ITVX CONFIRMS LAUNCH DATES FOR FIRST BATCH OF ORIGINALS

ITVX will be rolling out across devices and platforms in the coming weeks, to ensure viewers have full access to all content, including the new, exclusive to streaming titles which will go live on Thursday 8th December.



At launch, viewers will have access to over 10,000 hours of content in high definition, and ITVX will also drop new and exclusive programmes every week of the year. All ITV’s channels will be available to livestream through ITVX, as well as additional themed channels (known as FAST channels), and a dedicated news section on ITVX.



A Spy Among Friends

Launching Thursday 08th December

A Spy Among Friends, a limited series based on the New York Times best-selling book written by Ben Macintyre, will be coming to ITVX later this year.


In collaboration with Sony Pictures Television, ITV Studios and Veritas Entertainment Group, the limited series produced in the UK stars Golden Globe® and Emmy® Award-winning actor, Damian Lewis (Homeland, Billions) and Emmy® Award-winner, Guy Pearce (Jack Irish, Mare of Easttown). Lewis will also serve as executive producer.



Tell Me Everything

Launching Thursday 08th December

Created by Mark O’ Sullivan (Lee and Dean, The Agency), and written by Mark O’Sullivan and Yemi Oyefuwa, Tell Me Everything explores what it’s like to be coming of age in the 2020s.


Brimming with heart, laughs, pathos and gut-punches, tenderness and darkness, Tell Me Everything is a six-part drama exploring the stresses of mental health for today’s teens created by the omnipresence of technology and social media, whilst they are still searching for their own identity, exploring sexuality, and experimenting with relationships, drink, drugs and sex (as well as what to wear tonight).



The Confessions Of Frannie Langton

Launching Thursday 08th December

Karla-Simone Spence (Blue Story, Wannabe) leads the cast in the role of Frannie Langton, the drama’s young protagonist born into a life of slavery who is fighting to tell her own story.


She is joined by Sophie Cookson (The Trial of Christine Keeler, Kingsman: The Secret Service) as Madame Marguerite Benham and Patrick Martins (Redemption, Blasts From The Past) as Olaudah “Laddie” Cambridge in the murder mystery drama.



Litvinenko

Launching Thursday 15th December

Written by acclaimed screenwriter George Kay (Lupin, Criminal), Litvinenko is the story of the determined Scotland Yard Officers who worked for ten years to prove who was responsible.


The four part drama also focuses upon the story of Marina, played by Margarita Levieva, Alexander’s fearless, dignified widow who fought tirelessly to persuade the British Government to publicly name her husband’s killers and acknowledge the role of the Russian State in his murder.



Riches

Launching Thursday 22nd December

Penned ‘a love letter to Black London’, Riches is a glossy, high stakes family drama in six parts, written and created by Abby Ajayi (Inventing Anna, How To Get Away With Murder) and produced by Greenacre Films.


Deborah Ayorinde (Them, Truth Be Told) stars as Nina, the estranged daughter of self-made millionaire Stephen Richards played by Hugh Quarshie (Stephen, The Murder of Stephen Lawrence).



Without Sin

Launching Wednesday 28th December

A four-part psychological thriller exploring the relationship which develops between a grieving mother and the man she believes murdered her daughter is the subject of new ITV drama, Without Sin.


BAFTA and RTS award winning actress Vicky McClure (Line of Duty, This is England, Broadchurch, Trigger Point) will play the leading role of Stella Tomlinson, whose 14-year-old daughter Maisy, is found dead at their family home with the bloodied, hooded figure of Charles Stone standing over her



Loaded In Paradise

Launching Wednesday 28th December

This high-octane new format will see party loving pairs island hop across Greece’s Aegean Islands in a race to take control of - and spend - 50,000 euros. The series starts with five pairs and a gold card loaded with cash to spend on the wildest trip of their lives.


However, only one lucky pair can be in control at any time. For this pair it’s simple, live their best life on the run but don’t get caught!



Meanwhile, everyone else will be trying to hunt them down and take control of the card. The cash card will be loaded up with a fresh cash injection daily, so the spenders can live it up and spend, spend, spend.


Plebs: Soldiers Of Rome

Launching Thursday 08th December

After five successful series, multi award-winning comedy PLEBS ends with a feature-length special which will premiere for free on ITVX this Autumn.


Marcus, Grumio, Jason and Aurelius join the army in peace-time, hoping to win respect, romance and discounts at participating restaurants. But when war’s declared, they’re sent to fight on the front line for a cause they don’t believe in. Now their main interest is the struggle for survival…



A Year On Planet Earth

Launching Thursday 22nd December

Showcasing the many wonders of the world, A Year on Planet Earth, will reveal the incredible ways in which all life is connected and how massive natural events affect the lives of individual animals.


The fresh concept documentary series will draw on the most spellbinding and dramatic stories from all corners of the globe.