Acorn TV has managed to carve out a specialized segment of the streaming market for itself. Acorn TV specializes in British and international TV content such as BBC dramas and comedies that don’t appear on any other streaming services. Acorn already enjoys a dedicated subscriber base, but things are likely to grow for the AMC-owned streaming service thanks to a recent expansion that will see Acorn TV open for business is 30 new countries.
Acorn launched in 2011 in the U.S. and Canada and has been actively expanding into more countries this year. The new countries in which Acorn will now stream in this most recent expansion include Australia, New Zealand, India and South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Iceland, the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg, Venezuela, Uruguay, Paraguay, Bolivia, the Dominican Republic and Guayana. and ten Caribbean nations.
“Acorn TV is doing phenomenally well in North America, so we’re thrilled to continue to take the Acorn TV experience globally,” says Matthew Graham, senior vp and general manager. “We are excited for global fans of British and international drama and mystery to discover the wonders of Acorn TV with addictive series featuring stellar acting, beautiful settings, and gripping storylines.”
Some of Acorn TV’s series include Doc Martin, Benedict Cumberbatch drama The Last Enemy and Daniel Craig-starring war series Sword of Honour, and my personal favorite, The Detectorists. For fans of British dramas, comedies, period pieces, and mysteries, Acorn TV can’t be beat.
Acorn TV costs just $4.99 a month and is available on Apple TV, Android and iOS mobile devices, Roku players and TVs, or can be streamed over web browsers.