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Media Ranch is known globally for premium unscripted television Formats, distinguishing itself as an international format hub. Media Ranch is an award-winning production company and distributor of unscripted formats that creates acclaimed original content, while maintaining its position as a prime choice amongst creators and producers seeking distribution.

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CMF Trends: For Media Ranch CEO Sophie Ferron, Entrepreneurship is a Means of Expression

[:en] In collaboration with Femmes du cinéma, de la télévision et des médias numériques (FCTMN), CMF Trends has set out to meet inspiring women as part of a series of articles on female entrepreneurship in the screen-based industries. This sixth profile introduces...

Prensario: Media Ranch announces format incubator winner

Sophie Ferron, President and Executive Producer of Media Ranch, announced that HorsePower, their French-Canadian format incubator initiative, with partner Quebecor Content, picked writer, drama teacher and media coordinator Isabelle Laperrière as the winner of the...

CTVM: Média Ranch et Québecor Contenu dévoilent la deuxième lauréate de leur incubateur de formats télé l’écurie

Média Ranch et Québecor Contenu dévoilent la deuxième lauréate de leur incubateur de formats télé l’écurie Le format Voyage en famille de la première lauréate An Tran sera développé et distribué en Asie – La présidente de Media Ranch, Sophie Ferron et Denis Dubois,...

TBI: Media Ranch links Horsepower with SBS Korea

Media Ranch links Horsepower with SBS Korea Canadian format production and distribution outfit Media Ranch has struck a multi-year co-venture deal with Korean broadcaster SBS. The first-look agreement will see Media Ranch’s format incubator Horsepower working with...

Senal News: MEDIA RANCH CONFIRMS HORSEPOWER PITCH WINNER

Sophie Ferron, President and Executive Producer of Media Ranch, a format production and distribution company, announced major news on HorsePower - their French-Canadian format incubator initiative, with partner Quebecor Content.  Writer, drama teacher, and media...

TVFormats: Media Ranch’s HorsePower Pacts with FormatEast in South Korea

Media Ranch’s HorsePower, a French-Canadian format incubator initiative with Quebecor Content, has entered into a first-look deal with South Korea’s FormatEast. Family Tripped, the HorsePower 1.0 winning format created by An Tran, will be the first project of the...

Videoage: Media Ranch Announces HorsePower News

Sophie Ferron (pictured), president and executive producer of Montreal-based Media Ranch, an award-winning format production and distribution company, announced major news about HorsePower, its French-Canadian format incubator initiative, with partner Quebecor...

Realscreen: Media Ranch reveals format incubator winner, inks deal with FormatEast

Isabelle Laperrière’s dating format Heartbreak Hotel has been selected as the winner of Media Ranch’s French-Canadian format incubator, HorsePower 2.0. The second annual incubator program saw more than 80 applications entering into the competition, before...

Videoage: ProSieben Airs Production Of Media Ranch’s Format ‘Watch!’ In July

Media Ranch confirmed that its entertainment format Watch! is being produced by Talpa Germany for ProSieben. The German version of Watch!, titled Wer sieht das den?!, will premiere on ProSieben on July 21, 2020. Hosted by German comedy...

Grenier aux nouvelles: WATCH!: le nouveau format télé de Media Ranch

La toute première production du format télé WATCH! de Media Ranch, réalisée par la société Talpa Allemagne, sera diffusée dès le 21 juillet prochain à 20 :15 heures, sur le réseau ProSieben,la troisième chaîne de télévision privée la plus...

C21: ProSieben to put on Watch!

German broadcaster ProSieben has picked up Talpa Germany’s production of gameshow format Watch!. Created by Canada’s Media Ranch and producers Dan Munday and John Kirhoffer, Watch! pits two teams against each other in a game of memory, challenging them to recall...

TBI: Germany’s ProSieben wants to ‘Watch!’ Media Ranch format

German network ProSieben has ordered a local edition of Canadian outfit Media Ranch’s game show format Watch! to be produced by Talpa Germany for broadcast next month. The German edition of Watch! will be titled Wer sieht das den?! and will feature two...

Worldscreen: ProSieben Slates German Version of Watch! for July

The first production of Media Ranch’s paper format Watch! is being made by Talpa Germany to premiere on ProSieben on July 21. The German version of Watch! will feature two celebrity players per team who will play for charity, pitting the two teams against...

Variety: Formats Specialist Media Ranch Expands into U.K. and English Canada Markets

Montreal-based formats specialist Media Ranch is expanding its reach in the U.K. and English Canada with the addition of two consultants. Rod Rodrigo, who has held executive positions at Mar Vista, Gaumont, Global Agency and ICM, before starting Serendipity...

Variety: Formats Specialist Media Ranch Expands into U.K. and English Canada Markets

Montreal-based formats specialist Media Ranch is expanding its reach in the U.K. and English Canada with the addition of two consultants. Rod Rodrigo, who has held executive positions at Mar Vista, Gaumont, Global Agency and ICM, before starting Serendipity...

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...
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