Peace Point Rights

Escape or Die! is Peace Point’s Cannes cry

Peace Point Entertainment is launching 12x30mins documentary series Escape or Die! at MIPCOM. The escapology-themed series follows escape artist Dean Gunnarson as he prepares for thrilling life-or-death challenges. Other new shows from Canadian media house Peace Point in Cannes include MMA doc series Hard Knocks ‘Out of the Cage’ and comedic feature doc Gone South. […]

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 […]

On demand deals for Georges St-Pierre doc

Takedown: The DNA of GSP has been sold to several on-demand platforms in the US. The 90-minute film follows retired mixed martial arts champion Georges St-Pierre. It is produced by Jimmy Lee Inc., Triplex Films Inc. and Upside Up Media Group and distributed by Toronto-based Peace Point Rights and sports agency Fighting Spirit. On-demand deals […]

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 […]

Peace Point, Fighting Spirit cut UFC doc distribution deal

Peace Point Rights and Fighting Spirit have agreed a distribution partnership that will see the pair jointly sell Takedown: the DNA of GSP, the one-off feature doc about former three time UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre (GSP). Canada-based Peace Point has global rights to the show outside of North America and the deal with sports […]

News brief: Peace Point shifts 120 hours

Canadian distributor Peace Point Rights has sold more than 120 hours of factual and lifestyle programming to broadcasters around the world. Asian broadcaster LITV has acquired 13x60mins series Food Truck Face Off, while the 13x30mins Colin and Justin’s Cabin Pressure has gone TV2 in Norway and TV2 in Hungary. RTL Lounge in the Netherlands and […]

News brief: Scripps buys Peace Point lifestyle shows

Scripps Networks International has acquired a trio of lifestyle shows from Canada’s Peace Point Rights. These are the 65x30mins Fresh with Anna Olson, 20x30mins Bake with Anna Olson and 14x30mins Keasha’s Perfect Dress. Nick Thorogood, senior VP, content and marketing, Scripps UK & EMEA, said: “Anna Olson has become one of our most popular chefs […]

News brief: RTL Netherlands takes Keasha’s Fashion Tips

RTL Netherlands has acquired lifestyle reality series Keasha’s Fashion Tips. The show is fronted by Keasha Rigsby (Say Yes to the Dress) and follows life at her newly-opened bridal boutique. Peace Point Rights sells the series. In the Netherlands, RTL will air the show on its RTL Lounge channel. Keasha’s Perfect Dress was originally produced […]

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 […]