December 9, 2021


Documentary streaming service BBC SELECT adds The Roku Channel to its existing platforms of Amazon Prime Video and the Apple TV app

Catch exclusive royal documentaries in The Royal Collection as well as David Bowie: Finding Fame, The Prince and the Epstein Scandal, Write Around the World with Richard E. Grant, and Jennifer & Joanna: Absolutely Champers

New York– December 9, 2021 – BBC Studios announced today that documentary streaming service, BBC SELECT, has launched on Premium Subscriptions on The Roku Channel in the U.S.. The Roku Channel reached U.S. households with an estimated 70 million people in Q1 2021. Harnessing the power of British storytelling, the ad-free subscription streamer BBC SELECT has a rich line-up of all-new exclusive originals and award-winning documentaries.

Current programming highlights:

The Royal Collection including My Years With The Queen, Queen Victoria and Her Nine Children and The Palace and The Press.

David Bowie: Finding FameThis is the David Bowie story which unearths the factors that finally clicked into place for him and launched a musician that changed the face of music forever.

The Prince and the Epstein Scandal – As the Ghislaine Maxwell trial continues in NYC, the victims of Jeffrey Epstein tell their story including Virginia Roberts Giuffre who claims she was forced to have sex with the prince.

Write Around the World With Richard E. Grant – Book and travel lover Richard E. Grant journeys to Italy, Spain and France in the footsteps of writers, past and present, inspired by the countries, their culture and history.

Jennifer & Joanna: Absolutely Champers Ab Fab stars Joanna Lumley and Jennifer Saunders, inspired by their alter egos and love of champagne, reunite for a road trip to France’s Champagne region. Will Eddie and Patsy finally discover how the bubbles get into their ‘Bolly’, sweetie?!

And premiering January 1 is The Cult of Conspiracy: QAnon – The Trump presidency is over, but the support of a network of ferocious conspiracy theorists endures. This documentary follows those at the forefront of the conspiracy movement and asks what it means for western society and the shape of politics in the future.

For further information, please contact:


Amy Mulcair

BBC Studios

+1646 404 0941


In the Americas, BBC Studios operates a diverse portfolio of businesses focused on bringing the best of British content to fans across the region. This includes joint ventures with AMC Networks for flagship channel BBC AMERICA (U.S.) and with ITV for SVoD service BritBox (U.S./Canada), as well as a strategic partnership in Canada