Boat Rocker Studios

News round-up: Acorn TV lands on Prime in Spain; Boat Rocker shops Covid doc

Acorn TV lands on Prime in Spain AMC Networks’ British content streamer Acorn TV has launched in Spain on Amazon Prime Video. The €3.99 per month SVOD is available on the service as an add-on subscription, and offers a wide range of content from the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland and Canada, in both […]

Platform One rebrands as Boat Rocker; CEO Katie O’Connell Marsh promoted

LA-based Platform One Media is rebranding as Boat Rocker Studios, Scripted, following its acquisition by the Canadian company last year. As part of the change, Platform One chairman and CEO Katie O’Connell Marsh has been promoted to vice-chair of Boat Rocker Studios. O’Connell Marsh founded Platform One in 2017 having previously been behind Gaumont Television, […]

Global sales for Boat Rocker’s culinary content

Broadcasters in Europe, North America and the Middle East have struck deals with Boat Rocker Studios for seven of its food shows. Produced by Proper Television (owned by Boat Rocker Studios, which is in turn a division of global media company Boat Rocker Media) in association with Bell Media, cookery series Mary’s Kitchen Crush (30 […]

Kids bulletin: Gaumont launches ‘Pirate Mouse’; Cake boards ‘Woozle & Pip’; Cosmos-Maya sets up sales arm

Gaumont, Amsterdam team for ‘Pol The Pirate Mouse’ Gaumont and Amsterdam-based Submarine are partnering on animated series Pol The Pirate Mouse. The co-production is based on the eponymous children’s book written by renowned writer Tingue Dongelman and illustrated by Denise van Leeuven. The project (52 x 11 minutes) was presented by Bruno Felix of Submarine […]

Boat Rocker ups ex-Fremantle exec to Kids & Family content EVP

Boat Rocker Studios has appointed former Fremantle exec Bob Higgins as executive VP of content for its Kids & Family division. Following its acquisition of Fremantle Kids & Family (FMK) last year, Higgins joined Boat Rocker as has since overseen the creative direction of the acquired programmes, while also collaborating on Boat Rocker’s existing kids’ […]