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Foxtel takes Beyond programming package

Programs featured in the deal include the second season of Love It or List It UK (pictured).
April 4, 2016

Foxtel has taken over 240 hours of programming from the Beyond Distribution catalog, covering lifestyle, fact ent and crime programming.

Titles included in the 240.5-hour deal include the second series of Love It or List It UK (pictured) and Game of Homes, both in 8 x 60-minute volumes.

Foxtel also took Love it or List it Vancouver series 1 & 3 (52 x 60 minutes), as well as series 1 – 4 of the original Love It or List It (104 x 60 minutes). Other titles include Highway Thru Hell , series 4 (13 x 60 minutes); BBQ Crawl, series 3 (13 x 30 minutes) and Living La Dolce Vita (3 x 60 minutes).

Crime titles in the deal include Stranger in My Home, series 3 (10 x 60 minutes); Fatal Vows, series 4 (13 x 60 minutes), and series 9 of Deadly Women (13 x 60 minutes).

Beyond Distribution has also upped Joanne Azzopardi, previously VP of sales for Australia, Asia and New Zealand, to SVP of sales and acquisitions. Azzopardi brokered the Foxtel deal.

“Joanne has proved herself to become an essential part of our operations in these territories,” said Michael Murphy, general manager of Beyond Distribution, in a statement.

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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