Bomanbridge Media sells 300 hours of content in lead up to Mipcom 2019
MUMBAI: Bomanbridge Media, a Singapore-based content distribution and production agency, has inked deals to sell 300 hours of content in the lead up to Mipcom 2019.
Australia’s Foxtel and Fox Netherlands are among broadcasters to have acquired lifestyle content from Bomanbridge Media as the Singapore-based distributor unveils its Mipcom slate.
Foxtel has acquired the food & travel series, deficit-financed by Bomanbridge Media and produced by Denham productions, “Paul Goes to Hollywood” (4 x 60) which launched at Mipcom and shall premiere on UKTV Good Food on 25th November 2019. SBS Australia and Fox Netherlands also clenched deals, both picking up “Donal Skehan’s Asian Baking Adventures” (10 x 30).
Nat Geo People Asia and SBS Australia have both further taken chef Jamie Wilbow’s “Delicacy Hunter” (11 x 30), a food adventure along the Silk Road celebrating diversity and good food. Nat Geo will premier Season 2 of “Delicacy Hunter” on 6th November 2019 and SBS shall premiere on the 4th of December 2019.
In Asia, BBC Worldwide will air “Extraordinary Places To Eat” (4 x 60), along with Network 18 in India. Lastly, Discovery Asia and Network18 India will bring the creative antics of Bill Bensley’s boutique hotel design to audiences in the series “Designing Paradise” (13 x 30).
Bomanbridge Media CEO Sonia Fleck said, “We are thrilled to be announcing these exciting sales from Bomanbridge’s ever-increasing content offering and look forward to the high energy conversations around our Mipcom slate this year. It is exciting to launch Paul Hollywood’s series “Paul Goes To Hollywood”, where we get to see Paul with food and motorcycles on the open roads of America, and good-spirited talks with celebrities such as Teri Hatcher (Desperate Housewives) and Lisa Kudrow (Friends). Further, not only, not only have we felt the success of our food and travel series but our factual and kids content has really taken off and continue to bring in more audiences.”
Further sales announcements include Sony Animax Asia, who snatched the latest seasons of the successful franchise, Yokai-Watch Season 3 (45 x 30’) and Yokai Watch ‘Shadow Side’ (50 x 30’), both LEVEL-5 Abby originals.
Lastly, Smighties (39×7’) aged 4-7, produced by Herotainment, has seen impressive online activity with over 30 million unique viewers on YouTube and has found a home with KT, Korea Telecom in South Korea.