ITVX streaming service launches on December 8 | News

ITVX streaming service launches on December 8 |  News

Replacing ITV Hub as the online home for all ITV content, the free-to-air streaming platform will offer a new and improved product experience.

1. ITVX streaming service launches on December 8

ITVX will roll out across devices and platforms over the coming week before going live on December 8.

At launch, viewers will have access to over 10,000 hours of high-definition content, and ITVX will also release new and exclusive programs every week of the year.

All of ITV’s channels will be available to stream live through ITVX, as well as several thematic FAST channels and a dedicated news section on ITVX.

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ITVX will premiere a collection of new dramas, which will only be available for free on the streamer. They include the six-part Cold War drama A spy among friends with Damian Lewis and Guy Pearce, teen drama Tell me everythingperiod drama The Confessions of Frannie Langton with Karla-Simone Spence, Sophie Cookson and Patrick Martins and Plebs: Soldiers of Romethe long special finale of the comedy series.

At least one flagship show will then be launched on ITVX per week going forward. Litvinenkostarring David Tennant and Mark Bonnar, launching on December 15, and family drama Wealth starring Deborah Ayorinde and Hugh Quarshie will be launched on 22 December alongside a natural history documentary A year on planet earthpresented by Stephen Fry.

As well as the series premiering exclusively on ITVX, the service will also launch the entire series of upcoming flagship ITV shows on their first day of broadcast for viewers to skip. Early examples will include real-life drama Stone house starring Matthew Macfadyen and Keeley Hawes and the new series of Unforgotten which will be made available in early 2023. Over 200 recent and classic American and British dramas, comedies and reality shows will be available to users.

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ITVX will also launch with over 250 feature films, with a thousand films to be made available for streaming each year. Movies available at launch will include Back to the Future Trilogyit The Despicable Me trilogy, Dream lady and many more. The full one Fast and furious series of films will be launched in 2023.

ITV chief executive Carolyn McCall said: “We are delighted to launch ITVX, with more accessible content than ever before and a whole range of exclusive commissions. ITVX is powered by a significant, streaming-first commissioning budget, and an integrated technology- and data platform that provides a high-quality and more personalized viewing and advertising experience, which will continue to evolve in 2023 and beyond.”

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