Acorn


Acorn launches on Apple

Acorn TV, the US OTT service that is programmed with UK and international drama, has launched Apple and Android apps and is now on Apple TV. Acorn, which is run by Agatha Christie content company RLJ, launching on Apple TV service means UK drama fans in the US can now download the new app and […]

US SVOD service Acorn hires Murphy

US streaming service Acorn has hired Shane Murphy as managing director of its production division, Acorn Media Enterprises. Murphy has been consulting for indie prodco Deadpan and Irish broadcaster RTÉ, and previously served as head of acquisitions and development at FremantleMedia and commercial director at UK prodco Tiger Aspect. At Acorn Media Enterprises (fka Acorn […]

Acorn buys EST for ESI’s Humans

US streaming and download service Acorn has acquired electronic sell-through rights to Humans, the English-language remake of Swedish drama Real Humans. The show has been well received on Channel 4 in the UK and AMC in the US and Acorn, part of Agatha Christie rights owner RLJ, will sell EST and home entertainment in the […]