Peace Point Entertainment

Boat Rocker buys Peace Point Rights

Toronto’s Boat Rocker Media continues to buy up compatriot companies, this time acquiring Peace Point Rights through its distribution arm. Having acquired kids company Jam Filled Entertainment, a stake in Industrial Brothers, and the catalogue of Mountain Road Productions, the Canadian firm has added the sales arm of Peace Point Entertainment to its ranks. The […]

Scripps EMEA, Asia Pac join Canuck show

Scripps Networks’ UK & EMEA and Asia Pacific units have come on board Canadian culinary series Bake with Anna Olson. The Scripps Networks International subsidiaries have co-commissioned season two of the Peace Point Entertainment-produced show, which Shaw Media-backed Food Network in Canada originally ordered. Pastry chef Anna Olson front the series, showing viewers how to […]

Peace Point poaches Temple Street’s Hamilton

Canada’s Peace Point Entertainment has appointed Temple Street Productions’ factual entertainment chief Nicole Hamilton as its VP, creative and development. At Peace Point, she will oversee creative strategy globally, including looking after the Toronto-based development team, plus development activities in LA and New York. She will also work closely with international distribution arm Peace Point […]

News brief: Colin and Justin return to Canada

Canadian broadcaster Cottage Life and a compatriot VOD platform have ordered a second season of Peace Point Entertainment’s Colin and Justin’s Cabin Pressure. Blue Ant Media-owned Cottage Life will launch the 13x30mins season next spring, with OUTtv then offering it to viewers digitally. The show, which features British designers Colin McAllister and Justin Ryan, is […]

News brief: TLC Lat Am gobbles up Food Truck Face Off

TLC’s cable feeds in Latin America and Hispanic US have landed Food Truck Face Off, the Peace Point Entertainment-produced factual entertainment series. Disney Networks Latin America has acquired the show for its female-skewed channel from Peace Point’s sales wing, Peace Point Rights. Food Truck Face Off sees teams of passionate foodies sell their offerings on […]

Peace Point loads up Food Truck Face Off

Peace Point Rights is hitting MIPCOM with a new slate headlined by 1x60mins show Food Truck Face Off. The programme sees four teams battle it out to win a customised food truck. Another key title is Colin and Justin’s Cabin Pressure, a 13x30mins series in which a pair of designers transform a lakeside cottage into […]

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 […]

Peace Point finds development chief

Canadian producer Peace Point Entertainment has hired an original factual programmer from Shaw Media Channels to become its head of development. Fiorella Grossi will lead the prodco’s Toronto-based development team plus its development execs based in New York and Los Angeles. She will identify opportunities on channels in the US and Canada and work to […]