WATCH ABC Family Is Now on Apple TV and Roku!

By Jim Donnelly Nov 19, 2015

WATCH ABC Family is Now Available on Apple TV and Roku! WATCH ABC Debuts on Roku!

On the heels of unveiling major updates to its WATCH Disney apps for the new Apple TV, Disney/ABC Television Group announces that its WATCH ABC Family* app is now live on Apple TV and Roku players and Roku TV models. WATCH ABC, which is already available on Apple TV, is also now live on the Roku Platform.

Over the last year, ABC has seen the most growth in digital usage on connected TV devices, which now represents over half of digital viewing. 

WATCH ABC and WATCH ABC Family enable device users nationwide to access full episodes of their favorite shows on demand, including Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Scandal, Quantico, Modern Family, and Shark Tank on ABC and Pretty Little Liars, The Fosters, 25 Days of Christmas, Switched at Birth, Stitchers and Baby Daddy on ABC Family.

Additionally, subscribers of participating pay TV providers have several advantages. They can watch 24-hour live streams of each network, exclusive programming events and the most recent episodes the day after they air. 

WATCH ABC Family’s live stream is available nationwide.

Last month, Disney/ABC Television Group unveiled a reimagined user experience for the WATCH Disney apps - WATCH Disney Channel, WATCH Disney XD and WATCH Disney Junior – on the new Apple TV. Utilizing Apple’s tvOS platform, the apps now come alive with motion and sound while kids explore what to watch.

WATCH ABC, WATCH ABC Family and WATCH Disney let fans watch current episodes of shows anytime, anywhere on their desktop, smartphone, tablet or connected TV devices for free. Disney/ABC Television Group currently has deals with the following pay TV providers: Comcast, Cablevision, Cox Communications, Charter Communications, DirecTV, DISH, Midcontinent Communications, Verizon FiOS, Google Fiber and AT&T U-verse, among others.

*ABC Family will be Freeform in January 2016.

The launch of the Freeform name will coincide with the winter premieres of Pretty Little Liars, The Fosters, Young and Hungry and Baby Daddy. Freeform will also have the world premiere of two new original series, Shadowhunters and Recovery Road. So get ready! ABC Family becomes Freeform in January 2016!