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Foxtel grabs 40 titles from DRG for channels

Australian subscription TV company Foxtel has acquired 40 factual titles from UK-based distributor DRG.
November 25, 2010

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.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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