(September 8, 2017 – Toronto, Canada) – Worldwide content producer and distributor, Portfolio Entertainment is heading into MIPCOM with two all-new unscripted titles including the millennial reality series The Gig Guys, culinary series Fast Indian Cooking with Sapna, and an additional two seasons of the hit automotive series, Car Stories, from Joe Media Group.
The Gig Guys (6×30’), takes you behind the scenes of an electronic music festival to experience the drama on board a cruise-liner packed with 3,000 party-goers. Portfolio has acquired the worldwide rights to the series from Wildsnapper TV.
Also from Wildsnapper TV, and the newest addition to Portfolio’s cooking lineup, is Fast Indian Cooking with Sapna (6×30’). Chef Sapna Anand explores her cultural roots and shows home cooks how to effortlessly create delicious Indian Fusion dishes. Airing soon on the Asian Food Channel, Portfolio has acquired worldwide rights for the series, excluding Asia and Australia.
Portfolio has also acquired Season 2 (13×30’) and Season 3 (13×30’) of Car Stories (26×30’), the fascinating and emotional series about the world’s most prized classic and exotic cars.
“Portfolio keeps its finger on the pulse of what’s hot in the world of reality and lifestyle content. These new series are a testament to that, and to our focus on acquiring series that have a wide ranging appeal to international audiences. We can’t wait to bring these new titles to buyers at MIPCOM,” said Jonathan Abraham, Director of International Sales and Acquisitions, Portfolio Entertainment.
About Portfolio Entertainment
Portfolio Entertainment produces and distributes kids, factual and unscripted entertainment to television and digital media content providers worldwide. Portfolio’s most notable projects include The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! (PBS/Treehouse); DOKI (Discovery Kids); and Freaktown, a new animated kids’ series for 2016 (TELETOON). The company’s Toronto headquarters house Portfolio Animation, a creative-driven animation studio staffed with top-tier talent and cutting-edge technology. In 2015, the company expanded into live-action and primetime development, and bolstered its factual and lifestyle development division. Portfolio was founded by Lisa Olfman and Joy Rosen.
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