It is my most used app on the last gen, so was disappointed to see it missing. In the home sharing area, it can access podcasts on a computer running iTunes. I have podcasts from 2011 (Hypercritcal), so I guess it is time to clean that stuff up.
I am not a fan of having a bunch of different apps, like having a Cnet, Twit, Ted, etc.. I like one place to keep my favorite shows. Never liked that aspect of Roku, so hopefully, they are bringing it back.