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The Gig Guys Among Portfolio’s Factual Highlights


Portfolio Entertainment is slated to showcase two new factual series at MIPCOM, including The Gig Guys, a millennial-skewing reality show.

The Gig Guys goes behind the scenes of an electronic music festival to experience the drama on board a cruise-liner filled with thousands of party-goers. Portfolio picked up the global rights for the series from Wildsnapper TV.

Fast Indian Cooking with Sapna, meanwhile, sees the titular chef explore her cultural roots and teach home cooks how to create Indian fusion dishes. Portfolio acquired the show’s worldwide rights—excluding Asia and Australia—from Wildsnapper.

Portfolio also snapped up the second and third seasons of the automotive series Car Stories from Joe Media Group.

Jonathan Abraham, Portfolio’s director of international sales and acquisitions, stated: “Portfolio keeps its finger on the pulse of what’s hot in the world of reality and lifestyle content. These new series are a testament to that, and to our focus on acquiring series that have a wide-ranging appeal to international audiences. We can’t wait to bring these new titles to buyers at MIPCOM.”

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