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Peacock Alley sells “High Tech Rednecks,” “Money Moron”

The Canadian producer/distributor has secured deals for the factual titles with networks in Asia, Europe, Australia and Canada (pictured: High Tech Rednecks).
September 24, 2013

Canadian producer Peacock Alley Entertainment has sold factual titles High Tech Rednecks (eight x 60-minutes, pictured) and Money Moron (24 x 30-minutes) to networks in Asia, Europe, Australia and Canada.

Discovery Asia, Discovery Poland, Australia’s Seven Network and RL Nitro Germany have picked up High Tech Rednecks, a Shark Teeth Films-produced docuseries that aired on Discovery Canada. The show follows redneck mechanics who build high-octane modifications for vehicles.

Meanwhile, Quebec’s TVA has acquired Money Moron, a financial advice series starring author Gail Vaz-Oxlade that originally aired in English-speaking Canada on cable net Slice.

The deals follow the launch of the company’s distribution division, which is headed by Craig McGillivray.

About The Author
Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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