Pressure Cooker

Canada to tell Story of Us

Canadian pubcaster CBC has commissioned the latest version of epic docu-drama format The Story of Us. Bristow Global Media will produce the 10x60mins Canada: The Story of Us, with a 2017 airdate pencilled in as part of a slate of original shows that will celebrate the country’s 150th birthday. Since History commissioned Jane Root’s prodco […]

US prodco launches food programming unit

US indie prodco Jane Street Entertainment has launched YUM, a division dedicated to developing and producing food programming. It will work up food-centric culinary, lifestyle and travel content and be run by executive producers Vivian Sorenson (Chopped) and Kate Kenny (Guy’s Grocery Games). Jane Street’s food credits include Sweet Genius, Rachael v. Guy, Kitchen Casino, […]

Jamie Oliver’s Fresh One creates Canadian cookery show

Jamie Oliver’s production company Fresh One Productions will coproduce a Canadian cooking competition show for the W Network. The 10x60mins Pressure Cooker is the first show to come out of Fresh One’s strategic creative partnership with Bristow Global Media, which is former CBC programming boss Julie Bristow’s indie. The pair’s partnership sees them co-develop formats […]