Posts From Dan Barrett

‘A Place To Call Home’ Represents A New Security For Foxtel

Outside of their continuing commitment to sport, the true jewel in the crown for Foxtel, two brands were front and centre at the 2015 Foxtel Upfronts tonight in Sydney: HBO and A Place To Call Home. Both series represent divergent

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5 Challenges Facing StreamCo At Launch

One doesn’t envy the difficult task that partners Nine Entertainment Co and Fairfax Media have ahead of them in launching ‘StreamCo’. Nine are the first Australian broadcast TV network to move into the Subscription Video On Demand (SVOD) space. In doing so, they

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Netflix By The Regions Report 2014: Canada

Purpose Of The Report When Netflix launch into new territories, they must sign content deals with the rights holders of content in that region. As such, different content appears in different Netflix regions. Furthermore, Netflix don’t just roll out US content into

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Netflix By The Regions Report 2014: Brazil

Purpose Of The Report When Netflix launch into new territories, they must sign content deals with the rights holders of content in that region. As such, different content appears in different Netflix regions. Furthermore, Netflix don’t just roll out US content into

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Is A Sense of Curation Lost On Broadcast TV?

What you see on broadcast TV and when you see it is not lovingly considered. It’s a numbers game generally, with TV programmers scheduling for specific audiences on certain nights, while counter-programming and attack-programming against their rivals. It’s a cutthroat

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Televised Revolution “What Is The Value Of The ABC?” (Ep 367)

The ABC is under threat. The government are looking to cut funding, while The Australian are seeking to set the news agenda –  waging war against the organisation and its staff. Despite this, the public love the ABC. Ratings are

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Netflix By The Regions Report 2014: Belgium

Purpose Of The Report When Netflix launch into new territories, they must sign content deals with the rights holders of content in that region. As such, different content appears in different Netflix regions. Furthermore, Netflix don’t just roll out US content into

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The Missing and Benched – The Watchlist 26 October 2014

This week sees the end of HBO series Boardwalk Empire, concluding after five seasons. The show never quite established itself in the mainstream pop culture psyche, always flying just a little under the radar with a very loyal fan base. It’ll

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Netflix By The Regions Report 2014: Austria

Purpose Of The Report When Netflix launch into new territories, they must sign content deals with the rights holders of content in that region. As such, different content appears in different Netflix regions. Furthermore, Netflix don’t just roll out US content into

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Netflix By The Regions Report 2014: Argentina

Purpose Of The Report When Netflix launch into new territories, they must sign content deals with the rights holders of content in that region. As such, different content appears in different Netflix regions. Furthermore, Netflix don’t just roll out US content into

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