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Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Acorn TV Streams Shows From Abroad

When "Downton Abbey" is over, what will Anglophiles watch next? (PBS)

When “Downton Abbey” is over, what will Anglophiles watch next? (PBS)

After the acclaimed period drama “Downton Abbey” wraps up its final season, what new shows can Anglophiles latch onto? The Acorn TV streaming service brings beloved British programs, along with productions from Canada, Australia and New Zealand, to subscribers’ devices. NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans speaks to Here & Now’s Robin Young about Acorn TV’s roots and growing popularity.

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