Stan and NBCUniversal Global Distribution today announced a long-term, exclusive content partnership that will see Stan become the Australian home of new productions from Sky Studios and NBCUniversal International Studios, as well as Peacock content produced by Universal Studio Group.
The deal will also see Stan become the exclusive home of new DreamWorks Animation TV shows produced for Peacock, in addition to NBCUniversal’s acclaimed children’s programming, scripted and unscripted content from Sky Studios; as well as iconic scripted library TV series and hundreds of blockbusters films from NBCUniversal’s catalogue.
The expanded partnership with NBCUniversal builds on Stan’s line-up of international content partnerships.
Stan’s CEO Mike Sneesby said: “This marks the first time an agreement combining series from Sky Studios, DreamWorks Animation and Peacock content produced by Universal Studio Group has been secured in Australia – the biggest new slate of premium scripted content to come to market in recent times. This landmark deal reflects the strength of NBCUniversal’s portfolio and reinforces Stan’s commitment to bring the world’s best programming to Australians through our most significant output partnership to date.”
NBCUniversal’s president & CRO, global distribution & international Belinda Menendez said: “We take great pride in the breadth and calibre of NBCUniversal’s content offering and are thrilled to expand our partnership with Stan and Nine through this deal. This extensive agreement ensures that Stan will be the exclusive Australian home of our new and compelling dramas, hit comedies, engaging children’s programs, exciting unscripted series and iconic film and library titles for many years to come.”
Dystopian drama Brave New World will premiere exclusively on Stan. Based on Aldous Huxley’s groundbreaking novel, the series stars Alden Ehrenreich(Solo: A Star Wars Story), Harry Lloyd(Game of Thrones) andJessicaBrown Findlay(Downton Abbey
The deal will also see new international studio series added to the platform such as Lady Parts, the addition of NBCUniversal and SkyStudios’ back-catalogues and the continued availability of The Office, Will & Grace, Parks and Recreation and 30 Rock available on Stan.
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