Netflix has announced its acquisition of the Aussie feature film Penguin Bloom, starring Naomi Watts, for several territories on three continents.
This year closes out with the stateside (and Canadian) premieres of two Aussie dramas, along with several titles from Down Under being added to a streaming service.
Spectrum Originals has acquired the US rights for Eden, the new Australian drama series from the creators of Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries and Skins.
AMC Networks announced today that its Sundance Now streaming service has picked up the exclusive US and Canadian rights to the Aussie drama The Commons.
November brings just one new Australian program, a comedy, to viewers in the US, along with two Aussie mystery dramas being added to a streaming service.
For all intents and purposes, Acorn TV owns Down Under TV premieres and additions in the US in October, which could be called “Mark Mitchinson Month” on the streaming service.
The terrific new Kiwi drama series Head High, which finished its run in New Zealand a month ago, arrived in the US last week (and elsewhere, too).
The new Kiwi-Canadian thriller The Sounds, which features stunning scenery and a layered storyline, premiered today in the US, Canada, and UK.
Down Under TV fans in the US get a double dose of brand new Kiwi TV in September, plus the new season of an Aussie TV favorite.
Five Bedrooms, the new Aussie dramedy that premiered in the US yesterday, is fun and fabulous and perfect for binge-watching this weekend.