Clipfish, the video portal operated by German media group RTL, has commenced offering several TV series from BBC Worldwide.

The free-of-charge proposition financed by advertising contains some series available on video-on-demand for the first time in Germany such as Moone Boy and Psychoville.

The offering is based on based on an extensive licencing deal signed by Clipfish and BBC Worldwide; financial details have not been disclosed.

The rights package comprises series from the genres of comedy, mystery and crime, for example Extras, Little Britain, Little Britain Abroad, The Office, Swinging, Coupling, Jekyll, Whitechapel, Respectable and Suburban Shootout.

Some of the series such as Extras, Whitechapel and Jekyll can be watched in the English-language original version in addition to the dubbed German-language version.

Clipfish has been showing TV series from BBC Worldwide since mid-2013, for example Top Gear, Spooks and Torchwood.

The OTT service can be accessed via the open internet, through an app for Android and iOs, through Chromecast, Apple TV or a connected TV set compliant with HbbTV.