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BBC content boost for Kaleidescape

December 4, 2018

By Colin Mann

Luxury home cinema experience specialist Kaleidescape is partnering with BBC Studios – Americas to bring BBC documentaries and TV series to Kaleidescape. The deal marks the first time Kaleidescape has offered episodic content in 4K Ultra HD and high dynamic range (HDR).

BBC’s titles enhance Kaleidescape’s deep catalogue with acclaimed titles ranging from documentary programmes such as Blue Planet II, and Shark, to crime mysteries such as Sherlock.

“With the recent innovations in video and audio technologies now available for the home, this is the golden age of home cinema,” said Cheena Srinivasan, Kaleidescape founder and CEO. “Kaleidescape is delighted to offer these BBC titles to our customers. This is content that matters to our customers – that the whole family can enjoy!”

“The BBC is known for our stunning, high quality, innovative programming,” added Beth Clearfield, SVP, Digital Strategy and Franchise Business Management, BBC Studios – Americas. “We are pleased to be the first to bring magnificent 4K television series, like Planet Earth II – one of our very first series to air in full UHD – to Kaleidescape, and to reach new audiences with great British dramas like the awarding-winning series Luther.”

A selection of BBC Studios – Americas’ award-winning series and documentaries is now available from Kaleidescape in the United States and Canada, with more titles to be added in the coming weeks and months.

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