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France’s Salto & Foxtel take Steve McQueen’s ‘Small Axe’ global

French streamer Salto, the joint venture between TF1, M6 and France Télévisions, is among a raft of companies to pick up drama anthology Small Axe by Steve McQueen (12 Years A Slave). The show, sold by BBC Studios, has been produced by UK-based Turbine Studios in association with Lammas Park and EMU Films. It will […]

News round-up: Foxtel’s Lifetime deal; China’a Huanxi adds All3 shows; Turkish ‘House’ re-opens; Seven snags expanded ‘Chase’…

Foxtel adds Lifetime Movie package Australian pay-TV company Foxtel is set to add A+E Networks-owned Lifetime Movie Network (LMN) to its film line-up. The female-skewing made-for-TV movie package will be made available from 1 September, at no extra cost to Foxtel Movies bundle subscribers. The slate will include Cocaine Godmother: The Griselda Blanco Story, starring Catherine […]

Sony’s ‘Reckoning’ prodco Playmaker eyes chief as co-founders step down

Sony Pictures Television (SPT)-owned Australian producer Playmaker Media is looking for a new creative chief after co-founders David Maher and David Taylor revealed they are to step down from the company. The duo, who founded Playmaker in 2009 before selling it to Sony in 2014, will continue to lead the company over the coming months […]

Foxtel reveals launch date for new SVOD streamer ‘Binge’

Australian pay TV operator Foxtel is to launch its new streaming service on 25 May with more than 10,000 hours of domestic and international programming. The SVOD’s name, which is expected to be Binge but has not yet been confirmed, will offer shows such as Friends and The Big Bang Theory, which are moving from […]

Foxtel remains exclusive home of HBO in Oz

Australian pay-TV network Foxtel has expanded its standing deal with WarnerMedia, retaining exclusive rights to broadcast HBO content – including upcoming HBO Max original series – on its platforms. The HBO Max streaming service is due to launch in the US later this month and will be home to original content including the Gossip Girl […]

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