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By James Whittington, Wednesday 8th May 2019
Satellite TV audiences are now able to catch up on their favourite Horror Channel, CBS Reality, CBS Justice and CBS Drama programmes through their Freesat set top boxes as the CBS AMC UK Channels Partnership, a joint venture between AMC Networks International and CBS Studios International, launches Horror Bites and CBS Catchup Channels UK on Freesat, the UK's leading subscription free satellite TV platform.
Freesat viewers can now access content from the CBS UK channels, one of the fastest-growing channel portfolios in the UK, for up to thirty days after broadcast. Viewers can also watch on-demand content in the form of box sets and CBS Reality Original programming such as Evidence of Evil, Murder by the Sea and Donal MacIntyre's Murder Files.
Both on-demand players, Horror Bites and CBS Catchup Channels UK, are joining Freesat's ever-growing platform which also features catch up services including BBC iPlayer, ITV Hub and My5, as well as optional pay services including Netflix and Rakuten TV - all of which have driven the company to industry-leading levels of customer satisfaction.
Tanya Gugenheim, SVP, Business Development, AMC Networks International said, "Launching Horror Bites and CBS Catchup Channels UK on Freesat underscores the demand for our acclaimed drama, true crime and entertainment content and will enable us to attract even bigger audiences in the months ahead. We're excited to partner with Freesat and look forward to delivering a diverse lineup of programming subscription free to UK audiences."
Commenting on the launch, Angie Mee, Head of Content Partnerships at Freesat said: "The new addition of these two catch-up players to our already growing TV platform is fantastic. At Freesat, we pride ourselves on our extensive channel portfolio, as well as providing our two million households with the very best in entertainment, for free. The launch of Horror Bites and CBS Catchup Channels UK further reinforces our commitment to deliver the very best free-to-air content, across every genre, to our customers."
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