The Amazon Original Series, from renowned creator Amy Sherman-Palladino (Gilmore Girls) and Executive Producer Daniel Palladino (Family Guy), is Amazon Studios’ first-ever multi-season greenlight of a new series.
Diagonal View’s channels, which include the Alltime10s and The Football Daily channels, over 15 million subscribers and clocked up over “one billion views” in the past year.
The service, which is available exclusively to HyppTV subscribers, will let viewers watch selected shows from BBC Worldwide’s global brands BBC First, BBC Brit, BBC Earth, BBC Lifestyle, CBeebies, as well as BBC World News.
Based on the award-winning novel by Neil Gaiman, the series stars Ricky Whittle (The 100, Austenland) as protagonist ex-con Shadow Moon, Ian McShane (Deadwood, Pirates of the Caribbean) as Mr. Wednesday who enlists Shadow Moon as part of his cross-country mission, and Emily Browning (Sucker Punch, Legend) as Shadow’s wife, Laura Moon.
The firm, which operates a bundled of genre themed free-to-air and subscription channels, is Britain’s biggest multichannel broadcaster and moved into the on-demand space in 2014.