January 12, 2024


The Gripping Five-Episode Crime Thriller From Lookout Point and Expanded Media Productions Will Premiere in the U.S. and Canada Only on Tubi January 15th 

SAN FRANCISCO, January 12, 2024 – Tubi (, Fox Corporation’s ad-supported video-on-demand service, announced today that it has acquired the exclusive streaming rights to the enthralling South African limited series, DEVIL’S PEAK. The five-episode crime thriller is based on the best-selling 2004 novel by Deon Meyer and is produced by Lookout Point and Expanded Media Productions in association with MultiChoice Studios and BBC Studios. Tubi will have the exclusive rights to the series in the U.S. and Canada, with the premiere set in both countries for January 15, 2024.

DEVIL’S PEAK is an enthralling crime drama that takes place in the picturesque backdrop of Cape Town, South Africa. The series follows Detective Benny Griessel (Hilton Pelser) who is tasked with tracking down a vigilante killer whose crimes are capturing the imagination of the city. As he gets closer to his mark, Griessel finds himself drawn into a dark and dangerous world where nothing is what it seems.

“DEVIL’S PEAK is a gripping crime drama that showcases the talent as well as the unique landscape of South Africa,” said Adam Lewinson, Chief Content Officer at Tubi. “Tubi is committed to providing our diverse audiences with an extensive selection of premium content, and DEVIL’S PEAK promises to captivate U.S. audiences as it has in other parts of the world.”

“Devil’s Peak is a brilliant addition to the growing premium offering of BBC Studios content on Tubi,” says Beth Anderson, SVP, FAST and VOD Sales, BBC Studios. “We are always looking for meaningful ways to bring the right piece of content to the right home and help partners grow and retain their audiences. Tubi is the perfect partner to bring this premium title to U.S. and Canadian audiences.”

The limited series boasts a South African cast with Pelser (Moffie, Dangerous LiaisonsKissing Booth) leading alongside Sisanda Henna (TrackersRogue) and Tarryn Wyngaard. DEVIL’S PEAK was written and created for television by Matthew Orton (Operation Finale, Moon Knight) who adapted the series with Amy Jephta. Jozua Malherbe (Griekwastad, Justice Served) directed the series with Orton, Laura Lankester from Lookout Point and Francis Hopkinson from Expanded Media executive producing. Nomsa Philiso, Yolisa Phahle, and Allan Sperling of M-Net also executive produced.

Devil’s Peak is produced by Lookout Point and Expanded Media Productions in association with MultiChoice Studios and BBC Studios. BBC Studios, who own Lookout Point, serves as the international distributor of the series.

About Tubi
Tubi is the most watched free TV and movie streaming service in the U.S., dedicated to providing all people access to all the world’s stories. As a leading ad-supported video-on-demand service, the company engages diverse audiences through a personalized experience and the world’s largest content library of over 200,000 movies and TV episodes, a growing collection of Tubi Originals, and nearly 250 FAST channels. Tubi is part of the Tubi Media Group, a division of Fox Corporation that oversees the company’s digital businesses.

About BBC Studios
BBC Studios is a commercial subsidiary of the BBC Group with sales of £2.1 billion (2021/22: £1,630 million). Able to take an idea seamlessly from thought to screen and beyond, the business is built on two operating areas: the global Content Studio, which produces, invests and distributes content globally and Channels & Streaming, with BBC branded channels, services and joint ventures in the UK and internationally. Around 2,500 hours of award-winning British programmes are made by the business every year, with over 80% of total BBC Studios revenues coming from non-BBC customers including Discovery, Apple and Netflix. Its content is internationally recognised across a broad range of genres and specialisms, with brands like Strictly Come Dancing/Dancing with the Stars, Top Gear, the Planet series, Bluey and Doctor Who. is BBC Studios’ global digital news platform, offering up-to-the-minute international news, in-depth analysis and features.

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About MultiChoice Group
MultiChoice Group (MCG), which listed in the Main Board of the JSE on 27 February 2019, is one of the fastest-growing video entertainment providers globally, delivering entertainment products and services to 23.5m households across 50 countries on the African continent. Its track record of more than 35 years is reflective of a commitment to provide audiences with only the best local, sport and international content. MCG’s strong partnerships with distributors, installers, and telecommunication companies, along with its well-established payment solutions, competitive pricing and choice of viewership packages continue to secure its place in the global market, while also providing solutions unique to the African market.

Its direct-to-home (DTH), digital terrestrial television (DTT) and over-the-top (OTT) solutions enable the business to stay relevant and aligned to changing consumer habits while capturing new markets. Content is at the very core of the business. MCG aims to deliver quality content anywhere, anytime and on any device through a comprehensive video entertainment offering at different price points. As pioneers in African video entertainment, MCG plays an important role in making information and entertainment easily accessible to Africans. MCG aims to secure content rights in a manner that is cost-effective and reflective of the diversity of its audiences. Its substantial portfolio includes award-winning local content (a key differentiator in its service offering), a leading sport offering (including production capabilities) and access to international content, which is all shared on the group’s platforms: DStv, GOtv, Showmax, M-Net and SuperSport.

MCG has superior technology capability through the security solutions that Irdeto, its technology company, brings to the group. These solutions enable MultiChoice to protect its investment, create new offerings and combat cybercrime. With more than 50 years’ expertise in software security, Irdeto’s software security solutions and cyber services protect over 6bn devices and applications for some of the world’s best brands.