Tricon starts production on trio of lifestyle shows

Secret crushes, rock star ex-wives and scientific rebels are the subjects of three lifestye series making their way to Canadian specialty nets via Toronto-based Tricon Films & Television.
June 13, 2011

It’ll be a busy summer for Toronto’s Tricon Films & Television, as it announces production of three lifestyle series for three Canuck channels.

They include Love Trap (30 x 30 minutes) for Cosmo TV, which gives individuals the chance to make a move on their secret crushes, hosted by MTV Canada co-host Evan Starkman (The Real World, The Duel, The Gauntlet).

For Slice, Tricon is producing Ex-Wives Rock (14 x 30 minutes), revolving around a female foursome’s reinvention after their marriages to rock stars.

Finally, Game Changers (8 x 30 minutes) for Discovery Channel Canada with host Andrew Anthony (Matchmaker, Life’s a Trip) will delve into cool ideas and scientific rebels that are changing the world.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.