CMJ Concepts sells two doc series to Reelzchannel

Production on They Got Away With It and Celebrity Estates will get underway in February.
January 24, 2014

CMJ Productions’ factual TV arm has sold two celebrity-themed documentary series to Reelzchannel in the U.S.

CMJ Concepts Inc. also said it had licensed the first season of Home Made to the CBC-owned channel Documentary.

Stateside, Reelz has picked 26 x one-hour of They Got Away With It, about celebrities who managed to keep their careers intact after running foul of the law. Reelz also ordered 26 one-hours of Celebrity Estates, which looks at what happens to stars’ wealth after their deaths.

Home Made, produced by CMJ Productions, already airs on √Čvasion in Quebec. CMJ Concepts is led by president and COO Lou Occhicone.

CMJ Productions will start production on They Got Away With It and Celebrity Estates in February.

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