freeview_playSTV catch-up player is now available on Freeview Play, the new internet-connected version of the UK’s most popular free-to-air TV platform.

The STV Player app is available to all Freeview Play users within STV’s licence areas and provides access to shows such as Coronation Street, Emmerdale and The Jonathan Ross Show for up to 30 days after broadcast.

Other catch-up TV services available on the platform include BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5.

Bobby Hain, Director of Channels at STV, said: “We are thrilled that the STV Player is now available on Freeview Play.

“This deal continues to enhance our multi-platform presence and offers viewers yet another way to watch their favourite STV programmes free of charge, anytime they choose to.”

Guy North, Managing Director of Freeview, said: “We believe that Freeview Play is set to become the new normal way of watching TV and it’s great news that the STV Player has been added to the service, allowing even more viewers the freedom to choose what they watch and when they watch it.”