Acclaimed Australian drama series The Slap will have its US premiere next month.
The ABC drama will premiere at 10pm on February 15th on cable network DirecTV. In the past, DirecTV has also screened Underbelly.
It has already sold to Canada, UK, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Turkey, other territories in Eastern Europe and Asia.
The series was produced by Matchbox Pictures, majority owned by NBCU.
The show is expected to feature strongly at next week’s AACTA Awards.