Rive Gauche

Unscripted round-up: Rocket takes ‘Essex Lorry Killers’ doc; Protagonist crowned ‘The Kings’ distributor; Channel 4 heads for Beverly Hills

Rocket takes ‘Essex Lorry Killers’ doc Rocket Rights has acquired international distribution rights to one-off British documentary Hunting The Essex Lorry Killers. Produced by UK-based Expectation for BBC Two, the film tracks the investigation into the death of 39 Vietnamese migrants who suffocated in the back of a lorry in October 2019 whilst being trafficked […]

Rive Gauche hires Blackpills, eOne alums for film & TV operation

LA-based Rive Gauche is expanding its team with two new hires, taking on David Sigurani as EVP of film & TV, and Max Zupanovic as director of development for domestic film & TV. Sigurani previously served as SVP at Blackpills in Europe and VP of development overseeing Turner’s Super Deluxe Studio. His executive producer credits […]

AfterShock Media taps Carrie Stein & Wynn Wygal for new film & TV division

The newly formed AfterShock Media has made a sweep of new senior hires and promotions following its recent merger. The company was created following the union of Homicide Hunter distributor Rive Gauche and AfterShock Comics, the publishing company behind series such as Animosity and A Walk Through Hell, just over a week ago. Rive Gauche will use its global […]

Rive Gauche merges with AfterShock Comics to form AfterShock Media

Homicide Hunter distributor Rive Gauche is merging with AfterShock Comics, the publishing company behind series such as Animosity and A Walk Through Hell. The new entity, AfterShock Media, will combine AfterShock Comics library featuring existing IP and new titles including We Live from Miranda Brothers, B. Clay Moore’s Miles To Go and The Kaiju Score […]

Rive Gauche brings Fame and Gossip to MIPCOM

US-based distributor Rive Gauche will launch six series at MIPCOM. The line-up includes 3x30mins fact-ent series True Supernatural (pictured), in which a team of scientists use their skills to examine artefacts said to have paranormal properties. There is also Ultimate Homes, an 11x60mins series that looks at dream residences built in unlikely and challenging places. […]

News brief: Rive Gauche traces Troy Dunn’s TNT series

US distributor Rive Gauche has acquired international rights to APB with Troy Dunn, a TNT investigations-themed series. The show, which Shed Media US produces for the Turner Broadcasting System-owned TNT, follows the titular Dunn, an expert in locating missing persons, as he attempts to bring loved ones back together.

Latin American broadcasters acquire Rive Gauche programming

Turner Latin America has acquired new seasons of Operation Repo and Happily Never After from Rive Gauche Television, as the Los Angeles-based distributor makes deals across the region. Discovery has bought the latest seasons of My Strange Addiction and My Crazy Obsession for its local channels and Red Uno in Bolivia has acquired Scare Tactics […]

Rive Gauche secures crime sales

Broadcasters in Europe, Africa and Asia-Pacific have acquired more than 300 hours of crime series from US distributor Rive Gauche. AETN channels in the UK, Africa and Poland have acquired Ice Cold Killers, along with RTL (Netherlands), Canal D (Canada), TV4 (Sweden and Finland) and Foxtel (Australia). AETN (UK and Africa), TV4, RTL and Foxtel […]

Rive Gauche to distribute Dolph Lundgren reality series

US-based distributor Rive Gauche will distribute Dolph Lundgren’s new reality series Race to the Scene in international markets. The actor hosts the competition series, which follows contestants as they race to and from actual movie locations, competing in challenges and stunts inspired by the most memorable movie moments. Rive Gauche Television will launch it internationally […]