BBC and ITV's 'BritBox' streaming service arrives in the US

BBC and ITV's 'BritBox' streaming service arrives in the US

BBC and ITV's 'BritBox' streaming service arrives in the US

Other soaps and series in the "Now" category are EastEnders, Holby City, Casualty, and more to be announced.

On Tuesday BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC, and U.K.'s biggest broadcaster ITV are launching BritBox, a $6.99-per-month, ad-free subscription streaming service current and classic British TV shows across genres.

Strongly recommended for your Britbox food-watch list: Nigella Lawson's Nigellissima, full of good Italian home-cooking with a British twist; Rachel Khoo's Kitchen Notebook: London, which explores the British capital through a series of easy recipes; and Hairy Bikers Everyday Gourmets and Bakeation, where David Myers and Simon King cook (and bake) up feast-worthy dishes.

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BritBox will be split into two sections: "Now" will show soaps and some series just 24 hours after airing in the United Kingdom, while "Classics" will feature catalogue content from both the BBC and ITV stretching back decades.

BritBox is a new streaming service, like Netflix or Amazon Prime, except it's completely dedicated to British TV.

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The service is available now on the web, Android, Apple TV, and iOS, with support for Roku and Chromecast coming shortly. All told, the Britbox team says there are "thousands" of hours to peruse. British online streaming service Walter Presents, which focuses on curated foreign-language drama series and has developed a loyal following amid growing demand for high-end series from around the world, previously also announced that it would be coming to the US this month with a monthly price of $6.99.

Along with exclusives, BritBox will also having USA premieres including New Blood from acclaimed writer Anthony Horowitz, and Tutankhamun from BAFTA award-winning writer Guy Burt.

The "Very British Beginnings" playlist includes shows featuring actors like Daniel Craig, Emily Blunt, and James Corden early in their careers.

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BritBox will be competing with Acorn TV, which has been offering access to a wide range of British TV shows for the lower price of $4.99/month or $49.99/year.

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