Some Terrible News For Aussie TV Stalwart Neighbours
After 31 years, it looks like Neighbours is about to be axed from UK TV.
There has been a hint that UK owners Channel 5 have stalled in talks to keep the show on their network.
The previous deal, in 2008, was signed for £300m over eight years but with the deal up, it looks as if the fee has been upped and Viacom, the owners of Channel Five, have yet to sign a deal.
Neighbours have more viewers in the UK than it does in Australia, with over a million Brits tuning in every night, compared to just 187,000 tuning in last Thursday in Australia.
There is talk that without the UK funding coming in for the show, it could signal the end of Neighbours completely as funding for the show would be low.
I guess we just have to wait and see.