shomi Lands Canadian Streaming Rights for Outlander


TORONTO: shomi has acquired the exclusive Canadian SVOD rights for the series Outlander from Sony Pictures Television (SPT), joining a lineup that includes The Blacklist, Marry Me, Helix, Drop Dead Diva and Justified.

Viewers can watch the first eight episodes of Outlander on shomi before the series returns for its mid-season premiere April 5 on Showcase. Members can also binge-watch the first season of The Blacklist, available now on shomi, before the series returns for its season two mid-season premiere February 1 on Global. The Blacklist moves to its regular Thursday night time slot beginning February 5. Movies from the SPT catalogue available on shomi include The Amazing Spider-Man, Eat Pray Love, 21 Jump Street, Moneyball, The Social Network and more. shomi has also become the Canadian SVOD home for acclaimed miniseries, including Bonnie & Clyde and Hatfield and McCoys.

"We can't wait to bring SPT's hit shows and blockbuster movies to Canadians, as shomi continues to grow its collection of must-see content," said Marni Shulman, the head of content and programming at shomi. "We believe that a great SVOD service has something for everyone, from binge-worthy sci-fi shows to the most heart-warming romances, and with this agreement we're bringing way more of what makes shomi awesome to our members."