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Roku CEO On Quibi Acquisition: “To Be Honest We Just Got a Good Deal”

Roku plans to continue investing in original content, but don’t expect it to compete with Netflix or Disney. “As the scale grows, it just makes sense for us … to do some originals, and to…

Kevin Hart Comedy ‘Die Hart’ Renewed at Roku

Die Hart, an action comedy series starring Kevin Hart, has been renewed for a second season — for the second time. The series made its Roku Channel debut on May 20 as part of the library…

Roku to Launch Rebranded Quibi Originals This Month

Roku will officially enter the original programming space on Streaming Day. The streaming device maker will officially bow 30 of its rebranded Quibi originals on May 20. All 30 series, including…

Roku Rebrands Quibi Content Ahead of Originals Launch

The company will rename some 75 shows from the defunct shortform streaming service as 'Roku Originals.'

Former Quibi Execs Join Roku Ahead of Shortform Library’s Launch

Former Quibi senior content executives Colin Davis and Brian Tannenbaum are among those who have joined Roku.

Quibi, Vice Veteran Shawna Thomas Named ‘CBS This Morning’ Executive Producer

Thomas will join the program, which is anchored by Gayle King, Anthony Mason and Tony Dokoupil, on Feb. 1.

Roku Acquires Quibi Library

The deal adds 75 of the defunct shortform mobile video service's shows to the lineup of free, ad-supported programming on The Roku Channel.

Eko Loses Emergency Bid to Keep Quibi From Selling Turnstyle Tech

A California federal judge has rejected Eko's emergency request to freeze some of Quibi's assets in a dispute over the technology the since-shuttered platform uses to transition video from landscape…

Will Investors Learn From Quibi’s Failure?

Despite a treasure chest of talent and money, Quibi failed to ignite, and Wall Street expects further casualties of the "streaming wars." They discuss what went wrong and why it may be curtains for…

Inside Quibi’s Abrupt Shutdown: “This Is Not How They Wanted It to Go”

Quibi will now wind down its operations with plans to shutter the service around Dec. 1 and return money to investors. Its demise means that some 250 Quibi employees will soon find themselves looking…

Quibi Sets Shutdown Date

Quibi expects to shut down "on or about Dec. 1," according to a new post on the mobile video startup's customer service page. 

Quibi to Shut Down Six Months After Launch

After raising nearly $2 billion in funding and promising to reinvent the way people consume entertainment programming, Quibi is shutting down, according to a report in the Wall Street…