Montreal-based CMJ Productions II has hired former network exec and consultant Michael Katz (pictured) in the newly created role of senior development consultant.Continue Reading
Don't miss the World Premiere of CMJ's Natural Born Outlaws on Wednesday October 21 at 10pm EDT!
Airing on American Heroes Channel in the US, this 10 x 60 min series uses a combination of stunning motion comic animations and powerful dramatic re-enactments to bring to life the stories of some of the world's most infamous gangsters… and the intrepid lawmen who stopped at nothing to bring them down.
CMJ, founded by John Kuyk in 2001, and Seville-based Medina Media are working together on high-definition shows and are taking their first programme, Lighthouses of the World (10x60), to Mipcom.Continue Reading
American Heroes Channel in the US, History in Canada and Discovery Channel in the UK & Ireland have acquired a factual series about criminals from Canadian indie CMJ Productions II. Natural Born Outlaws (10x60) follows the lives of John Dillinger, Bonnie and Clyde and Al Capone and the investigations that eventually snared the criminals.Continue Reading
MONTREAL/MUNICH: CMJ Productions and Bilderfest factual entertainment have entered a partnership to produce and distribute science-related content, starting with the factual series As a Matter of Fact.
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Toronto's Summerhill sells its cute and cuddly series into the U.S. while the two other Canadian CMJ prodcos ink deals for new seasons.Continue Reading
Montreal-based CMJ Productions has hired former Cisneros Media VP Cesar Diaz in a bid to push into Latin America.
John Kuyk, CEO and founder of CMJ Productions II (pictured above), hired Diaz's Miami-based 7A Media to help consult in pursuing and providing Latin America broadcasters with original programming.
After watching two episodes of ID's newest series, The Will: Family Secrets Revealed, convinced that it should have been called, Against Their Will. The series persuaded me that no wealthy corpse will be left in peace as long as greedy, miserable heirs remain alive and kicking. And it only gets worse if the heirs have been adopted or turn out to be illegitimate.Continue Reading
Crime is universal, said David M. Zaslav, chief executive of Discovery Communications, which owns the Investigation Discovery network. The stories are set in an American town, but it could be anywhere.
For Discovery, the growth of its true-crime network is part of a plan for international growth as ratings and revenue decline in the United States television market. Revenues in Discovery's international business surpassed its domestic revenues for the first time in 2014, a trend that executives said was expected to grow as the group introduces other offerings abroad, like its Velocity network.
Montreal-based CMJ Distribution has acquired international rights to motorsport and automotive series from Chet Burks Productions and Rio Vista Universal.Continue Reading
MONTREAL, CANADA, NOVEMBER 18, 2014 - CMJ Productions II Inc., has appointed Rita Lamah, CPA, CA as vice president of finance. Ms. Lamah will be responsible for overseeingthe financial and commercial objectives of CMJ Productions II Inc. Her appointment is effective immediately and she’ll report directly to John Kuyk, Founder, CEO and Executive Producer, CMJ Productions II Inc.Continue Reading
CMJ Distribution has sold a pair of celebrity series' that first aired on U.S. cable net ReelzChannel to networks in Canada and Australia.Continue Reading
US cablenet Investigation Discovery has ordered new seasons of two crime documentary series from Canadian factual prodco CMJ Productions, including A Stranger In My Home.
The U.S. cable channel picked up They Got Away With It and Celebrity Estates from CMJ Productions' factual arm.
TORONTO - Want to know how Robert Downey Jr., Hugh Grant and Rob Lowe survived a celebrity scandal with their careers intact?
Canadian producer CMJ Concepts is about to tell Reelzchannel viewers after the U.S. cable network picked up its factual series They Got Away With It.
Reelzchannel also picked up Celebrity Estates from the factual arm of Montreal-based CMJ Productions, a series that probes just how rich celebrities were when they died, young or old.
US cablenet ReelzChannel has ordered two new factual series from the fledgling production partnerships wing of Canada's CMJ Productions II.
CMJ Productions' factual TV arm has sold two celebrity-themed documentary series to Reelzchannel in the U.S.
CMJ Concepts Inc. also said it had licensed the first season of Home Made to the CBC-owned channel Documentary.
MONTREAL: CMJ Concepts, the new factual production partnerships arm of CMJ Productions II, has secured deals for They Got Away With It and Celebrity Estates with ReelzChannel in the U.S. and for Home Made with Canada's Documentary Channel.
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CMJ Productions II, a global independent production company that specializes in factual series, formed a new division, CMJ Concepts.
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Montreal-based CMJ Productions II has launched CMJ Concepts, a new division focused on factual production partnerships with networks across the globe, to be headed up by former CABLEready exec Lou Occhicone.
Canadian indie CMJ Productions II has created a new production and distribution company, CMJ Concepts.
Canada's CMJ Productions II has launched a new division that will work with broadcasters around the world to develop programming, hiring a former CableReady exec to head it up.
Lou Occhicone has been named president and chief operating officer at the new CMJ Concepts division.
CMJ Productions II Inc., a global independent production company specializing in high quality factual series, has formed CMJ Concepts Inc. The new division will focus on creating factual production partnerships with like-minded television networks from around the world. The company’s objective is to develop programming that is fully-financed and provides the networks with technically customized series and programs that fit their audience profiles.Continue Reading