What with ITV’s new thriller Cheat, the new season of BBC3’s cult series Killing Eve and Channel’s 4’s addictive new show Traitors all coming to our screens quickly, it is protected to say we’ve been been preparing in a LOT of Television time more than the subsequent month.
We predict a helluva lot extra duvet days on the horizon even though, thanks to the BBC and ITV who are teaming up to release a brand new streaming platform referred to as BritBox.
In a launch statement, the broadcasters announced their plans to
offer paying viewers with the “most significant collection of British content material accessible on any streaming service” by the finish of the year.
The platform, which has been heralded as the UK’s rival to Netflix, will appear to commission original content material from British production firms, as effectively as featuring a catalogue of classic programmes from each networks.
“The BBC and ITV are in the concluding phase of talks to establish a strategic partnership to bring an fascinating new streaming service to UK audiences.
“BritBox would be an original streaming service supplying an unrivalled collection of British boxsets and original series, on demand, all in 1 spot and would offer the most significant collection of British content material accessible on any streaming service and brand new commissions for British production firms especially developed for BritBox.”
The service is currently underway in the US and Canada, with 500,000 subscribers signed up to watch British boxsets and exclusive original Television.
There is no word on pricing as of but, but BBC director common Tony Hall has confirmed that BritBox will be “competitive”, although there’ll also be a no cost seven-day trial ahead of beginning your subscription.
We’ll be updating this web page with extra news as we hear it!