Recipe to Riches

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Cooking up the next hit format

Justin Scroggie, CCO and partner of U.K.-based consultancy The Format People, talks to Playback about the ingredients for developing a successful format and selling it internationally.

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Recipe to Riches wraps first CBC season strong

The Loblaw-partnered show brought in more than 520,000 viewers for its final episode.

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CBC announces mid-season schedule

The pubcaster has three new primetime series joining its lineup starting this winter, including an adaption of the U.K.’s Four Rooms (pictured).

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Alberta film and TV productions assess flood impact

Overflowing rivers in southern Alberta have interrupted the production of CBC’s Heartland, AMC’s Hell on Wheels (photo from actor Anson Mount pictured) and Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar.

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Carlo Rota named new Recipe to Riches host

Rota (pictured) replaces former host Jesse Palmer as the reality competition format moves from Shaw Media to become a tentpole of the CBC’s winter 2014 lineup.


CBC fall sked aims to connect with more Canadians

The pubcaster’s lineup includes no big scripted surprises, but branches out to new factual series that strive to hit national audiences at home.


CBC snags Recipe to Riches for winter 2014

The pubcaster, which unveiled its lineup Wednesday, is also launching new reality series Four Rooms and primetime crime drama Crossing Lines.

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Weekly roundup: Premieres, awards and composer news

Today’s briefs include details on Geneva Film’s Foxed! (pictured) snagging a premiere at the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film and Tricon and Temple Street being nominated for Realscreen Awards.

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Best of the year: Temple Street

David Fortier, John Young and Ivan Schneeberg discuss the company’s core business strategy for 2012 and beyond.

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Exclusive: Recipe to Riches format sold to Australia’s Network Ten

Recipe to Riches Australia will debut in spring 2013, and follows an earlier sale by FremantleMedia to Slovakia and the Czech Republic.

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R2R gets multi-platform promo

Integrated in-store promos with Loblaw and TV spots across Shaw Media properties will push the second season of the competition reality series to its adult 25-to-54 core demographic.

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It’s official: FremantleMedia acquires Recipe to Riches format rights

Rob Clark, director of global entertainment development at FremantleMedia: “We are very much looking forward to bringing local versions of the show to audiences around the world.”