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Acorn TV: Everything You Need to Know

Learn everything we know about Acorn TV including content, price, release date, and more.

What is Acorn TV?

Acorn TV is a subscription-based streaming service that features programming from the United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, Australia, and other countries.

The service offers a mix of licensed programs from those countries as well as its own original programming.

When did Acorn TV become available?

Acorn TV is a streaming service that began in 2011 as part of the Acorn Media Group and was relaunched in 2013 as a solo streaming service with additional content and monthly and annual membership choices.

How much does Acorn TV cost?

The Acorn TV price is $5.99 a month. Be one of the first to stream Acorn TV!

Is there an Acorn TV Free Trial?

Sign up for a free 7-day trial. A week of unrestricted access to Acorn TV is included in your free trial (new customers only). You will be charged USD$5.99/month (plus applicable taxes) unless you cancel your Acorn TV subscription after your free 7 days are up.

Is there an Acorn TV 30-Day Trial?

Due to the pandemic, you can now upgrade your 7-day free trial to a 30-day trial on the Acorn TV website by using the coupon code FREE30. After the 30-day trial period, the service costs $5.99 per month (or $59.99 per year).

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Which platforms is Acorn TV available on?

Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV (tvOS version), Google Chromecast, and Android TV OTT devices, as well as iPhone/iPad and Android mobile and tablet devices, are all supported by Acorn TV apps. Acorn TV is also accessible through browsers on computers, desktops, and tablets (Acorn recommends Google Chrome)

How do I get the Acorn TV app?

Users of Android: By going to and logging in, you may watch Acorn TV on your browser. If you have a Chromecast, you can cast Acorn TV to your TV using the free Google Home app, or you can cast directly from the Chrome browser on your smartphone.

How much is Acorn TV?

The Acron Tv price is $5.99 per month. 

Is Acorn TV free with Amazon Prime?

Acorn TV (or BritBox) is available through Amazon Prime Video, as many people are aware. If you have an Amazon Prime membership, you're surely aware that you have access to a vast library of “free” (at least with membership) TV and film entertainment.

What shows or movies are available on Acorn TV?

This will make the Acorn TV streaming price worth it alone!) The library will include the following movies, which you can purchase before the network launches:

The South Westerlies - Series 1
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Orla Brady, Eileen Walsh, Steve Wall (Actors)

The South Westerlies

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Mystery Road

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Agatha Raisin (Season 4)

No Offence - Series 1
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Joanna Scanlan, Elaine Cassidy (Actors)

No Offence

No Offence - Series 1
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Joanna Scanlan, Elaine Cassidy (Actors)

The Other One

  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Mackenzie Crook, Toby Jones, Rachael Stirling (Actors)

The Detectorists

Queens of Mystery - Series 1
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Julie Graham, Rebecca Grant, Andrew Leung (Actors)

Queens of Mystery

Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries Season 1
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Nathan Page, Essie Davis, Ashleigh Cummings (Actors)

Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries / Ms. Fisher’s Modern Murder Mysteries

Dead Still - Series 1
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Michael Smiley, Jimmy Smallhorne, Eileen O'Higgins (Actors)

Dead Still

Finding Joy - Series 1
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Amy Huberman, Lochlann O'Mearáin, Paul Reid (Actors)

Finding Joy

Who started Acorn TV?

Atlas Video, the founder of Acorn Media Group, was founded in the basement of founder Peter Edwards, who worked as a communications consultant and NBC News staffer at the time. Acorn was founded by Edwards to sell historical and travel documentaries.

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Will there be original series and content on Acorn TV?

Acorn TV has included “My life is murder”. My Life Is Murder follows the adventures of fearless private investigator Alexa Crowe, who solves the most baffling crimes as well as coping with the frustrations of everyday life.

Why is a streaming service like Acorn TV important?

For anyone who loves British dramas and mysteries, Acorn TV is a good option. Acorn TV adds new shows on a routine basis, and the quality is good. Obviously, Netflix and Hulu, and many others are better apps with more shows and movies, but they also cost far more per month.

Don’t worry if you don’t already have an  Amazon Prime membership. Get a free 30-day trial here. Then, you can get a 7-day Acorn TV free trial

You can also stream many of these classics on Amazon Prime. Amazon Prime membership? Great! You already have access to these.

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