Quick Look: Just in time for Black Friday, ShopTV has arrived. This channel is an online shopping network minus the hosts and the hype. Here you can shop for merchandise based on your needs, not what the channel is hawking at the time.
ShopTV's primary focus is on selling items related to your favorite TV shows. Here you can buy a Diamond Felt Fedora Hat like those worn by the characters in Mad Men, a Bazinga! pint glass with the logo of The Big Bang Theory, and a vial of Gold Rush Alaskan Mining placer gold nuggets. You'll also find logo t-shirts and mugs for almost any of the 40 TV shows represented. But there are many buying options in addition to related to TV shows. Merchandise is available in the following shopping categories:
- TV Shows - Here you can by products from some of your favorite network programming from shows like "New Girl", "The Mindy Project", "The Walking Dead", "Game of Thrones", "NCIS", just to name a few. There are over 40 syndicated television show's merchandise available for you to choose from.
- Celebrities - Here you can purchase products affiliated with some of your favorite Food Network celebrities, late night hosts, and sports personalities. Celebrities include: Jimmy Fallon, Andy Cohen, Patti Stranger, Seth Meyers, Giada De Laurentiis, Guy Fiere, Floyd Mayweather, and Gordon Ramsay.
- Walmart - Shop for home furnishings, books, cell phones, clothing, pets, and more (the categories are identical to Walmart's listings)
- Overstock - Here you can get deals on Apparel and Footwear, Bed and Bath, Jewelry, Health and Beauty, Home Decor, Furniture and more.
- Featured Brands - Looking for a specific manufacturer? here you can shop by brand name eliminating some of the searching. It is a rather limited library as far as manufactures are concerned but there are names like Reebok, Samsung, LG, GOPRO and Cuisinart as well as several other brand names.
Aside from the merchandise there is also information about shipping, safe shopping, returns, privacy, etc. If you do decide to purchase an item, you click on the item, enter your cell phone number, and a text will be sent to you with a link to proceed to the checkout. If you do not have text messaging on you phone this channel will not work for you, in which case you just order directly from the ShopTV website. Happy Shopping!
-- Information is current as of November 25, 2014
Developer's Channel Description: Shop on the biggest screen in the house. At ShopTV, check out great retailers and discover exclusive merchandise inspired by hit television shows and celebrities. From exclusive merchandise to popular products, shop by Roku remote now!
CHANNEL STORE CATEGORY: Shopping