New Japan Pro-Wrestling has announced a partnership with Roku Inc, bringing content to The Roku Channel in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom.
Beginning February 11, one-hour episodes will air on The Roku Channel at 5 p.m ET. The Roku Channel will also host an on-demand library of NJPW content, including key highlights from 2020.
“Our fans in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom are among our most loyal, and they have been very clear that they want NJPW’s content made available to them,” said Takami Ohbari, President of NJPW. “NJPW is unlike any other pro-wrestling in the world. It is the most athletic, sports-oriented pro-wrestling on the planet, and we are excited to bring our athletes and matches to these markets in such a major way. Thank you to The Roku Channel, and we look forward to a successful partnership that brings NJPW to millions of new fans around the world.”
The Roku Channel has an estimated reach of 61.8 million people in the United States.