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This article was published on March 24, 2014

Yahoo Screen arrives on Roku, lets you watch SNL clips, news, music and Yahoo originals on your TV

Yahoo Screen arrives on Roku, lets you watch SNL clips, news, music and Yahoo originals on your TV
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Nick Summers is a technology journalist for The Next Web. He writes on all sorts of topics, although he has a passion for gadgets, apps and Nick Summers is a technology journalist for The Next Web. He writes on all sorts of topics, although he has a passion for gadgets, apps and video games in particular. You can reach him on Twitter, circle him on Google+ and connect with him on LinkedIn.

Yahoo Screen is now available as a Roku channel, following its roll-out on Apple TV and iOS last year. As with its other incarnations, Yahoo Screen is designed to give people easy access to shows such as Saturday Night Live, The Colbert Report and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, as well as live news, music and Yahoo’s original TV shows.

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Roku is one of the most popular set-top boxes for streaming content over the Web, so it’s somewhat logical that Yahoo has targeted its hardware after Apple’s ecosystem. It’s available on Roku 1, 2 and 3 boxes starting today in the United States – the only question is where Yahoo will push Yahoo Screen next. Chromecast, Xbox One and PlayStation 4, perhaps?

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