Less than three months after mobile streaming service Quibi said it was shutting down, Roku announced plans Friday to acquire the startup’s content.
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Roku will acquire more than 75 shows and documentaries created by Quibi and Hollywood-based studios, the company said in a statement. Quibi’s content includes shows starring actors like Anna Kendrick and Liam Hemsworth, and more than a dozen new shows that hadn’t even debuted on Quibi.
“Today’s announcement marks a rare opportunity to acquire compelling new original programming that features some of the biggest names in entertainment,” Roku’s …