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New PBS channel on Roku offers hundreds of KET, PBS videos on demand

For Release: 2013-06-10 08:59:00

PBS and Roku recently announced that videos from favorite PBS and PBS KIDS programs, as well as general programs from KET, are now available to consumers via the Roku streaming platform.

KET viewers can access and personalize their Roku experiences by choosing KET as their local station. This will provide content from KET, along with signature PBS programs. A recent study by Roku found that Lexington, Ky., is the top Roku-streaming city in the United States.

The PBS Channel includes hundreds of videos from PBS stations, including episodes from new primetime programs as well as the PBS archives, with new national and local content updated daily. Programming includes American Experience, Antiques Roadshow, Frontline, Masterpiece, Nova and Secrets of the Dead, as well as video from PBS Digital Studios.

For those localized to KET, the PBS Channel features locally produced programs including Kentucky Life, Connections, Kentucky tonight and more.

Additionally, the PBS KIDS Channel will include more than 1,000 videos from more than a dozen PBS KIDS television series, including Curious George, The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!, Daniel Tigerís Neighborhood, Dinosaur Train, Super Why!, Wild Kratts and Sesame Street.

KET, PBS and PBS KIDS programs are available immediately for all Roku players in the United States and can be found in the Movies & TV section of the Roku Channel Store.

KET is Kentuckyís largest classroom, serving more than one million people each week via television, online and mobile. Learn more about Kentuckyís preeminent public media organization on Twitter @KET and facebook.com/KET and at KET.org.

Contact: Abby Malik

 

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