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pbs and pbs kids now on roku

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#1 OFFLINE   shaun-ohio



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Posted 09 May 2013 - 07:40 AM

pbs and pbs kids are now on roku the new shows appear the day after they are shown on your local or distant pbs station. and they are in full 1080p they stream good and the pic quality is awesome :)

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Posted 09 May 2013 - 09:17 AM

Thanks -- good to know.


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#3 OFFLINE   MysteryMan


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Posted 09 May 2013 - 09:49 AM

Just added PBS to "My Channels". Great lineup in the PBS menu.

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#4 OFFLINE   Captain Spaulding

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Posted 09 May 2013 - 03:34 PM

This is a really great addition to the ROKU lineup. I rewatched the wonderful Johnny Carson episode of American Masters last night.

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Posted 09 May 2013 - 04:47 PM

Great news!  Thanks for posting this.   :righton:

1 HR34-700, 1 C31-700, 1 C41W-100, 1 WVBR0-01, 1 HR24-500

Original install on Apr. 20, 2008 - C41W & WVB self installed on Dec. 27, 2014 - HR34 & C31 installed on Aug. 24, 2013 - HR24 installed on July 23, 2010

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#6 OFFLINE   trh


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Posted 11 May 2013 - 12:16 PM

But it isn't available for all Roku's.  It won't load on my Roku XD (2050x) as that is a Gen 1 Roku.

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Posted 13 May 2013 - 04:25 PM

But it isn't available for all Roku's.  It won't load on my Roku XD (2050x) as that is a Gen 1 Roku.


Same here, I commented on Roku's user forum that instead of updating their firmware on older boxes they want you to trash them and buy new ones.  I know this model fits how a lot of service providers operate, but it still sucks for consumers.  I have a streaming device less than 4-years old and not allowed to add 1080p channels to watch list. (PBS, VUDU)

Edited by jerrylove56, 13 May 2013 - 04:27 PM.

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Posted 22 May 2013 - 10:43 PM

True, but some of the really good shows are not shown on PBS/ROKU. Like Are You Being Served for one.

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