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Pac-12 Networks announces launch of Pac-12 Insider on The Roku Channel, bringing top Pac-12 sports programming to Roku’s robust streaming content

Nov 19, 2020
Pac-12 Networks’ new, free ad-supported television (FAST) streaming channel now
available on The Roku Channel to viewers across the country
SAN FRANCISCO - Pac-12 Networks has announced the launch of Pac-12 Insider on its fifth and newest partner, The Roku Channel, the home of free and premium entertainment on the Roku® platform. Pac-12 Insider, the new, free ad-supported television (FAST) offering from Pac-12 Networks, brings the best of Pac-12 sports to one of the fastest-growing mediums in the media landscape in a 24-hour stream.
Pac-12 Insider offers fans free access to the latest football and basketball highlights, classic encores of the top sports and programs across the Conference of Champions and in-depth, behind-the-scenes stories that showcase the heart and soul of Pac-12 student-athletes, coaches and legends.
“We at Pac-12 Networks are incredibly pleased to launch Pac-12 Insider on The Roku Channel, providing some of the top Pac-12 Networks content to a leader in the FAST space,” said Pac-12 Networks Vice President of Distribution Henry Watson. “Our partnership with Roku ensures the great Pac-12 sports content available on Pac-12 Insider is available to Roku's tens of millions of viewers, just in time for the start of basketball season.”
“We’re excited to welcome the Pac-12 to The Roku Channel, enabling our millions of engaged users to experience the action and excitement of Pac-12 Insider,” said Ashley Hovey, Director of AVOD Growth, Roku. “As the #1 TV streaming platform in the U.S.*, we are focused on getting our users to the entertainment they want. Sports is an important category and with the addition of Pac-12 Insider, we’re offering a front row seat to free, ad-supported sports programming.”
With the addition of The Roku Channel, Pac-12 Insider is now available on five platforms, including Samsung TV Plus, Redbox Free Live TV, XUMO and Pluto TV.
Pac-12 Insider
Get Pac-12 Networks
All Pac-12 Networks coverage can be seen on Pac-12 Network, the Pac-12 Now app (for iOS, Android, Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV) or the appropriate regional channel. Pac-12 Networks subscribers have access to all seven HD channels via the Pac-12 Now app. More information on the multiple options to access and receive Pac-12 Networks anywhere in the United States is available at Coverage of the 2020-21 season for all Pac-12 sports can also be followed all year long across the Pac-12 and Pac-12 Networks’ digital and social media channels on, Twitter (@Pac12Network and @Pac12), Facebook (, Instagram (@Pac12Conference), Snapchat (@pac12conference) and Pac-12 Networks’ YouTube channel.
About Pac-12 Networks
is the first such company to be wholly owned by 12 universities. Pac-12 Networks incorporates one national and six regional television networks, plus extensive digital content accessible through social media, university websites, the Pac-12 Now app and newly-launched streaming service, Pac-12 Insider. Each year, Pac-12 Networks offers live coverage of 850 sporting events, making it one of the top live sports producers in the country. In addition, Pac-12 Networks creates extensive original programming, provides visibility for marquee football and basketball events as well as traditionally under-served women’s and Olympic sports. Pac-12 Networks also provides training and paid internships for thousands of students of the Pac-12’s member universities, preparing them for careers in media. With headquarters in San Francisco’s SOMA District, Pac-12 Networks draws on the creative, entrepreneurial and technological culture of the Bay Area and nearby Silicon Valley. For more information, please visit
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*(By hours streamed, Kantar, May 2020)