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Cineflix Rights and Foxtel Australia sign crime and lifestyle deal

Cineflix Rights, one of the UK’s leading independent television content distributors, has signed a deal with Foxtel Australia which sees the broadcaster acquiring more than 250 hours of crime and lifestyle content from Cineflix Productions and third-party producers in the distributor’s catalogue.  

Amongst the crime series included in the deal are Murder in Paradise (season 2, 6x60’, Cineflix Productions), Last Seen Alive (6x60’, Cineflix Productions), Obsession: Dark Desires (10x60’, October Films), Surviving Evil (season 2, 10x60’, Cineflix Productions), Unusual Suspects (seasons 1, 5 and 6, 39x60’, LMNO Productions), and Cold Blood (seasons 2 and 3, 36x60’, Cineflix Productions).

Lifestyle programming included from Cineflix’s home and design catalogue are long-running successes Property Brothers (seasons 1, 2 and 4, 65x60’, Cineflix Productions), and Buying & Selling (seasons 1 and 2, 39x60’, Cineflix Productions).

The deal was negotiated by Chris Bluett, VP Sales, Asia Pacific and Benelux at Cineflix Rights and Jim Buchan, General Manager of Factual Channels at Foxtel.

Chris Bonney, CEO Rights, Cineflix Media said: “Australia is a key market for Cineflix Rights and we’re really pleased to be continuing our long-running relationship with such a great partner as Foxtel through this latest deal. The number of hours in the deal demonstrates the strength of our catalogue, particularly in the crime and lifestyle genres which are proving so successful for broadcasters in all territories. ” 

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For more information, contact Mark Ogle at OH Communications (for Cineflix Rights):
mark@ohcommunications.co.uk; t: +44 (0) 7789 981 561

About Cineflix Rights
Cineflix Rights, a division of Cineflix Media Inc., is a leading, independent UK television content distributor with a catalogue of more than 3600 hours of established, returning series and fresh content that is successfully building broadcasters’ schedules worldwide. The company’s roster of factual and scripted in-house and third-party programmes from 65 producer partners covers a wide breadth of genres including crime and investigation, history, home and design, lifestyle, science, wildlife and natural history, as well as formats. Founded in 2002 and headquartered in London, Cineflix Rights has sales teams in the UK and North America.