MHz Choice SVOD Launches on Comcast Xfinity X1

MHz Networks’ subscription video on demand service MHz Choice is now available over the Internet on Comcast’s Xfinity X1, marking the first time MHz Choice’s entire catalog of premium on-demand international TV content is available through a pay-TV provider in the United States, MHz announced.

Xfinity X1 customers can subscribe to and access the service and its full library by saying “MHz Choice” into their X1 voice remote or by finding it within the networks section of Xfinity on Demand. The service can be added to X1 customers’ service for $7.99 per month.

“It’s great to be a part of the Comcast Xfinity X1 lineup and to significantly expand upon the existing relationship between our companies,” said MHz Networks president and CEO Frederick Thomas in a statement. “We could not be more pleased to introduce MHz Choice’s unmatched catalog of engaging and entertaining television to even more viewers.”

MHz Choice programming is presented in its language of origin with English subtitles and includes series “Detective Montalbano” (Italy), “Wallander” (Sweden) and “A French Village” (France). New series and new seasons of returning series including “Agatha Christie’s Criminal Games” (France), “Beck” (Sweden), “Acquitted” (Norway), “Those Who Kill” (Denmark) and “Lola Upside Down” (Finland) will launch on MHz Choice in the coming months.

MHZ Choice Digital Platform Debuts February Series

Digital SVOD platform MHZ Choice this February offers new seasons of “Tatort: Cologne” from Germany and “Thicker Than Water” from Sweden as well as the series premiere of Italian Mafia drama “Anti-Mafia Squad.”

On Feb. 6, homicide detectives Max Ballauf and Freddy Schenk return to solve cases in season three of “Tatort: Cologne.”  Feb. 13 the Waldemar family reunites as the B&B opens for one last Christmas in season two of “Thicker Than Water.” Feb. 27 is the series premiere of “Anti-Mafia Squad,” in which chief Claudia Mares and her team in Palermo need all the technology they can muster to chase the mafia.

MHZ Networks offers U.S. viewers access to a library of the international television mysteries, dramas, comedies and documentaries subtitled in English on DVD and on its digital platform, MHz Choice, for $7.99 a month. New MHz Choice customers receive a free 30-Day trial.