Jo Porter


Amazon has Picnic at Hanging Rock with FremantleMedia

FremantleMedia International has partnered with Amazon US for the premiere of its series Picnic at Hanging Rock. Picnic at Hanging Rock is set to premiere exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in the US in 2018. The epic new series, starring Natalie Dormer (Game of Thrones, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay), is a re-imagining of Joan Lindsay’s […]

Prison sells

Prisons have long been a source of fascination for TV producers – as illustrated by series such as British sitcom Porridge, Australian soap Prisoner Cell Block H and HBO limited series Oz. Right now, though, there are more outstanding prison-themed shows than ever, across both scripted and factual television, reports Andy Fry. Prison might not […]

Foxtel orders Picnic at Hanging Rock series

Australian pay TV provider Foxtel has ordered an original drama, Picnic at Hanging Rock, with FremantleMedia attached to produce and distribute, and has extended its agreement with HBO. The 6x60mins drama is currently in pre-production at FremantleMedia Australia following investment from Screen Australia. It follows the aftermath of the mysterious disappearance of three schoolgirls and […]