Ripper Street

Amazon to launch Ripper Street ahead of BBC

Having stepped in to co-fund a new series of period drama Ripper Street, Amazon will launch it on its streaming service in the UK ahead of its launch on broadcast and cable channels. Amazon will debut season three of the drama series on November 14 on its Prime Instant Video service. It will launch with […]

Amazon resurrects Ripper Street

Amazon’s UK streaming service is resurrecting Ripper Street, the period crime drama that UK public broadcaster the BBC recently cancelled. However, the BBC and Amazon will now co-fund a third season of the show and it will debut on the Amazon Prime Instant Video service in the UK (formerly known as Lovefilm). US cable channel […]

Lovefilm deal could rescue BBC’s Ripper Street from axe

The BBC has confirmed it is looking to revive recently axed period drama Ripper Street after rumours circulated streaming service Lovefilm would save it. The Tiger Aspect Productions-created BBC One show was cancelled last week after two season but online sources yesterday claimed an innovative deal had been struck with Amazon-owned Lovefilm to bring it […]