Apple and A&E Television have announced the addition of shows from the Biography and History Channels to those available to buy from iTunes in the US.

New shows made available for sale from A&E include the likes of Driving Force, The Revolution and Modern Marvels from The History Channel, and selections from the Emmy Award-winning Biography series from The Biography Channel.

iTunes in the US now offers over 200 TV shows for $1.99 per episode for viewing on a computer or iPod.

"Teaming up with iTunes is a great opportunity for us to both reach our growing fan base and expand our reach to new viewers wherever they are," said Steve Ronson, senior vice president, Enterprises, A&E Television Network.