The Illegal Eater

Buyers briefing: Angela Recio Sondon, Discovery

Name: Angela Recio Sondon Title: VP, programming and acquisitions, Discovery Networks Latin America/US Hispanic Ahead of NATPE next week, TBI talks with Angela Recio Sondon, who is in charge of key programming decision-making for Discovery’s entire Latin America and US Hispanic portfolio. She outlines her content needs, how the Discovery commissioning process works and upcoming shows TBI: What channels […]

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 […]

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. […]