The CatholicTV Network and Roku have partnered to launch CatholicTV on the Roku streaming platform in the United States. Roku delivers news and entertainment to more than two million customers in the U.S. The award-winning Roku players retail for as little as $49.00.
CatholicTV content can now be streamed to viewers' televisions, computers, tablets and mobile devices for convenient, live or on-demand viewing for free. Available on all Roku streaming players in the U.S., the CatholicTV Network joins Roku's large and growing collection of news and entertainment channels.
CatholicTV's Roku channel offers several on-demand categories. "Blink" provides segements on Jesus and joy, questions about sin, theology of the body and more. "Pray" offers the Daily Mass, The Rosary, and Chaplet of Divine Mercy. "Enjoy" provides several entertainment-style videos including Going My Way and Spotlight. "News" includes Catholic Newsbreak and episodes of the magazine series ClearVoice™. "Talk" includes the talk shows This is the Day, The Gist and We've Got to Talk. "Learn" offers videos explaining various aspects of the Catholic Church.
"For 57 years, The CatholicTV Network has been a staple in millions of homes," said CatholicTV President Father Robert Reed. "Now Roku customers across the nation can stream CatholicTV live along with some of our most endearing and exciting programming through their Roku players. Our world-class network is more accessible than ever."
"The CatholicTV Network continues to use all forms of technology to expand our reach. We are very excited about being added to the Roku channel lineup and look forward to the possibilities this technology presents us to continue to spread the message of CatholicTV," said Jay Fadden, Executive Vice President and General Manager.
CatholicTV is a nationally-broadcasted television network streaming a live feed 24 hours a day at CatholicTV.com. Heeding Pope Benedict XVI's call to greater utilize the power of television and new media, the CatholicTV Network features its cable TV station, Catholic web site, mobile apps and widget. Celebrate Mass online; pray The Rosary; enjoy programs on prayer, the saints, the Scriptures and the Catholic Church on America's Catholic Television Network.
CONTACT: Shannon Muldoon, CatholicTV, 617.923.0220