Virgin Media is set to introduce more exclusive video-on-demand (VoD) programmes to its Virgin Media TV XL customers.
It’s latest offerings will include an exclusive deal with Endemol Shine International to acquire US mixed-martial arts drama Kingdom. Kingdom will be available to Virgin Media customers to watch from April 1st 2016.
The exclusive deal means Virgin Media will be the sole distributor for the first two series of Kingdom giving its customers thirty, one hour episodes.
David Bouchier, chief digital entertainment officer at Virgin Media mentioned “We want to bring our customers something distinctive which they won’t otherwise see on British TV. Kingdom ticks all of these boxes and I know our customers are going to love it. We’ve got huge plans for Virgin TV this year and there’s no better way to start than with a Kingdom-sized roundhouse kick.”
When choosing our exclusive programmes we look for edgy, immersive stories with exciting talent, a strong genre and characters with real depth.
Cathy Payne, chief executive of Endemol Shine International said “ESI are thrilled that Virgin Media are bringing Kingdom to the UK audience. We are confident Kingdom will be embraced by viewers here in the UK as is has across the USA, Canada, Australia, France, Germany and Latin America, to name a few of the territories where the series has built a strong following.”