Twofour Factual Content Lands in Oz & New Zealand


LONDON: Twofour Rights has placed several factual titles, including Underage and on the Stage, with broadcasters in Australia and New Zealand.

ABC TV in Australia picked up the four-part series Underage and on the Stage for ABC2. ABC TV also acquired rights for Indian Dream Hotel, which aired as The Real Marigold Hotel on BBC Two earlier this year. ABC Commercial, meanwhile, secured DVD and digital distribution rights for Indian Dream Hotel in the territory. Also in Australia, Nine Network will air the candid documentary The Extraordinary Case of Alex Lewis and the three-part factual series The World’s Finest Interiors.

In New Zealand, TVNZ also went for Underage and on the Stage, as well as Boomerang’s Posh Pawn and its all-new dating transformation show Strip Date. Discovery Networks’s Living Channel in New Zealand acquired Kate Humble: Living with Nomads and the international hit The Hotel Inspector. Sky New Zealand, meanwhile, secured rights to Indian Dream Hotel for the free-to-air channel Prime and Sky Basic’s Vibe.

Holly Hodges, the deputy head of sales at Twofour Rights, commented, “We’re thrilled broadcasters across Australia and New Zealand will air this diverse slate of titles, including some of our newest brands, from warm and funny Indian Dream Hotel and the incredibly touching The Extraordinary Case of Alex Lewis to Boomerang’s fun new dating series Strip Date.”