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Fred Media reveals largest-ever slate for MIPCOM

As it celebrates its 10th anniversary year, Fred Media, the Australian independent content distributor, has revealed its 2023 MIPCOM slate, showcasing a wide range of new and returning series from long-standing producer relationships as well as exciting content from four new producer partners. In total 139 new hours will be added to its growing catalogue. […]

September 25, 2023

Radar MCN launches Total Distribution strategy

Six months on from launch, having achieved positive results through its growing network of owned and managed channels, as well as a series of global FAST channels, Radar MCN is now spearheading a new Total Distribution strategy for the wider WTFN Group. Under General Manager Derek Dyson, this new strategy means that Radar MCN will […]

July 4, 2023

More4 signs The Emergency Ward deal with Fred Media

Fred Media, the Australian independent content distributor, has confirmed a new deal with More4, which sees the UK broadcaster acquiring three seasons (30 x 60) of its raw and gritty obs-doc title The Emergency Ward (originally titled Emergency). The series will premiere on More4 on May 7th. The Emergency Ward is produced by Fred Media’s […]

May 4, 2023

Fred Media secures pre-sales for First on Scene

Fred Media, the Australian independent content distributor, has secured several pre-sales for its newest series, First on Scene (20 x 30). The pre-sale deals have been struck with Nine, (Australia), TVNZ (New Zealand), ProSieben (Germany), Play Media (formerly SBS, Belgium) and Viaplay (for the Nordics, Baltics, the Netherlands and Poland). Produced by WTFN, First on […]

April 25, 2023

Fred Media unveils new spring content slate

Fred Media today reveals its new slate for the MIPTV period, featuring close to 100 new hours from five key production partners. From WTFN in Australia, and leading the new slate, are two recently announced series for Seven Network. Strike Force (6 x 60) tells the inside story of the most gripping, heart-stopping, tense and […]

March 21, 2022

WTFN announces new series for Seven, Fred Media to distribute

WTFN, the Australian independent production companies, is pleased to announce Police Strike Force (6×60) as its latest commission from Seven Network, following hot on the heels of Code 1: Minute by Minute (8×60). Police Strike Force, which is due to premiere on Channel 7 and 7plus from Wednesday 2nd March, tells the inside story of […]

February 28, 2022

Fred Media lands Space Invaders in UK and France

Fred Media has announced that its hit factual entertainment series Space Invaders has been acquired by Channel 4 for More4 in the UK and by 6ter (a Groupe M6 FTA channel) in France, with each broadcaster picking up both seasons (20 x 60) of the original Nine Network Australia show. In addition, new production company […]

February 9, 2022

Fred Media takes The Circus to Hayu

Fred Media has concluded a series of regional deals with streaming service Hayu, which will see both seasons of its popular reality series The Circus (20 x 30) become available on the SVoD platform in the UK and Ireland, Benelux, Canada, and Australia. A Stripe Studios production for NBCU NZ (Bravo TV), The Circus follows […]

December 8, 2021

Fred Media strikes partnership with ITV Studios Australia

Fred Media has struck a new partnership deal with ITV Studios Australia (ITVSA), which will see it acquire two of the production company’s most high-profile new series, Inside Central Station: Australia’s Busiest Railway, which will premiere on SBS on 12th September, and Australia Behind Bars, commissioned by Nine Network. These two access-driven documentary series will […]

September 8, 2021

Fred Media secures new partnership with Stripe Studios

Fred Media has formed a new representation partnership with leading New Zealand content business Stripe Studios. As part of the deal, Fred Media will distribute the upcoming series Great Southern Truckers (6 x 60), being produced by Stripe Studios for Discovery Australia and New Zealand, as well as two seasons of The Circus. The second […]

July 19, 2021