Acorn TV offering extended free trial for new subscribers
As viewers around the globe have taken to looking for alternate forms of entertainment to practice social distancing, streaming service Acorn TV, home to British programming for American audiences, is offering new subscribers an extended free trial!
Available as of now, any new subscribers who sign up on the official site and use the offer code FREE30 will receive an extended 30-day free trial, which used to be only a weeklong trial, allowing viewers to binge programming from the ever-growing slate of mysteries, dramas and comedies from both the United Kingdom and other countries.
A sample list of the programming featured on the service includes:
British murder mysteries: Midsomer Mysteries, Blood, Queens of Mystery, Agatha Raisin, Manhunt, London Kills, Vera, Deadwater Fell (with David Tennant and Cush Jumbo – premiering April 6)
Crime dramas: No Offence, Line of Duty, Keeping Faith, Place of Execution, Taken Down, Deep Water, Accused
British dramedies: Doc Martin, After Henry, Men Behaving Badly, Raised by Wolves, Detectorists, Mount Pleasant, The Good Karma Hospital
Australian essentials: A Place to Call Home, My Life Is Murder, The Heart Guy, Jack Irish, Mystery Road, Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries
Canadian must-see dramas: Slings & Arrows, Murdoch Mysteries
Foreign Language thrillers: Rebecka Martinsson, Oldenheim Twelve, Truth Will Out, Hidden, L’Accident, Balthazar, Sisters, Back Home
Foodie Favorites: Delicious, Lords and Ladles, Whites, Hairy Bikers’ Pubs That Built Britain, Scotch! The Story of Whisky, Pie in the Sky, Victoria Wood’s A Nice Cup of Tea
The extended free trial announcement comes on the same day as Universal Pictures announcing that it will be distributing recently theatrical-released The Invisible Man and The Hunt, as well as Jane Austen adaptation Emma., on digital platforms later this week. The studio also announced that the upcoming animated sequel Trolls World Tour will debut in theaters and on digital platforms on the same day.