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Appetite for Kerridge cooking shows grows in Oz, US

Broadcasters in Australia and the US are among buyers of British cooking series from celebrity chef Tom Kerridge. Lifestyle in Australia has prebought BBC Two’s 6x30mins series Tom Kerridge’s Best Ever, which is the follow up to Tom Kerridge’s Proper Pub Food. That show has also sold to Lifestyle, as well as US cable net […]

Foxtel buys huge package from FremantleMedia

Australian pay TV operator Foxtel has acquired a 450-hour package of programming from FremantleMedia International. The deal will give Foxtel content for several of its own channels and joint-venture offerings including Bio, History, CI, Lifestyle and Arena. The package spans several genres of content. Factual titles include 16x30mins Morgan Spurlock series A Day in the […]

News brief: Australia checks out Embarrassing Bodies

Shine Australia will produce the local series, titled Embarrassing Bodies Down Under, for Foxtel-owned channel LifeStyle YOU. It will feature Dr. Christian Jessen from the original UK series that broadcasts on Channel 4 (above). The format sees Jessen diagnose the ailments of embarrassed patients. Production on the Australian version begins next month. Hannah Barnes, Foxtel’s […]

Off the Fence to sell Fox lifestyle shows internationally

Off the Fence has inked a deal with Fox International Channels and will distribute over 700 hours of content from Fox’s lifestyle channel 24Kitchen. The exclusive deal adds 760 hours of content to Off the Fence’s catalogue and titles include The Free Range Cook (pictured) and The Taste of Life Travel. The programming in question […]

BBC Worldwide sells 200 hours to LifeStyle Network

BBC Worldwide has sold a package of 200+ hours of lifestyle programming into Australia. Foxtel-backed pay TV network LifeStyle has acquired the shows. Titles covered by the deal include property series Phil Spencer Secret Agent and DIY SOS and cooking series Hairy Bikers: Best of British and Hairy Bikers: Everyday Gourmet, which will be shown […]