There was more detail on the titles that will premiere on Foxtel, on the unnamed channel due to launch mid year. The deal, announced earlier this year, drew a volatile reaction from the ABC.
Matching its “Express from US” catchphrase, there is now “No delay from the UK.”
Director of Television, Brian Walsh, said,”Here in Australia for the first time, every BBC premiere series will launch first on Foxtel and will be exclusive to Foxtel in at least its first year, and in some cases for all time.
“The occasion will be marked by the launch of a new channel under the BBC brand, a perfect partner to our HBO Channel and Showcase, and a terrific drama offering on the Foxtel platform.”
Then rather cheekily he added:
“BBC is on the move. It’s as easy as A-B-C.”
New titles will include:
A Young Doctors Notebook,
The Fall S2,