The Foxtel Group and Walter Presents today announced a new multi-year partnership to supply Foxtel Group with more than 500 hours of premium, first-run and exclusive international drama programming to be made available to watch On Demand on Foxtel and stream on BINGE.
As the leading video-on-demand service in the United Kingdom for foreign language drama and comedies with English subtitles, Walter Presents boasts a strong slate of international drama including new titles never before made available to Australian audiences.
Through this partnership, Foxtel Group subscribers can look forward to a curation of the finest of international television including exclusive series: Girlsquad (France), The Drought (Spain), Spiral of Lies (Belgium), New Nurses (Denmark), Thou Shalt Not Kill (Italy) and Honour (Sweden). The deal also offers Foxtel Group exclusive use of the Walter Presents brand and on-platform promotion of the featured series including introductions from Co-Founder and Curator Walter Iuzzolino.
Foxtel Group Executive Director of Entertainment, Marshall Heald, said: “The new agreement with Walter Presents will offer our millions of subscribers across Foxtel and BINGE first-run, exclusive access to premium international drama. We are constantly looking for new ways to expand our content offering – and this new international drama slate will offer series and films that have never been available in Australia until now.”
Walter Iuzzolino, Co-Founder and Curator of Walter Presents, said: “In my role dual role as producer of original English language drama and curator of premium international series I always relish the opportunity to collaborate with like-minded partners such as the Foxtel Group whose taste palette is aligned with ours.”
“Two years ago, we partnered with the Foxtel Group on our smash hit English language series Hotel Portofino, and I am absolutely delighted to be building on that by expanding our partnership to encompass a wealth of fantastic international scripted dramas curated under the Walter Presents label which audiences will be able to enjoy on an exclusive basis for years to come through Foxtel and BINGE.”
International drama programming from Walter Presents will be available to watch On Demand on Foxtel and stream on BINGE from March 24.