Roku inks first pay-TV window deal

SAN JOSE – Roku and Saban Films this week announced a new agreement granting Roku the pay-one window streaming rights to movies released by Saban Films. Under the agreement, a selection of Saban’s 2021 film slate will stream free exclusively on The Roku Channel, its ad-supported free streaming channel, in the United States and Canada following theatrical and home entertainment release. The deal is the first ever pay-one licensing agreement for Roku. Saban's first film to premiere on The Roku Channel will be Echo Boomers starring Michael Shannon and Patrick Schwarzenegger on June 15. Future film debuts include Happily starring...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.