Roku, Inc., is a privately held company located in Saratoga, Calif., and founded in 2002 by Anthony Wood, the inventor of the digital video recorder (DVR). The market leader in streaming entertainment devices for the TV with over 1 million units sold, Roku has always believed that anything you want to watch, listen to, and enjoy should simply be there on your TV, whenever you want it. Roku streaming players are renowned for their simplicity, variety of entertainment choices, and exceptional value.
Roku connects wirelessly to your high-speed internet service, and plugs into your TV with a single cable. No PC, no hassles.
Beyond Netflix, you also get instant streaming access to recent movies, sports, music, and news — with more choices added all the time.
Coming Soon is Me-TV
Me-TV (Memorable Entertainment Television) has been entertaining viewers in Chicago since January 2005 and in Milwaukee since 2008. The classic TV format was created to present a wide variety of the iconic series, stars and genres that have defined pop culture and television for decades. On December 15, 2010, Weigel Broadcasting Co. announced the launch of Me-TV as a national network. It now looks like it will make it’s debut on the Roku Digital Player.
Me-TV features a wide range of classic television programming, some of the best programming written for television, that audiences and advertisers find comfortable and engaging. Its library includes series from Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution and CBS Television Distribution as well as independent series owners and producers. Some programming available on Me-TV are:
- The Mary Tyler Moore Show,
- The Dick Van Dyke Show,
- I Love Lucy and
- The Bob Newhart Show,
- Perry Mason,
- The Untouchables,
- The Big Valley,
- The original Star Trek
- The original Hawaii Five-O series.
In total, the Me-TV Network premiered with approximately 50 series under long-term license agreements. This allows for the type of seasonal and thematic program stunts and schedule changes which have defined Me-TV as the destination for true, classic television presented with respect for the programs and viewers.
For a current program schedule and to read more about some of the programs in the Me-TV library, visit the Programs section of Me-TV.