Roku announced today a new weekly entertainment show called “Roku
Recommends.” The 15 minute show will share some of the best content and hidden
gems on Roku each week.
“Roku Recommends” launches today with Emmy-award winner, Maria Menounos, and award-winning, multi-hyphenate, Andrew “Hawk” Hawkins hosting an episode with the top five titles to stream on Roku for the week.
“I looooove TV and I am always on the hunt for the next
amazing show, movie or doc to stream,” says Maria Menounos, co-host of Roku
Recommends. “As the No. 1 TV Streaming Platform in America, Roku provides
access to so much great content and I am thrilled to co-host a weekly program
designed to help viewers find their next favorite program or rediscover a
“According to Nielsen data, the average streamer spends more
than seven minutes searching for what to watch next,” said Chris Bruss, Head of
Roku Brand Studio. “We are uniquely positioned to use our trending data both to
help consumers find incredible movies and shows and to help advertisers go
beyond the traditional 30-second ad to entertain streamers who otherwise spend time
in ad-free, subscription-only environments.”
“Roku Recommends” will stream for free on The Roku Channel with new episodes every Thursday.