Content Media Corp


Exclusive: Kew Media shares fall again as private equity explore options

Private equity companies have emerged as the most likely to buy Line Of Duty distributor Kew Media Group (KMG), which saw its shares fall another 20% yesterday after the company defaulted on its credit facility. Kew initiated a strategic review of the business last week, admitting the company could be split up or sold and […]

Kew Media shares plummet as company considers sale, CFO Geoff Webb exits

Canada-based Kew Media Group’s shares have plummeted after the company said it had initiated a strategic review that could see the company split up or sold, while its chief financial officer Geoff Webb has left the business. Kew, which was formed in 2017 and sell shows including Line Of Duty, has formed a special committee […]

Kew acquires Paul Heaney’s TCB Media Rights

Kew Media Group has struck a deal to buy Paul Heaney’s TCB Media Rights for a cash consideration of £5.6 million (US$7.4 million). TCB will also bag £700,000 in Class B Kew shares as a result of the deal when it closes. Kew will also pay deferred compensation based on adjusted earnings before interest, tax, […]

Kew completes first deals since Content rebrand

UK-based distributor Kew Media has unveiled its first sales since rebranding from Content Media Corp. The company has sold broadcast rights to the upcoming Emmy Awards to 200 territories. This comes after the Toronto-based Kew Media Group earlier this month unveiled a rebranding of its sales arm under the Kew moniker. That followed Kew’s February […]

Content becomes Kew Media

Content Media Corp has rebranded as Kew Media Group. The switch comes nearly seven months after Canada-based Kew acquired Content and six production companies for a combined C$104.1 million (US$85.3 million). A note issued today said the rebranding reflected “the evolution of our company and its alignment with the larger group”, alluding to “exciting and […]

Factual Hot Picks

Following the Sunny Side of the Doc event in La Rochelle, France, TBI profiles five hot factual projects currently making an impression from Grayson Perry’s Divided Britain to France 2’s Age of the Builders – Notre Dame.   Grayson Perry: Divided Britain Transvestite artist Grayson Perry first came to attention in 2003 when he won the prestigious Turner […]

New indie group buys Content & others for $104m

Content Media Corp. is one of six companies that has been sold to a new Toronto-based investment vehicle led by entertainment entrepreneurs Steven Silver and Peter Sussman. Kew Media Group is buying 100% of transatlantic production and distribution firm Content, and Toronto-based producers Architect Films, Bristow Global Media, Media Headquarters Film & Television and Our […]

New indie group buys Content & others for $104m

Content Media Corp. is one of six companies that has been sold to a new Toronto-based investment vehicle led by entertainment entrepreneurs Steven Silver and Peter Sussman. Kew Media Group is buying 100% of transatlantic production and distribution firm Content, and Toronto-based producers Architect Films, Bristow Global Media, Media Headquarters Film & Television and Our […]

Aito lures buyers with Fake News format

The concept of fake news, which was a divisive issue in the recent US presidential election, is headed for television screens as a factual entertainment format. Finnish production company Aito Media has used the controversial topic, which is focused on the mass manufacture and distribution of emotive and politicised news that is demonstrably untrue, to […]

Content in Moone Boy indie output deal

Content Media Corp. has signed an exclusive first-look deal with Dublin-based producer Deadpan Pictures, the firm behind Sky comedy Moone Boy. London-based Content Television & Digital will sell six Deadpan-created comedy-dramas internationally, beginning with 6x30mins RTÉ2 drama Can’t Cope Won’t Cope. Content already distributes Deadpan’s show Trivia. Paul Donovan, Ailish McElmeel and Shane Murphy lead […]