Tricon inks deals for “Bitchin’ Kitchen,” “Disaster Decks”

Toronto and LA-based producer-distributor Tricon Films & Television has made sales for a raft of lifestyle series including Bitchin' Kitchen, Donut Showdown and Disaster Decks (pictured).
December 15, 2014

Toronto- and LA-based producer-distributor Tricon Films & Television has made sales for a raft of lifestyle series including Bitchin’ KitchenDonut Showdown and Disaster Decks (pictured).

Leading the acquisitions is Ion Life U.S., which has acquired the home design series Colour Confidential (91 x 30 minutes, 1 x 60 minutes); the Candice Olson-hosted Divine Design (208 x 30 minutes, 5 x 60 minutes); the cooking show Fearless in the Kitchen (39 x 30 minutes); and pet docuseries Breeder of the Pack (13 x 30 minutes).

Meanwhile, African Business Channel has picked up season two of the Danielle Bryk-hosted design series A Bryk at a Time (28 x 30 minutes); season four of Decked Out (50 x 30 minutes) with host Paul Lafrance; season one of Disaster Decks  (pictured, 23 x 30 minutes); and healthy cooking series Now Eat This! (20 x 30 minutes) with chef Rocco DiSpirito.

PCCW Media Limited Hong Kong also picked up Now Eat This! while Canada’s Canal Vie Quebec bought season four of Decked Out and season three of Disaster Decks.

Elsewhere, Strong Technologies Nigeria has taken titles including seasons one and two of Bitchin’ Kitchen (45 x 30 minutes, 1 x 60 minutes); dating series Love Trap  (50 x 30 minutes); restaurant makeover program Restaurant Takeover (26 x 60 minutes); and renovation series Save Us from Our House! (91 x 30 minutes). Bitchin’ Kitchen was also sold to 6Play France and Brand New Media Australia.

Finally,  The Living Channel New Zealand and Zeste Quebec have bought competition series Donut Showdown (40 x 30 minutes); RTL Netherlands has picked up food series Now Eat This! and The Heat with Mark McEwan; and Asian Food Channel has renewed seasons five and six of Restaurant Makeover.

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