Selling Big


Boat Rocker takes on Mountain Road library

Canadian distributor Boat Rocker Rights has secured worldwide distribution of local unscripted prodco Mountain Road Productions’ near-200-hour library. The deal comprises series such as 10x60mins Heavy Lifting, which was for French-Canadian network Historia and followed mobile crane operators; I Wrecked My House (pictured), a 14x30mins/1x60mins HGTV Canada home reno series; and Selling Big, a 26x30mins […]

Buyers briefing: Karin Heijink, VP, pay TV, Modern Times Group

Name: Karin Heijink Title: VP, pay TV channels, Modern Times Group Karin Heijink is vice president of pay-TV Channels East for Sweden-listed European broadcaster Modern Times Group. As such she oversees prebuys and acquisitions for a raft of factual, fact-ent and movie channels. She tells TBI about what MTG is looking for from international distributors […]

Networks raid Picture Box for programming

Various networks have acquired unscripted programming from Canada’s Picture Box Distribution. Viasat Europe and GB Omnimedia have bought season one of Mountain Road Productions’s 13x30mins Selling Big for the CIS region and Italy, respectively. Seasons one and two of The Liquidator have sold to Choice TV in New Zealand and Discovery Networks Western Europe has […]