Acorn TV streams British TV shows from a variety of genres and categories, including mysteries, dramas, comedies and documentaries. Acorn TV also offers categories of programming, such as A Royal Celebration or Art Appreciation, where several shows are available according to a particular theme.
There are several TV shows listed under each category type. Some of the mystery programs available for streaming on Acorn TV, for example, are Agatha Christie's Marple, Broker's Man or Eleventh Hour. The drama programs include Cold Feet, Death of the Heart, A Place to Call Home and Drop Dead Gorgeous. Acorn TV also offers most popular and new releases sections, where viewers can access the most watched programs on the site.
To watch a program, users click on the desired show from the appropriate list. The website provides a list of episodes from the provided seasons along with a title and description for each episode. Users can view a particular episode by clicking on the play button. As of July 2015, Acorn TV costs $4.99 per month or $49.99 per year for streaming. Registered users can stream as many videos as they desire, but can only access the shows in the United States or Canada.