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BBC iPlayer has come to the Apple TV.

The catch-up and on-demand app is now available through Apple's App Store. It has a bold, transparent user interface, and plenty of colourful themed backgrounds.

Features-wise, it has everything you'd find on iPlayer on other platforms. You can watch recently aired BBC programmes, mark shows as favourites, and carry on watching what you've already started.

You can also watch anything you've bought from the BBC Store. This includes older shows like 'Dad's Army' and others also not available on catch-up previously.

iPlayer wasn't available on previous models of Apple TV, as it only stocked a handful of third-party apps. Now Apple has opened the floodgates for apps on Apple TV. Recent figures show its platform has 2,600 apps since launching a couple of months ago.

The BBC announced it would bring iPlayer to Apple TV back in October, shortly after the new device was announced.

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