Foxtel Group and Discovery, Inc. announced a new multi-year partnership to provide Foxtel Group with factual, documentary and reality content from the flagship Discovery Channel as well as CCMInvestigation Discovery, Discovery Turbo and Animal Planet.
The deal includes thousands of hours of popular local and international live and on-demand content, including:
• Outback Opal Hunters (Photo)Aussie Gold Hunters, Deadliest Catch, Fast N’ Loud, Gold Rush, Naked and Afraid, 90 Day Fiance, Dr Pimple Popper, Say Yes to the Dress, and Crikey! It’s the Irwins.
• Lifestyle content from Discovery’s HGTV channel, including Good Bones, Hometown, Fixer to Fabulous, My Lottery Dream House, Windy City, and Flip or Flop.
Content from the Discovery Channel and Investigation Discovery, TLC, Discovery Turbo, Animal Planet will be available to on-demand streaming subscribers on Foxtel and BINGE, including in a range of box sets.
Foxtel Group Content and Commercial Director, Amanda Laingsaid: “We are extremely pleased to extend our long-term partnership with Discovery, allowing us to bring even more of the world’s best factual, documentary and reality content that our Foxtel and BINGE subscribers love, including more content quality premises.
“The Discovery deal is also strategically important to us as we strengthen our loyal Foxtel customer base and experience rapid growth with BINGE. As Australia’s largest and fastest growing subscription TV company with over four million subscribers, we can bring Discovery’s incredible content to greater reach in this market than ever before.
“Our partnership with Discovery follows the renewal of our multi-year agreement with ViacomCBS last year. This reinforces our position as the local partner of choice for major global studios and confirms that there are new, mutually beneficial ways for us to partner with global media companies that have their own direct-to-consumer strategies.
Discovery senior vice president & general manager, Australia, New Zealand & Pacific Islands, Glen Kyne said: “I am delighted that we have renewed this agreement. Our relationship with Foxtel has been strong for over 25 years now, bringing Australian viewers the shows they know and love.
“This partnership has performed extremely well for both Discovery and Foxtel and I’m excited for what the future can bring – both for our companies and for Australians.”
Foxtel Media has also renewed its agreement as the exclusive Australian advertising partner for Discovery, Inc.