Passion Distribution

Passion ignites Firecracker deals

Passion Distribution has cut international deals for several shows from UK producer Firecracker Films. Firecracker and Passion are both owned by Tinopolis, although some of the producer’s content, including My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding, is distributed by Zodiak Rights under the terms of a deal that predates Tinopolis’ acquisition of Firecracker. However, going forward Passion […]

MIPTV News: Passion secures pre-market sales

UK-based Passion Distribution has scored 210 hours of content deals with the likes of Foxtel and Viasat. Among the deals, the seventh season of 83x60mins Cupcake Wars has sold to The Living Channel in New Zealand, Foxtel in Australia and Viasat in Denmark. Living Channel has also bought food series Rachael Ray’s Week in a Day seasons 3-5, […]

UK entrepreneur Peter Jones gets US cable show

UK businessman and Dragon’s Den star Peter Jones is making business makeover show for US cable network TNT called Save Our Business (WT). The reality show will see the telecoms entrepreneur travel across the US attempting to save small businesses that are struggling. Each week, in the six-episode series, Jones will assess the major problems […]

US cable net orders new reality shows from Endemol, Eyeworks and A. Smith

NBC Universal-owned female-skewed US cable net Oxygen has ordered new series from Eyeworks, Endemol and A. Smith & Co. Eyeworks USA will make Fat Girl Revenge for Oxygen in which two unapologetically large women stand up to the bullies who have made their life hell. Find Me My Man (fka Heart & Soul) from Endemol […]

Sally Miles to run enlarged Passion following Tinopolis deal

Passion Distribution boss Sally Miles has told TBI that she will run an enlarged distribution company after Tinopolis acquired her company. Mentorn International boss David Leach added that he will step down once the An Idiot Abroad distributor is folded into Passion. Tinopolis, which owns British production companies including Daybreak Pictures, Pioneer, Sunset + Vine […]

Sony Max acquires Passion’s Man V Food Nation

Pan African broadcaster Sony Max has acquired rebellious food format Man V. Food Nation after striking a deal with distributor Passion Distribution. The sale comes ahead of DISCOP Africa at the end of October. The Sony-owned network bought season one of the Adam Richman-fronted series as well as two accompanying specials. This latest deals follows […]

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