Roku adds Demand 5 to streaming line-up

Michelle Clancy | 13-08-2013
Following its recent launch of Sky News, Roku has added Demand 5 to its streaming entertainment library in the UK.
Demand 5 on Roku lets customers access Channel 5's full range of catch-up content as well as an extensive library of programmes that include Big Brother, Dallas, CSI and Neighbours.
"As a leading television network in the UK, Channel 5 is one of the most requested channels by our customers there," said Steve Shannon, general manager of content and services at Roku. "We have always recognised the importance of region-specific content and are pleased to now offer Demand 5 on all Roku players in the UK."
Demand 5 also offers original programming including The Gadget Show, The Hotel Inspector and Eddie Stobart's Trucks and Trailers.
"We are committed to providing many different ways for our audience to watch their favourite Channel 5 programmes," said Paul Thornton-Jones, head of digital media at Channel 5. "Roku has done a tremendous job of expanding their platform and we look forward to growing our viewership with them."
Demand 5 joins more than 450 channels of streaming entertainment available on Roku streaming players in the UK.