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INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION OF FORMATS

Media Ranch distinguishes itself because of its two-fold mission: as both a creator and distributor of original and existing formats. In addition, Media Ranch owns a format agency which distribute local and international content on top of having represented media giant Endemol Shine Group as its exclusive agent for the French Canadian market.  Through that 9 year collaboration many successful television primetime shows touched millions of viewers. 

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Distributor to watch”  K7 Media, February 2020

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C21: Media Ranch preps quick-turnarounds

Montreal-based format production and distribution company Media Ranch is changing the way it approaches formats to mitigate the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Canadian outlet is now focusing on what it calls ‘QTFs,’ short for quick-turnaround formats, CEO Sophie...

TV Formats Weekly: Media Ranch’s Sophie Ferron

Recognizing the production challenges that the unscripted entertainment industry is facing, Media Ranch has come up with the Quick Turnaround Format (QTF) category, with high-quality but easy-to-deliver content. Sophie Ferron, the company's founder, president and...

Realscreen: Media Ranch signs with ICM Partners

Montreal-based unscripted format production and distribution company Media Ranch has inked a deal with talent agency ICM Partners for U.S. representation. The deal is part of the company’s strategy to strengthen its presence in the U.S. ICM Partners will handle the...

NEWS: Media Ranch Signs With ICM Partners To Expand U.S. Presence

EXCLUSIVE: Canadian producer and distributor Media Ranch is plotting an expanded push into the U.S. after signing with ICM Partners. The company, which recently struck a deal for its variety show format Watch! to Keeping Up With The...

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Le Soleil: France 2 célèbre les 30 ans de Surprise sur prise

BLOGUE / France 2 soulignera le 30e anniversaire de Surprise sur prise dans une grande émission spéciale, le samedi 21 mars à 21h05. Olivier Minne animera cette soirée où seront conviées des victimes célèbres de l'émission, jadis animée par Marcel Béliveau,...

La Presse: Le COVID-19 secoue le monde culturel

Parmi les récentes nouvelles, la plus importante est sans doute l’annulation pure et simple du MIPTV de Cannes, qui devait avoir lieu du 30 mars au 2 avril. Ce grand marché mondial des professionnels de la télévision attendait quelque 9000 inscrits. Parmi...

Le Devoir: «C’est comme si on manquait notre rentrée télé»

L’annulation de l’événement international de la télévision MIPTV, annoncée mercredi en raison des craintes liées au coronavirus, n’aura peut-être pas une incidence directe sur les téléspectateurs québécois, mais les différents acteurs qui œuvrent dans le monde du...

Journal de Montréal: Le coronavirus secoue aussi le milieu télévisuel

L’annulation du MIPTV de Cannes en raison du coronavirus a chamboulé les plans d’un grand nombre de producteurs, diffuseurs et distributeurs québécois.   Cet important marché international des programmes télé devait s’ouvrir le 30 mars. La SODEC était...

TBI: “K7 Names Media Ranch as a Distributor to Watch”

The Masked Singer has emerged as 2019’s format of the year in consultancy K7 Media’s annual report on the top 100 travelling unscripted TV formats, Tracking the Giants. To date, the MBC Korea/Fremantle distributed format from South Korea has racked up 25...

MÉDIA RANCH et QUÉBECOR CONTENU annoncent les candidats pour L’Écurie 2020

La cohorte de 5 femmes et 3 hommes sélectionnés parmi plus de 80 candidatures reçues amorceront une formation unique dès janvier 2020. Lancé par la maison de production et de distribution télévisuelles Media Ranch et son partenaire Québecor Contenu,...

Worldscreen: Media Ranch Ramps Up Canadian & European Format Sales

Media Ranch has closed several format deals in French-speaking Canada and Europe, including one with Germany’s Imago TV for Big Love. Big Love follows three overweight couples for eight months while they try to ditch their bad habits and their extra pounds...

Rapid TV News: Media Ranch ramps up European format sales

Following the recent, ten deals for its new format Watch!, Media Ranch has announced a number of format partnerships. Claiming over a decade’s experience as Canada’s premier format television expert, the producer and a distributor represents a catalogue of...

Prensario: Media Ranch: “Watch!” licensed in 10 territories

Media Ranch, Founder, President and Executive Producer, Sophie Ferron, confirmed the company has closed 10 major territory deals for its sizzling format “Watch!”. Created by producers John Kirhoffer and Dan Munday, seven new deals were signed in the past two weeks...

TBI: US, UK and Nordic prodcos strike deals for Media Ranch format ‘Watch!’

roducers in the US, the UK and the Nordics are among those to have picked up format rights to memory-based gameshow Watch! from Canada’s Media Ranch. The format, created by producer duo John Kirhoffer and Dan Munday, requires contestants to watch a variety...

Prensario Internacional: Media Ranch: Horsepower 2.0 launched at MIPCOM

Media Ranch, Founder, President and Executive Producer, Sophie Ferron, announced the Season 2 launch of its successful Format incubator initiative, Horsepower, during MIPCOM with its Season 1 partner, Quebecor Content. Quebecor Content is also co-developing the Season...

On Screen Asia: Media Ranch partners with 3 Global Production Houses for Watch!

Three top international production companies have optioned Media Ranch’s recently-acquired gameshow entertainment Format, Watch!Production partners Talpa Germany, WeMakefrom France and Matchbox Pictures, an NBCUniversal International Studios company from Australia,...

WORLDSCREEN: Media Ranch Revisits Horsepower Format Incubator Initiative

Media Ranch is hosting another installment of its format incubator initiative Horsepower, teaming up again with season one partner Quebecor Content. Horsepower is a French-Canadian format incubator initiative aimed at creating exportable unscripted TV formats from...

CTVM: Média Ranch et Québecor lancent l’appel de candidatures pour la cohorte 2020 de L’Écurie

Emballées par le succès d’une première édition en 2019, Media Ranch, la maison montréalaise de production et de distribution télévisuelles, et son partenaire Québecor Contenu annoncent la poursuite de l’incubateur...

Grenier aux emplois: Québecor Contenu et Media Ranch annoncent la poursuite de l’incubateur créatif « L’Écurie »

Après le succès d’une première édition lancée en 2019, Media Ranch et son partenaire Québecor Contenu annoncent la poursuite de l’incubateur créatif « L’Écurie » en lançant un appel de candidatures pour une 2e édition en...

Woldscreen Magazine: Media Ranch Revisits Horsepower Format Incubator Initiative

Media Ranch is hosting another installment of its format incubator initiative Horsepower, teaming up again with season one partner Quebecor Content. Horsepower is a French-Canadian format incubator initiative aimed at creating exportable unscripted TV formats from...

MIPCOM: Hosepower fosters French-Canadian talent

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Formats round-up: RTL Belgium remakes Media Ranch show; Italy’s Nove to air ‘Deal With It!’, Eli Shibley tapped for ‘Letterkenny’

Media Ranch’s Judge For One Day gets Belgian remake RTL Belgium has ordered a local version of Media Ranch format Judge For One Day, which is going straight into production. The format explores what happens when eight ordinary people are given the opportunity to act...

Media Ranch Secures Commission for Format Judge for One Day with RTL Belgium Also Announces Full Format Slate for MIPCOM

Montreal, Canada October 8, 2019: Media Ranch Secures Commission for Format Judge for One Day with RTL Belgium. Also Announces Full Format Slate for MIPCOM Media Ranch, Founder, President and Executive Producer, Sophie Ferron, announced a major commission for it...

Media Ranch Lands Partners for Watch!

The new Media Ranch game-show format Watch! has been optioned by Talpa Germany, France’s WeMake and Matchbox Pictures, an NBCUniversal International Studios company from Australia. Created by Dan Munday and John Kirhoffer, Watch! features two teams of four, which are...
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