Aussie streamer Stan & Walter Presents strike exclusive ‘long-term’ drama pact
Aussie streamer Stan has struck an exclusive programming deal with global drama SVOD Walter Presents.
The Nine Entertainment-owned service will gain first-run and exclusive access to shows from Walter Presents, with the “long-term deal” covering eight new programmes, which are launching on the platform this month.
These include Peacemaker, Devil’s Throat, First Responders, Hide And Seek, Sløborn and Rocco Schiavone: Ice Cold Murders.
February titles will include The Pleasure Principle, Hassle, Perfect Places and Angel of Death, with additional series set to be added each month.
Nick Forward, Stan’s chief content officer, said: “Walter Presents has established itself as one of the world’s leading providers of premium international drama, and we couldn’t be more excited to launch this new exclusive partnership. With Walter Presents as a partner, Stan continues to expand its international scripted slate, providing even more choice fror drama fans this summer and beyond.”
Walter Iuzzolino, co-founder and curator of Walter Presents, added: “Stan’s reputation for premium quality entertainment makes it a perfect match for Walter Presents dramas and I’m delighted to be partnering with them to offer Australians who have been at the forefront of embracing international drama, exclusive access to the very best dramas from around the world.”
Last year, Walter Presents unveiled a three-year deal for almost 30 hours of programmingfrom Discovery-owned Polish broadcaster TVN and agreed a programming deal with Russian SVOD Start.