Acorn TV Giving Away Trip of a Lifetime in Sweepstakes

One lucky winner and a guest will receive a fantastic 7-day tour of England that sold out in three days;

Visiting beautiful and historical production locations for several popular Acorn TV series, including Doc Martin, Agatha Raisin, Midsomer Murders, Agatha Christie’s Poirot, and more; Contest launches March 1, 2017

Silver Spring, MD – Offering its passionate fans the opportunity to explore their favorite series like never before, Acorn TV announces the launch of the sweepstakes to participate in “The Best of Acorn TV: 7 Day Tour of England” beginning March 1, 2017. This celebration of all things Acorn TV, in conjunction with Transcendent Travel, marks the largest giveaway ever from Acorn TV, the premier North American streamer of world-class television from Britain and beyond. One lucky winner and their guest will receive entry on “The Best of Acorn TV: 7 Day Tour of England” trip taking place from July 10-16, 2017. The tour was offered to Acorn TV subscribers and sold out in just three days. Attendees will have the chance to visit the beautiful and historical production locations for several popular Acorn TV series – Doc Martin, Midsomer Murders, Agatha Christie’s Poirot, Agatha Raisin, and more!

The tour will travel between Windsor, Bath, Cornwall, Sidmouth, Bristol, Oxfordshire, and Dorchester while making stops at Windsor Castle, Highclere Castle (Downton Abbey), Port Isaac (Doc Martin), the Ashton Court Estate (Agatha Raisin) and the Greenway Estate (Agatha Christie’s home). The winner and their guest will stay in deluxe accommodations with superior meals. A couple behind-the-scenes moments are planned and a special surprise guest will be meeting the group at Agatha Christie’s summer home, The Greenway Estate. The sweepstakes includes entry to the tour, hotel accommodations, among many other things. Airfare is not included.

Between Wednesday, March 1 through Friday, March 31, fans can enter through an Acorn TV portal, with one entry per day. No purchase necessary. No subscription required. A purchase will not increase your chances of winning. The giveaway is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry. Void where prohibited. Sweepstakes ends 3/31/17. For Official Rules, prize descriptions and odds disclosure, visit Sponsor: RLJ Entertainment, Inc., 8515 Georgia Avenue Suite 650, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910.

Acorn TV’s partner on the tour is Transcendent Travel, which specializes in unique, tailor-made travel and experiences for the discerning individual.

Launched in 2011, Acorn TV is the first British TV-focused streaming service in North America and the premier North American streaming service for world-class television from Britain and beyond. Called “Netflix for the Anglophile” (NPR), Acorn TV became the first niche streamer to receive an Emmy® nomination with its 2015 nomination for Outstanding Television Movie for Agatha Christie’s Poirot. The Hollywood Reporter’s chief TV critic called Acorn TV “an essential must-have” with “well-written, beautifully acted and surprisingly compelling scripted television.”

In a record 2016, Acorn TV featured more than 35 exclusive U.S. Premieres of first-rate international dramas, comedies, and mysteries; received the #1 ranking in a leading consumer groups 2016 survey of all the top streamers; released its first three Acorn TV Original productions; won Best SVOD Service at the Cynopsis Digital Model D Awards; doubled its passionate subscriber base to more than 430,000 subscribers, which is in line with many cable channels’ viewing numbers; and premiered some of the best series on television.

Coming up on Acorn TV is the exclusive U.S. Premieres of Midsomer Murders, Series 19 on March 6; Martin Clunes’ Islands of Australia on March 13; and legal drama Striking Out on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17.

Emmy®-nominated Acorn TV adds exclusive new programs every week and features a deep library of mysteries, dramas, and comedies with no set end dates. Subscribers can stream many of their favorite international series and discover new and classic programs previously unavailable to U.S. audiences. Acorn TV series include Aussie dramas A Place to Call Home and Janet King, BAFTA-winning comedy Detectorists, Guy Pearce in Jack Irish, #1 Aussie drama 800 Words, popular period mystery series Murdoch Mysteries, hit dramedy Doc Martin, ‘Best Dramatic Series’ winner 19-2, and many more. Acorn TV is available via Apple TV, Roku, iOS, among many other devices and offers a free trial and thereafter is just $4.99/month or $49.99/year. Facebook: OfficialAcornTV – Twitter @AcornTV

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