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Tesco Clubcard TV signs BBC Worldwide deal

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Tesco has signed a deal with BBC Worldwide to show various cookery, comedy and drama programmes on its ad-supported Clubcard TV service.

Shows covered by the deal include Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps, Goodness Gracious Me, Stig of the Dump, The Secret Garden and cookery programmes featuring Antonio Carluccio, Ken Hom and Gary Rhodes.



MD of Clubcard TV Scott Deutrom said: "With this deal we're adding a raft of new TV titles to our expanding catalogue, providing access to even more great digital entertainment in a way that's easy and accessible for customers."

Head of UK, Ireland and Pan European Television Sales at BBC Worldwide Lisa Rousseau added: "We're thrilled to have concluded such an extensive deal with Clubcard TV which will offer their customers a rich range of fantastic British content."

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Clubcard TV has previously signed deals with Aardman, Endemol and Warner Bros.

The service was rolled out in beta in February and officially launched last month.

Tesco Digital Entertainment CEO Michael Comish this week claimed that TV and movie streaming was moving away from desktop and notebook devices and increasingly towards console and tablets.

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