New Ryan and Friends Channel

ADVERTISEMENT and Sunlight Entertainment, owned by the family of YouTube phenom Ryan Kaji, have launched the new ad-supported channel Ryan and Friends, available now streaming live on The Roku Channel.

The channel’s programming features world premiere exclusives starring Ryan and his Ryan’s World friends alongside content from some of Ryan’s favorite YouTube creators, including Jason Vlogs, Scratch Garden, MarMar Land and more. Ryan and Friends will also be available in the coming months on Sling TV and is currently available on-demand through direct-to-consumer apps on Roku, Apple TV, Android TV, iOS and Android mobile devices.

“We are thrilled to launch the Ryan and Friends streaming channel with our friends at Sunlight Entertainment, bringing families their favorite kid-star into their living rooms in exciting new ways they’re going to love,” said David B. Williams, senior VP and general manager of channels at “Our distribution partners The Roku Channel and Sling TV are enthusiastically welcoming Ryan and Friends to their channel lineups, offering customers a truly one-of-a-kind family option at a time when demand is at all-time highs.”

“Ryan considers his viewers as friends and we’ve heard the same from so many parents,” said Shion Kaji, Ryan’s father. “We’re happy to be more accessible to families around the nation and honored to be welcomed into their households.”