Following its successful launch in the UK, AMC Networks’ Acorn TV is expanding distribution to include Amazon Prime Video Channels and Apple TV channels.
The SVoD service is home to 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 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 BBC Wales drama Keeping Faith; among many more dramas and mysteries from Australia, New Zealand, Europe and Ireland.
Future content icludes the UK premiere of Acorn TV Original series Dead Still, an Irish period mystery starring Michael Smiley, on June 29th.
Stuart Shaw, Managing Director, Acorn Media International, notes, “Since launching just a month ago, Acorn TV in the UK has exceeded our expectations and we’re thrilled by the social media engagement of our new subscribers and viewership, particularly for our Acorn TV original series Queens of Mystery. We want to ensure that Acorn TV is available on as many platforms/devices as possible, so we’re excited to quickly add Amazon Prime Video Channels and Apple TV Channels to our subscriber options.”
Acorn TV is available immediately 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 online.
Customers in the UK can also now immediately subscribe to Acorn TV directly in the Apple TV app as one of its Apple TV channels