Good Wife, Dexter set for Lovefilm launch

thegoodwifeAmazon-owned on-demand platform Lovefilm has secured CBS Studios International-distributed scripted programming including The Good Wife, Blue Bloods and Dexter.

The deal will see a range of shows from CBSSI launch on the platform in Germany and the UK. These include CBS series Good Wife and Blue Bloods and Showtime series including Nurse Jackie, Californication and Dexter.

It also includes the original Star Trek series and Star Trek Voyager.

Lovefilm now carries content from all of the major US studios, plus others including Miramax, Studiocanal, BBC Worldwide and Entertainment One.

“We’re thrilled to announce this latest deal with CBS Studios Int., and bring another great selection of hit US TV shows to our members. The quality, quantity and diversity of what we can offer our members is absolutely fantastic which is why we’re quickly becoming the first choice subscription service for TV fans,” said Lovefilm’s chief marketing officer Simon Morris.

CBS Global Distribution Group’s president and CEO Armando Nuñez said the deal was “another example of the growing licensing opportunities available for CBS’s world class content in a dynamic global marketplace”.