Boat Rocker Studios

Boat Rocker merges scripted & unscripted divisions, restructures leadership

Canada’s Boat Rocker Media is combining its scripted and unscripted content divisions into one single unit, alongside a management restructure. The newly merged Boat Rocker Studios, TV, will continue under its current leadership, with Jay Peterson and Steve Lescroart retaining their respective titles of president, Boat Rocker Studios, unscripted and president, Boat Rocker Studios, scripted. […]

Global rides with ‘Robyn Hood’ from Boat Rocker & Director X

Canada-based Corus Entertainment-owned network Global has ordered Robyn Hood, a new near-future action-drama series, from filmmaker Director X, based on the English folk hero. Screenwriter Chris Roberts is penning the 8 x 60-minute series as a contemporary re-imagining of the Robin Hood myth, produced by Boat Rocker Studios in association with Corus Entertainment, Production is […]

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 […]