CBC Gem Now Available on the Roku Platform in Canada

Today, Roku and CBC announced the national public broadcaster’s streaming service,CBC Gem, is now available on the Roku platform in Canada. CBC Gem is home to essential Canadian series and a curated selection of acclaimed, best-in-class content from around the world, as well as more than 800 documentaries, 500 hours of ad-free content for kids and tweens, and over 200 Canadian feature films. The addition of CBC Gem gives Roku users access to more than 6500 hours of live and on-demand programming for free on their Roku streaming player or Roku TV. Radio-Canada streaming service ICI TOU.TV has also launched on Roku devices in Canada. 

Starting today, Roku users can stream all seasons of past CBC hit original series, including “Baroness von Sketch Show” (seasons 1-5); “Kim’s Convenience” (seasons 1-5); “Schitt’s Creek” (seasons 1-6); and “Workin’ Moms” (seasons 1-7), as well as previous seasons of current popular CBC original titles “The Great Canadian Baking Show,” “Heartland,” “Murdoch Mysteries,” “SkyMed,” and “Sort Of,” with new seasons to look forward to this fall.   

In addition, users will have access to new original titles premiering this fall, including “Black Life: Untold Stories,” “BlackBerry,” and “Bones of Crows.” New episodes of the latest season of fan favourite “The Great British Baking Show” are now available weekly on CBC Gem, plus all past seasons.  

Roku users can also access programming from one of Canada’s most trusted news sources, including a free 24/7 ad-supported streaming (FAST) channel and live streams of 14 local newscasts on CBC channels from across the country. 

Availability Roku users can add the free CBC Gem app to their home screen directly from the Channel Store on the Roku platform. Authenticated users can sign into CBC Gem on the Roku platform using their existing login credentials. For more information about Roku, please visit www.roku.com

CBC Gem is available free as an app for iOS and Android devices, online at CBCGem.ca, and on TV screens via Roku, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV and Xbox. Additional platforms will be announced soon. Free 24/7 ad-supported streaming (FAST) channel CBC News Explore is also currently available on The Roku Channel app at channel 105 in Canada and the United States. 

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: