Foxtel Expands Relationship With A+E Networks
The Foxtel Group has announced a newly expanded multi-year partnership with A+E Networks.
A+E is responsible for some of the most captivating content on the Foxtel Network, being the home of stations Crime & Investigation, The History Channel, A&E, and Lifetime Movie Network.
New seasons of Pawn Stars, Court Cam, UnXplained with William Shatner, Storage Wars, American Pickers, The Cars That Made The World, and Cold Case Files will premiere across this stations.
LMN saw a 24 per cent jump in streaming numbers this year, while A+E’s The First 48 is one the most-watched documentary series on Foxtel in 2021.
“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,” Amanda Laing, Foxtel Group Chief Content and Commercial Officer, said.
“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,” Laing explains.
“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.”
Glen Hansen, SVP Content Sales, Asia-Pacific at A+E Networks said he is “delighted” to continue A+E’s long-standing partnership with Foxtel Group.
“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.”