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Global TV launches Roku app

Canadian broadcaster Global TV has announced that its shows are now available on Roku devices in the country.

Global TV becomes Canada’s first broadcaster to launch on Roku.

Global customers will be able to watch shows including Survivor, New Amsterdam, Saturday Night Live, Chicago Fire, Big Brother Canada, 9-1-1, Saturday Night Live, and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

Regina Breslin, director of Content Distribution at Roku said: “The Global TV App is a fantastic addition to our entertainment selection for Canadian consumers,” said. “We always strive to offer our users the best possible entertainment selection and are thrilled with the arrival of the first Canadian broadcaster streaming channel on our platform.”

Drew Robinson, VP, Content Distribution, Corus Entertainment, a partner of Global, added: “We are thrilled to be the first Canadian broadcaster to bring our premium programming to Roku’s extensive and highly-engaged user base. Global continues to offer viewers anytime, anywhere options to access our content and we look forward to growing our audiences even further with Roku.”