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Foxtel picks up “Surviving Evil,” “Murder in Paradise”

Foxtel Australia has acquired more than 250 hours of crime and lifestyle content from distributor Cineflix Rights, including titles such as Murder in Paradise, Property Brothers (pictured) and Unusual Suspects.
May 23, 2014

Foxtel Australia has acquired more than 250 hours of crime and lifestyle content from distributor Cineflix Rights, including titles such as Murder in Paradise, Property Brothers (pictured) and Unusual Suspects.

Among the crime series included in the deal are Murder in Paradise (season two, 6 x 60-minutes, Cineflix Productions), Last Seen Alive (6 x 60-minutes, Cineflix Productions), Obsession: Dark Desires (10 x 60-minutes, October Films), Surviving Evil (season two, 10 x 60-minutes, Cineflix Productions), Unusual Suspects (seasons one, five and six, 39 x 60-minutes, LMNO Productions) and Cold Blood (seasons two and three, 36 x 60-minutes, Cineflix Productions).

Lifestyle programming included from Cineflix’s home and design catalog includes Property Brothers (seasons one, two and four, 65 x 60-minutes, Cineflix Productions) and Buying & Selling (seasons one and two, 39 x 60-minutes, Cineflix Productions).

The deal was negotiated by Chris Bluett, Cineflix Rights’┬áVP of sales for Asia Pacific and Benelux, and Jim Buchan, Foxtel’s general manager of factual channels.

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