Leading Toronto-based digital distribution company Syndicado today reveals its factual slate for MIPTV, comprising over 250 hours of content available for acquisition by digital platforms.
The varied slate includes Oscar-winning documentary films directed by the legendary Frank Capra, the hit Russian TV series ‘Tank Biathlon’ and a raft of wedding and lifestyle TV series including ‘Rich Bride, Poor Bride’.
Produced by Canada’s award-winning Buck Productions, ‘Rich Bride, Poor Bride’ originally aired on Slice and the WE network, and Syndicado is bringing 97 episodes of the hit show to MIPTV along with other wedding-themed reality TV shows ‘Petal Pushers’ (13 x 22’) and ‘Cake Walk’ (13 x 45’). Other shows in the slate also produced by Buck Productions include ‘Keys to the VIP’ (39 x 22’) which airs on Comedy Network and Fuse TV.
Syndicado will also be bringing Russian military parade meets sporting spectacle in ‘Tank Biathlon’ (8 x 60’) which premiered on Russia’s biggest linear TV channel Russia 1 and features tanks from competing nations battling it out in a spectacular series of military challenges and manoeuvres.
Continuing the military theme, Syndicado’s slate also includes ‘Prelude to War’, the classic Frank Capra film that won an Oscar for Best Documentary in 1943. Syndicado is also representing over 25 hours of war-themed documentary content featuring rare and archive footage that explores the machinery, operations, leadership and strategies employed by the Allies in World War II. Titles include ‘The Dambusters Raid’, ’Great American Generals’, ‘Memphis Belle’ and ‘Battle of Britain’ along with content reflecting on modern day military themes such as ‘After Desert Storm’ and ‘Stealth; The Art of Deception’.
“We’re delighted to be bringing such a strong factual content slate to MIPTV. We confident VoD buyers will find something compelling for their subscribers from such a wide range of high quality, ‘bingeable’ programming” said Syndicado CEO Greg Rubidge.