Watch TCM to Launch on Roku Devices

Classic movies-themed cable network TCM has launched its Watch TCM streaming service on Roku devices as part of an agreement reached by the two parties.

The subscriber-authenticated Watch TCM service offers hundreds of classic movies on demand as well as provides live east and west coast network streams, along with in-depth movie information and content, according to the network.

Along with Roku, the Watch TCM service is also available on Amazon Fire TV, iOS and Android devices, as well as at, said the network. 

R. Thomas Umstead

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.