Foxtel buys Love It or List It UK

Foxtel has acquired property series Love It or List It UK. The Australian pay TV operator will run the series on its LifeStyle Channel.

The UK version of the show is produced by by Raise The Roof Productions and airs on Channel 4. Beyond Distribution sells it and struck the Australian deal.

In the show, real estate experts and presenters Kirstie Allsopp and Phil Spencer (Location, Location, Location) help families decide whether to give their home a makeover or to sell it and move on.

The Beyond-Foxtel deal gives the pay TV operator the new UK series as well as the original Love It or List It and the Canadian version, Love It or List It Vancouver.

Hannah Barnes, general manager of Foxtel’s The LifeStyle Channels said: Love It or List It UK is a tried and tested format and it’s great to have another vehicle for our beloved Kirstie and Phil on The LifeStyle Channel.”

Beyond will launch the UK version at MIPCOM.