DISTRIBUTION / RELEASES / EXHIBITORS Albania / Czech Republic / Hungary / Kosovo / North Macedonia / Poland / Romania / Slovakia
SkyShowtime unveils slate of shows and films ahead of launches across eight new CEE markets
- The streaming platform will offer a jam-packed catalogue of European and international blockbusters, series and original CEE productions
On 31 January, streaming platform SkyShowtime announced a rich slate of shows and films ahead of its launch on 14 February in Albania, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Poland, Romania and Slovakia. The new roll-out will bring SkyShowtime’s number of live markets to a total of 20.
Among the blockbusters being made available are Ambulance, Downton Abbey: A New Era, Jerry and Marge Go Large, Jurassic World Dominion, Ray Donovan: The Movie, Redeeming Love, The Bad Guys, The Hanging Sun [+see also:
film profile], The Northman and Top Gun: Maverick. Meanwhile, the announced series include The Informant 1883, 1923, A Friend of the Family, All the Sins, American Gigolo, Funny Woman, Halo, Law & Order Season 21, Let the Right One In, Mayor of Kingstown Season 1 and 2, Pitch Perfect: Bumper In Berlin, Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, Souls [+see also:
series profile], Super Pumped: The Battle For Uber, The Best Man: The Final Chapters, The Calling, The Fear Index, The First Lady, The Midwich Cuckoos, The Offer, The Rising [+see also:
series profile], Tulsa King, Vampire Academy and Yellowstone.
Moreover, new features and series hitting SkyShowtime over the coming months include some of the most eagerly awaited releases: A Town Called Malice, Belfast [+see also:
film profile], Drift – Partners In Crime (S1A), Lioness, Nope, Minions: The Rise of Gru, Rabbit Hole, Smile, The Black Phone and The Great Game [+see also:
The new CEE customers will also be able to watch two of the first SkyShowtime Originals hitting the service in 2023 – namely, the Czech production The Winner and Poland’s Warszawianka.
Furthermore, seven well-known local titles will be available for subscribers from March, including Czech It Out (Czech Republic), Hackerville [+see also:
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series profile] (Romania), One True Singer (Romania), Ruxx (Romania), Tuff Money (Romania), The Sleepers (Czech Republic) and Success (Croatia).
Commenting on this launch, SkyShowtime CEO Monty Sarhan said: “Launching SkyShowtime in eight new markets is such an incredible way to kick off the year. This is our biggest launch to date, and I am extremely excited to build upon the ongoing success of the service, which has already launched across the Nordics, the Netherlands, Portugal and a number of Adria regions. I am confident that our new audiences across Central and Eastern Europe will enjoy our amazing line-up of series and movies at a great price. We are also very excited to be bringing beloved original scripted series back to Central and Eastern Europe.”
SkyShowtime will be available direct to consumer via the website and via the app on Apple iOS, tvOS, Android devices, Android TV, Google TV and LG TV. In Albania, Kosovo, North Macedonia and Slovakia, SkyShowtime will be available for €5.99 per month, whilst in Romania, the service will be available for €3.99. In the Czech Republic, the price will be 179 Czech crowns per month, in Hungary 1,999 Hungarian forint and in Poland 24.99 Polish złoty.
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