Rive Gauche snags pair of true crime series

Rive Gauche Television has picked up distribution rights to two of the UK AMC group’s original series: The Day I Should Have Died and Teens Who Kill. The Day I Should Have Died uses re-enactments and witness testimony to retell stories of ordinary people faced with life-threatening circumstances such as a terror attack or a […]

Rive Gauche opening Kid Diners in Cannes

Rive Gauche Television is launching fact-ent series Kid Diners at MIPCOM, along with Wives with Knives and Bizarre Battles. The independent US distributor’s Kid Diners follows kids who love to eat as they explore crazy diners and dining experiences. In each of the half-hour episodes a kid host explores eateries in a different city. The […]

TBI DISTRIBUTOR SURVEY 2016: The rights fight

Getting the right rights at the right price. That’s the challenge for distributors in a crowded market. Rights fight Programme sellers agree the fight for rights is fiercer than ever, with the need to invest more money, and early in the process, considerations that need to be balanced against the risk of overpaying. Jyotirmoy Saha […]

Rive Gauche hires Pifher for development

US producer and distributor Rive Gauche Television has hired Julie Pifher as vice president of development. She joins from US indie Workaholic Productions, where her credits included My Giant Life for TLC. Prior to that she was at Prepper Hillbiliies company Morningstar. Pifher is actually rejoining LA-based RGTV having been a development exec there earlier […]

Illegal Eater on the menu for Rive Gauche in Cannes

US-based distributor Rive Gauche Television will launch The Illegal Eater at MIPCOM. In the series, Steven Page, one of the founders of Canadian rock band The Barenaked Ladies, explores illicit eateries and off-the-radar restaurants across North America. The 13x30mins series is produced by Winnipeg-based indie Farpoint Films and originally aired on Canadian specialty net Travel+Escape. […]