October 25, 2022
Lionsgate+, the rebranded Starzplay subscription streaming video service, Oct. 25 announced it has joined the Comcast-owned Sky satellite TV platform, including Sky Q, Sky Stream and Sky Glass in the U.K., Ireland, Italy and Germany — priced at £5.99/€4.99 ($6.85) monthly.
Lionsgate+ original content includes texting/suicide criminal case “The Girl from Plainville,” gender-bending “The Great,” political thriller “Gaslit,” period dramas, “Outlander,” “The Serpent Queen” and pending “Dangerous Liaisons,” in addition to movies and catalog fare.
“Partnering with Sky, Europe’s premium content provider, is a key strategy in strengthening Lionsgate+’s presence in Europe and will give even more subscribers access to our massive offering of curated content,” Superna Kalle, president, international networks at Starz, said in a statement. “We look forward to strengthening our relationship with viewers through Sky who share our commitment to delivering audiences exceptional content paired with a premium user experience.”