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The Roku Channel strikes deals for original/catalogue content featuring Martha Stewart and chef Emeril Lagasse – Media Play News

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Erik Gruenwedel

The Roku Channel announced on May 3 that it had signed co-production deals to develop seven new original series featuring lifestyle and cooking personalities Martha Stewart, chef Emeril Lagasse and home cooking expert Christopher Kimball.

In addition to the all-new original series, the deals will bring the complete past seasons of the Stewart, Lagasse and Kimball series to the ad-supported streaming platform. Streamers will have access to over 3,000 episodes of content from the library. The Roku Channel will further expand the ways users can watch content by creating linear channels featuring its Live TV Guide programming.

“These exciting and one-of-a-kind partnerships for Roku with Marquee Brands and Milk Street Studios demonstrate our unique ability to drive value in the streaming ecosystem,” said Rob Holmes, vice president of programming at Roku, in a press release.

The deal ushers in new programming to bolster The Roku Channel’s original and licensed content offerings and further enhances the depth of food and lifestyle content available to streamers.

“Martha and Emeril are two of the most trusted names in food and home and we can’t wait to bring brand new series to millions of streamers to devour soon,” said Neil Fiske, CEO of Marquee. Brands. “This comes at an exciting time for Martha as we continue to build Martha.com as an online commerce and content destination, as well as expand our product offering with Emeril.”

Marquee Brands – Martha Stewart Productions

“Martha Cooks”

Lifestyle icon Martha Stewart cooks 100 of her favorite recipes, working with world-renowned chefs and dear friends, all from her kitchen in Bedford, New York.

“Martha Holidays” (working title)

Martha Stewart is your host for any vacation! From festive family dishes to dazzling desserts, from decorating tips to thoughtful gift ideas, Martha will share her secrets for a successful and joyful holiday season.

“The Gardens of Martha”

Martha Stewart is an avid gardener and grower of plants and vegetables. Over the course of a year in the life of her amazing 153-acre farm, Martha will share the tips, tricks, and tools that gardeners of all skill levels need to be successful and have fun.

Marquee brands – Emeril Lagasse Productions

“Emeril’s Cooks”

Famous for bringing his creative take on Creole and Cajun cuisine to the masses, celebrity chef, author and restaurateur Emeril Lagasse is thrilled to be back with some of his favorite recipes. “Emeril Cooks” will fuse the rich traditions of New Orleans cooking with new dishes and techniques inspired by Emeril’s renowned menus and cookbook lineup.

“Emeril tailgates”

Whether you’re in the parking lot or the living room, no game is complete without the food and drinks you share with family and friends. Chef and grill master Emeril Lagasse will add his “kick” to region-specific dishes inspired by popular dishes from across the country, from Buffalo wings to Kansas City barbecue.

Milk Street Studio Productions

“The Milk Street Cooking School”

Christopher Kimball brings Milk Street Cooking School to The Roku Channel. With engaging and accessible recipes from around the world, Kimball and her team of experts seek to inspire home cooks to try new techniques, ingredients and tools that will make them more confident, successful and excited to get started. in the kitchen.

“My Milk Street Family’s Recipe”

Few things evoke such emotion as food shared with family. With a combination of historical context and modern culinary know-how, Christopher Kimball and James Beard Award winner Cheryl Day will help home cooks recreate lost or forgotten cherished family recipes. My Family Recipe is more than a cooking show – it’s a show about history, community, family and memories, and how food ties it all together.

Library Content Coming to the Roku Channel

Users of The Roku Channel will be able to view and enjoy full seasons of Martha Stewart, Emeril Lagasse and Milk Street series. The Roku Channel will also create dedicated linear channels for users to watch programming through its Live TV Guide.

Martha Bakes Seasons 1-11

Martha Stewart’s Cooking School Seasons 1-5

Martha Stewart Living Seasons 1-11

Emeril’s Essence Seasons 1-11

Emeril Live Seasons 1-19

Milk Street Television Seasons 1-5 by Christopher Kimball