Roku is still taking a big step to expand its lineup of unique and engaging programming, and has just secured its reputation with the home improvement public by buying the rights to This old houseOn top of that, Roku not only picked up all 1
“The passion of the craftsmen on This old house is rivaled only by the viewers, and we are proud that over the past four decades we have helped them improve their most valuable asset – their home, ”said Dan Suratt, CEO of This Old House Ventures. “Not only is Roku the # 1 TV streaming platform in America, it also represents the future of TV, and we couldn’t think of a better home for This old house to grow and continue its leadership in the home improvement genre. “
Viewers could already have old episodes of the This old house and Ask this old house free through The Roku Channel, but with the purchase you can now watch current episodes of both shows right after airing on PBS
Since the first episode aired in February 1979, This old house showed the popularity of home renovation shows. Now, despite competition from other popular properties like Chip and Joanna Gaines’ Fixer Upper Extreme home makeover Property Brothers Love it or name it Tiny House Nation, and dozens (if not hundreds) of other similar shows, This old house still holds its own as the famous home remodeling TV show. In fact, it has earned 19 Emmy Awards and garnered 102 nominations!
Roku is expanding in other ways too, like through acquiring Quibi and even creating its own original programming CypherIn between line of TVs (and their wide support of streaming video services), selection of music channels, ever-expanding content offering, Roku makes it easy to sit on the couch and run a marathon This old house