January 31, 2017
By Thanussha Priyah
New York – A+E Networks has inked multiple program sales agreements across a variety of genres to top broadcasters in Canada, it was announced by Ellen Lovejoy, Vice President, Head of Content Sales, Americas and Formats. From the scripted catalogue, Corus’ Historia will premiere ROOTS in French-speaking Canada while in English Canada, History premiered SIX on January 18 and snapped up KNIGHTFALL, as well as the unscripted hits, DONNIE LOVES JENNY slated for SLICE, and PSYCHIC KIDS slated for OWN and Crime + Investigation.
ROOTS has been acquired by the Crave streaming service in English-speaking Canada; in addition, AND THEN THERE WERE NONE and UnREAL have been picked up by SRC in French-speaking Canada. Unscripted sales include PARANORMAL STATE, POSSESSED, HOMEGROWN MAKEOVER and DOOMSDAY: 10 WAYS THE WORLD WILL END to Blue Ant. SRC has renewed BIG HISTORY, MANKIND: THE STORY OF US and POPE BENEDICT for Explora.
“Since joining A+E Networks, Bryan Gabourie has made an immediate impact closing sales across Canada and further strengthening our relationships throughout the territory,” said Lovejoy. “We are thrilled that A+E Networks’ captivating storytelling continues to connect with Canadian audiences.”