Australian subscription TV company Foxtel has acquired 40 factual titles from UK-based distributor DRG. The programs will be aired in 2011 across Foxtel’s History Channel, Crime & Investigation Network and Bio. Titles acquired include the ITV program Inside MI5: The Real Spooks; Five’s Vice Squad from TwoFour Productions; The Real A&E, produced by Mandrill Television and the Channel 4 programs The Mystery of the Nevada Triangle, 21st Century Destroyer, The Lost Girls of South Africa and Street Kids of Mumbai. Foxtel also picked up the 17th season of Time Team and Decoded: Dan Brown’s Lost Symbol from the distributor.
- RS West ’18