Roku announced today that “Roku Recommends” will be back with new episodes this fall. The 15 minute show, hosted by Maria Menounos and Andrew “Hawk” Hawkins offers weekly streaming recommendations based on Roku data.
“Roku has endless shows and movies to choose from as America’s No. 1 TV Streaming Platform,” says Maria Menounos, co-host of Roku Recommends. “If you’re like me, it’s hard to pick what to stream next! That’s why I’m so thrilled we get to bring you more episodes of our weekly program that was designed to help viewers rediscover classics or discover their next favorite show.”
“It’s getting harder and harder to decide what to watch now that there are more options than ever. The whole concept behind “Roku Recommends” is for us to do the dirty work for you and help point viewers in the right direction when streamer-indecision hits,” said Hawk, co-host of Roku Recommends. “I can’t wait to kick off more episodes of sharing the hottest new shows and our own favorite hidden gems across the platform.”
According to Roku data, 71% of households that streamed “Roku Recommends” streamed a new channel after watching an episode and getting suggestions from the hosts.
“Roku Recommends” is available to stream for free on The Roku Channel and Featured Free, with new episodes every Thursday.