BBC Studios Brings Five New FAST Channels to Freevee


BBC Studios has struck a deal with Amazon Freevee to exclusively premiere five new FAST channels to audiences across the U.S.

Starting October 17, the FAST channels showcasing over 1,000 hours of titles, including The Catherine Tate Show, Misfits and Without Limits, will be available to stream on Amazon Freevee in the U.S. The additions are BBC Comedy, BBC Gameshows, BBC Sci-Fi, BBC Travel and Silent Witness/New Tricks.

Beth Anderson, general manager and senior VP of FAST and VOD sales for North America and Latin America at BBC Studios, said: “With an extensive catalog spanning countless genres, we’re uniquely positioned to curate new entertainment experiences that leverage the best of our fan-favored British content, for every type of audience. As more and more viewers discover the joys of discovering classic TV shows on FAST platforms, we’re delighted to debut our new suite of customized channels on Amazon Freevee in the U.S. FAST is becoming a larger part of the TV-viewing landscape, and we’re committed to meeting the demand and growing our FAST footprint here in the U.S.”