The latest collaboration between BBC Worldwide North America and Playster brings several premieres to the all-in-one entertainment streaming platform.
MONTREAL, Oct. 31, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Playster, the world's first all-in-one premium streaming service, is proud to announce the expansion of its content partnership with BBC Worldwide North America.
The latest collaboration brings over 130 hours of premium content, including award-winning series, films and documentaries, to Playster's multimedia catalog in the United States and Canada.
Bleak House, Cranford and Jane Eyre are just some of the literary classic series that are sure to be a hit with Playster's audiobook and ebook subscribers, and documentaries like Lennon Naked and Play It Loud: The Story of the Marshall Amp will appeal to Playster's music members.
Other highlights include the U.S. premiere and Canadian streaming debut of unscripted competition series Special Forces: Ultimate Hell Week and Everybody's Business, and in the U.S. the renewal of smash hit comedy programs The Office and Being Erica.
"Playster shares our passion for drama and quality factual programming," said Jemma Harvey, SVP of Scripted and Co-Productions for BBC Worldwide North America. "The collection of shows they have licensed will offer their subscribers a wonderful range of series and documentaries that showcase some of the best of the BBC Worldwide catalogue."
"We are thrilled to grow our partnership with BBC Worldwide North America and provide our members with stellar programming that caters to their wide range of interests and tastes," says Playster CEO Philip Keezer. "BBC's content has garnered fans around the world and we're proud to be able to feature a selection of it on our platform."
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About BBC Worldwide North America
BBC Worldwide North America is the main commercial arm and wholly-owned subsidiary of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) operating in the U.S. and Canada. The company exists to maximize the value of the BBC's assets for the benefit of the UK license payer and invests in public service programming in return for rights. The company operates four businesses in the territory – linear and digital content sales and co-productions, consumer products, BBC.com, and two studios based in Los Angeles – BBC Worldwide Productions, responsible for the smash hit Dancing with the Stars and the limited series The Night Of; and Adjacent Productions, producers of Life Below Zero and Ladies of London, among others. The company also owns a 50.1% share in cable channel BBC AMERICA through a joint venture with AMC Networks. www.bbcwpressroom.com
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