BT TV customers already receive History, H2. Lifetime and Crime + Investigation as part of their subscription and the new deal will see HD versions of Lifetime and H2 launch on BT TV later this year.
The channel’s 2016 lineup includes Tom Cruise favourite, Jerry Maquire, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves and the Mad Max trilogy which will be shown alongside hit crime drama Longmire and western Hell on Wheels.
BT TV customers are set to miss out on the second half of The Walking Dead’s latest series after the company confirmed it’s losing Fox from its channel line-up at the end of this month.
BT TV has updated its Apple and Android app, adding a new, dedicated kids’ on-demand and catch-up library, seven more channels and a “fantastic collection” of catch-up content from its pay channels.
Costing £8.99 a month, Netflix’s Ultra HD plan requires the customer to have a compatible Ultra HD TV/4k TV and BT’s YouView+ Ultra HD set-top box which launched this summer alongside the ISP’s Ultra HD BT Sport channel.