Muse Entertainment


Peace Point, Muse enter distribution pact

Peace Point Rights will represent programmes from Canadian compatriot Muse Distribution International’s catalogue in Latin America and selected Eastern European territories. The first shows are 13x60mins procedural drama Played and feature length documentary JFK: The Smoking Gun, which Peace Point will offer in both 1x60mins and 1x90mins formats. Played is set to broadcast on Canadian […]

Miniseries strike back

A few years ago, it looked like scripted miniseries were heading for the scrapheap. With networks favouring TV movies, returning series and fast-moving factual entertainment franchises, miniseries started to look expensive to produce and hard to schedule. Things are very different now, reports Andy Fry.   A run of well-received projects such as Rome, Pillars […]

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. […]

ReelzChannel orders Kennedys follow up

US cable network ReelzChannel is developing a follow up to its controversial miniseries The Kennedys with Canadian producer Muse Entertainment. The broadcaster has struck a co-development deal with Muse, which was behind the original series, after it acquired the rights to J. Randy Taraborrelli’s book After Camelot. The show will be the third series the […]

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 […]