Shaun James


Aussie SVOD platform adds BBC docs

Australian on-demand platform Presto has acquired several documentaries from BBC Worldwide’s local Australasian arm. The 100-hour agreement with BBCWW Australia & New Zealand includes Brazil with Michael Palin, Michael Palin’s New Europe, Stephen Fry and the Great American Oil Spill, Fry’s Planet World and 18 Louis Theroux titles such as The Most Hated Family in […]

Presto goes Rogue with eOne dramas

Australian on-demand platform Presto has inked a new drama programming deal with Entertainment One Television. Expanding on an existing agreement that gave the SVOD service shows such as The Walking Dead, the deal comprises numerous titles. These include DirecTV crime drama Rogue, the TV adaptation of feature film The Firm, and supernatural thriller Bitten on […]

HBO, Showtime deals for Presto as Stan taps ABC

Australian on-demand services Presto and Stan have both scored new programming deals. The deals come as Australia’s on-demand market adapts to a number of new services launching in the territory in recent months, and ahead of the upcoming launch of Netflix. Presto’s deals hand the Foxtel-owned SVOD service HBO programming including The Sopranos, Entourage, The […]