Banijay Rights announced it has acquired global distribution rights to JANET., Lifetime and A&E’s two-night, four-hour documentary event celebrating the 40th anniversary of Janet Jackson’s first album. With full unprecedented access to the music icon and no subject off-limits, JANET. is an intimate, honest and unfiltered look at the singer’s untold story. Banijay-owned, UK-based Workerbee has been filming the incredible documentary for five years and has been granted exclusive access … [Read more...] about Banijay Rights boards Lifetime and A+E documentary event ‘JANET.’
MasterChef Australia is back, and it’s bigger and bolder than ever before. Returning for its 13th incredible season, the ratings juggernaut of 2020 is back with the Best Cooks Ever, Best Food Ever. Challenged to create delicious meals both inside the famed MasterChef kitchen and at stunning locations across Victoria, MasterChef Australia is set for an exceptional series. Judges Jock Zonfrillo, Andy Allen and Melissa Leong entered the kitchen last season with a bang, making their mark on … [Read more...] about ‘MasterChef Australia’ season 13 to premiere on 6 July on Lifetime
A+E Networks® International has signed a deal with New Zealand’s TVNZ for the launch of the first Lifetime®-branded AVOD channel in the territory, it was announced jointly by Glen Hansen, Senior Vice President of Content Sales, Asia-Pacific and Cate Slater, TVNZ Director of Content. Kicking off in August with 40 Lifetime movie titles, TVNZ will add four new titles each month from Lifetime’s extensive library of globally relevant, high-quality TV movies during the first year of the … [Read more...] about A+E Networks International pacts with TVNZ to launch the first Lifetime-branded AVOD channel in New Zealand
Highlighting a vast breadth of first-run original content and proven ratings hits from its domestic channels A&E, History, and Lifetime, as well as from its international channels, A+E Networks® revealed its June 2020 Global Content Sales catalogue. Presented by Steve MacDonald, President of Global Content Licensing and International, the catalog features 380 new hours of programming across multiple genres, speaking to the company’s continued success remaining open for business during a … [Read more...] about A+E Global Content Sales releases summer catalogue featuring high profile first-run projects and returning hits
NEW YORK – A+E Networks-owned Lifetime has greenlit My Great Big Live Wedding, an eight-part live wedding event series from LA’s Thinkfactory Media. The show will feature eight couples as they work together with world-renowned wedding and event planner David Tutera to plan out the wedding of their dreams. My Great Big Live Wedding is designed to “turn the wedding genre on its head by doing something that audiences have never seen before,” said Adam Reed, President of Thinkfactory … [Read more...] about Lifetime greenlights Thinkfactory’s wedding series
Singapore – Lifetime, A+E Networks Asia’s leading female-focused entertainment TV brand, recorded top average primetime English general entertainment (GE) ratings on StarHub TV in Singapore, and Astro’s Variety Pack in Malaysia, propelled by stellar viewership of the latest season of MasterChef Australia. Driven by the ninth edition of the culinary competition reality series from Down Under, Lifetime enjoyed the highest average primetime ratings across 12 reported English GE channels in … [Read more...] about Lifetime hits tops English general entertainment ratings.