Michael Prupas

Peace Point to shop Muse shows in Lat Am

Canada’s Peace Point Rights will sell compatriot Muse Distribution International’s catalogue in Latin America. The Muse library includes scripted series such as The Kennedys – After Camelot, My Life as a Doormat and Signed, Sealed, Delivered. “Peace Point is extremely well regarded in the Latin American market and is the ideal representative for our television […]

Endemol Shine’s Storie booked in for Muse

Tut producer Muse Entertainment has hired Lydia Storie to become VP, development at its LA arm. Storie (pictured) was most recently director of development for Endemol Shine Studios’ scripted pod division Additional Dialogue, where she oversaw a slate of cable development projects and secured book titles for the slate. She will now join Muse Entertainment […]

Muse hires Just For Laughs vet

Canada’s Muse Entertainment Enterprises has hired Shawn Rosengarten, a Just For Laughs veteran, to lead its international sales. Rosengarten was formerly comedy distributor JFL’s director of sales, and will now be VP of distribution at Muse Distribution International. While at JFL, he is credited with selling more than 100,000 hours of content and brokering productions […]

Former Discovery boss to run factual programming at Muse

Canadian producer and distributor Muse has hired Ann Harbron to run its fledgling factual division. She joins from Discovery Channel Canada where she was director of commissioning and production. Harbron will take the new role of managing director of factual programming. She will be based in Muse’s new Toronto office. She left Discovery last year. […]

Canada’s turn to shine

Canada is a top originator of English-language scripted and factual content. Ever savvier of the international market, the country’s producers and distributors are more aggressively seeking out US partnerships as a springboard to the rest of the world, reports Mark Dillon. One reason Canadian producers need a global outlook is a challenging broadcast landscape at […]