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BBC’s ‘Doctor Who’ returns to Amazon’s Prime Video in the US
MUMBAI: Online retail major Amazon and BBC Worldwide North America have announced a multi-year content licensing agreement to make Prime Video the exclusive US subscription streaming home for the series ‘Doctor Who’.
Prime members in the US can enjoy seasons one to eight of BBC America’s science-fiction television series, along with all the Christmas special episodes, starting 27 March, at no additional charge to their membership
Season nine and the Christmas Special, ‘The Husbands of River Song’ will be available later this year
Prime members can enjoy the series via the Amazon Video app for TVs, connected devices including Amazon Fire TV and mobile devices, or online.
‘Doctor Who’, a BBC Production, began broadcasting on BBC America in 2005. It follows the Doctor, an alien from a race called the Time Lords whose home planet is Gallifrey. The Doctor travels through time and space in his ship the Tardis with numerous companions in an effort to continuously save the world. Christopher Eccleston, David Tennant, Matt Smith, and Peter Capaldi have all played the Doctor in the series.
BBC audiences were first introduced to the series 52 years ago.