Acorn TV is available for .99 per month or .99 annually in the U. and Canada, directly from RLJ as well as through Amazon Channels.
Exclusive programming coming to the service includes original movie “The Witness for the Prosecution” starring Toby Jones, Andrea Riseborough and Kim Cattrall (pictured above) in a new adaptation of Agatha Christie’s short story, which premieres Monday, Jan.
Often, members of this generation find themselves either unable to come up with a lump sum to meet account minimums for most investment firms, or they're simply unwilling to pay a financial adviser's hefty commission fees.
Now, a startup called Acorns wants to solve these problems with a new smartphone app, hoping it can help millennials outgrow the piggy bank.
None of the seemingly complex investing options he proposed made any sense to my 19-year-old mind.
I was happy to let my money accrue nickel by dime by penny in what amounted to a glorified piggy bank.
In October, AMC Networks entered into an agreement with RLJ Entertainment under which AMC is loaning the company million and has rights to acquire up to half the company. development arm Acorn Media Enterprises, owns all rights to the hit U. mystery series “Foyle’s War” and is developing new programs based on the franchise.
RLJ Entertainment, led by chairman Robert Johnson, founder of BET Networks, came together in its current form in 2012 when Johnson acquired Acorn and indie film distributor Image Entertainment. RLJE owns 64% of Agatha Christie Ltd., which manages the intellectual property and publishing rights to the mystery writer’s works.
Since that story, the Web site has not run a follow-up report.As it turns out, I wasn't all that different from the rest of my penny-pinching generation.One recent study by UBS called millennials the "most fiscally conservative generation since the Great Depression," saying they hold the bulk of their assets in cash and view saving, not investing, as the most sound financial strategy.RLJ Entertainment said Acorn TV, a subscription-video service specializing in British drama, mystery and other genres, more than doubled its subscriber base to over 430,000 at the end of 2016, up from 195,000 a year earlier.In addition, RLJ said, subscribers to UMC, the Urban Movie Channel streaming service, quadrupled to stand at over 20,000 subscribers at the end of 2016.