A Stranger in My Home

Attraction buys Canadian prodco CMJ

Quebec-based production and distribution group Attraction has acquired Fatal Vows prodco CMJ Productions. Montreal-based CMJ makes English and French-language factual programming and is run by John Kuyk (right). He will remain in charge following the acquisition, alongside staffers including Judith Beauchemin. Former A+E exec Michael Katz is also at the prodco. As well as Investigation […]

Beyond unveils full MIPCOM line up

Beyond Distribution has unveiled its full MIPCOM line-up after acquiring sales rights to crime show Addicted to the Life earlier this week. Additional to that series, Beyond is bringing to the Croisette another crime-themed series, the 10x60mins A Stranger in My Home about true stories of fatal home invasions. Beyond also has new kids shows […]

Canada’s CMJ hires Occhicone to run new factual unit

Canadian indie CMJ Productions II has created a new production and distribution company, CMJ Concepts. CMJ has brought on Lou Occhicone to run the new division, which will contribute finance and take rights to third-party factual series. The new firm will debut at MIPCOM next month, taking a space in the Canadian Pavilion. It’s launch […]

Beyond picks up Canadian Stranger

Beyond Distribution has picked up international rights to another title from Canadian producer CMJ, A Stranger in My Home. The hour-long show tells stories of victims who have, for various reasons, invited strangers into their homes, with disastrous results. It was produced by CMJ with Discovery Canada and Canal D. Beyond will launch the series […]