Fox, Lovefilm ink pact

VOD deal includes TV library titles

LONDON — Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution has inked a multi-year content deal with European online film and TV subscription service Lovefilm.

Amazon-owned Lovefilm’s members will have access to recent and upcoming Fox pics and TV series plus exclusive on-demand access to the second pay TV window of Fox films.

The deal covers pics theatrically released in Blighty in 2011, which will be available to subscribers by March.

TV titles from Fox’s library will be on the service next month. They include early seasons of motorcycle drama “Sons of Anarchy” and all seasons of “24,” “Prison Break,” “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and its spin-off “Angel.”

All content will be accessible via PC, Mac, Sony PlayStation 3, Microsoft Xbox 360, Apple iPad and a growing number of Internet-connected TV sets and Blu-ray players.

In the last year, Lovefilm has inked content deals with companies including Warner Bros., Sony, Universal, eOne, Studiocanal, Disney, ABC, BBC and ITV.

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