Following Its Successful Launch In The UK In April AMC Networks’ Acorn TV Expands Distribution With Amazon Prime Video + Apple TV | The Fan Carpet

Following Its Successful Launch In The UK In April AMC Networks’ Acorn TV Expands Distribution With Amazon Prime Video + Apple TV


04 June 2020

AMC Networks’ Acorn TV UK Expands Distribution with Amazon Prime Video and Apple TV channels

Following its successful launch in the UK in April, AMC Networks’ Acorn TV is expanding distribution to include Amazon Prime Video Channels and Apple TV channels.

Since launch, the popular streaming service has featured a wide range of programming including original dramas such as the Emmy-nominated mystery series Queens of Mystery and hit French crime drama Balthazar alongside British classics including Foyle’s War box set and George Gently; the Acorn TV commissioned crime drama London Kills; star-studded, contemporary Agatha Christie BBC adaptations of And Then There Were None, Partners in Crime, and The Witness for the Prosecution; and the record-breaking BBC Wales drama Keeping Faith; among many more high-quality dramas and mysteries from Australia, New Zealand, Europe and Ireland.

 

 

Distribution Expansion:

  • Prime Video Channels – Acorn TV is now available as an add-on subscription for Prime members in the UK, for £4.99 per month after a 30-day free trial via the Prime Video app on smart TVs, mobile, game consoles and through the web. (Acorn TV is already available on Prime Video Channels in the U.S.). 
  • Apple TV app – Customers in the UK can now subscribe to Acorn TV directly in the Apple TV app as one of its Apple TV channels
  • Acorn TV remains available to subscribe and watch online at acorn.tv with an extended 30-day free trial for a limited time. The service is also available on favourite devices, Roku, Fire TV, Android and Apple mobile, and Apple TV. After the free trial, Acorn TV is £4.99 GPB per month or £49.99 per year.

 

 

Coming up on Acorn TV UK:  The exclusive UK Premiere of Acorn TV Original series Dead Still, an Irish period mystery starring Michael Smiley (Luther) on Monday, June 29. Additionally, June features Ashley Jensen’s return in Agatha Raisin, Series 2 (June 1) and Series 3 (beginning June 15) as well as French Agatha Christie adaptations (June 8), BBC One drama Agatha Christie’s Ordeal by Innocence (June 15), Maigret with Michael Gambon (June 15), critically acclaimed American drama Rectify box set (June 22) and the acclaimed BBC Miriam Margolyes sitcom Bucket among a host of series for all tastes.

AMC Networks’ Acorn TV is North America’s largest and most popular streaming service for British and international television, with more than one million paid subscribers in the US. It is the ultimate destination for high-quality, world-class dramas, mysteries, and comedies from around the world without advertising. Acorn TV UK is available in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

 

 

About AMC Networks
Known for its groundbreaking and celebrated original content, AMC Networks (NASDAQ:AMCX) is the company behind the award-winning brands AMC, BBC AMERICA, IFC, SundanceTV, WE tv, and IFC Films. Its diverse lineup of popular and critically-acclaimed series and independent films include Killing EveBetter Call Saul and The Walking Dead, which has been the #1 show on basic cable television for ten consecutive years, as well as Documentary Now!BrockmireLove After Lockup, and the films BoyhoodDeath of Stalin, and many more. Its original series Mad Men and Breaking Bad are widely recognized as being among the most influential and acclaimed shows in the history of TV. The Company also operates AMC Studios, its production business; AMC Networks International, its international programming business; the subscription streaming services Acorn TV, Shudder, Sundance Now; and UMC (Urban Movie Channel); RLJE Films; and Levity Entertainment Group, the Company’s production services, and comedy venues business.

 

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