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Netflix, Foxtel celebrate Corus’s Cheer Squad

Global streamer Netflix and Foxtel in Australia have acquired reality series Cheer Squad from Canadian distributor Corus Studios, which has also sold a host of other series around the world.

Netflix has secured streaming rights to the 10×60’ show in multiple territories, including the UK and Latin America, with Australian pay TV operator Foxtel also picking up the series.

Produced by Vancouver-based Good Human Productions, Cheer Squad follows a Canadian cheerleading team’s adventures on the road to defending their world championship title.

Foxtel has also acquired seasons one and two of Architect Films’ home-improvement series Home to Win (18×60’), as have One Africa’s The Home Channel and Quebecor Content-owned Casa in Canada.

The Home Channel has also bought Backyard Builds (8×30’), produced by Winnipeg-based Frantic Films, and fellow DIY show $ave My Reno (14×30’), produced by Great Pacific Media. Nine Network in Australia has picked up both series, along with Green Pacific’s Worst to First (10×60’), another home-improvement show.

$ave My Reno has also been shopped to RCS MediaGroup subsidiary Digicast’s Dove Channel in Italy and Talit Communications in Israel. Additionally, the latter has bought seasons one and two of renovation series Masters of Flip (40×60’ in total) along with season-two specials Wilson Wonderland (1×30’) and The Look Back (1×60’).

Finally, Swedish media group Bonnier’s Finnish channels MTV3, Sub and Ava and NBCUniversal International Networks’ Style Network in Australia have bought documentary series My Baby’s Having a Baby (10×60’). Produced by Our House Media, the series explores teenage motherhood.

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