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Posted: January 2, 2015

A Journey for Oil - Medical Marijuana for Kids on Roku's Time Channel The debate over marijuana legalization rages on, even as more and more states move to allow medical (and sometimes recreational) uses. Most of that debate centers on the sale and use of pot for smoking or as edibles. Often overlooked is that the Federal government also prohibits the manufacture and sale of non-psychotic derivatives for medical use.

Posted: January 2, 2015

Downton Abbey Returns with Season 5 on the PBS Roku Channel Downton Abbey, claimed to be the most popular show in PBS history, returns to PBS with the premiere of Season 5 on Sunday, January 4, 2015. Roku owners can watch the first episode on the PBS Roku channel a day later, on Monday, January 5.

Posted: December 26, 2014

The Origins of Oz - Full Episode on Smithsonian Channel We're all familiar with the classic film The Wizard of Oz, which was based on the book The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, by L. Frank Baum. But did you know that the story was based on Baum's own true story?

Posted: December 26, 2014

Angels in Action - Real Reality on FirstRun TVThe Guardian Angels was founded in New York in 1979 to help local communities and police to fight crime. These unarmed volunteers, with their signature red berets, are now 5,000 strong, and currently patrol in 17 countries and 130 cities. You can watch them in action on FirstRun TV Network's ANGELS IN ACTION, a true-reality show.

Posted: December 13, 2014

Reindeer on Animal Planet LiveSanta's Reindeer are getting ready for their big night.

Posted: December 13, 2014

SomaFM Christmas LoungeFor a change of pace from the usual holiday music being played elsewhere, SomaFM is offering four commercial-free channels of Christmas music this season. Christmas Lounge plays "chilled holiday grooves and classic winter lounge tracks" and is rated as "Kid and Parent safe".