Beyond International

Beyond hires former TCB exec Kate Llewellyn-Jones to oversee merged distributor

Australia’s Beyond International has appointed the former MD of TCB Media Rights Kate Llewellyn-Jones to the newly created role of CEO of its global distribution division. Llewellyn-Jones left TCB in 2018, prior to the company’s acquisition by Beyond following the collapse of Kew Media Group. She will combine the Beyond Distribution business with TCB to […]

Beyond acquires Seven Studios UK from Australia’s Seven West Media

Australia- and UK-based distributor and producer Beyond International (BYI) has continued its expansion by striking a deal to acquire Seven Studios UK (SSUK) from Seven West Media (SWM). Beyond, which bought UK-based TCB Media Rights in April, has also acquired the remaining 50.98% of shares in LA-based 7Beyond Media Rights (7Beyond) that it did not […]

Beyond acquires TCB Media Rights from Kew Media administrators

Australia- and UK-based distributor and producer Beyond International (BYI) has struck a deal to acquire non-scripted specialists TCB Media Rights from the administrators of Kew Media Group (KMG). The acquisition, which is subject to approval by the Canadian authorities, will be completed via Ireland-based Beyond Entertainment and see the company acquire TCB’s entire share capital. […]

MIPTV organisers reveal first batch of distributors signed up to reimagined market

All3Media, Discovery and Warner Bros. are among the distributors to have signed up for next year’s reimagined MIPTV market. MIP organiser Reed Midem today (8 October) revealed 13 distributors and studios that have confirmed attendance at the April event. The group includes Beyond International, Blue Ant Media, Deutsche Welle, Global Agency, Global Screen, KOCCA, Shoreline […]

Beyond profit down 10%

Beyond International has seen its after-tax profit fall nearly 10% year-on-year – a result that was better than expected based on previous guidance. A preliminary ASX financial report for the full year to June 30, 2016, saw profit after tax come in at A$5.32 million (US$4 million), down from A$5.86 million in 2015. Revenues were […]

Beyond issues profit warning

Australia-based producer and distributor Beyond has warned investors its net profit after tax is likely to be as much as 35% down year on year. Management projections suggest full year 2016 earnings will be in line those for the 12 months to June 30, 2015, but that foreign exchange losses and changes to group income tax meant […]

Discovery’s Mythbusters given a final season

Discovery Channel’s longest-running series, Mythbusters, will come to an end after a final, fourteenth, season. The show’s send-off run will start on Discovery in the US in mid-January. The pop-science series bowed on Discovery 13 years ago. It is fronted by special effects artists Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman, who carry out wild scientific experiments, […]

Mythbusters firm revenues up, profit down

Australia’s Beyond International has posted mixed full year results to the Australian Stock Exchange. The Sydney-based firm’s revenues for the year to June 30, 2015, were A$91.2 million (US$65.4 million), up 1.6% on the 2014 figure. However, net profit fell 26.6% – or A$2.1 million – to A$5.9 million. Within the revenues, Beyond’s productions and […]

Beyond revenues down 13%

Australia’s Beyond International saw revenues and profits fall in its full year results to June 30, 2014. Revenues dipped A$13.5 million on the result from 2013 and stood at A$89.2 million, while profit after tax was down 14% at just below A$8 million. However, the Mythbusters producer saw its net cash increase significantly from A$859,000 […]

Seven, Beyond partner for LA venture

Australia’s Seven Network and Beyond International have launched a new production and marketing company in LA to create content for the North American market. The venture, 7Beyond, will see Seven and Beyond coproduce programming through their Seven Productions and Beyond Productions arms, with Beyond Distribution selling the content on the global market. 7Beyond has tapped […]