ITV SECURES JAMES BOND FRANCHISE, 25 FILMS TO BE AVAILABLE VIA ITVX
ITV announce that a deal has been struck with Amazon MGM Studios Distribution to make 25 official James Bond films available to ITV viewers via linear channels and catch-up on ITVX.
The deal marks the first time that the Bond films have been available via an AVOD streaming platform in the UK, which will see each film available to ITVX viewers for 30 days post linear transmission.
4th March will see the series launch on ITV4, with a favourite film from each iconic lead available for fans to enjoy each day of the week, and throughout the month on ITVX as follows:
4th March: Goldfinger
5th March: On Her Majesty's Secret Service
6th March: The Spy Who Loved Me
7th March: Licence to Kill
8th March: GoldenEye
10th March: Skyfall
The series will also offer ITVX viewers a range of additional content to enjoy including feature-length documentary Everything Or Nothing: The Untold Story of 007, and Being James Bond: The Daniel Craig Story. The collection of 25 official Bond films is scheduled to air multiple times a year on ITV channels.
Commenting on the agreement, Darren Nartey, Senior Acquisitions Manager: Films & Kids said: ‘It doesn’t get any more iconic than James Bond and we are honoured to bring this fantastic catalogue of films to our viewers both on our linear channels and via catch-up on ITVX. Now where is my martini…’