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C More inks Starz streaming and pay deal

AshvEDS1_101_051515_0118_a_8x10Scandi pay TV platform C More has inked a programming deal with Starz and will take several of the premium cabler’s drama series on its channels and on-demand streaming services.

The volume deal between C More and Starz’s digital and programme sales divisions gives the pay TV operator digital and pay rights to upcoming series, including Ash vs Evil Dead, Flesh and Bone and The Girlfriend Experience.

It will also get current Starz series including Power, Black Sails (below) and Survivor’s Remorse. C More subs will be able to stream these, as well as older shows The White Queen, Magic City and Party Down.

BlackSails1C More has bagged rights across to Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland. The upcoming series included in the deal will bow on C More soon after their debut on Starz in the US.

“Our customers will now get access to Starz’s newest high-quality original series, which they can stream whenever they wish,” said Manfred Aronsson, CEO of C More. “They will also have access to a compelling selection of independent movies to complement the groundbreaking original programming.”

Mara Winokur, senior VP, digital, at Starz, added: “C More is a well-established regional partner that not only shares our vision for showcasing the premium quality of Starz Original programming to viewers across the region, but also shares our commitment to satisfying this audience’s growing preference for multiplatform viewing.”