My5 Acquires Australian Drama ‘Bad Mothers’, Sets September Premiere

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Channel 5’s VOD service My5 has secured the AVOD rights to Australian drama series Bad Mothers after striking a deal with international distributor Red Arrow Studios International. The show’s eight episode first season will premiere on My5 on Monday September 2nd.

Bad Mothers follows follows a group of modern women juggling life’s big issues: love, family, careers, infidelity…and murder. The drama series is produced by Filthy Productions and Jungle Entertainment and stars Melissa George, Tess Haubrich, Mandy McElhinney, Jessica Tovey, Shalom Brune-Franklin, Daniel MacPherson, Don Hany, Steve Bastoni and Michala Banas.

Bad Mothers marks the second Australian drama to find a UK home at My5 this past month, after the VOD service also inked a deal with ABC Commercial for medical drama Pulse. “We know that our audience loves a good drama and Bad Mothers will be a great addition to My5 as we continue to expand our scripted offering on the platform”, said Oliver Thomas, Vice President of Digital for Viacom International Media Networks UK.