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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.

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Andrew Jeffrey joined Realscreen in 2021 as its news editor. Here, he helps to oversee assignment, reporting and editing for Realscreen's daily newsletter. Prior to his work covering documentary and non-fiction film and TV, he worked as a reporter and associate producer for CBC Edmonton, and as a reporter for The Star Calgary, where he covered daily news on beats such as local and provincial politics, health care and harm reduction, sports and education. His work has appeared in other Canadian news outlets such as TVO, the Edmonton Journal and Avenue Magazine.

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