Blue Ant Media recently greenlighted and renewed content for Cottage Life, T+E and Love Nature. “Blue Ant’s focus has always been on collaborating with leading Canadian and global production partners to build a strong programming slate spanning multiple genres to meet audience demand,” VP, Head of Original Content, Canadian Media, Blue Ant Media, Sam Linton, said. “Our latest slate includes a mix of adorable wildlife, mysterious discoveries and paranormal phenomena. We know this dynamic portfolio has great global appeal and will work well for both our Blue Ant channels and our international distribution pipeline.”
The slate of new originals lineup includes a wide range of world broadcast and Canadian titles, with all four series available for licensing globally by Blue Ant International. The launch, overseen by Linton, serves as a respresentation of the company's objective to develop more content with global potential.
Some of the titles Love Nature is credited with include "Cub Camp" by World Broadcast Premiere. Produced by Merit Motion Pictures, the six-part series follows an orphaned black bear cubs, from the moment they’re rescued to the day they’re released into the wild. Filming for the project will begins Spring/summer 2023.
The second greenlight is "American Doomsday," for Canadian Broadcast Premiere. The title is slated to air on Cottage Life alongside an existing roster of successful extreme weather and survival series. The new three-part documentary series examines Mother Nature’s sheer power of destruction in an in-depth analysis on weather phenomena and natural forces and its effects on humans and the geology of our planet. The title will be accompanied by "Mysteries from Above," which will land on the channel in summer 2023. The second installment comes off the back of Season 1’s success, which currently sits as the #1-rated new series on Cottage Life this year. The series captures breathtaking, aerial footage from modern sites to remote and untouched locations across the globe, revealing fascinating insights and never-before-seen footage to the viewers.
Blue Ant Media has also secured a slate of paranormal programming, including the series, "Haunted Lost and Found," a collaboration between Singaporean producers Beach House Pictures, Momo Film Co. and Vancouver-based De Vries Production. The new six-part series features first-hand accounts from unlucky individuals who purchased, found or were gifted an item, only to discover their newfound possessions were haunted or cursed. Each episode features three mysterious and chilling stories, ranging from items found on the dark web to those discovered in dark alleys.