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Southeastern Channel now on Roku, Apple TV

 

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 
by: Tonya Lowentritt 


     HAMMOND – The Southeastern Channel, Southeastern Louisiana University’s Emmy-winning television station, has officially widened its potential viewership. In addition to airing on Spectrum 199 cable for a potential viewing audience of 250,000 on the Northshore, the Southeastern Channel is now available on two of the most widely used streaming platforms in the United States – Roku and Apple TV.
     Roku is the most popular streaming platform in the country, used on more than 41 million devices. More than 30 percent of all new TV streaming devices sold in the U.S. last quarter ran Roku software, while there are 26 million Apple TVs used in United States homes.
     “We’re excited to expand the Southeastern Channel’s distribution and availability to a very large national audience that uses these extremely popular streaming services for their television viewing,” said Southeastern Channel General Manager Rick Settoon. “This will enable a new and large group of viewers to have accessibility to the Southeastern Channel’s diverse catalogue and wide array of Emmy-winning educational, community, cultural, entertainment and sports programming.”
     In order to watch the Southeastern Channel’s live 24/7 broadcast and Video on Demand on Roku, viewers must have a Roku device and account, as well as internet access to add the Southeastern Channel to their streaming service. Viewers can add the Southeastern Channel to their Roku account at https://channelstore.roku.com/details/578351/the-southeastern-channel.
     The Southeastern Channel is already available on the high-quality Apple TV HD streaming device. Apple TV viewers wanting to add the channel should go to the app store on their Apple TV and search for the Southeastern Channel.
     The Southeastern Channel can also be viewed on Spectrum 199 cable in Tangipahoa, St. Tammany, Livingston and St. Helena parishes with a digital cable box. Web users and Smart TV owners can view the channel’s high definition live web stream at http://thesoutheasternchannel.com/live-stream/. The channel’s livestream is also available on Mt. Hermon Web-TV in Washington Parish at http://www.mthermonwebtv.com/.
     In the past 17 years, the Southeastern Channel has won over 400 national, international and regional awards, including 19 from the Emmys.




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