MIPCOM Spotlight: Breakthrough Entertainment


CANNES: Female-skewing factual programming features prominently on Breakthrough Entertainment’s MIPCOM slate.

Breaking Bread with Brooke Burke is a food-oriented lifestyle talk show featuring celebrity guests. The host performs cooking demonstrations and shares recipes at celebrities’ homes and favorite restaurants. Breakthrough is also presenting Wonder Women. The title looks at women around the world who are accomplishing extraordinary things and breaking down boundaries. “This year especially we have a lot of content that is targeted at female-focused networks, so we are looking to attract buyers from those markets,” says Craig McGillivray, the VP of distribution.

Another highlight on Breakthrough’s slate is Hollywood Homicide Uncovered. The documentary series examines murders in which a celebrity is at the center of the crime.

“Breakthrough is consistently creating high-quality factual content and forging new and exciting relationships with international buyers,” McGillivray says.