Sky Player Expands with Even More Blockbuster US Drama and Brand New Kids TV Channel, Baby TV

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Sky Player, the place to watch Sky TV online, already offers content from 24 channel brands to watch on-demand in the UK and ROI. Customers can relive classic moments from opening seasons from various blockbuster US Dramas, such as Desperate Housewives, Greys Anatomy and Ugly Betty direct from Sky.

In addition to growth in the entertainment genre, Sky is also expanding Sky Player's Kids TV section. Baby TV is the latest channel to join Sky Player, further extending the service's diversity and demonstrating Sky's commitment to providing a range of content for the whole family to watch online.

As well as Seasons 1 of Desperate Housewives, Greys Anatomy and Ugly Betty, Sky Player also offers access to Scrubs seasons 1 and 2 and Alias Season 5. These classic TV series can be streamed live or downloaded to your PC for £1.50 / €2.25 on a pay per view basis and are available to any visitor to the Sky Player service, including non-Sky customers.

Baby TV's offering includes 9 series specifically designed to suit the different needs of babies and young children. These kid's TV programmes include interactive activities, play along with parents activities and exercise routines. Interactive titles include programmes such as 'cooking with baby chef', where children can learn how to prepare simple recipes that can also be made at home with parents. Parents can choose favourite programmes by themes, favourite series, favourite songs and Nursery Rhymes. It is also possible to view specific segments such as imagination and creativity.

Baby TV is available as a live streamed channel or on demand, free of charge for subscribers to Kids mix as a value add to their core Sky TV subscription. For non-Sky Kids Mix subscribers, all 9 series can be viewed on a pay per view basis, at a cost of £1 per episode.

Griff Parry, Director of On-Demand, BSkyB, comments: " Baby TV and the new selection of hit US Dramas are great additions to the Sky Player service. We are delighted to be able to now offer fantastic dramas from the US to everyone and further demonstrate Sky's commitment to offering the broadest range of content online.

These latest additions to Sky Player further the choice available to our customers. With even more content available to Sky and non-Sky customers alike all visitors to Sky Player can enjoy great entertainment where and when they like."

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About Sky Player
Sky Player allows Sky TV customers access to one of the broadest online libraries of content across Movies, Sport, Entertainment, Lifestyle & Culture and Documentaries, all available on-demand, on their PC. The home of Sky TV online, Sky Player offers Sky customers access to free online TV in line with their core Sky TV subscription, plus some additional content available on a paid-for basis (either pay per view or buy to own). Significant elements of the service are also available to non Sky customers on a paid-for basis.

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