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Canada’s BGM hires Corus exec, as Marlo Miazga adds Sphere remit

Canadian producer BGM Inc has rejigged its senior ranks by appointing a former Corus Entertainment exec as its director of content, with president Marlo Miazga taking on an additional role at owner Sphere Media. Andrea Griffith takes up the newly created content role at BGM with a remit to oversee the company’s day-to-day creative, operational and team activities, reporting […]

Kids round-up: Super RTL inks Moonbug deal; Zigazoo gains $4m capital funding; TVOkids makes BGM double order  

Super RTL inks Moonbug deal German FTA linear children’s network Super RTL has acquired global pre-school hit CoComelon, and a number of other series, in a wide-reaching deal struck with London-and-LA-based kids content company Moonbug Entertainment. Moonbug shows, also including Little Baby Bum, Go Buster and Playtime with Twinkle, will be brought to German-speaking markets, […]

Weather Channel hands survivalist order to Canadian prodco BGM

US-based cabler The Weather Channel has ordered a survivalist show from Canadian producer BGM, which was acquired from the remnants of Kew Media Group by Sphere Media (fka Datsit Sphere) in March. Could You Survive? will be hosted by Creek Stewart and explore stories of survival against the odds in some of the most extreme […]

Kew Media Group’s BGM acquired by Quebec’s Datsit Sphere

Quebec-based producer and distributor Datsit Sphere has acquired factual and kids production company BGM (formerly Bristow Global Media) from Kew Media Group, which went into administration last week. BGM was formed in 2013 to create multi-genre, multiplatform content and is now headed by new CEO Marlo Miazga after founder Julie Bristow left the company in […]

Julie Bristow’s prodco gets hockey wives order

Bristow Global Media, the fledgling prodco set up by former CBC exec Julie Bristow, is making a reality show about hockey wives for W Network. The series does not yet have a name, but will launch early next year on the female-skewed Canadian specialty channel. BGM has secured access to the wives and girlfriends of […]