Subscription VoD service Presto TV will commission original Australian programming and source other content exclusively for the platform.
A joint venture between Foxtel and Seven West Media, Presto TV launched last Sunday. Subscribers pay a monthly fee of $9.99 for the TV stream, the same amount for Foxtel.s 10-months-old Presto Movies, and $14.99 for both.
Presto TV will commission original productions including drama, Seven Network
director of programming Angus Ross
tells If.. "We will make stuff for Presto TV," he said, without giving any specifics.
As for acquisitions, he flagged the streaming service would buy content such as .binge-worthy dramas. and more children.s programming.
Ross said, .My mantra for Seven.s primary channel is that I will buy something if I think it will rate. That.s the same in finding content we think will work for Presto TV..
Pre-launch, Presto TV announced it had bought non-exclusive rights to a