Cream Productions


Blue Ant Studios hires Cream exec Jennifer Harkness as SVP unscripted

Blue Ant Studios has hired former Cream Productions exec Jennifer Harkness as SVP of unscripted content. Harkness is to develop, sell and produce unscripted programmes for the US and international markets. Effectively immediately, Harkness joins the LA office and will be working alongside Dan Lubetkin, SVP of scripted content. Harkness most recently served as SVP […]

Netflix boards ‘Age of Samurai’ drama doc

Netflix and Blue Ant Media-run Smithsonian Canada have commissioned Age of Samurai: Battle for Japan, a drama doc about the warring kingdoms of feudal Japan. Billed as a ‘real life Game of Thrones’, Age of Samurai is produced by Cream Productions and the showrunner is director Simon George (World War II From Space, Barbarians Rising, Origins). The show […]

Kuzmyk joins Proper Rights

Jenn Kuzmyk has joined the distribution wing of Canada’s Proper Television. Prior to joining Proper Rights as director of distribution, she was VP, development at Toronto-based Boxing Cats Productions. Before that she spent five years with Cream Productions and spent also spent a decade as an entertainment industry journalist at C21Media. At Proper, she will […]

BBC Worldwide buys into Dominic Monaghan wildlife series

BBC Worldwide’s Global Channels division has come on board the upcoming second season of Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan and will coproduce the travel and wildlife series and show it on its international pay TV networks. Season one of the show was made by Cream Productions, Wildfire Television and BBC America and aired on BBC […]

BBC America, Two explore sci-fi’s history

US cable channel BBC America and its UK pubcaster cousin BBC Two are to coproduce a four-part exploring the popularity of science fiction. The docu-series, My God, It’s Full of Stars: a Journey to the Edge of Science Fiction (WT), will seek to be the “definitive television history” of the genres, according to producers. Each […]

Discovery buys Dominic Monaghan’s Wild Things

ITV Studios General Entertainment has shopped Wild Things With Dominic Monaghan to Discovery, which has acquired the travel-adventure series for its European networks. The show will air on Discovery nets across the continent, starting with Animal Planet in the Nordic region on February 7 and followed later in the month by Animal Planet Russia and […]