BT Vision viewers will now be able to watch shows such as Prison Break and The X Files, following a deal between BT and Twentieth Century Fox.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer and 24 are also among the TV programmes that will be made available to existing subscribers of BT's TV-on-demand service for no extra cost this week.

Marc Watson, chief executive of television and online services at BT Retail, said: "We can offer BT Vision customers the best US TV drama. The addition of Fox to BT Vision is a substantial, high-profile addition to our service".

BT Vision viwers can now watch shows from Twetieth Century Fox including Prison Break

The deal comes almost a year after BT announced it would show hundreds of new and classic films from Twentieth Century Fox.

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