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Quickflix enters into agreement with Lionsgate

Quickflix enters into agreement with Lionsgate Television International for streaming of premium TV series

Quickflix, Australia and New Zealand’s premiere online streaming service, today announced it has entered into an agreement with Lionsgate’s international television division to license TV series for its transactional digital service. Lionsgate is a premier next generation global content leader.

TV series from Lionsgate will be available through Quickflix’s premium pay-per-episode and season pass service in Australia and New Zealand and include iconic brands such as Emmy® Award-winners Mad Men, Weeds and Nurse Jackie as well as emerging hits such asNashville and the breakthrough sensation Orange is the New Black.

Quickflix streaming service is the most accessible of its kind available over a wide array of smart TVs, game consoles, mobile, tablet and other devices. Demand has grown sharply with the volume of streaming growing by over 20 per cent quarter on quarter over the past nine months.

Commenting on the licensing agreement with Lionsgate, Quickflix Founder and CEO Stephen Langsford said, “We are very excited to be introducing Lionsgate to our stable of international and local premium content partners. Lionsgate has established a reputation for hugely successful and critically-acclaimed film and TV content worldwide and this agreement allows us to bring to audiences edgy TV drama series including those not previously broadcast on free-to-air in Australia and New Zealand.”

For more information please visit www.quickflix.co.nz.

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