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Bob Ross lives on Youtube and Samsung Connected TVs

TV’s most famous landscape-painting instructor Bob Ross lives on with the Bob Ross Channel — stocked with about 380 episodes of his iconic show “The Joy of Painting” on Samsung connected TVs before becoming more broadly available throughout the year.

The ad-supported streaming channel is operated by Cinedigm, which secured exclusive rights for the art channel with Bob Ross Inc., the company that manages the late host’s intellectual property. The Bob Ross Channel will present “Joy of Painting” episodes in a linear, TV-like fashion.

The Bob Ross Channel is initially streaming on Samsung TV Plus, the free video service that includes access to over 100 free channels. It will be available on other linear, ad-supported VOD and subscription-video platforms in the coming months, according to Cinedigm.

Youtube fans can see many of Ross' episodes for free on the online streaming service.

Join Bob Ross as he paints a lovely scenic mountains surrounded by quiet, soft, misty foothills, trees, friendly bushes and winding streams – beautiful paintings that even a beginner can do with ease!

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Happy painting!

You've see Bob before. He is the soft-spoken guy painting happy clouds, mountains, and trees in about 26 television minutes, using big house painting-type brushes and encouraging audiences with his gentle reminder, "you can do it."

The Joy of Painting is an American half-hour instructional television show hosted by painter Bob Ross which ran from January 11, 1983, until May 17, 1994. In each episode, Ross taught techniques for landscape oil painting, completing a painting in each session.

If nothing else, Bob's voice makes for a great way to take a nap on a rainy Sunday afternoon!


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