Lovefilm has announced that its got the exclusive rights to stream sci-fi thriller Under The Dome in the UK.
The series, based on Stephen King’s 2009 novel of the same name, is currently airing on Channel 5 and will be available on Lovefilm Instant once the broadcast run is over. The show has been well received in the US, where the final episode has just been shown.
We first heard that the show, set in a town which finds itself trapped under a transparent dome, was due to come to Lovefilm Instant back in June; now it’s official.
Read our guide on How to get Lovefilm InstantArmando Nuñez, President and CEO of the CBS Global Distribution Group, says: “This agreement illustrates the growing opportunities around the world to create additive and complementary ways to monetize our content. We think this event series with addictive, serialized storytelling will have great appeal to subscribers of Lovefilm’s terrific service.”
Chris Bird, Director of Content Strategy at Lovefilm, adds: “We are absolutely thrilled to add such a quality show with so much pedigree to our already extensive collection of great TV series. Under the Dome is the latest in a line of new and exciting shows that can be found on our streaming service.”
Under The Dome has become the latest series that Lovefilm has acquired exclusive streaming rights to, alongside Vikings, The Walking Dead and Copper.
Lovefilm Instant costs £4.99/month and is available on PC, Mac, iOS (iPad only) Android (Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD only) Wii, Wii U, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
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