It appears that ShoutFactoryTV, Gravitas and Viewster all appear as "free movies & TV" channels in the channel store, but none of them will launch (or load). I first noticed this problem a few days ago when I returned from a trip.
Coincidently, all three now appear as premium channels inside the Roku Channel -- is there a connection?
Yesterday I saw that the Shout Factory TV channel updated, but it still displays an error message after launching -- different behavior than the previous version, which simply returned to the ROKU Home Screen..
Has anyone else tried the updated channel? Are you also experiencing an error?
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Shout Factory TV answered my email sayjng that they are "working to correct the problem" - however - if you go to the Roku Channel to the listings of Premium Channels, there you will find Shout Factory TV with a black and white Icon the same as the old red icon. Click on that to install it and it wants $3.00 a month. You can view the channel content without paying anything and what is there is the formerly free Shout Factory TV channel just as it was before with all of the same content but now by subscription per month. So there is nothing wrong that needs to be fixed the channel has been made a subscription channel and Roku just has not deleted the old free Shout Factory TV channel form the listings. If you want the old channel go to Roku Channel to install it and pay them what they are asking for what used to be free. The response about they are working on it - well that is just a lot of baloney.