The Latin America launch includes Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama and Peru.
Viewers will be able to subscribe to Acorn via their Roku streaming player as well as Acorn TV. It will be available for US$4.99 a month.
The programs will be in English-language with Spanish subtitles available.
At launch, Acorn TV in Latin America will feature the first season of British dramedy Doc Martin; Irish detective drama Jack Taylor, Series 1-3 starring Iain Glen (Game of Thrones); Line of Duty, Series 1-2; the complete series of the original Poldark and British historical drama The Great Train Robbery among others.
Matthew Graham, SVP and GM for RLJ Entertainment’s Acorn TV, said: “Acorn TV has built a fast-growing subscriber base of passionate and loyal British and international TV fans in the U.S. and Canada, and we are excited to bring our unique offering of premium entertainment to other countries.
“Latin America marks an excellent first step, and we’re delighted to work with our valued partners at Roku who have been with us since the start of Acorn TV in 2011.”
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