CBC inks non-scripted deal with all3media
Michelle Clancy
| 18 June 2019

Independent distributor all3media international has signed a set of non-scripted deals in Canada with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC).

CBC has acquired a variety of content, including over 18 hours of North One’s Travel Man: 48 Hours in..., produced for Channel 4,for the CBC Gem streaming service.

Each episode follows acclaimed director, author and BAFTA winning actor Richard Ayoade jetting off to an exciting location with famous friends. Also included in the deal is Raw TV’s documentary Bollywood: The World’s Biggest Film Industry, produced for BBC Two. This ambitious and glossy series features Bollywood obsessive Anita Rani uncovering just how the industry works.

CBC has also signed Hansala Productions’ Meghan & Harry: A Royal Baby Story, a one-hour special for TLC USA, delivering the inside story on the latest member of the British aristocracy. It also acquired Spun Gold TV’s one-hour special Secrets of the Royal Babies, produced for ITV, which reveals the extraordinary tales of royal births, motherhood and infancy that have paved the way for the family’s newest arrival.

CBC’s French-language counterpart, Radio Canada, has picked up Drowning in Plastic, the acclaimed documentary produced by Raw TV for BBC One. The feature follows science and wildlife presenter Liz Bonnin as she investigates the global environmental impact of marine plastic pollution.

“This wide-ranging selection of factual content acquired in Canada perfectly illustrates the fantastic variety of titles available in our current portfolio,” said Maria Ishak, SVP, Sales, North America at all3media international. “Our ongoing collaborations with the industry’s leading factual producers ensure we’re able to deliver first-class programming that informs, entertains and enlightens audiences on the world’s most talked-about topics.”