CAMBRIDGE, England (Reuters) – Television boxsets from Viacom-owned Channel 5 as well as British comedies from Comedy Central UK will appear on Britbox, a new British joint venture video streaming service from the BBC and ITV, ITV said on Friday.

“The deal brings high quality factual and entertainment content from Channel 5 plus original British comedies from Comedy Central UK,” ITV said in a statement.

Reporting by Paul Sandle, writing by David Milliken; editing by Kate Holton

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