The CBS Studios and AMC Networks International-owned net is already on BSkyB, Freesat and Virgin Media in the territory, but is now also distributed via digital television.
CBS Action programming includes CBS series such as NCIS and Star Trek: Next Generation, and classic library series including The Streets of San Francisco and Nash Bridges.
“Following the successful launch of CBS Reality on DTT in April, we are excited that CBS Action is now also going to be available to Freeview homes,” said chief business development officer, AMCNI Tanya Guggenheim. “CBS Action showcases the best in action dramas and sci-fi, so a really great fit with the Freeview audience.”
CBS Action launched in 2009.