Gusto Worldwide Media

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David Goldstein named COO at Gusto Worldwide Media

The former regulatory exec at CTVglobemedia and CHUM Limited will oversee the producer-distributor’s growth into new international markets.

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Gusto’s Cook Like a Chef to make 2020 comeback

The cooking series will return 20 years after it was first created by Gusto president and CEO Chris Knight, airing on the rebranded CTV Life channel next year.

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Deals: Markham Street Films, Intuitive Pictures, Guru Studio

Markham Street Films and Intuitive Pictures strike option deals, while Guru Studio inks new broadcast deals for True and the Rainbow Kingdom.

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Deals: Gusto Worldwide Media, WaZabi Films, Cineflix Rights

Gusto Worldwide Media inks another content deal with ACCION, while Cineflix Rights adds two new series to its factual slate.

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Gusto sells 190 hours of programming to Z Living Network

The expanded deal with the U.S. network includes Road Grill, Cook Like a Chef, Junk Brothers and The Edible Road Show.

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Watts on the Grill renewed for season two

Twelve new episodes of the culinary series will air on Bell Media’s rebranded CTV Life channel later in the year.

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Deals: Gusto Worldwide, Super Channel, Bell Media

DNA Dinners finds a home south of the border, Super Channel lands a new Hallmark series and Bell Media adds to its summer sci-fi lineup.

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Deals: MK2|Mile End, Gusto, 9 Story

Palme d’Or winner Parasite (pictured) is headed to Canada via a distribution deal with MK2|Mile End, while Gusto expands its U.S. presence.

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Deals: Federgreen Entertainment, Media Ranch, Gusto Worldwide

Avi Federgreen nabs the film rights to The Amazing Absorbing Boy, while Media Ranch, Gusto Worldwide Media and Crave close other deals.

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Guru ups Jonathan Abraham to VP role

Plus, the animation studio hires a former Gusto Worldwide Media exec to support him.

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MIPTV deals: 9 Story, Blue Ant, Gusto

Canadian distributors revealed hundreds of hours of content sales as MIPTV got underway.

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Deals: Corus, PNP, Breakthrough, Gusto

Corus inks its first deal for fashion competition series Stitched (pictured), while PNP picks up the Canadian rights to TIFF’s 2018 closing night film, and more.