Lovefilm acquires Dexter and Californication

dexterAmazon’s Lovefilm has announced a multi-year licensing deal with CBS Studios International.

Starting today, Lovefilm’s UK and German members will be able to stream US television series from CBS and the premium television network Showtime. The shows available in the UK and/or Germany include the hit CBS series The Good Wife and Blue Bloods plus programming from Showtime such as Nurse Jackie, Californication and Dexter.

The deal between Lovefilm.com and CBS is also great news for Star Trek fans, with the original 1960s series and Star Trek Voyager now available to stream on-demand.

Simon Morris, Chief Marketing Officer at Lovefilm said: “We’re thrilled to announce this latest deal with CBS Studios Int., and bring another great selection of hit US TV shows to our members. The quality, quantity and diversity of what we can offer our members is absolutely fantastic which is why we’re quickly becoming the first choice subscription service for TV fans.”

Armando Nuñez, President and CEO of CBS Global Distribution Group added: “We’re excited to partner with Lovefilm and their terrific subscription service on an agreement that will bring their UK and German subscribers a range of CBS content that audiences around the world are very passionate about. This is another example of the growing licensing opportunities available for CBS’s world class content in a dynamic global marketplace.”