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Roku Originals Surpass Quibi’s Lifetime Viewership in Just 2 Weeks

According to recently released (and rather vague) viewership data, original programming streamed by Roku under the 'Roku Originals' banner, which largely consists of Quibi's content library, drew more viewers in two weeks than the now-dead mobile-only streaming service did in its entire run between April 2020 and December 1, 2020. After Quibi shut down, its...

Roku Nearing Deal to Buy Quibi’s Content Catalog

Quibi's vast library of short-form content may have found a new home. According to the Wall Street Journal, Roku is nearing a deal to buy the content catalog of Quibi, the short-form mobile streaming platform launched by Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman that launched in April 2020 before shuttering in December. The deal would give Roku — which...

Quibi Shutdown Date Set for December 1

Streaming service Quibi, which was created to be geared for “quick bites” of video on mobile devices, has officially announced a shutdown date. According to an updated support document shared by Quibi (via Variety), the company sets the end date of its short-lived streaming service as “on or about December 1, 2020”. "Quibi has made...

What’s New on Quibi in July 2020

Are you still consuming content from streaming service Quibi? Check out the list of new titles coming to Quibi in July 2020: Titles Premiering on July 6: Hello America  (unscripted, talk show) Life Size Toys (unscripted) Your Daily Horoscope (daily programming, animated) Titles Premiering on July 20: Die Hart (scripted, action comedy) The Andy Cohen...

Quibi iOS and Android App Now Supports Chromecast to Watch on TV [u]

Mobile streaming service Quibi has updated its iOS app to now support Chromecast to watch on your big screens. The addition of Chromecast comes after AirPlay support was added to the iOS app in late May. The Quibi iPhone app was updated on Tuesday to add Chromecast support. "Enjoy more ways to share Quibi from...

What’s New on Quibi in June 2020; Chromecast Support for Android Coming

Mobile-focused streaming service Quibi has announced what’s coming in June 2020. Check out the list of new titles below... June 1 Royalties (Scripted comedy created by and starring Darren Criss) June 8 Don’t Look Deeper (Scripted sci-fi directed by Catherine Hardwicke) Nice One! (Game show hosted by Ron Funches) June 22 Mapleworth Murders (scripted comedy...

Quibi iOS App Now Lets You Watch on TV with AirPlay

Streaming service Quibi has updated its iOS app to now let subscribers stream content to televisions via AirPlay. Earlier this month, Quibi founder Jeffrey Katzenberg, blamed the slow start of the mobile-only streaming service on the COVID-19 pandemic. He also acknowledged it would soon be possible to watch Quibi on a TV for iOS and...

Quibi May Soon Allow Subscribers to Watch its Content on TV

Last month, mobile-only streaming service Quibi made its debut in Canada with a free 90-day trial. The service costs $6.99 CAD per month once the trial is over, offering mobile-optimized shows featuring some Hollywood A-listers and backed by nearly $2 billion USD in investment funding. The app, however, saw only 1.7 million app downloads in...

Quibi Mobile-Only Streaming Service Launches 7 New Shows

Last week, mobile-only streaming service Quibi launched in Canada with a free 90-day trial. The service costs $6.99 CAD per month once the trial is over, offering mobile-optimized shows featuring some Hollywood A-listers and backed by nearly $2 billion USD in investment funding. Today, Quibi announced the launch of seven new shows, available now: The...