Today, Roku announced that The Roku Channel now has exclusive rights to the Roku Original sci-fi comedy “We Are Not Alone” which will premiere on Friday, January 27, 2023.
Written by Laurence Rickard and Ben Willbond (co-creators and stars of “Ghosts”), this hilarious comedy is set six weeks after the Gu’un aliens have invaded and completely conquered Earth. “We Are Not Alone” explores the culture clash between humankind and its new masters, who are trying to make sense of a planet so confusing and idiotic that its inhabitants can’t even agree on which side of the road to drive on.
“It has become increasingly clear that comedy has no borders, and ‘We Are Not Alone’ is truly out-of-this-world. We are excited to bring this hilarious show from world class creators and producers to the U.S. audiences on The Roku Channel.” Said Colin Davis, Head of Scripted Originals, Roku.
“BBC Studios is a leader in bringing fresh scripted projects stateside to an audience hungry for our brand of British comedy. ‘We Are Not Alone’ is BBC Studios’ first co-production deal with an AVOD and our first deal with The Roku Channel for an original series, leaning into our approach to meet customers on emerging platforms where there is a growing demand for content.” Said Kelly Miller, SVP, global partnerships, BBC Studios.
“We Are Not Alone” joins a growing list of The Roku Channel Exclusive content that can only be seen on Roku’s free ad-supported streaming service.