Past Rights has confirmed a raft of offers for factual and youngsters’ programming packages totaling 1,000 hours with broadcasters in Australia and New Zealand.
Foxtel has taken packages for its A&E, Historical past and Fox Docos channels, with A&E set to air new seasons of Freeway Via Hell and Bangers & Money and season considered one of Final Rides. Historical past will premiere the newest seasons of Deserted Engineering and picked up Britain’s Misplaced Battlefields, Underground Worlds and Bismarck: 24 Hours to Doom. Fox Docos has acquired the documentaries The Prince and the Paedophile, Britain’s Largest Households, Sugar Infants and Caroline Flack: Her Life and Demise.
SBS has acquired Caroline Flack: Her Life and Demise, Sugar Infants and Bismarck: 24 Hours to Doom. It has additionally picked up the second seasons of Secret Lifetime of Lighthouses and Underground Worlds and Countdown to Warfare. SBS Meals has acquired the tenth season of Pati’s Mexican Desk and renewed all 5 seasons of Connoisseur Farmer and seasons one and two of Shane Delia.
Free TV Australia has acquired three seasons of the truth title Seashore Cops, along with practically 150 hours of children’ content material: Historical past Hunters, two seasons of Lab Rats Problem and the preschool collection Pipsqueaks.
ABC pre-bought Days Like These…with Diesel, a brand new music documentary collection produced by Past Leisure and Bloodlines Music.
In New Zealand, TVNZ Duke has acquired a big bundle of science, engineering, automotive and actuality content material, together with titles reminiscent of Motor MythBusters, MythBusters: There’s Your Drawback, Deserted Engineering and 5 seasons of Heavy Rescue 401.
Discovery ANZ has picked up Unimaginable Repairs and Excessive Ice Machines, whereas Discovery-owned Three has acquired seasons three and 4 of Love It or Record It Australia; Eden has acquired the second season of Ice Vikings, and Residing has taken 4 seasons of Love It or Record It: UK and two of Love It or Record It: Australia.
Additionally in New Zealand, Bravo TV has acquired season ten of the unique Love It or Record It, Stacey Dooley: Locked Up with Lifers, Maternity 24/7, Wealthy Youngsters Go Skint seasons three and 4 and each seasons of Wealthy Youngsters Skint Vacation.
Joanne Azzopardi, Past Rights’ government VP of gross sales for Australia, New Zealand and Asia, stated: “I’m delighted to convey among the world’s greatest factual and youngsters’ programming to main broadcasters in Australia and New Zealand. Past Rights’ rising catalog continues to supply an attractive choice of content material throughout a variety of genres, making certain that particular person broadcasters and platforms can discover the appropriate programming to assist their channel manufacturers and supply their audiences with quite a lot of appointments to view.”