A Moody Christmas


SBS and Foxtel make new acquisitions

SBS in Norway and Foxtel in Australia have acquired My Dream Derelict Home from DCD Rights, amongst a raft of deals for the UK-based distributor ahead of NATPE. SBS also bought Nick Knowles’ Original Features along with Australia’s Seven Network and New Zealand’s Choice TV, while Foxtel joined Norway’s NRK in acquiring Liberty of London […]

DCD sells Aussie dramas to Sky, C5 and Hulu

UK-based distributor DCD Rights agreed US and UK deals for two of its Australian dramas. In the US, online platform Hulu has bought comedy series A Moody Christmas. The 6x30mins show, about the dysfunctional Moody family, went out on pubcaster the ABC in Australia and has also been acquired by UK pay TV channel Sky […]

Australia and NZ take a seat at the drama table

Producers in Australia and New Zealand are creating a new wave of international-friendly scripted series for their distribution partners to take to market, but the popularity and lower cost of formats and reality shows poses a threat to the sector, report Dan Barrett and Stewart Clarke. Expectation. Its shadow carries considerable weight across Australia and […]