Presto: Scandal and American Crime make their debuts


Presto have announced that all four completed series of Scandal, the first half of season and the rest as they air in the USA, are now available on the streaming service. Also making it’s debut is season one of American Crime (with season two to follow, fast tracked, from January).

No word yet on free to air dates on either show.

American Crime stars Felicity Huffman, Regina King and Timothy Hutton and “focuses on the aftermath and investigation of the murder of a veteran, Matt Skokie (Grant Merritt), and brutal assault of his wife, Gwen (Kira Pozehl). This critically-acclaimed series explores the story from multiple perspectives, centred around the impact of the event on the victims’ families, as well as the suspects and their loved ones.”

Presto TV CEO Shaun James said of the announcement “Scandal is one of the most successful dramas currently airing on US television and Presto is thrilled to have secured the exclusive SVOD rights to all episodes of the multi-award-winning series.

“Australian audiences will be able to see every episode of Scandal including season 5 which is currently airing in the US, plus the never before seen season 4, as well as all three previous series’.

“We’re also excited to bring to Presto the stirring drama American Crime, which is a courageous series that wraps up raw emotions among a diverse cast and is sure to strike a chord with our subscribers.”