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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 […]

Australia and NZ take a seat at the drama table

Producers in Australia and New Zealand are creating a new wave of international-friendly scripted series for their distribution partners to take to market, but the popularity and lower cost of formats and reality shows poses a threat to the sector, report Dan Barrett and Stewart Clarke. Expectation. Its shadow carries considerable weight across Australia and […]