Posted By John Bowman
US residents can now buy and download Torchwood from the iTunes Store.
The Doctor Who spin-off is among the BBC Americaprogramming available as part of the strategy of BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC, to secure the broadest possible distribution for its TV shows.
People can buy single episodes and complete seasons.
Also among the programmes available is the comedy series Little Britain, for which Tom Baker provides the narration.
Beth Clearfield, the vice-president of digital media and business development for BBC Worldwide America, said: "The BBC is delighted to provide US audiences with the unique ability to purchase and download select award-winning BBC America programming on the iTunes Store.