Toronto, Canada – May 30th, 2012 – Peace Point Entertainment announces start of production on an original new series under the working title Keasha’s Perfect Dress (14×30’) starring bridal consultant extraordinaire Keasha Rigsby, break out star from Say Yes to The Dress. The series will air this fall on Shaw Media’s Slice™.
With a passion for fashion and her trademark sass, Keasha Rigsby, renowned bridal consultant from Kleinfeld, is beginning an exciting new chapter in her career. Opening her own exclusive bridal boutique, she’s continuing on her quest for bridal perfection. Following the ups and downs of each bride’s pursuit of their dream gown, Keasha’s Perfect Dress takes audiences inside a bustling bridal salon, sharing tales of fittings, alterations, high hopes and big decisions.
“We’re delighted to work with Keasha as she launches this new phase of her career. Bridal boutiques are drama-filled by their very nature, and we’re sure to expect some lively, emotional and surprising stories,” said Les Tomlin, President Peace Point Entertainment and Executive Producer of the series.
Peace Point’s producing team includes Jennifer Couke and Josh Tizel as series co-producers, who together have over 25 years of producing, writing and directing experience. Jennifer has worked on over 100 episodes of wedding-themed series such as SliceTM’s Wedding Dress Wars and the critically acclaimed series Rich Bride Poor Bride, which also airs on WE TV in the US. Josh has produced a wide variety of lifestyle, sports, and pop culture programmes for SliceTM (The Mom Show), Discovery Channel (Prank Science), CBC (The X), MuchMusic (Born to Be), and Sky TV (Triviala Live) in the UK.
Peace Point Entertainment is one of Canada’s leading media company, producing hundreds of hours of award-winning, engaging multiplatform content for major North American broadcasters. The company’s US content development and production company Peace Point Entertainment USA is represented by CAA and its original content, distributed internationally by Peace Point Rights, is seen in over 120 countries. Peace Point Digital develops, produces and finances creative and cutting edge transmedia projects and mobile virtual experiences. www.peacepoint.tv
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