LOVEFiLM snags content deal with NBCUniversal

Michelle Clancy | 17-01-2013

Amazon's European streaming arm LOVEFiLM is bringing American TV series to subscribers thanks to a new deal with NBCUniversal International TV Distribution.

The content carriage deal offers a mix of classics like David Hasselhoff's cult TV classic Knight Rider, and more recent fare, like the US version of The Office starring Steve Carrell, 30 Rock starring Tina Fey and Alec Baldwin, and Heroes.

LOVEFiLM, Europe's top TV and movie subscription service also recently signed deals with ABC, BBC and ITV.

"This deal with NBCUniversal strengthens our exceptional and unrivalled on-demand TV offer," said Jim Buckle, managing director at LOVEFiLM, said. "Our content, unbeatable value for money and the instant nature of our service make us the first choice for people who want the best possible entertainment experience."