The Roku Channel Solely Brings Grownup Swim Pageant to Streamers on Sept. 23
Three-part particular options performances from headliners Run The Jewels, Tierra Whack, and Dethklok
120+ Episodes of Grownup Swim titles together with Samurai Jack, Robotic Rooster and Rick and Morty anime shorts and digital spin-off Vindicators 2 may also arrive on The Roku Channel
San Jose, Calif. – September 20, 2022: Right this moment Roku, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROKU) introduced that The Roku Channel would be the unique AVOD companion for the Grownup Swim Pageant, a three-part particular that includes performances from the reside occasion that occurred in Philadelphia in August 2022. The particular will probably be accessible for audiences to stream without cost with adverts on The Roku Channel beginning September 23, 2022.
That includes electrical performances by headliners Run The Jewels, Tierra Whack, and Dethklok, this yr’s Grownup Swim Pageant was a weekend of curated reveals and experiences in Philadelphia’s famed Fishtown neighborhood. Roku’s Grownup Swim Pageant particular may also embody backstage interviews with performers El-P and Killer Mike of Run The Jewels and Tierra Whack.
Along with bringing audiences the three-part particular, The Roku Channel may also provide over 120 choose episodes from greater than 16 fan-favorite Grownup Swim collection and shorts starting September 23. Highlights embody Vindicators 2, the digital spin-off to hit animated comedy Rick and Morty, the Rick and Morty-inspired anime shorts, and the Aqua Teen Starvation Power digital spin-off Aquadonk Facet Items, alongside episodes of famed Grownup Swim collection Robotic Rooster, Genndy Tartakovsky’s Primal, Metalocalypse, and extra.
Episodes/Shorts arriving on The Roku Channel embody:
· Alabama Jackson Digital Shorts
· Ambient Swim
· Aqua Teen Starvation Power
· Aquadonk Facet Items Digital Shorts
· Black Dynamite
· Genndy Tartakovsky’s Primal
· Joe Pera Talks with You
· Loiter Squad
· Rick and Morty Anime Digital Shorts
· Robotic Rooster
· Samurai Jack
· SMILING FRIENDS
· Teenage Euthanasia
· Tuca & Bertie
· Vindicators 2 Digital Shorts
· YOLO: Crystal Fantasy
Michael Ouweleen, President of Grownup Swim and Cartoon Community: “This yr’s Grownup Swim Pageant was notably particular because it marked our return to live-events, and our first time bringing the Pageant to the East Coast. Filled with some unbelievable performances, I can not await our followers to expertise the power and pleasure of this yr’s competition due to The Roku Channel!”
Jennifer Vaux, Head of Content material Acquisition, The Roku Channel: “The Roku Channel is thrilled to be the unique AVOD house for the Grownup Swim Pageant, and we look ahead to making the standout performances from the reside occasion accessible for tens of millions of streamers to additionally take pleasure in. Along with the particular, we’re additionally proud to now provide a large catalog of Grownup Swim’s iconic content material library for our viewers.”
Streamers can entry the programming on September 23 on The Roku Channel.
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About Grownup Swim:
Grownup Swim is the chief in grownup animation and #1 vacation spot for younger adults for over fifteen years, providing critically acclaimed, award-winning authentic and purchased collection akin to Rick and Morty, Genndy Tartakovsky’s Primal, The Eric Andre Present, and Tuca & Bertie. Fan favourite anime block, Toonami, airs on Saturday nights and has expanded past acquisitions, producing authentic collection together with Housing Complicated C, Uzumaki, and new seasons of FLCL. The annual Grownup Swim Pageant reaches a world viewers, and options performances by high musicians and comedians. Grownup Swim airs nightly from 8 p.m. to six a.m. (ET/PT) on its linear channel and reaches followers by way of HBO Max. Join with Grownup Swim on Fb, Twitter, Instagram andTik Tok. Subscribe to Grownup Swim on YouTube.
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