BBC’s Best Documentaries and TV Series Are Coming to Kaleidescape
The Highest-Fidelity Versions Available for Home Viewing
SUNNYVALE, CA – December 3, 2018 – Kaleidescape, the leader in luxury home cinema experience, announced today a partnership with BBC Studios – Americas to bring BBC documentaries and TV series to Kaleidescape. The deal marks the first time Kaleidescape has offered episodic content in 4K Ultra HD and high dynamic range (HDR).
BBC’s titles enhance Kaleidescape’s deep catalog with acclaimed titles ranging from documentary programs like Blue Planet II, and Shark, to crime mysteries like Sherlock.
“With the recent innovations in video and audio technologies now available for the home, this is the golden age of home cinema,” said Cheena Srinivasan, Kaleidescape founder and CEO. “Kaleidescape is delighted to offer these BBC titles to our customers. This is content that matters to our customers – that the whole family can enjoy!”
“The BBC is known for our stunning, high quality, innovative programming,” states Beth Clearfield, SVP, Digital Strategy and Franchise Business Management, BBC Studios – Americas. “We are pleased to be the first to bring magnificent 4K television series, like Planet Earth II – one of our very first series to air in full UHD – to Kaleidescape, and to reach new audiences with great British dramas like the awarding- winning series Luther.”
A selection of BBC Studios – Americas’ award-winning series and documentaries is now available from Kaleidescape in the United States and Canada, with more titles to be added in the coming weeks and months.
About Kaleidescape, Inc.
Kaleidescape delivers an unparalleled home cinema experience. The company designs and manufactures industry-leading movie players and servers, and provides the finest films from all the major studios. Kaleidescape is the only online source of full-fidelity movies, featuring audio and video quality that takes advantage of the capabilities of modern home theaters. Kaleidescape’s renowned onscreen user interface, and our new mobile app, were crafted by and for movie lovers. Kaleidescape systems are installed worldwide in the best homes, yachts, and aircraft. Founded in 2001, and headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, Kaleidescape sells its products through custom integrators.
BBC Studios – Americas
BBC Studios, a global content company with British creativity at its heart, is a commercial subsidiary of the BBC. Formed in April 2018 by the merger of BBC Worldwide and BBC Studios, it spans content financing, development, production, sales, branded services, and ancillaries. BBC Studios’ award-winning British programs are internationally recognized across a broad range of genres and specialties. It has offices in 22 markets globally, including six production bases in the UK, and a further seven wholly-owned and production partnerships internationally. The company, which makes over 2,500 hours of content a year, is a champion for British creativity around the world and a committed partner for the UK’s independent sector.
In the Americas, BBC Studios’ production unit in Los Angeles is responsible for ratings juggernaut Dancing with the Stars, critically-acclaimed The Night Of, and award-winning Life Below Zero, while local productions Dancing Brasil and Bake Off Brasil are breakout hits made in Brazil. The company manages joint venture relationships with AMC Networks for flagship channel BBC AMERICA (U.S.) – home of global brands Planet Earth II, Blue Planet II, Doctor Who, and Top Gear – and with ITV for SVoD service BritBox (U.S./Canada), as well as strategic partnerships in Canada with Blue Ant Media for BBC Earth Channel, Corus for BBC Canada, and Knowledge Network for BBC Kids.
Press Contact for Kaleidescape:
Press Contact for BBC Studios – Americas:
Deborah Schonfeld: Deborah.Schonfeld@bbc.com
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