BBC America launches on Cablevision

Mumbai: US media and telecom company Cablevision has added BBC America to its portfolio.
The network will be available in standard and high definition across Cablevision‘s entire service area.
Cablevision said BBC America will be found on iO TV digital cable‘s channel 101.

BBC America showcases shows from the UK pubcaster including ‘Doctor Who‘, ‘Top Gear‘, ‘The Graham Norton Show‘ and ‘Gordon Ramsay‘s Kitchen Nightmares‘.

Cablevision VP, video product management Bradley Feldman said, "We are pleased to add BBC America and its unique mix of British programming to iO TV. We continue to expand the diversity of content available to our cable customers, as part of our iO TV package and the wide variety of premium services we offer, and BBC AMERICA is a high-quality
addition to our programming mix."

Last month, the network announced its first original scripted drama series, ‘Copper‘. The 10 episode series centers on a young Irish cop operating in the immigrant communities of 19th century New York.

BBC Worldwide America GM Channels Perry Simon said, "We couldn‘t be more proud of our programming and we‘re delighted to bring it to a new audience. From iconic series like Doctor Who and Top Gear to the very latest critically acclaimed hits, like The Hour and Luther, BBC AMERICA brings viewers Britain‘s best originals, and a taste of TV trends to come."

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