Acorn TV, a North American streaming service for British and international television, has greatly expanded its distribution channels in the last month, including increased availability on Apple TV channels in the Apple TV app, The Roku Channel, Amazon Prime Video Channels in Canada and Android TV. Mike Pears, president of U.S. distribution for RLJ Entertainment […]
One of the biggest events of the TV year and one of the finest new series of the summer arrive on the small screen the next two weeks. In the past, both productions would have been on PBS. Instead, they are on Internet television — Netflix and the Maryland-based Acorn subscription service. Together, they offer a snapshot of both the way technology is radically changing the manner in which we watch TV and the extent to which a downsized PBS is melting away to nothingness except fundraisers, Ken Burns and Downton Abbey.