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Seven, Foxtel retain Australian cricket rights

Cricket Australia (CA) has extended its broadcast partnership with the Foxtel Group and Seven West Media for a further seven years in what is described as a record media rights deal for Australian cricket. Under the agreement, the Foxtel Group (including Fox Sports on Foxtel and streaming service, Kayo Sports), Seven and 7plus will broadcast […]

January 3, 2023By Colin Mann

Australia: $4.3bn TV ad market

Australian broadcast industry trade body ThinkTV has revealed total TV advertising revenue figures for the six and 12 months to June 30th, 2022 which includes metropolitan free-to-air, regional free-to-air, subscription TV and Broadcaster Video on Demand (BVoD) and excludes SBS, recorded combined revenue of A$4.3 billion (€2.9bn) for the year to June 2022, which was […]

August 8, 2022

Under the Banner of Heaven for Disney+ UK

Disney has announced that FX’s Under the Banner of Heaven, the limited series from Academy Award-winner Dustin Lance Black starring Andrew Garfield and Daisy Edgar-Jones, will soon be available on Disney+ under the Star banner in the UK & Ireland. The series, inspired by the true crime bestseller by Jon Krakauer, follows the events that […]

March 9, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Data: 7.5m Australians BVoD users

Findings from research firm Roy Morgan indicate 7.5 million Australians now watch Broadcast Video on Demand (BVoD) services which include ABC iView, SBS On Demand, 7plus, 9Now and 10 Play. Viewership of BVoD services grew strongly during the early stages of the pandemic in 2020 with an increase of around 2.1 million viewers (+39.5 per […]

February 22, 2022

Love Nature debuts on 7plus in Australia

Love Nature, a wildlife and nature brand with linear and streaming channels, has announced its debut on Australia’s 7plus, Seven Network’s streaming service, as a both free, ad-supported streaming TV (FAST) channel and a BVoD offering. As part of the launch, 7plus audiences will be granted free access to Love Nature’s series, documentaries and programming […]

October 20, 2021

Data: Strong growth for Oz BVoD

Data from research firm Roy Morgan shows 8.6 million Australians now watch Broadcast Video on Demand’(BVoD) services which include ABC iView, SBS On Demand, 7plus, 9Now and 10 Play. All five leading services have grown strongly during 2020 as Australians endured a nation-wide lockdown from late March until early June and Victorians experienced a second, […]

February 3, 2021