Exclusive: Tri-Crown, EWMG ink African content deal

Los Angeles-based companies Tri-Crown Production Group and E World Media Group are teaming up to develop and produce conservation- and humanitarian-focused documentaries and unscripted series set in Africa for western markets. (Pictured: The Wildlife Docs)
October 21, 2015

Los Angeles-based Tri-Crown Production Group is partnering with E World Media Group (EWMG) to develop and produce Uganda-based TV content for western markets.

The two companies intend to produce a slate of programming – largely set in Uganda, but also in other African countries – that focuses on wildlife preservation and humanitarian themes.

The deal is being supported by the Ugandan government and will cover series and pilot concepts such as the series Poacher Hunters (working title); The Papal Visit: All Access, about how the country is preparing for the Pope’s upcoming visit; and Kingdom of Buganda Project, a follow-doc about the royal order of the East African kingdom.

Tri-Crown and EWMG previously worked together on an episode of the ABC children’s series The Wildlife Docs (pictured) that focuses on the Uganda Wildlife Authority. The series is produced by the Tri-Crown-owned Natural 9 Entertainment.

Other Tri-Crown titles include The CW’s Dream Quest with Evette Rios and Nat Geo Mundo’s Limomasters.

Also headquartered in Los Angeles, EWMG recently produced the E! series Fame in the Family starring Sean Kingston and Romeo Miller. The company also has several pilots in the works.

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