Posted Wed Apr 8, 2015 at 08:45 AM PDT by Steven Cohen
CBS's standalone streaming service is now available on Roku players.
Roku and CBS have announced the addition of CBS All Access to the Roku Channel Store. The stand-alone digital subscription service costs $5.99 per month, giving users live and on-demand access to CBS shows and content without a traditional cable or satellite package.
CBS All Access offers next-day streaming for new episodes of 16 popular shows and a library of 6,500 on-demand episodes, including content from current programs like 'The Good Wife' and 'NCIS,' and classic series like 'The Andy Griffith Show' and 'I Love Lucy.' Likewise, customers will be able to watch live local CBS broadcasts through the service in 14 select markets. Live content and contemporary shows will include commercials, but the classic programming will be presented without ads. Unfortunately, some sporting events, including NFL games, will not be part of the service.
Customers can sign up for CBS All Access now through the Roku Channel store, and new users will receive a one-week free trial. Roku is now the first connected device to offer the app outside of computers and iOS and Android products. The Roku 3 is now on sale for $85.
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