Another EWTN First: Catholic Network To Launch on Roku

Programs Will Be Available in English and in Spanish

Irondale, Alabama, UNITED STATES

Irondale, Alabama, Oct. 19, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EWTN Global Catholic Network is proud to announce that it is the first Catholic television network to be available on Roku. Now Roku customers can watch EWTN’s U.S. English and U.S. Spanish (EWTN Español) television channels through their Roku streaming players.

Featuring a starting price of $59.99, Roku players allow customers to stream movies and TV shows, live sports, music, games and more - all instantly on their TVs. EWTN can be found in the Roku "Channel Store" under the "Religion & Spirituality" category. Customers just click on an icon with the familiar EWTN cross and globe logo, below which is written "EWTN Global Catholic Television Network." EWTN is a free channel.

"Throughout our 30-year history, EWTN has always been willing to use cutting-edge technology to carry out our mission," said EWTN President and CEO Michael P. Warsaw. "Our partnership with Roku is an exciting innovation which makes our U.S. English and U.S. Spanish-language programs available to an even larger audience."

EWTN’s diverse programs include live call-in talk shows, news programs, original series and documentaries, teaching series with noted theologians, award-winning children’s shows, live coverage of the Pope and important Church events, a live daily Mass, devotions, concerts, music, and much more.

EWTN Global Catholic Network, in its 30th year, is available in over 160 million television households in more than 140 countries and territories. With its direct broadcast satellite television and radio services, AM & FM radio networks, worldwide short-wave radio station, Internet website , electronic and print news services, and publishing arm, EWTN is the largest religious media network in the world.




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