A+E Networks launches Roku apps

January 10, 2014 11.13 Europe/London By Robert Briel

A+E networks logoA+E Networks is adding A&E, History and Lifetime network apps to Roku devices in the US.

The apps enable users to watch full episodes, full movies and exclusive clips of A+E Networks programming. Users who sign in via their TV or satellite provider will have access to even more content, including full previous seasons of some of their favorite series. The apps are available on Roku 3, Roku 2, Roku LT, Roku HD and the Roku Streaming Stick.

“We’re extremely pleased to partner with Roku to bring A+E Networks’ programming – including popular and compelling series from A&E, History and Lifetime – into the Roku fold,” said Dan Suratt, EVP, Digital Media & Business Development, A+E Networks.

“The deal with Roku is another important step for us to ensure the continued expansion of our content across multiple platforms that our audiences want to see our content on.”

Recently A+E Networks launched TV Everywhere apps on the iOS, Android,Kindle Fire HD and Xbox 360 platforms.

A+E reports more than eight million downloads of the watch apps to date, and nearly 50% of all broadband video viewing occurring on the apps.