Foxtel’s upcoming 2011 line-up includes season seven of Australia’s Next Top Model, hosted and executive produced by Sarah Murdoch, while Australian supermodel Elle Macpherson will be seen on the network as host of Britian’s Next Top Model an in exclusive promo spots exclusive to Foxtel. The original American Top Model will also air on Fox8 HD in 2011.
Another fashion franchise, Project Runway Australia, will hit airwaves with its third season.
UK hit Got To Dance‘s second season will air, alongside its Australian counterpart, hosted by Sydney-born dancer Adam Garcia and the debut of the U.S. version, Live To Dance, hosted by Australia’s Andrew Gunsberg and former American Idol judge Paula Abdul. More entertainment programming includes the premiere season of Cricket Superstar in the second half of 2011, and season two of Australia’s version of Dating in the Dark.
On The LifeStyle Channel, programming includes Grand Designs Australia, Selling Houses Australia, Come Dine With Me Australia, the debut of Relocation Relocation Australia and Donna Hay- Fast, Fresh, Simple.
Foxtel’s Crime & Investigation Network has series Kalgoorlie Cops, which follows the police force in Australia’s most remote city, while Arena will air Park Street, an obs-doc on the magazine industry and Danni Minogue – Style Queen is a new series for FOX8 HD. Lifestyle YOU! will premiere Eat Yourself Sexy and Trinny & Susannah’s Australian Makeover Mission, while Tony Robinson Explores Australia and documentaries Lachlan Macquarie, The Digger – A History, The Irish in Australia and the Australian production of The People Speak are some of the titles that will air on The History Channel. National Geographic Channel has two major Australian productions, Aussie Strike Force and 62 Days at Sea, Discovery Channel will deliver Rocket Compulsion and Crime & Investigation Network has a second series of Tough Nuts: Australia’s Hardest Criminals.
- RS West ’18