SBS On Demand

Australia’s SBS names Matthew Hancock to head up On Demand

Australian pubcaster SBS has appointed Matthew Hancock to lead its on demand offering. Hancock, who was previously head of priorities & planning for the broadcasters TV and online division, will become general manager of SBS On Demand having joined the organisation in 2016. He replaces Abigail Thomas, who now works at SBS’s corporate strategy team, […]

SBS, Scripps launch Oz Food Network

Australian public broadcaster SBS has partnered with Scripps Networks Interactive to launch a version of the latter’s Food Network down under. The 24/7 free-to-air channel will launch locally on Tuesday, November 17 at 1pm local time on EPG channel 33, with all programming also available via SBS On Demand. Australian chef Curtis Stone will have […]

SBS, Stan partner for Tim Kring’s Dig

SBS and Stan have joined forces to acquire broadcast and subscription on-demand rights to Tim Kring’s latest US drama, Dig. SVOD platform Stan takes first window rights soon after episodes go out on USA Network in the US following a deal with distributor Keshet International. The 10-part show – from Keshet Broadcasting, Universal Cable Productions, […]