Lovefilm secures content deal with NBCUniversal

Keep your scanners peeled, Knight Rider coming to Lovefilm Instant

Amazon’s Lovefilm service has penned a deal with US studio NBCUniversal, bringing their catalogue of American TV series to the media streaming service

Lovefilm, owned by Amazon has partened with NBCUniversal in a new deal which brings on-demand access to iconic American TV series, including 80’s classic Knight Rider.

Giving members access to series such as 30 Rock and the US Office, the deal is one of a number of high-profile contracts signed by Lovefilm and sees NBCUniversal following in the footsteps of ABC, BBC and ITV.

Jim Buckle, managing director at Lovefilm, said: “This deal with NBCUniversal strengthens our exceptional and unrivalled on-demand TV offer. Our content, unbeatable value for money and the instant nature of our service make us the first choice for people who want the best possible entertainment experience.”

As well as modern-day TV series, NBCU is also bringing older favourites along, such as David Hasselhoff’s ‘80s cult classic Knight Rider.

Belinda Menendez, President, NBCUniversal International TV Distribution and Universal Networks International, added: “We’re excited to announce this partnership with Lovefilm and proud of the NBCUniversal titles represented in this agreement. Lovefilm customers will now have access to the classic NBCU series they know and love.”