The Collection: Latin America launch news

News sources online here and here have reported that The Collection will launch on BBC First in Latin America on May 23rd 2017, via DirecTV LATAM. 

The Collection, the first season and the premiere of the second of Doctor Foster and Happy Valley, will gain distribution across Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela. All three series will be broadcast through the linear channel OnDirecTV.

The first season of Happy Valley is set to air today, while the first episode of Doctor Foster will premiere 18 April, while second seasons’ arrival hasn’t been unveiled yet. The Collection will air on 23 May.

“OnDirecTV is the perfect platform to target viewers who love British drama, which is why the agreement with DirecTV gives us a great opportunity to bring some of our latest content hits to Latin America,” said Anna Gordon, EVP and GM, BBC Worldwide Latin America/US Hispanic.

The Collection is currently being aired on BBC First in Australia (check out the new mini-site) and South Africa. There is no news about a second season.