Rogers Doc and Cable Fund reveals latest investments

Proper Television's 7 Days in Hell and Paperny Entertainment's Cold Water Cowboys (pictured) are among the Canadian TV projects financed in this round.
November 21, 2014

The Rogers Documentary and Cable Network Fund has made equity investments worth CDN$4,812,613 across 16 television projects through its Rogers Cable Network Fund stream.

Documentary and unscripted projects receiving financing included Silence & Space Productions’ 1 in 100 (Super Channel), Proper Television’s 7 Days in Hell (History Channel), the second season of Paperny Entertainment’s Cold Water Cowboys (Discovery Canada), Escape or Die! (OLN), Matter of Fact Media’s Into the Inferno (Documentary Channel), the second season of Lark Productions’ Mom’s A Medium (CMT), Galafilm Productions’ National Park Secrets and Legends (Travel & Escape, Destination America), Polar Bear Alley (OLN), Burlesque Queen Productions’ Tempest Storm (Super Channel), Bridge Film Productions’ The Gordon Pinsent Documentary (Super Channel, Hollywood Suite) and 52 Media’s War Story: Afghanistan (History Television).

Roger’s The Cable Network Fund serves as an equity investor in Canadian programs that receive first window on the country’s cable channels.

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