Quibi tried and failed to create much of a buzz last year with its mobile video streaming service. But there was at least one thing from the ill-fated platform that went viral: a scene from a substantiate where Rachel Brosnahan, of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel fame, performances a woman with a gilded appendage. You’ll soon be able to relive that instant of pop culture history thanks to Roku.
Losing my fucking MIND at this Quibi show where actual Emmy champion Rachel Brosnahan represents a woman obsessed with her gilded forearm pic.twitter.com/ rSfqCv7 5SG
— Zach Raffio (@ zachraffio) April 15, 2020
When Quibi closed browse, Roku bought the company’s content and rebranded the displays as Roku Originals. It didn’t re-release all of those series right off though, and it’s commemorate Halloween season with three horror-themed Originals. First up as part of the Freak Out Friday season is When the Streetlights Go On, which touches The Roku Channel on October 15 th. The’ 90 s-set show hubs on a doubled murder that took place in a midwestern suburb.
The following Friday, you’ll be able to watch anthology serials 50 Positions of Fright. The first occurrence of that show is where you can hear a doctor tell a woman with a metal weapon that she has “pulmonary gold disease.” Quibi, in case you need a remember, shut up shop less than eight months after it debuted.
Lastly, on October 29 th, you’ll be able to catch The Expecting, a sci-fi thriller that tells the story of a strange gestation. As well as on Roku devices, The Roku Channel is available on the web, Amazon Fire TV, mobile inventions and some Samsung TVs.
In August, Roku included another 23 Quibi shows to its stream library. The corporation is also working on its first original cinema, Zoey’s Extraordinary Christmas, which continues the story of the canceled NBC show Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist.
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