LX News And 3 NBC Local News Channels Launch On The Roku Channel

NBC Bay Area News, NBC Boston News, NBC San Diego News are now accessible through the Roku Channel. LX News, a TV and streaming network from NBCU Local for millennials and Gen Z-ers, makes its Roku Channel debut.

On the heels of NBCUniversal Local launching its NBC local news channels on The Roku Channel in June, the division today announced that three more NBC local news channels are now available on The Roku Channel. The channels include NBC Bay Area News, NBC Boston News and NBC San Diego News. LX News, a news network by NBCUniversal Local for adults 18-45, is also accessible on The Roku Channel.

“We are excited to introduce LX News and three new NBC local news channels to The Roku Channel’s  audiences following a very successful launch of our channels earlier this summer,” said Meredith McGinn, executive vice president of diginets and original production, NBCUniversal Local. “If you’re looking to get the latest local news from NBC stations or want to go beyond the headlines, our NBC local news channels and LX News will deliver this and more.”

“We’re thrilled to further expand our NBCUniversal Local news channels lineup to provide streamers across the country with access to valuable local news coverage through The Roku Channel,” said Ashley Hovey, head of The Roku Channel AVOD. “Since launching our local news category earlier this summer, we have seen users come to The Roku Channel to engage with this programming category in a meaningful way. We’re proud to offer a convenient way for millions of streamers to stay informed on important local topics and current events.”

The NBC local news channels complement The Roku Channel’s existing lineup of national news options and feature the latest local news, breaking updates, weather forecast and live events from that designated area. LX News features an innovative storytelling approach to news is personal, inspiring and empowers audiences to take part in the conversation. LX News airs more than 20 hours of live news each weekday from its Dallas-Fort Worth studio, giving audiences context beyond the daily headlines.

NBCUniversal Local’s news channels currently available on The Roku Channel are:

  • LX News
  • NBC New York News
  • NBC Los Angeles News
  • NBC Chicago News
  • NBC Philadelphia News
  • NBC Dallas/Fort Worth News
  • NBC Bay Area News
  • NBC Washington, D.C. News
  • NBC Boston News
  • NBC South Florida News
  • NBC San Diego News
  • NBC Connecticut News

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