Limited and FOXTEL launch Confidential TV Sophie Falkiner
signs on as host
Limited and FOXTEL today announced the launch of Confidential
, a new TV show based on the hugely successful entertainment
columns in News Limited newspapers. The weekly show
debuts on FOXTEL's FOX8 on June 6.
for 30 minutes, Confidential is the first homegrown
show of its kind in Australia, delivering news, reviews
and interviews from the world of entertainment. Focusing
on Australian celebrities , but keeping an eye on
the rest of the world, Confidential offers viewers
a backstage pass to the celebrity world.
Falkiner is confirmed as one of the two hosts of the
series. The male anchor will be announced in coming
Joe Talcott, News Limited's director of marketing
said "Australians love celebrity news and gossip,
and there's no better vehicle than Confidential to
deliver it to them. This is a tremendous opportunity
to expand our brand onto television and we look forward
to working with FOXTEL on this exciting venture."
director of television & marketing, Brian Walsh
said "It's not often that new TV shows hit the
ground running with such a strong brand, and there's
no doubt the Confidential brand is synonymous with
entertainment. Yet again, FOXTEL leads the way in
innovative homegrown television and we expect Confidential
will be a huge hit with FOX8 viewers."
TV show and newspaper columns will be joined by a
brand new website www.confidentialtv.com.au
which directs readers to their local Confidential
web pages on News Limited masthead websites.
Confidential name was first introduced in January
2000 in New South Wales as Sydney Confidential, a
section within The Daily Telegraph. Since then, the
Confidential franchise has expanded into News Limited's
metro titles across Australia.
Confidential is a joint venture between News Limited
and FOXTEL, who have commissioned 13x30min episodes
from Landmark Television , producers of shows such
as The Real Seachange for the Seven Network Australia,
Five Star Insider for Discovery Channel and The Family
Firm for Television New Zealand.
Man Australia does not represent News Corporation,
News Limited or Foxtel, however has collaborated with
these entities on a number of projects