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Meet No-Nonsense Mover Lenny As He Performs Moving Miracles In Cineflix’s New Special Move This!

December 20, 2012

It’s a universal truth: moving sucks. No one likes the stress and agony of moving, but Lenny and his eccentric family perform moving marvels every day on Cineflix’s new two-episode special Move This!, airing on Thursday, January 3 at 9 pm ET/PT on HGTV Canada. Viewers join the family as they execute… more

Through Cities, Over Mountains and Across Oceans - Can Homes Survive These Massive Moves?

December 19, 2012

Think packing up and moving is stressful? Imagine moving the entire building - chimney, fixtures, furniture, walls and roof intact. This is the daunting challenge faced by teams of expert house haulers who move buildings that were never meant to leave their foundations. Through cities, over mountains and across oceans,… more

Participant Media To Launch TV Network Summer 2013

December 17, 2012

Participant Media, the leading provider of entertainment that inspires and accelerates change and known for such award-winning films as An Inconvenient Truth, Food, Inc., The Help,  Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln and the upcoming Promised Land, will further expand its growing industry footprint with the Summer 2013 launch of a cable network targeting… more

Sky HD Commissions East Coast Trains from Cineflix Productions

December 13, 2012

Sky 1 HD announces today the commissioning of East Coast Trains (working title), a 10 x 60’ documentary series to be made by Cineflix Productions.  Greenlit by Chris Wilson, Commissioning Editor, Factual and Features, Sky, the programme will go beyond the public facing ticket barriers, buffet cars and timetables into the inner… more

Cineflix Rights Completes Asia Deals in Advance of Asia TV Forum 2012

December 4, 2012

Cineflix Rights, one of the UK’s leading independent television content distributors, has built on its success in Asia with a series of deals with regional broadcasters in advance of Asia Television Forum 2012.  

Cineflix Rights has sold titles to True Visions Thailand including: Head Games (3x60’, Sharp Entertainment)… more

BBC AMERICA Renews Copper Ahead Of Sunday's Season One Finale

October 19, 2012

BBC AMERICA’s first original scripted series and the channel’s highest-rated drama ever re-commissioned from Cineflix Studios

BBC AMERICA has renewed its first original scripted series, Copper, for a second season, ahead of the season one finale this Sunday, October 21 at 10:00pm ET. The channel has re-commissioned the drama with… more

Copper Greenlit For Season Two 

October 19, 2012

Ahead of the much-anticipated season one finale, Shaw Media, BBC AMERICA and Cineflix Studios have renewed the breakout hit series Copper, for a second season with an increased order of 13 episodes. Canadians can watch the season one finale on November 4 on Showcase.
 
Copper clearly resonates with Canadians and is a welcomed addition to Showcase’s roster… more

W Network Launches Original Web Content Simultaneously on YouTube, Facebook and WNetwork.com with Property Brothers BroCam

October 17, 2012

W Network’s Property Brothers Drew and Jonathan Scott are giving fans an all-access, unedited, behind-the-scenes look at their lives between filming with BroCam, a collection of one to two minute webisodes. The first video will launch on W Network’s YouTube channel, WNetwork.com… more

Warning: House Hazards May Cause Extreme Entertainment

October 16, 2012

Recreating blazing kitchen grease fires, erupting vacuum cleaners and bursting helium tanks is all in a day’s work on the brand-new series House Hazards, premiering Tuesday October 16th at 10 pm ET/PT on HGTV Canada. Using state of the art technology and scientific experiments, this series puts potential home hazards to the test in a real house.… more

Cineflix Rights Signs Partnership Deal with LMNO Productions

October 8, 2012

Leading UK independent television distributor Cineflix Rights has signed a major partnership deal with top US producer LMNO Productions.  The exclusive three-year deal sees Cineflix Rights distributing LMNO's 450-hour back catalogue, as well as its new programming for the next three years, effective… more

Cineflix Rights Launches New Slate at MIPCom 2012 and Celebrates Tenth Anniversary in Cannes

October 6, 2012

Cineflix Rights, one of the UK’s leading independent television content distributors, is celebrating its tenth anniversary at MIPCom 2012 with a slate of new programming.

Among the 22 new shows Cineflix Rights is bringing to MIPCom are Claimed and Shamed (10x30’, format), a fast-moving new observational… more

BBC AMERICA's Doctor Who and Copper Set Ratings Records

September 5, 2012

Before the summer officially came to a close, BBC AMERICA’s Doctor Who and Copper earned record ratings for the channel. The all-new season of BBC AMERICA’s hit sci-fi series Doctor Who, which premiered on Saturday, September 1, delivered the channel’s highest-rated, most-watched telecast ever in Live +… more

Peter Smith Appointed to CEO, Cineflix Studios

August 30, 2012

Cineflix Media continues to strengthen its scripted operations with the appointment of Peter Smith to the position of CEO, Cineflix Studios.  Based in London, Smith’s focus is to continue to build the scripted business in the UK, US, and Canada and produce highly regarded, long-running series.  Smith reports to Glen Salzman, Co-CEO, Cineflix… more

Copper Strikes Gold

August 27, 2012

Copper is off to a shiny start. The brand-new Showcase series debuted to over 400,000 Canadians, making it the #1 specialty program of the night (2+). As the home of the best cable dramas, Showcase also dominated the ratings with its other brand-new series Common Law, which was the third most-watched series of the day (2+).

Viewers can look forward to more bold Showcase dramas, with… more

Get Ready To Chow Down! Food Factory Premieres September 1 at 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT on Food Network Canada

August 24, 2012

Ever wonder how every vegetable is cut perfectly in each can of Campbell’s Vegetable Soup, or how Razzles can be both gum and candy? The secrets of how some of Canada’s favourite foods are made are revealed in the all-new Cineflix series Food Factory, premiering with back-to-back episodes… more

BBC America's First Original Drama Copper Becomes the Channel's Highest Rated Series Premiere Ever

August 21, 2012

BBC America’s first original scripted series Copper, which premiered on Sunday, August 19, has become the channel’s highest rated series premiere ever.  Copper delivered 1.8 million* viewers in total audience.

In its 10:00pm premiere, Copper attracted 1.1 million** total viewers and delivered… more

On the Hunt for Rare Finds Across the Country, Canadian Pickers Are at it Again as Season 3 Premieres August 27 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on HISTORY®

August 14, 2012

Calgary-based collectors Scott Cozens and Sheldon Smithens hit the road again for a brand new season of Canadian Pickers. Premiering Monday, August 27 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on HISTORY®, the third season sees the guys finding new treasure troves in British Columbia, New… more

Cineflix Rights Appoints Noel Hedges as Senior Vice President, Acquisitions

July 26, 2012

Cineflix Rights, one of the UK’s leading independent television distributors has appointed Noel Hedges in the newly created role of Senior Vice President, Acquisitions, where he will be responsible for driving the division’s ambitious third party acquisitions strategy.

Hedges joins Cineflix Rights in September and… more

Cineflix Rights Signs Package of Deals with Central and Eastern European Broadcasters

July 12, 2012

Cineflix Rights has signed deals amounting to more than 400 hours of programming with broadcasters in Central and Eastern Europe in the lead up to, and around Natpe Budapest. The sales reflect Cineflix Rights’ position as one of the region’s leading international suppliers of blue-chip factual titles and… more

Jodi Flynn Joins Cineflix as EVP, Programming

June 6, 2012

Leading international indie producer and distributor Cineflix Media continues to expand its US presence with the appointment of Jodi Flynn to the position of Executive Vice President, Programming. Based in Cineflix’s LA office, Flynn joins Cineflix in July and will generate content for new and returning reality series for major cable networks, alongside… more

Cineflix Productions Wins Two BBC Series Commissions

May 31, 2012

Cineflix Productions (UK) has won a major commission for Pet School, a series forming the centrepiece of a campaign in the run up to the festive season on the theme of looking after pets.  Cineflix has also been commissioned by BBC Daytime to produce Claimers – an observational series exposing fraudsters making false insurance claims.

Pet… more

Cineflix Launches Industry Leading Instant Cash App

May 29, 2012

Cineflix and Shaw Media have teamed up with UK-based Intrasonics for the innovative new Instant Cash Trivia App as a companion to its popular TV series. The new app marks the first time North America viewers can play along with a TV series game show in real time from their mobile devices. By downloading the free Instant Cash Trivia App at www.tvtropolis.com… more

Cineflix's Mega Hit Property Brothers Goes Stateside for Season 3

May 24, 2012

Cineflix’s hit series Property Brothers is gearing up for another packed season of dream home transformations. The third season of  Property Brothers (26x60) has begun shooting the first seven episodes in Austin, TX. The remaining 19 episodes will be shot in Toronto beginning in August. Season 3 of the series continues with… more

Cineflix to Produce Two-Part Highlight of Channel 4 Mental Health Season

May 15, 2012

Cineflix Productions has been commissioned by Channel 4 to produce two high-profile programs challenging mental health stigma and discrimination. The programs form the centre-piece of the broadcaster’s mental health season entitled  4 Goes Mad.

The 2 x 60’ stripped event programs (currently untitled) will feature… more

Participant Media Acquires Equity Position in Cineflix Media

April 24, 2012

Participant Media, the leading provider of entertainment that inspires and accelerates change, has made an equity investment in Cineflix Media, Inc. a, diversified global media corporation and leader in television production and distribution, it was announced today by Jim Berk, CEO of Participant Media and Glen Salzman and Katherine Buck, Founders… more

Participant Media Acquires Equity Position in Cineflix Media

April 24, 2012

Participant Media, the leading provider of entertainment that inspires and accelerates change, has made an equity investment in Cineflix Media, Inc. a, diversified global media corporation and leader in television production and distribution, it was announced today by Jim Berk, CEO of Participant Media and Glen Salzman and Katherine Buck, Founders… more

Paul Heaney to Leave Cineflix Rights

April 11, 2012

Leading international producer and distributor Cineflix Media announced today that Paul Heaney, President and Managing Director of Cineflix Rights, has decided to leave the company.

Paul Heaney said: “I’ve had a fantastic ten years at Cineflix growing the distribution operation from scratch to the success we are today. It has been an incredibly… more

Cineflix Rights Signs Distribution Deals Ahead of MIPTV

March 27, 2012

Cineflix Rights, one of the UK’s leading distributors, heads off to MIPTV 2012 with a raft of deals signed with global broadcasters for new series and returning brands from Cineflix Productions and third party producers.


The distributor has signed deals with NGCI for World War II: The Last Heroes (6x60’), an epic mini-series from Impossible… more

Cineflix Rights Signs Third Party Slate in Advance of MIPTV

March 22, 2012

Cineflix Rights, one of the UK’s leading distributors, has signed a series of new acquisition deals with production companies including Touch Productions, Icon Films, Bargepole Productions, Imagination Television, Windfall Films and The Downlow Concept ahead of MIPTV 2012.

New producer deals include Touch Productions’ The Human… more

Cineflix Productions Lands Major Commission from Military Channel and History Television for Ambitious New Series Air Aces

March 8, 2012

Cineflix Productions has landed a high profile commission to produce Air Aces, an ambitious, ground breaking new series that tells the stories of the most heroic airborne combat missions from history. Using original aircraft from wartime battles with stunt pilots, Air Aces will feature… more

Cineflix Studios Announces Production Start on Copper, Showcase’s Original Crime Drama

February 9, 2012

Gripping New Crime Drama, Executive Produced By Award-Winning Team: Tom Fontana, Barry Levinson, Glen Salzman, Will Rokos and Christina Wayne

Cineflix Studios today announced start of production on Copper.  The (10 x 60) series, created by Tom Fontana and Will Rokos is shooting in studio and on location in Toronto,… more

BBC America and Cineflix Studios Announce Production Start on Copper, the Channel’s First Original Scripted Series

February 9, 2012

Gripping New Crime Drama, Premiering Summer 2012, Executive Produced By Award-Winning Team:

Tom Fontana, Barry Levinson, Glen Salzman, Will Rokos and Christina Wayne

BBC AMERICA and Cineflix Studios today announced start of production on Copper, BBC AMERICA’s original crime drama… more

Cineflix Rights Seals North and Latin American Deals

January 25, 2012

Cineflix Rights has signed a series of deals with North and Latin American broadcasters including Smithsonian, HGTV, Fox Latin America, Discovery Latin America, Nat Geo Mundo and Globosat Brazil.

The distributor has sold seasons eight, nine and 11 (23 x 60’) of hit series Mayday: Air Disaster, which investigates legendary aviation disasters… more

BBC America, Cineflix Studios, and Shaw Media Announce Lead Cast and Production Team for Original Series Copper

January 4, 2012

Tom Weston-Jones, Anastasia Griffith, Kyle Schmid and Franka Potente To Front 2012 Crime Series

BBC America, Cineflix Studios, and Shaw Media today announced lead cast for their original scripted series, Copper.  Tom Weston-Jones (MI-5, aka Spooks) is set to star as rugged Irish-American… more