Jack Irish


Acorn TV launches on Comcast’s Xfinity TV

Acorn TV, the largest SVOD service specialising in the distribution of British and international television to the US market, is now available on Xfinity On Demand to Xfinity TV customers nationwide. The launch marks the first time Acorn TV, owned by RLJ Entertainment, has been available on an MVPD (multichannel video programming distributor, eg cable) […]

Blue Eyes sparkle for Yes

Israeli pay TV platform Yes has bought Scandi political drama Blue Eyes. The deal, struck with the show’s distributor ZDF Enterprises, gives Yes pay TV and SVOD rights to the series, which originally went out on Swedish pubcaster SVT. It is the latest Yes-ZDFE deal, following the Israeil platform licensing Cybergeddon and Jack Irish from […]

Fox UK prebuys Aussie procedural

Pay TV channel Fox UK has prebought primetime drama Jack Irish from distributor DCD Rights. The 6x60mins show will officially launch at MIPCOM next month alongside other new DCD Australian drama titles such as Screentime-produced Janet King and season two of The Code. Fox plans to screen the series next year, which head of programming […]

HBO, Showtime deals for Presto as Stan taps ABC

Australian on-demand services Presto and Stan have both scored new programming deals. The deals come as Australia’s on-demand market adapts to a number of new services launching in the territory in recent months, and ahead of the upcoming launch of Netflix. Presto’s deals hand the Foxtel-owned SVOD service HBO programming including The Sopranos, Entourage, The […]

MIPTV 2014: ZDFE bring new noir to Cannes

ZDF Enterprises will launch new Swedish noir series Thicker Than Water at MIPTV. Unlike a lot of the Scandi noir genre, the new one-hour show is not a crime or cop series, but a family drama. The ten-parter will be part of ZDFE’s MIPTV drama line-up alongside two new TV movies based on Cecelia Ahern […]