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Home and Away Multi-Year Deal for New Zealand

19 April, 2006
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Home and Away Multi-Year Deal for New Zealand

Following the huge success of the international hit series Home and Away in New Zealand, TV3 have signed a further multi-year contract in a deal negotiated by Southern Star International’s Head of Sales, Alison Baker.

“We are delighted that our ongoing relationship with Southern Star ensures we can continue to bring our viewers the much loved Home and Away. We are confident the quality of the show will ensure its success for years to come”, says Beverley McGarvey, TV3’s Director of Programming.

The award-winning soap has become a viewing phenomenon around the world with an estimated weekly audience of over 50 million. Territories sold include the UK, New Zealand, Italy, Ireland, Sweden, Belgium, Norway, Israel, Middle East, South Africa and Africa continent, Asia Pan Pacific, Estonia and Nigeria.

Southern Star is an integrated film and television production and distribution group. Divisions of the Company are involved in film, television and video production; sales and distribution; and licensing and merchandising. Southern Star is a division of Southern Cross Broadcasting.

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