Foxtel Group

BBC acquires Australian comedy ‘Colin From Accounts’ for UK

UK pubcaster the BBC has acquired Australian scripted comedy series Colin From Accounts for BBC Two and BBC iPlayer. The series, which was originally commissioned for the Foxtel Group in Australia, is produced by Easy Tiger Productions and CBS Studios and was acquired by the BBC from Paramount Global Content Distribution. It was unveiled to […]

News round-up: Global sales for ‘Love Me’; Love Nature expands in Romania; 108 Media launches ‘Nightshade’

Hulu, Acorn & Viaplay take Love Me A slew of broadcasters and platforms have struck pre-sale deals for the second season of drama series Love Me with UK distributor DCD Rights. Hulu (US), Acorn TV (UK, Ireland, Spain, Portugal, Netherlands, India), Viaplay (Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Netherlands) have all boarded season […]

Foxtel Group & A+E Networks expand factual partnership

Australia’s Foxtel Group has expanded its partnership with US multinational A+E Networks, inking a multi-year deal to bring documentary and reality programming and films to its platforms. The agreement includes exclusive premieres of content from Crime & Investigation, The History Channel, A&E and Lifetime Movie Network (LMN) for Foxtel, Foxtel Now and streaming service Binge, […]

Foxtel orders remake of Swedish drama ‘Älska Mig’ for Oz streamer Binge

The Foxtel Group’s Australian streamer Binge has ordered Love Me, a new romantic drama series based on the Swedish show Älska Mig, with a cast headed by Lord Of The Rings trilogy star Hugo Weaving. The 6 x 43-minute series, adapted from Josephine Bornebusch’s original Viaplay show, is described as a story about modern love […]