Korea, China spins web around Off The Fence content

Korean broadcasters have acquired a total of 85 hours of programming from Anglo-Dutch distributor Off The Fence, while China’s CCTV has acquired shows such as science doc Spiderman Tech. KBS has bought the 6x60mins Life Stories, 4x60mins Wildest Arctic and 3x60mins End of Big Cats and 1x60mins docs Plastic: The Real Sea Monster and In […]

ABC Oz ‘will turbo charge natural history and can rival the BBC’

Phil Craig, the head of documentaries at Australian public broadcaster the ABC, says that a new international outlook and partnership with its US counterpart PBS means it will be able to rival the BBC in terms of international influence in the natural history sphere. Craig was speaking at the Sunny Side of the Doc event […]

All3Media, Shine and Starz cut Viewster OTT deals

OTT operator Viewster has cut programming deals with a raft of distributors, picking up drama series from All3Media, Shine and Starz among others, TBI has learned. The Swiss based over the top provider’s ad-supported VOD service is carried in 120 countries and the premium drama titles it has picked up are primarily for the US, […]