(Toronto, Canada) November 10, 2014 – Blue Ant International announces factual entertainment series Rebel Without A Kitchen (26’ x 30’ HD) has been sold globally in 55 territories. The series has been acquired by Cooking Channel in the U.S, Asian Food Channel (AFC) in South East Asia and TV4 in Sweden. Rebel Without A Kitchen is produced by General Purpose Entertainment, and currently airs on Blue Ant Media’s Canadian lifestyle channels Cottage Life and T+E.
“Rebel Without A Kitchen is the perfect blend of culinary adventures, entertaining personalities and travel content,” says Solange Attwood, Senior Vice President, International, Blue Ant Media. “The interest in this fantastic lifestyle series is a testament to our on going strategy to develop and distribute content that deeply resonates with global audiences.”
Rebel Without A Kitchen is a raucous culinary journey like no other. With a boisterous “ole´!” take a trip in the heart of summer, guided by the tenacious Matt Basile, a.k.a. Fidel Gastro. From underground food markets and museums to overnight bush parties, Matt takes his roving food truck on the road, popping up in the most unlikely spots to deliver his culinary take on the Cuban sandwich.
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Blue Ant International is a new global content distribution company, with a diverse catalogue of over 1,400 hours of award-winning factual, lifestyle, reality, documentary series and formats. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada the company’s catalogue includes Backroad Bounty, Nomads of the Serengeti, and Cabin Truckers. Blue Ant International is a division of Blue Ant Media. www.blueantinternational.com
Blue Ant Media is a privately held media company that creates and distributes content internationally in categories that span lifestyle, travel, music, nature and documentary. Through 10 owned and operated consumer brands—including Cottage Life, AUX, Oasis and Smithsonian Channel Canada—Blue Ant publishes original content via television, magazines, mobile and the web. In addition, Blue Ant produces experiential events and specialized consumer shows. Blue Ant Media is based in Toronto with a Digital Solutions office in New York, and recently made an investment in Omnia Media, a Los-Angeles-based YouTube network. To learn more, visit BlueAntMedia.ca
General Purpose Entertainment (formerly General Purpose Pictures) is an independent Canadian television production company that produces and delivers high quality, critically acclaimed content across all platforms to major broadcasters worldwide.
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