Client news · 1 November, 2017

Syndicado and Screen Media agree content distribution deal

Boom! client Syndicado and Screen Media Ventures agree on deal that will both scripted and unscripted content debut on the service’s US platform.

Leading Toronto-based digital distribution company and Boom! client Syndicado, and Screen Media Ventures, the parent company of the on-demand, advertiser supported digital streaming channel Popcornflix, have agreed on a deal that will see over 40 hours of both scripted and unscripted content debut on the service’s US platform.

The agreement sees Popcornflix stream a number of TV series including US drama ‘Betrayal’ (8 x 60’) that originally aired on ABC in the US.

Other series include food shows ‘Cake Walk’ (13 x 45’) and ‘Chef School’ (13 x 22’), as well as ‘Rich Bride, Poor Bride’ (26 x 22’) which originally aired on Slice and the WE network. Reality show ‘Keys to the VIP’ (13 x 22’), the highest rated program developed by the Comedy Network in Canada that also aired on FUSE in the USA, and paranormal series ‘The Girly Ghost Hunters’ (13 x 22’) complete the varied content deal.

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Syndicado is a film and television digital distribution company founded in 2009 and headquartered in Toronto with an office in Las Vegas. The company’s focus is on global digital distribution to major Internet and cable VOD major outlets such as Amazon, iTunes, Google, Vudu, Shudder, cable VOD in the US and Canada and several other leading VOD platforms.

Popcornflix, as well as Screen Media’s other AVOD apps FrightPix and Popcornflix Kids, is available across major connected devices such as Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Android, iOS, Web, and smart TVs.

“We’re delighted to start working with Screen Media Ventures’ brands as digital markets continue to evolve and find new audiences, through strongly branded niche channels. With the sheer volume of content coming online, curation is key to connecting audiences with our content and Popcornflix does just that.”

— Greg Rubidge, President of Syndicado.