Rive Gauche Television

News brief: Discovery picks up Strange Addiction, Illegal Eater

Discovery Networks in Latin America has acquired several series from LA-based distributor Rive Gauche Television. The package includes The Illegal Eater, another season of My Strange Addiction and a renewal of The Dog Whisperer. Other deals see MVS Multivision in Mexico pick up Homicide Hunter and Race to the Scene, while Brazil’s Globosat has licensed […]

Ex-Rive Gauche boss to run Dick Clark Prods intn’l unit

Dick Clark Productions is launching an international wing, with former Rive Gauche Television president Mark Rafalowski drafted in as its boss. Dick Clark Productions International will “focus on the creation and expansion of dcp’s international distribution network, as well as, the acquisition, financing and creation of new shows”, according to DCP. Rafalowski, who ran LA-based […]

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. […]

News brief: Rive Gauche cuts pre-screenings Lat-Am deals

US producer and distributor Rive Gauche Television has sold 200 hours of programming into Latin America. Ahead of the LA Screenings, which attracts a large number of Latin buyers and sellers, Rive Gauche has concluded a number of deals. It has shopped Operation Repo to Turner Latin America and a number of titles to Discovery […]

MIPTV News: Rive Gauche shifts 350 hours

LA-based sales house Rive Gauche Television has sold more than 350 hours to international broadcasters ahead of MIPTV Among the deals, Operation Repo has gone to TV5 in Finland, TV Norge in Norway, Seven Network in Australia and Rogers Media in Canada. Separately, My Strange Addiction has sold to DSMART in Turkey and Canal Vie […]

Rive Gauche sells series to Australia

LA-based distributor Rive Gauche Television has sold a raft of series to broadcasters in Australia and Asia. Australian Network Seven has acquired Stupid Secrets and season five of Operation Repo. Its free-to-air counterpart Nine has bought My Strange Addiction and My Crazy Obsession while pay TV operator Foxtel has taken Sins and Secrets, Happily Ever […]