Home » Amazon Strikes Deal for Lionsgate, Starz Content, Including ‘Outlander,’ for MGM+ in U.K.

Amazon Strikes Deal for Lionsgate, Starz Content, Including ‘Outlander,’ for MGM+ in U.K.

MGM Studios owner Amazon said Tuesday that its MGM+ has struck a content deal to offer Lionsgate and Starz programming to customers in the U.K., including hit show Outlander.

Under the partnership, the MGM-branded service will offer series and movies from Lionsgate and Starz in the U.K., marking the third in a series of content deals between MGM+ and Lionsgate, including previous agreements for Europe and Latin America. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

Lionsgate+ subscribers who joined via Prime Video Channels in the U.K. will get access to the MGM service beginning in April. Later in May, it will be rebranded to MGM+ in the U.K. to align with the recent rebrand in Europe, Latin America and the U.S. MGM+ is now available in 31 countries.

“MGM+ in the U.K. will become the exclusive home to some of Starz’s most popular first-run TV series, including the complete Outlander franchise, Power Book I-IV, BMF, The Serpent Queen, P-Valley and Hightown,” the companies said. “Additionally, the MGM+ service will become the home to legacy hit series The GreatMad MenNashvilleWeeds, as well as blockbuster hit movies American PsychoReservoir DogsSaw and many more favorites.”

“The expansion of MGM+ in the United Kingdom further cements Amazon’s commitment to invest in and grow the MGM+ channel internationally, while enhancing the content offering available to subscribers,” said Josh McIvor, global general manager, MGM+.

“The addition of premium first-run TV franchises such as Outlander and Power, along with many blockbuster hit movies, will allow MGM+ to continue its evolution as a premium international streaming service,” added Michael Katzer, head of MGM+ International.

“We are pleased to extend our partnership with MGM+ to bring beloved films and television series to the service in the United Kingdom,” said Agapy Kapouranis, Lionsgate president of international television and digital distribution.

Chase Brisbin and Kathryn Ikenberry Jones negotiated the deal on behalf of Lionsgate.