Roku remains to be making a giant push to increase its lineup of distinctive and fascinating programming, and simply secured its standing with the house enchancment crowd by purchasing the rights to This Previous Home. Plus, not solely did Roku snag all 1,500-plus episodes of the home-reno present, it bought the TV studio as nicely.
“The eagerness of the craftspeople on This Previous Home is matched solely by its viewers, and we take nice satisfaction that over the previous 4 many years, now we have helped them enhance their most dear asset—their dwelling,” said Dan Suratt, CEO of This Previous Home Ventures. “Roku just isn’t solely the No. 1 TV streaming platform in America, it additionally represents the way forward for TV, and we couldn’t consider a greater dwelling for This Previous Home to develop and to proceed its management place within the dwelling enchancment style.”
Viewers have been already capable of view previous episodes of the This Previous Home and Ask This Previous Home free of charge through The Roku Channel, however the buy will now permit you to view present episodes of both present proper after airing on PBS.
Because the first episode aired in February 1979, This Old House demonstrated the recognition of dwelling renovation exhibits. Now, regardless of competitors from different sizzling properties like Chip and Joanna Gaines’ Fixer Higher, Excessive Dwelling Makeover, Property Brothers, Love It or Checklist It, Tiny Home Nation, and dozens (if not tons of) of different comparable exhibits, This Previous Home nonetheless holds its personal because the famend dwelling transforming TV present. It’s even earned 19 Emmy Awards, and garnered 102 nominations!
Roku has been increasing in different methods, as nicely, like via acquiring Quibi and even creating its personal original programming, Cypher. Between its line of TVs (and their huge help of streaming video companies), collection of music channels, ever-expanding content material choices, Roku is making it straightforward to take a seat down on the sofa and watch a marathon of This Previous Home.