YouTube TV Adds AMC’s Acorn TV & UMC





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youtube tv logoToday YouTube TV and AMC Networks today announced the launch of two of its proprietary subscription streaming services on YouTube TV,  Acorn TV offering British and international television; and UMC, the largest streaming service for Black TV and film. Acorn TV’s add-on channel is now available via YouTube TV for $6 a month, and UMC’s add-on channel is $5 a month.

Programming now available on Acorn TV’s YouTube TV channel includes:

  • “Manhunt” – This 2019 series earned the highest ratings for a new ITV drama in more than six years, starring Martin Clunes (Doc Martin) as a former police detective who tenaciously pursues a serial killer.
  • “Line of Duty” – From the creator of international sensation Bodyguard, BBC One’s highest-rated critically adored cop thriller takes a probing look into modern police corruption, with new guest leads every season.
  • “Agatha Raisin” – Emmy®-nominated actress Ashley Jensen (Catastrophe, Extras, Ugly Betty) returns in the adaptations of MC Beaton’s best-selling novels, as an amateur sleuth who becomes entangled in mischief, mayhem and murder in this Acorn TV Original series.
  • “Doc Martin” –This long-running beloved UK series stars Martin Clunes as a tactless, self-centered, and uptight doctor in the charming town of Portwenn, where he clashes with the village’s quirky inhabitants.
  • “Keeping Faith”: Award-winning actress Eve Myles (Torchwood, Broadchurch) stars in this Acorn TV Original hit thriller series as Faith, a lawyer with a happy marriage until her husband suddenly disappears.
  • Other bingeable dramas including “Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries,” and “Midsomer Murders,” as well as Acorn TV Original series “Queens of Mystery” and “Mystery Road.”

Programming now available on UMC’s YouTube TV channel includes:

  •  “A House Divided” – UMC’s newest original drama series starring Demetria McKinney, Lawrence Hilton Jacobs, Paula Jai Parker, and Brad James.
  • “Beyond the Pole” – UMC’s first original reality series that follows six of Atlanta’s most popular exotic dancers on their journeys out of the strip club world with the help of Stormy Wellington, a former dancer turned multi-millionaire.
  • UMC’s #1 series and fan favorite, “Craig Ross Jr.’s Monogamy,” which will return for its second season later this fall.
  • Popular network TV shows such as OWN’s “Black Love” and WEtv’s “Growing Up Hip Hop.”
  • Classic sitcoms such as UPN’s “All of Us” starring LisaRaye McCoy and Duane Martin.
  • Classic films such as Set It Off, starring Jada Pinkett SmithQueen LatifahVivica Fox, and Kimberly Elise, and B.A.P.S. starring Halle Berry and Natalie Desselle.

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