There are 6 different video content types:
- Short-Form Video: A stand-alone video usually less than 30 minutes long (not a TV Show or Movie), the most common type of video.
- Movie: Feature film or feature-length film, it has a dedicated screen on Roku Direct Publisher.
- Live: Live linear stream.
- Series: Collection of seasons with episodes (e.g., TV Show) or a mini-series, which is a collection of episodes with no seasons. Series has a dedicated screen on Roku Direct Publisher.
- Episode: Part of a series or mini-series. Roku direct publisher will not show individual episodes under a category, only under a series.
- TV Special: A stand-alone TV show.
|Content Type||Show under a category||Has a dedicated screen|
|– Short-Form Video||Yes||No|
|– Episode||No (only under a series)||No|
|– TV Special||Yes||Yes|
For more information about content types and Roku Direct Publisher UI, check out Roku documentation.