Richard Freudenstein


Foxtel-BBC channel deal ‘disappoints ABC’

Australian pay TV provider Foxtel is to launch a premium BBC content channel on its platform. The move has reportedly upset BBC Worldwide’s long-term partner in the territory, the ABC. Yesterday, Foxtel unveiled what it described as a “significant multi-platform deal” with the BBC’s commercial arm BBCWW to create an ad-free subscription channel offering premieres […]

Foxtel snags HBO output deal

Australian pay TV platform Foxtel has inked an output deal with HBO. The agreement gives the News Corp.-backed pay TV operator exclusive first-run new series from HBO as well as the premium programmer’s library series. The deal covers HBO series including The Newsroom, Boardwalk Empire, Game of Thrones and Girls. It covers all upcoming series […]