STREAMING THIS JANUARY
“VICTORIA, SEASON 3,”
AND NEW INTERNATIONAL DRAMA
“NO LIMIT, SEASON 2”
Arlington, VA January 3, 2019 -- This January, PBS Distribution will begin streaming two new series on the PBS MASTERPIECE Prime Video Channel – the all-new season of the hit MASTERPIECE drama, “VICTORIA” and WALTER PRESENTS international drama “NO LIMIT, SEASON 2”
VICTORIA, Season 3
Jenna Coleman returns as her fearless Majesty Queen Victoria in the long anticipated third season of VICTORIA. Hailed as “tremendously engaging…immediately gratifying” by The New York Times, and “captivating” by The Boston Globe, VICTORIA was a runaway hit during its first two seasons. Continuing the story of Victoria’s rule over the largest empire the world has ever known, VICTORIA: SEASON 3 introduces fascinating new historical characters, including Laurence Fox (Inspector Lewis) as the vainglorious Lord Palmerston, who crosses swords with the queen over British foreign policy. Also vexing the queen this season is Kate Fleetwood (Harlots) as Victoria’s devoted but troubled half-sister, Princess Feodora, who seeks refuge at Buckingham Palace due to political unrest back home in Germany.
A new episode of VICTORIA will be available each Monday on the PBS MASTERPIECE Prime Video channel, available to Prime members for $5.99/month after a 7-day free trial, and in PBS Passport, a member benefit for PBS station donors that offers extended access to a rich library of public television programming (contact your local PBS station for details).
· Season 3 - 8 episodes
· PBS MASTERPIECE Prime Video Channel: Weekly starting Monday, January 14 through Monday, March 4, when the full season will be available.
· PBS PASSPORT: Weekly starting Monday, January 14 through Monday, March 3 when the full season will be available.
Acclaimed French film director Luc Besson, brings to the digital screen the second season of the action packed no-holds-barred thriller, “NO LIMIT.” A former soldier diagnosed with a brain tumor is offered an experimental treatment that will keep him alive. The company behind this generous offer is Hydra, a mysterious Black Ops government organization, dedicated to fighting crime by any means necessary. In exchange for his treatment, the former French secret service agent takes on a series of clandestine missions for Hydra.
French with English Subtitles
· Season 2 - 8 episodes
· Full seasons available for streaming on the PBS MASTERPIECE Prime Video Channel on January 7, available to Prime members for $5.99/month after a 7-day free trial.
Winner of 83 Primetime Emmys® and 16 Peabody Awards, MASTERPIECE has been essential Sunday night viewing for millions of fans since 1971. Rebecca Eaton is the executive producer of the series. Funding for MASTERPIECE is provided by Viking with additional support from public television viewers and contributors to The MASTERPIECE Trust. Presented on PBS by WGBH Boston, MASTERPIECE is known for recent hits such as Sherlock, Downton Abbey and Victoria, and beloved classics such as Upstairs Downstairs, Prime Suspect, The Forsyte Saga and Poldark.
About WALTER PRESENTS
Walter Presents launched January 2016 in the UK as a video-on-demand service and is a joint venture between Channel 4 and Global Series Network, founded by Jason Thorp, Walter Iuzzolino and Jo McGrath. Dedicated to showcasing award-winning foreign language drama, the service is named after its curator Walter Iuzzolino, a passionate drama fan. In March 2017 Walter Presents launched as an SVOD platform in the US with the New York Times hailing it as a ‘chic TV boutique with a foreign accent’. In November 2017 Walter Presents launched in Australia through pay-TV service Foxtel and in Italy September 2018, its first roll-out in mainland Europe, on Discovery’s Nove, Giallo and Dplay channels. In October 2018, Walter Presents partnered with PBS Distribution on Amazon Prime Video to launch over 300 hours of quality foreign language drama on PBS MASTERPIECE.
About PBS Distribution
is a leading distributor of public media content around the world, reaching audiences through multiple platforms and formats including direct-to-consumer subscription video-on-demand (DTC-SVOD), transactional video-on-demand (TVOD), subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) licensing, and physical products on DVD and Blu-ray. In addition, the company operates two Prime Video channels - PBS MASTERPIECE and PBS KIDS, as well as a theatrical releasing division, and educational, non-theatrical, inflight and international licensing businesses.
PBS Distribution offers consumers and educators over 4,000 programming hours of the highest quality factual, scripted and children’s programming, including films from producer Ken Burns, hit dramas from MASTERPIECE, entertaining and educational children’s series and award-winning documentaries from NOVA, FRONTLINE, AMERICAN MASTERS, NATURE, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE and many independent producers. For over 20 years, the company has extended the reach of programming beyond broadcast while generating revenue for the public television system, stations and producers.
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