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CBS launches SVOD service

NCIS New OrleansUS broadcast network CBS has launched a US$5.99 a month subscription streaming service.

CBS All Access will offer subscribers thousands of episodes of CBS programming such as NCIS: New Orleans (pictured), plus access to live CBS programming in 14 major launch markets.

The shows on offer will be a mix of current series, previous seasons and classics. New season shows will be offered a day after their linear broadcasts.

The serviceĀ is now available from CBS.com and through an iOS and Android app.

“CBS All Access is another key step in the company’s long-standing strategy of monetising our local and national content in the ways that viewers want it,” said Leslie Moonves, president and CEO, CBS Corporation.

“This new subscription service will deliver the most of CBS to our biggest fans while being additive to the overall ecosystem. Across the board, we continue to capitalise on technological advances that help consumers engage with our world-class programming, and we look forward to serving our viewers in this new and exciting way.”