Five content deal with CBS' TV.com
February 26, 2010
Channel Five has signed a deal with CBS to make programmes available on the US network’s on-demand video website TV.com.
The partnership is establishes TV.com as a player in the UK market ahead of rival Hulu.com service. TV.com users will be able to watch programmes from Five’s catch-up TV service, Demand Five, shortly after they are broadcast, as well as around 250 hours of the UK broadcaster’s archive content. The programmes will be free of charge, with ads screened before and during the video, and available only in the UK.