Toronto, Canada – June 9, 2014 – Peace Point Rights’ original unscripted family series, Bulloch Family Ranch (14×60’), has been sold to Nat Geo People in Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Australia territories. The series, produced by Peace Point Entertainment forU.S. based UP and now in its 2nd season, chronicles the day-to-day life of Rusty and Julie Bulloch who have raised over 25 at-risk teenagers and young adults while raising their own two biological children.
“The Bullochs’ opening their hearts and home to these kids who were on the verge of being lost is truly inspirational and we are delighted that Nat Geo People will bring these compelling stories to viewers around the world,” said Les Tomlin, President Peace Point Entertainment.
Toronto, Canada – June 19, 2014 – Peace Point Rights and leading fighting sports media agency Fighting Spirit announce an international distribution partnership for the feature length documentary Takedown: the DNA of GSP (1×90’), an in-depth, unprecedented look into the world of former three time UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre (GSP). Peace Point Rights has worldwide rights (excluding Canada and U.S. Linear TV rights) to the feature-length documentary and this agreement will see Fighting Spirit represent it on an exclusive worldwide basis for all television, on demand and digital platforms excluding in addition New Zealand, Australia, and Japan.
“This is an immense honor for us as Georges St-Pierre is considered the greatest mixed martial artist of all time,” said Laurent Pourrut, CEO Fighting Spirit. “The agreement shows Peace Point’s trust in our expertise and unique position in the marketplace and this outstanding documentary perfectly complements our portfolio of live events.”
“Takedown: The DNA of GSP is a truly remarkable documentary and we are delighted to have Fighting Spirit, who are acknowledged as the leading experts in the world of fight content, represent the show internationally,” said Les Tomlin, President and CEO Peace Point Entertainment.
Peace Point Rights sells Food Truck Face Off to Discovery Networks Latin America/U.S. Hispanic’s TLC
Toronto, Canada – July 08, 2014 – Peace Point Rights’ newest food series, Food Truck Face Off (Pilot & season 1, 13×60’) has been sold to Discovery Networks Latin America/U.S. Hispanic and will air on their TLC network. Produced and distributed by Peace Point, the series sees newbie food entrepreneurs with big dreams compete for the ultimate prize – a customized food truck for one year.
Hosted by Jesse Palmer, well known NFL quarterback and sport commentator and former star of The Bachelor, Food Truck Face Off puts passionate dreamers, seeking to own their own food truck, in the hot seat. Four teams of partners pitch their concepts to a panel of three judges, who then decide which two teams get to duke it out in the streets, selling their offerings to a discerning crowd of food truck savvy customers in LA, Miami, Austin and Toronto. Whichever team earns the most money over two frenzied days of selling, will walk away with the keys to their truck for one whole year.
Toronto, Canada – January 21, 2014 – Peace Point Entertainment’s original unscripted family series, Bulloch Family Ranch (7×60’), has been renewed for a second season on UP network in the US. The series chronicles the daily life of Rusty and Julie Bulloch who have raised more than thirty at-risk “kids,” plus two biological children, all while managing multiple jobs. Season II premieres on UP on February 26th. Bulloch Family Ranch is produced by Peace Point Entertainment for UP. The series was created by Ian Wisniewski. Peace Point Rights handles international distribution of the series.
“Bulloch Family Ranch was UP’s highest-rated series premiere ever and we are delighted it has been renewed for a second season. Its inspirational story has really struck a chord with viewers in both the US and internationally,” said Les Tomlin, CEO Peace Point Entertainment and executive producer of the series.
LONDON – NOVEMBER 20, 2013: Scripps Networks International, the leading global developers and broadcasters of lifestyle programming, announces today it has acquired a trio of programmes from Canadian distributor Peace Point Rights for Food Network UK, Eire and Poland, and for Fine Living across EMEA. All series will broadcast in the first half of 2014.
The first acquisition follows the recent success of hit food series Fresh with Anna Olson Seasons 1-3 (65×30’) on Food Network. Olson is one Food Network’s top ‘in the kitchen’ chefs and the series outperformed the daytime average for the channel by ten percent. Given the programme’s strong following thus far, the first three series have been signed for an extended run in the UK, Eire and Poland. The series sees renowned pastry chef Anna Olson inviting viewers into the comfort of her home where she creates unique scrumptious meals using the mantra ‘eat fresh, eat local.’ Moreover, in the last 12 months Anna Olson has been the most popular chef across foodnetwork.co.uk with her video and recipe content generating nearly 1 million page views.
Toronto, Canada (November 06, 2013) Peace Point Rights is pleased to announce the sale of food and lifestyle titles to AXN Black, a channel from Sony Pictures Television (SPT) Networks across, Central Europe. Titles include fitness and nutrition series Body Fuel season 1 (13×30’), food/culinary invention series Food Jammers Season 2&3 (26×30’) and “junk can be treasure” series Hammer and Chew Season 1 (10×30’).
AXN Black is distributed across Central Europe including Poland, Romania, Hungary, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
Cannes, France (MIPCOM) – October 07, 2013 – Peace Point Rights announces the sale of its bridal fashion reality series Keasha’s Perfect Dress (14×30’) and Keasha’s Fashion Tips (21×2’) to RTL Netherlands, to air on RTL Lounge this fall.
In Keasha’s Perfect Dress, renowned bridal consultant Keasha Rigsby, who endeared audiences on Say Yes to the Dress, opens her own exclusive bridal boutique and takes viewers inside the bustling salon where brides have high hopes and big decisions about finding the prefect dress for the perfect day. While making true connections with every bride in the quest for bridal perfection, she manages their opinionated friends and families. Joined by junior consultant Aaron and assistant Angela, Keasha begins an exciting new chapter in her career.
Toronto, Canada – September 25, 2013 – Peace Point Rights announces its slate for Mipcom 2013, including new scripted and lifestyle series, documentaries and features.
New television series include:
Both produced and distributed by Peace Point are; Food Truck Face Off (1×60’) It’s a truck, it’s a kitchen –it’s a dream! Four teams duke it out for the ultimate prize – their very own customized food truck for one full year. Teams pitch their ideas to a panel of judges who select the top two teams that get to move on to putting their concepts to the test for two frenzied days of selling. The dream comes true for the team that makes the most profits; Colin and Justin’s Cabin Pressure (13×30’) – a new lifestyle series where interior designers Colin McAllister and Justin Ryan transform a fixer-upper lakeside cottage into a rural sanctuary worthy of Hollywood stars and Frontier Vets (13×30’) – a lifestyle series about running an animal clinic in a remote community proves a professional and personal journey for eight final year vet students.
Toronto, Canada – August 13, 2013 – Peace Point Rights and Muse Distribution International have entered an agreement that will see Peace Point representing content from Muse Entertainment’s extensive catalogue in selected territories. The first shows are the scripted procedural drama Played (13 x 60’) and the feature length documentary JFK: The Smoking Gun (1×90’ and 1×60’). Both will be represented by Peace Point in Latin America, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia.
“Muse Entertainment has a stellar reputation as one the industry’s finest producers and we look forward to working with them on these and many more exceptional titles,” said Les Tomlin, president, Peace Point Entertainment.
Toronto, Canada – June 18, 2013 – Peace Point Rights announces its programming slate for Natpe Budapest 2013 including a new Film catalogue of over 40 titles to complement its Lifestyle/Factual and Sports catalogues. Factual/sports series include Frontier Vets (13 x 30′), Mercenaries (6 x 60’), The Bulloch Family Ranch (7 x 60’) and Sando (6 x 60’). Feature film titles include Belle Du Seigneur (Feature: 1 x 97’, Mini Series: 3 x 45’), Donovan’s Echo (Feature: 1 x 95’), Locked In (Feature: 1 x 85’) and The Giant Mechanical Man (Feature: 1 x 94’).