Toronto, Canada – June 10, 2011- Les Tomlin, President and CEO, Peace Point Entertainment Group Inc., is pleased to announce the acquisition of full ownership of leading US content development and production company DIDtv, to be relaunched as Peace Point Entertainment USA. Peace Point Entertainment USA has engaged the services of Crybaby Media to assist in the development of a slate of shows for the US market. Danny Passman, principal of CryBaby Media, will lead these efforts.
“Our expansion in to the US is a natural next step in Peace Point’s strategic growth as we approach our 10th anniversary. It provides an important platform to expand our success in creating series’ around big characters, within unique worlds and engaging formats,” said Les Tomlin.
Peace Point Entertainment USA brings together broadcast partners, talent and key creative to produce top quality original multiplatform content. Specialist in factual entertainment, reality and documentary programming, its productions spread across the United Sates and the world year-round, shooting award winning innovative television and digital content that engages viewers in North America and global markets. The company offers integrated post-production video, audio and closed-captioning facilities, as well as a dedicated development team and a roster of PR and marketing professional for turn-key productions. Peace Point Entertainment USA is represented by CAA.
Peace Point Entertainment Group Inc. is one of Canada’s leading media companies, producing award-winning, multiplatform content for worldwide markets. Audience hits include the internationally popular travel show Bump for Viacom’s Logo, the critically acclaimed SuperBodies series for the 2010/2012 Canadian Olympics Consortium, the trailblazing food series FoodJammers for the Cooking Channel and the popular Anna Olson food show franchise.
The company has produced hundreds of hours of engaging, high quality programming for major North American broadcasters including CTV, Shaw Media, Corus Entertainment, Rogers Media, Discovery Communications and Viacom. Its content is seen in over 80 countries worldwide on broadcast and specialty channels, in addition to websites, mobile devices and through numerous apps available on iTunes and BlackBerry App World. www.peacepoint.tv
Crybaby Media is a full-service creative development and packaging firm. The company creates and sells non-scripted factual TV programming, most recently Hook, Line & Dinner on the Cooking Channel. The company also assists producers in the development and sales of their content in addition to offering creative consulting, product placement and business development services. In addition, Crybaby manages non-fiction talent, helping build their brands through publishing, branded entertainment and product licensing. www.crybaby-media.com
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