Virgin Media to Launch Premium SVoD Channel StarzPlay

Virgin Media to Launch Premium SVoD Channel StarzPlay Image Credit: StarzPlay

Lionsgate is expanding its European Starz network by launching its Starzplay channel on Virgin Media in the U.K.

The STARZPLAY premium streaming service will give Virgin TV customers in the UK the opportunity to watch STARZ series all in one place.

The latest Subscription Video on Demand service available to Virgin TV subscribers, STARZPLAY offers access to a vast library of additional content including popular series for £4.99 a month. Virgin TV customers who add the STARZPLAY subscription to their package can view the content by pressing Home on their V6 remote control and then clicking On Demand followed by Box Sets.

At launch, Virgin Media customers with the STARZPLAY add on subscription can enjoy brand new STARZ originals, including season two of the critically-acclaimed STARZ Original series "Counterpart".

STARZPLAY is now available on Virgin Media in the UK and Amazon Prime Video Channels in the UK and Germany, as well as in Canada under the STARZ brand with upcoming launches in France, Italy and Spain. 

Chris Albrecht, President and CEO, Starz
The partnership with Virgin Media is an exciting next step in the rollout of the STARZPLAY platform, expanding the audience for our wide range of STARZ Originals, TV series and movies exclusively available on STARZPLAY to a whole new and expansive customer base.

David Bouchier, Chief Digital Entertainment Officer, Virgin Media
The launch of STARZPLAY on Virgin TV will give our customers access to even more brilliant box-sets, amazing movies and gripping TV series such as 'The White Princess' and 'Mr. Mercedes.'

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