All posts tagged 'BBC iPlayer'

BBC Acquires ‘Psycho’ Prequel ‘Bates Motel’

Bates Motel is coming to the Beeb. The BBC has acquired all five seasons of the Psycho prequel and plan to make the series available as a box-set on the BBC iPlayer later this year.

BBC Acquires ‘Riverdale’ Spin-Off ‘Katy Keene’

The BBC has acquired the UK rights to The CW's short-lived Riverdale spin-off Katy Keene after striking a deal with international distributor Warner Bros. International Television Distribution. The complete series will be available to stream on the BBC iPlayer on Saturday July 25th. The CW cancelled Katy Keene earlier this week after a single thirteen episode season.

BBC Launches Public Consultation On Plans To Improve iPlayer

The BBC has launched a public consultation on its plans to improve the BBC iPlayer, Per the BBC, they aim to make the VOD service "a destination in its own right, with box sets, live programming and archive titles that champion quality UK content and offer great programmes for longer". Specific proposals include longer windows meaning programmes remain available on the iPlayer for at least 12 months after initial broadcast; making box sets for selected titles available, including said titles' previous seasons; and making more content from the BBC Archive available on iPlayer.