrific discounts. Many of you joined us in celebrating National Streaming Day in the years past. We loved hearing about your ambitious streaming plans and how you fully embraced the streaming lifestyle for National #StreamingDay! This year we urge you to stream like you’ve never streamed before! Here’s how you can join in on the streaming festivities this year:

  1. Stream, stream, stream…for free! This week (until 5/21/16) Roku customers can stream FREE movies and TV shows. Head over to the Roku Recommends channel to watch or visit the following partner channels:
    • Epix is giving Roku customers access to ALL their movies including Mission: Impossible: Rogue Nation, Terminator Genisys, classics like Airplane, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off and much more. Choose the *Free Trial option to start watching.
    • Watch HGTV is unlocking episodes in the “Stream for Free” row on their channel, which includes Fixer Upper, Flip or Flop, House Hunters and more!
    • Watch Travel Channel has free episodes of Expedition Unknown, Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations, Ghost Adventures and more available to stream all week – check out the “Stream for Free” row in their channel.
    • Watch DIY Network is streaming episodes of Vanilla Ice Project, First Time Flippers and much more. Head to the “Stream for Free” row to start streaming.
    • Watch Food Network has Chopped Junior, Guy’s Grocery Games, Food Network Star and more available all week in the “Stream for Free” row in their channel.
    • Watch Cooking Channel is offering free episodes in the “Stream for Free” row in their channel. Stream Dinner at Tiffani’s, Rev Run’s Sunday Suppers and much more.
    • Qello Concerts is streaming their new series, Evolution of a Song with O.A.R. for all Roku customers this week.
    • Watch Fusion is streaming Imagining Zootopia, a documentary on the making of Disney’s popular film, Zootopia for free all week.
    • CuriosityStream is giving you access to 10 hours of select science, history and wildlife shows including Walking with Dinosaurs (episode 1), Mars: The Journey, Shark Dive (4K) and more. Choose “browse” when you land on the channel, then visit the “Free for Roku Streaming Day” row.

*Access to the Epix free trial requires an email address and zip code. Visit corp.epix.com/privacy-policy/ for more info. When you land on the “Who is your TV provider?” page, choose “other” if you do not have cable. Ends 5/21/16.

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Friday, May 20 is Streaming Day and we’re celebrating all week! We shipped the Roku player, the very first device to stream Netflix to the TV on May 20, 2008. This innovative streaming player forever changed how people consume entertainment, so much so, that it’s been dubbed as one of the most influential gadgets of all time by Time. We take this time of year to celebrate advancements in TV and that all TV will be streamed.

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It’s also the perfect time to stream your heart out and enjoy our terrific discounts. Many of you joined us in celebrating Streaming Day in the years past. We loved hearing about your ambitious streaming plans and how you fully embraced the streaming lifestyle for National #StreamingDay! This year we urge you to stream like you’ve never streamed before! Here’s how you can join in on the streaming festivities this year:

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Friday, 20 May is Streaming Day and we’re celebrating all week! We shipped the Roku player, the very first device to stream Netflix to the TV on 20 May, 2008. This innovative streaming player forever changed how people consume entertainment, so much so, that it’s been dubbed as one of the most influential gadgets of all time by Time. We take this time of year to celebrate advancements in TV and that all TV will be streamed.

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It’s the perfect time to stream your heart out and enjoy our terrific discounts. Many of you joined us in celebrating Streaming Day in the years past. We loved hearing about your ambitious streaming plans and how you fully embraced the streaming lifestyle for National #StreamingDay! This year we urge you to stream like you’ve never streamed before! Here’s how you can join in on the streaming festivities this year: 

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Friday is upon us, and we’ve got answers to a crucial question — what are you going to stream this weekend?! New Netflix Original talk show Chelsea and Kung Fu Panda 3 headline this edition of the Weekend Watchlist. Also making an appearance this week is Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. Did that really premiere 30 years ago? We feel old.

Reserve some time on your couch this weekend. You deserve it.

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Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there! Whether you’re spending this weekend bingeing the new season of Netflix Original Grace and Frankie or streaming the series finale of hit show The Good Wife, we’ve got plenty of reasons for you not to move a muscle from your couch until Sunday night.

So, what are you streaming this weekend?

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Zoolander 2 (Movie, 2016) – Derek and Hansel are lured into modeling again, in Rome, where they find themselves the target of a sinister conspiracy. Available to stream on Amazon VideoGoogle Play and VUDU. Continue reading

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