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ID greenlights CMJ Productions’ “Guilty Rich”

Investigation Discovery has greenlighted the new series Guilty Rich from CMJ Productions, a prodco specializing in factual series.

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FYI orders up CMJ Productions’ series

The Know it All Guide to…(12 x 30 minutes) is the Montreal-based company’s first deal with the U.S. network. The series, which showcases the secrets and weird science behind the world’s most popular foods, will be coproduced with Blue Ant Media. Blue Ant will also shop the series to international buyers at MIPTV in April.

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Discovery ventures into Darkness

Discovery has ordered Outlaw Tech from Canuck prodco CMJ Productions for its Science Channel. The 6×60? series explores how technology is being used to hack banks, casinos and prisons.

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ATTRACTION EXPANDS INTERNATIONAL PRESENCE WITH ACQUISITION OF CMJ PRODUCTIONS

Montreal (QC), November 2nd, 2016 – ATTRACTION, Quebec’s foremost media and entertainment group, is thrilled to announce it has recently signed an agreement to acquire renowned production company CMJ Productions.

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A STRANGER IN MY HOME 3 starts airing in february 2016

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A STRANGER IN MY HOME 3 starts airing on February 12th 2016 on Investigation Discovery US. View the official trailer

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Michael Katz joins CMJ in development role

Montreal-based CMJ Productions II has hired former network exec and consultant Michael Katz (pictured) in the newly created role of senior development consultant.

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World Premiere of CMJ's Natural Born Outlaws

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Don't miss the World Premiere of CMJ's Natural Born Outlaws on Wednesday October 21 at 10pm EDT!

Airing on American Heroes Channel in the US, this 10 x 60 min series uses a combination of stunning motion comic animations and powerful dramatic re-enactments to bring to life the stories of some of the world's most infamous gangsters… and the intrepid lawmen who stopped at nothing to bring them down.

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CMJ expands, links with Spain's Medina

CMJ, founded by John Kuyk in 2001, and Seville-based Medina Media are working together on high-definition shows and are taking their first programme, Lighthouses of the World (10x60), to Mipcom.

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CMJ scores hat-trick with Outlaws

American Heroes Channel in the US, History in Canada and Discovery Channel in the UK & Ireland have acquired a factual series about criminals from Canadian indie CMJ Productions II. Natural Born Outlaws (10x60) follows the lives of John Dillinger, Bonnie and Clyde and Al Capone and the investigations that eventually snared the criminals.

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CMJ Productions & Bilderfest Team Up for New Factual Titles

MONTREAL/MUNICH: CMJ Productions and Bilderfest factual entertainment have entered a partnership to produce and distribute science-related content, starting with the factual series As a Matter of Fact.

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Summerhill’s latest sale, renewals for Shark Teeth, CMJ

Toronto's Summerhill sells its cute and cuddly series into the U.S. while the two other Canadian CMJ prodcos ink deals for new seasons.

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CMJ hires Diaz to target Latin growth

Montreal-based CMJ Productions has hired former Cisneros Media VP Cesar Diaz in a bid to push into Latin America.

John Kuyk, CEO and founder of CMJ Productions II (pictured above), hired Diaz's Miami-based 7A Media to help consult in pursuing and providing Latin America broadcasters with original programming.

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CMJ acquires Superbike Family, Gear Heads

Montreal-based CMJ Distribution has acquired international rights to motorsport and automotive series from Chet Burks Productions and Rio Vista Universal.

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CMJ PRODUCTIONS II INC. APPOINTS RITA LAMAH, CPA, CA TO VICE PRESIDENT OF FINANCES

MONTREAL, CANADA, NOVEMBER 18, 2014 - CMJ Productions II Inc., has appointed Rita Lamah, CPA, CA as vice president of finance. Ms. Lamah will be responsible for overseeingthe financial and commercial objectives of CMJ Productions II Inc. Her appointment is effective immediately and she’ll report directly to John Kuyk, Founder, CEO and Executive Producer, CMJ Productions II Inc.

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Exclusive: CMJ sends celebrity series to Canada, Australia

CMJ Distribution has sold a pair of celebrity series' that first aired on U.S. cable net ReelzChannel to networks in Canada and Australia.

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ID stays with CMJ's Stranger

US cablenet Investigation Discovery has ordered new seasons of two crime documentary series from Canadian factual prodco CMJ Productions, including A Stranger In My Home.

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Reelzchannel Orders Tabloid Scandal Docuseries

The U.S. cable channel picked up They Got Away With It and Celebrity Estates from CMJ Productions' factual arm.

TORONTO - Want to know how Robert Downey Jr., Hugh Grant and Rob Lowe survived a celebrity scandal with their careers intact?

Canadian producer CMJ Concepts is about to tell Reelzchannel viewers after the U.S. cable network picked up its factual series They Got Away With It.

Reelzchannel also picked up Celebrity Estates from the factual arm of Montreal-based CMJ Productions, a series that probes just how rich celebrities were when they died, young or old.

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Reelz orders CMJ factual duo

US cablenet ReelzChannel has ordered two new factual series from the fledgling production partnerships wing of Canada's CMJ Productions II.

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CMJ Productions' factual TV arm has sold two celebrity-themed documentary series to Reelzchannel in the U.S.

CMJ Concepts Inc. also said it had licensed the first season of Home Made to the CBC-owned channel Documentary.

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Reelz Commissions Two Shows from CMJ Concepts

MONTREAL: CMJ Concepts, the new factual production partnerships arm of CMJ Productions II, has secured deals for They Got Away With It and Celebrity Estates with ReelzChannel in the U.S. and for Home Made with Canada's Documentary Channel.

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CMJ Productions II Inc. forms a new division CMJ Concepts Inc.

CMJ Productions II Inc., a global independent production company specializing in high quality factual series, has formed CMJ Concepts Inc. The new division will focus on creating factual production partnerships with like-minded television networks from around the world. The company’s objective is to develop programming that is fully-financed and provides the networks with technically customized series and programs that fit their audience profiles.

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