SBS On Demand Relaunches With Over 4,000 Hours Of Free Content
Amid the increasingly competitive SVOD market, SBS On Demand, which runs across 22 platforms, offers Aussies access to more than 600 films and over 350 feature documentaries and factual programs.
“SBS On Demand is a unique offering in the competitive subscription streaming market,”Marshall Heald, SBS director of TV and online, commented.
“As audience consumption habits continue to change, SBS On Demand is central to SBS’s commitment to exploring and celebrating diversity through inspired entertainment using cutting-edge technology.”
SBS managing director Michael Ebeid noted that SBS On Demand, originally launched in 2011 as an online catch-up service, “has grown to be a go-to content destination”.
“It is a true representation of the quality drama, documentary and film on offer from SBS that goes to the heart of our special charter, and provides Australians with an enviable range of distinctive content available any time, on any device, absolutely free, in a way only SBS can,” Ebeid commented.
Over the coming months, SBS On Demand’s content offering will include season three of Rectify, which it will exclusively premiere ahead of the television broadcast, with other drama to include Bosch and Masters of Sex, which will have an exclusive preview screening of their first episodes via the service.
Documentary and factual content available for catch-up includes Struggle Street, along with seasons one and two of Go Back To Where You Came From, with a number of documentaries from film-maker Alex Gibney also featuring in the catalogue.
Movies featured inSBS On Demand’s back catalogue include the titles Exit Through the Gift Shop, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Touching the Void, Drop Dead Gorgeous, Pan’s Labyrinth and Let the Right One In.