Foxtel locks up more Wentworth

Australian pay TV broadcaster Foxtel has ordered a second season of Wentworth, its remake of prison drama Prisoner Cell Block H.

Wentworth

Wentworth

Produced by FremantleMedia Australia, the first season is currently airing on Foxtel’s SoHo channel.

International buyers include TVNZ in New Zealand and Channel 5  in the UK.

Production will begin later this year and season two will launch on SoHo in 2014.

Source: Foxtel