Foxtel is set to launch its Olympics subscription drive at the end of the month with a new ad campaign telling the back stories of some of Australia’s athletes. It will be followed swiftly by the pay-TV provider unveiling its new brand positioning and new logo on July 1, following it’s merger with Austar. Continue reading »
Tuesdays at 8.30pm AEST from July 24
Who’s the hero and who’s the threat? When Marine Sergeant Nicholas Brody returns after eight years in enemy confinement, brilliant but volatile CIA agent Carrie Mathison suspects he is now working for Al Qaeda. What follows is a dangerous game of cat and mouse with America’s national security at stake. Continue reading »
FOXTEL has commissioned FullClip, the production company formed by actor, Sam Worthington and Matchbox Pictures, producers of The Slap, The Straits and Underground, to produce a six-hour mini-series for broadcast to coincide with 100th anniversary events surrounding World War 1.
The series focuses on the team of journalists who were embedded at Gallipoli during the First World War and the astonishing story of how they triggered the decision to end the Gallipoli campaign. Continue reading »
WORLD POKER TOUR, FOX8 – Season 9
Sundays at 11.00pm – Australian Exclusive Premiere
The World Poker Tour is more than just a television show; it has become a cultural phenomenon. These high stakes poker tournaments aren’t for the faint-hearted as fortunes are lost or made with the flip of a card. Continue reading »
FOXTEL and AUSTAR have completed their merger transaction, creating a national subscription television service that will deliver innovative new digital products and content for all Australian consumers.
The new FOXTEL will directly employ approximately 2,500 people, service 2.2 million subscriber households, and entertain over seven million viewers each week. Continue reading »
2012 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS, FOX8
10am – LIVE, Australian Exclusive Premiere
The awards reflect Billboard’s chart rankings based on key fan interactions with music, including album sales and downloads, track downloads, radio airplay and touring as well as streaming and social interactions on Facebook, Twitter, Vevo, Youtube, Spotify and other popular online destinations for music. Continue reading »
Can’t find your remote control? No need to worry as Kinect on Xbox 360 customers can now select and watch their favourite FOXTEL on Xbox 360 TV shows and movies with a simple hand gesture or voice command. Continue reading »
Forgot to record GAME OF THRONES to your iQ planner? Missed the latest episode of JERSEY SHORE and have nothing to talk about with your mates? Continue reading »
FOXTEL today announced Duane Hatherly has been appointed to the roles of General Manager, LifeStyle Channels and Head of Production, FOXTEL effective from the completed acquisition of Austar by FOXTEL, expected in late May.
FOXTEL Executive Director of Television, Brian Walsh, said: “This is a well deserved promotion for Duane, an outstanding television executive who has demonstrated impressive qualities as a manager and an architect of channels in the general entertainment genre. He is an exceptional leader and has mentored many under his charge. Continue reading »