Deadly Women

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 […]

Discovery fined for letting Deadly Women loose

Ofcom has fined Discovery Europe £100,000 (US$171,292) for transmitting graphic and disturbing violent content in slots where children could be watching. Several episodes of Discovery’s serial killer series Deadly Women went out between 6am and 5pm, during the school holidays at the end of last year, putting Discovery at odds with media regulator Ofcom’s Broadcasting […]

Beyond revenue tops $100m

Australia-based Beyond International has reported full-year revenue of A$102.7 million, a figure representing growth of 13.3%. The Mythbusters producer also saw net profit grow 9.6%, hitting A$9.3 million for the 12 months to June 30, 2013. Within the total, Beyond reported TV production revenue of A$45.2 million, distribution revenue of A$22.7 million and growth in […]

Murphy goes one step beyond

The new general manager of Australia-based Beyond Television tells TBI about changing international perceptions of the business and why he’s targeting UK broadcasters. Michael Murphy is best known as the founder of Ireland’s Channel 6 (since bought by TV3 and rebranded 3e) and former director of programmes at TV3. He has also, since 2004, been […]