LOVEFILM & Warner Bros Announce GErman Subscription SVOD Deal
LOVEFiLM, an Amazon company, and Warner Bros. International Television Distribution have today announced a German subscription video on demand (SVOD) deal to bring several popular kids shows from Warner Bros. Animation to stream instantly.
Among the newly added SVOD titles are cartoon classics like Tom and Jerry and The Sylvester and Tweety Show as well as the super hero titles from DC Comics: Batman: The Brave And The Bold and Superman; the legendary adventures of Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!, the world-famous characters of The Flintstones and the comic adaption of Tim Burton's Oscar nominated horror-comedy Beetlejuice.
"Diversified entertainment for the whole family is one of the central topics for Amazon's LOVEFiLM; this is why we are continuously expanding our wide-ranging SVOD offering for kids of every age. We are delighted that thanks to the continued relationship with Major film and TV distributor Warner Bros. we are able to offer our customers many great kids titles," says Dr. Christoph Schneider, MD LOVEFiLM Germany.
Jeffrey R. Schlesinger, President Worldwide Television Distribution, commented, "We are very pleased to extend our relationship with Amazon in Germany, having similar deals with LoveFilm in other territories. This deal exemplifies the increasing desire for viewers in Germany to access our programming both in a linear broadcast but also on demand to either catchup, rewatch or discover for the first time."
The animated series join the extensive TV show portfolio of series carried on LOVEFiLM Germany including TV hit shows like The Big Bang Theory, Two and a Half Men, Gossip Girl and Supernatural - and are now available for LOVEFiLM customers with a package including a Video on Demand subscription. The titles can be watched directly via PC or Mac, PlayStation®4, PlayStation®3,Xbox One, Xbox 360, Wii, Internet enabled Sony Bravia home entertainment devices, LG Smart TVs plus Samsung Smart TVs and Blu-ray players produced in 2012 and 2013. The LOVEFiLM app allows an instant viewing experience on iPhone®, iPod Touch®, iPad® and Amazon's Kindle Fire HD/HDX.
LOVEFiLM is an Amazon company and a leading European film subscription service with over 2 million members in the UK and Germany In October 2006, LOVEFiLM made its service available in Germany and opened headquarters in Munich.
In February 2011, LOVEFiLM was acquired by Amazon EU SàrL. Members can choose from a selection of over 50.000 films and TV series available across Blu-ray/DVD and a big choice of titles for instant streaming.
LOVEFiLM members can enjoy the benefits of streaming films online instantly or choose to have DVDs and Blu-rays delivered straight to their door LOVEFiLM is available for a low monthly price with no late fees and offers unlimited streaming for 6.99 Euros per month.
LOVEFiLM's Video on Demand service is available on a wide range of Internet-enabled devices including PCs, LG Smart TVs produced in 2012 and 2013, Samsung Smart TVs and Blu-ray players produced in 2012 and 2013, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Play Station®4, Play Station®3, Wii™, Bravia TVs and Blu-ray players from Sony, iPhone®, iPod Touch®, iPad® and Amazon's Kindle Fire HD/HDX
Film fans are able to access a wealth of film information at www.lovefilm.de, including exclusive video interviews and the hottest film news. LOVEFiLM customers can write reviews or create their own profile to connect with other film fans in the community on the site
For additional information including a breakdown of packages visit www.lovefilm.de
About Warner Bros. International Television Distribution
Warner Bros. International Television Distribution is one of the world's largest distributors of feature films, television programs and animation to the international television marketplace (broadcast, pay cable, basic cable, satellite, pay-per-view, video-on-demand, digital platforms, etc.). It licenses some 61,000 hours of programming (including more than 6,500 features and 3,000 television programs, comprised of tens of thousands of individual episodes), dubbed or subtitled in more than 40 languages, to telecasters and cablecasters in more than 175 countries.