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Extra: Endemol Shine Int’l in Quebec; Palatin, Content Media partner

Quebecor Content has signed an exclusive three-year distribution deal with global producer and distributor Endemol Shine International. The deal gives Quebecor exclusive rights to broadcast a host of Endemol Shine programs ...
October 11, 2016

Quebecor Content has signed an exclusive three-year distribution deal with global producer and distributor Endemol Shine International.

The deal gives Quebecor exclusive rights to broadcast a host of Endemol Shine programs in French-speaking Canada, including season eight of MasterChef Australia and U.K. tattoo and piercing docuseries Bodyshockers

Other lifestyle programming included in the deal are real estate competition series The Block and MasterChef Junior USA

The newly acquired shows will be aired across Quebecor’s platforms, including TVA and specialty channels CASA and Moi&Cie.

Palatin, Content Media partner on distribution 

Munich-based producer-distributor Palatin Media has partnered with Content Media Corporation in a bid to source and acquire shows, as well as to co-distribute in the international market. One of their first joint campaigns under the collaboration is Banger Films’ Hip-Hop Evolution, a 4 x 60-minute documentary about the foundation and evolution of hip-hop music for TMN/HBO Canada.

Directed by Darby WheelerHip-Hop Evolution features rapper and journalist Shad Kabango (pictured, left, with LL Cool J) as he meets the DJs and emcees who set the template in the early hip-hop scene, including Kool Herc, Afrika Bambaataa, Grandmaster Flash, Ice-T, De La Soul and DMC. The docuseries rounds out the story through a blend of exclusive interviews, archival film and music.

The series, which will be showcased at the upcoming MIPCOM, was produced with the participation of Canada’s Rogers Cable Network Fund, Ontario Media Development Corporation, Rogers Documentary Fund, Canada Media Fund and Bell Fund.

with files from Playback

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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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