A Place to Call Home

SoHo dropped as Foxtel encourages Binge viewing

Australian pay giant Foxtel is moving premium programming currently on its SoHo drama channel to its Showcase network, while launching a channel targeted at binge viewers. As of October 1, Binge will replace SoHo on the EPG offering curated seasons of shows such as Arrow (pictured), The Flash, Supergirl, Pretty Little Liars, Empire, Californication and […]

BBC Two buys Aussie period drama

UK broadcaster BBC Two has acquired Australian period drama A Place to Call Home. The deal with Endemol Worldwide Distribution hands the BBC channel local rights to the show. In North America, RLJ Entertainment has acquired the first two seasons for its VOD service, Acorn TV, DVD release and distribution on public television stations in […]

Streaming service Acorn buys Seven’s Aussie drama

Acorn TV has picked up US rights to A Place to Call Home, the Australian period drama that has just been recommissioned for a two more seasons. The series tells the story of a mysterious woman returning to 1950s Australia to start a new life. It was made by Seven Network’s in-house production unit and […]

FilmBox buys Endemol scripted show

The FilmBox movie channels have acquired a package of drama programming from Endemol Worldwide Distribution. The package includes UK-produced period gang drama Peaky Blinders (pictured) as well as several Australian series including romantic comedy drama A Place to Call Home. Other Australian titles include Screentime-produced legal drama Janet King, which aired on the ABC, and […]