Saloon Media


Round up: Hollywood welcomes ‘Line Of Duty’; Silverlining unveils ‘World’s Most Beautiful Landscapes’; Smithsonian goes ‘Searching For Secrets’

Hollywood welcomes Line Of Duty Canadian broadcaster Hollywood Suite has picked up exclusive broadcast rights to the sixth season of UK crime drama Line Of Duty. The show, which recently completed its run on commissioning broadcaster BBC One in the UK, will premiere this October and has been acquired along with the first five season, […]

Blue Ant’s Saloon unveils first drama, with Dominic Barlow’s StoryFirst & Brendan Foley attached

Blue Ant Studios-owned Saloon Media has partnered with Dominic Barlow’s UK-based firm StoryFirst on its first scripted drama, which has been created by Cold Courage’s Brendan Foley.  Ghost Walk (8 x 60-minutes) will follow a vivacious, aspiring Canadian actress and prickly British scientist who together become an unlikely ‘Mulder and Scully’ of the world of ghosts. […]

Blue Ant acquires Canada’s Saloon Media

Blue Ant Media has acquired Toronto-based company Saloon Media, which specialises in factual projects. Saloon Media’s CEO Michael Kot (pictured) and executive producers Paul Kilback and Steve Gamester will join Blue Ant’s Global Production unit, along with head of production Betty Orr. The purchase is a step toward expansion in North America, where Blue Ant […]

US, Canuck nets profile Handsome Devils

Production companies from London and Toronto are coproducing a 10x60mins docu-drama for Investigation Discovery in the US and Slice in Canada. The UK’s BriteSpark Films and Canada’s Saloon Media are co-creating Handsome Devils, which will explore 10 real-life crimes of passion and America’s most notorious woman killers, who used their looks and charm to get […]