Tricon has inked a deal with IFC and will distribute the cable channel’s original programming internationally.
IFC has increased its origjnal output in recent times with scripted shows including Maron, Portlandia and Bullet in the Face.
The first IFC shows that Canadian producer and distributor Tricon will take to market are Comedy Bang! Bang! and Bunk.
Comedy Bang! Bang! is a 10x30mins sketch show featuring various big-name Hollywood stars, while 10x30mins Bunk is a comedy gameshow in which a trio of comedians compete in bizarre challenges to win surreal prizes.
“IFC has been attracting an incredible line up of marquee talent to their brand, and we look forward to partnering with them to bring this new slate of programming to viewers around the world,” said Andrea Gorfolova, president, Tricon Films & Television.
Jennifer Caserta, IFC’s president & general manager said: “Tricon is the perfect partner to help IFC reach overseas audiences who enjoy our distinct brand of alternative comedy.”