DRG, Cinémoi conclude first deal with nearly 50 hours of drama | Deals | News | Rapid TV News
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In its first deal with the rapidly growing linear US channel for lovers of film, fashion and style, content producer/originator DRG has concluded its first ever deal with Cinémoi.

DRG Cinemoi Underbelly 5Sep2019The new partnerships will begin with Cinémoi acquiring four series of DRG drama Underbelly and three Underbelly Files films –totalling 48 hours. Underbelly is a strand of contemporary true-life crime stories from Australia, covering topics ranging from 1990s gangland wars in Melbourne to fascinating individual stories about the lives of underworld criminals. Underbelly: Squizzy premieres on 18 September at 10:00pm ET.

“We are excited to begin a new partnership with Cinémoi,” remarked Scott Kirkpatrick, DRG’s SVP Americas. “We have production partners from all over the world, so Cinémoi‘s firm focus on arts and entertainment content with an international flavour plays to our strengths in the marketplace. We very much hope that this deal is the first of many.”

Cinémoi launched in North America in 2012, broadcasting to over 20 million households, as the first network on DirecTV dedicated to film, fashion and lifestyle. In 2016 it then began broadcasting on Verizon/FiOS and Frontier Communications platforms.

Cinémoi president and chief creative officer Daphna Ziman added: “Cinémoi prides itself on offering its subscribers the very best premium programming, with carefully curated content that supports our unique brand. The Underbelly series are gripping, carefully made dramas and will provide viewers in America with a front row seat to some of the most incredible recent true crime stories from Australia.”