Australia’s Foxtel Expands Original Production Effort, Sets Brian Walsh as Scripted Head

Australian Pay-TV and streaming service Foxtel is forging ahead with its originals slate.

Long-serving Foxtel executive Brian Walsh, who recently formally extended his consultancy agreement, will serve as executive director of drama for the Foxtel Group. He will oversee all Australian commissioned scripted content for Foxtel and its streaming service Binge.

“More than ever, the Foxtel Group [is] competing with the global streaming giants and we have to generate our originals to maintain and to grow our audiences,” Walsh told Variety.

Foxtel recently premiered its ten-episode courtroom drama, “The Twelve”, based on the Belgium series, “De Twaalf.” It stars Sam Neill, making a long awaited return to Australian

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