A+E Networks To Launch TV Everywhere Apps On Roku

A+E Networks will provide its TV Everywhere offerings via Roku streaming players, the company announced Thursday.

Roku users will be able to watch full episodes, movies and exclusive clips from A+E Network owned services such as History, Lifetime and A&E on the Roku 3, Roku 2, Roku LT, Roku HD and the Roku Streaming Stick platforms, said network executives.

“We’re extremely pleased to partner with Roku to bring A+E Networks’ programming – including popular and compelling series from A&E, History and Lifetime – into the Roku fold,” said Dan Suratt, Executive Vice President, Digital Media & Business Development, A+E Networks in a statement. “The deal with Roku is another important step for us to ensure the continued expansion of our content across multiple platforms that our audiences want to see our content on.”

R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.