Pocornflix App Downloaded 4.5 Million Times25 Nov, 2014 By: Erik Gruenwedel
Screen Media Ventures announced its ad-supported online movie service, Popcornflix, has been downloaded more than 4.5 million times on Roku streaming media devices, including nascent Roku TVs.
Popcornflix, FrightPix and Popcornflix Kids offer access to acclaimed and 'B'-category movies and TV programs, including Oscar winner Monster, Popeye and mockumentary comedies such as Trailer Park Boys. TV shows include “The Man Show,” “The Big Comfy Couch,” bio-science thriller “ReGenesis” and “Mystery Science Theater 3000.”
“The Roku name has become synonymous with TV streaming,” David Fannon, EVP at Screen Media Ventures, said in a statement. “We’re thrilled to develop channels for the Roku platform and bring viewers free entertainment options.”