Can Foxtel Binge Its Way Out Of Bankruptcy? What are CBS’ plans for Channel 10? Vertical Hold Ep 278

Can a streaming drama service reverse Foxtel’s fortunes? Why can’t Aussies subscribe directly to HBO? What’s the story with CBS’ ownership of Channel 10? All this and more in the latest episode of Vertical Hold!

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This week, we’re joined by a man who might just be described as our regular TV correspondent, Steve Molk from TV Blackbox to talk the latest Australian streaming TV news. Foxtel’s on the ropes thanks to the lack of sports content — see, I might not know sports but I can use the metaphors! — but it’s fighting back with Binge and a new HBO deal. Meanwhile, 10 All Access is sinking, but what’s corporate parent CBS actually planning to do?

Author: Alex

Alex Kidman is a multi-award winning Australian technology writer, former editor at Gizmodo, CNET, GameSpot, ZDNet, PC Mag, APC, Finder and as a contributor to the ABC, SMH, AFR, Courier Mail, GadgetGuy, PC & Tech Authority, Atomic and many more. He's been writing professionally since 1998, and his passions include technology, social issues, education, retro gaming and professional wrestling.

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