The Foxtel Group has announced an expanded multi-year partnership with A+E Networks that will see content from Crime & Investigation, The History Channel, A&E and Lifetime Movie Network (LMN) available on Foxtel and streaming service BINGE.
The expanded deal brings a number of premiering LMN movie titles and popular A+E Networks series such as Pawn Stars [pictured] , Court Cam, Forged in Fire and Cold Case Files which will all be available to over 2.8 million Foxtel, Foxtel Now and BINGE subscribers.
The agreement, which cements a partnership of more than 20 years between the Foxtel Group and A+E, will continue to bring exclusive premieres of disruptive reality content and documentaries to factual genre fans right around Australia.
Amanda Laing, Foxtel Group Chief Content and Commercial Officer, said: “We are delighted to be extending our partnership with A+E Networks, a union that has been strengthened over more than twenty years and allows us to continue to deliver high-quality, thought provoking and original programming to our millions of entertainment subscribers. This year we have seen audiences of Crime & Investigation, History and A&E content grow by more than 17 per cent on Foxtel highlighting quality factual content is more popular than ever Australian audiences. In fact, last month we saw more than 1.3 million hours viewed of Pawn Stars and The First 48 by our loyal subscribers. We’re excited to be able to continue to unearth stories that evoke curiosity and a deep knowledge for the world around us.”
“A+E Networks is delighted to continue our long-standing partnership with Foxtel Group and proud to contribute to their growing scale across multiple platforms,” added Glen Hansen, SVP Content Sales, Asia-Pacific at A+E Networks. “Our content will continue to deliver audiences some of the very best in factual entertainment and documentaries on A&E, Crime & Investigation and History, as well as highly-engaging, award-winning TV movies on LMN.”
Other key programming across the A&E Network include favourites such as Storage Wars, American Pickers, Alone and Mountain Men.