“Expandables,” “Flip Addict” head overseas

Networks in Europe, Australia and Asia have picked up 500 hours of lifestyle series, including The Expandables (pictured), from Toronto-based producer/distributor Tricon Films & Television.
May 12, 2015

Networks in Europe, Australia and Asia have picked up several lifestyle series from Toronto-based Tricon Films & Television.

The sales, which cover 21 programs amounting to 500 hours of programming, include titles such as The Expandables (pictured), Donut Showdown and Dining Invasion.

TVA in Quebec and Foxtel Australia have acquired the construction series The Expandables (14 x 30 minutes), while Foxtel and Home Channel Africa took renovation show Flip Addict (2 x 60 minutes).

AMC Iberia, AMC Central Eastern Europe, Nelonen/Sanoma TV Finland and MNC Indonesia have all picked up interior design show Candice Tells All (78 x 30 minutes); RTL Netherlands and Foxtel in Australia took the resort rescue show Dining Invasion (13 x 30 minutes); and Canal Vie in Quebec bought reno series Custom Built (28 x 30 minutes).

M6 France picked up season one of A Bryk at a Time (28 x 30 minutes)—starring home reno expert Danielle Bryk—while Li TV Asia and Foxtel picked up season two. M6 also acquired construction series Building Bryks (eight x 30 minutes).

Foxtel Australia and SIC Portugal picked up Now Eat This! With Rocco Dispirito (20 x 30 minutes) and Foxtel, Pyramid Kuwait and NBC Universal Diva Asia acquired Donut Showdown (40 x 30 minutes). SIC Portugal also picked up docusoap Marriage Under Construction (52 x 30 minutes) and Restaurant Takeover (26 x 60 minutes).

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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.