Amazon 'pulls a Netflix,' revives cancelled BBC detective present
Did yesterday’s information about Arrow coming to Lovefilm Amazon Immediate Video UK disappoint you? This may simply change your thoughts. The corporate, maybe impressed by Netflix’s revival of Arrested Improvement and The Killing, has signed a deal to save lots of cancelled BBC drama Ripper Road. In contrast to different on-line video agreements, nevertheless, the BBC shall be entitled to broadcast the collection a number of months after its Amazon-based mostly debut. This deal, we should always add, solely applies within the motherland, because it’ll stay on BBC America within the States. It is the primary time that a UK TV collection has been saved by a streaming service, however Amazon is not shy about throwing cash on the venture. In reality, producers have already stated that the price range will stay the identical — so anticipate loads of grisly Victoriana when it arrives later this yr.
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