Toronto, ON, October 29, 2014 – SK Films is delighted to announce that U.S. based Pivot TV has acquired The Water Brothers for broadcast beginning November 2nd. The Water Brothers and its Toronto-based hosts and creators, Alex and Tyler Mifflin, will be in good company on the network, joining such great, socially conscious series as The Operatives and Take Part Live.
Pivot has approximately 45 million subscribers in the U.S. Created by Canadian Jeff Skoll’s Participant Media its mission is to reach and engage millennials and inspire viewers to take action about the issues raised in the programming.
“We’re thrilled to have found such an ideal home for The Water Brothers in the US,” states Executive Producer and SK Films CEO Jonathan Barker. “Pivot and the Participant Media team are focused on the young demographic that the Brothers represent and are committed to enlightening and inspiring audiences about the environment and making a difference – just like the Brothers.” The Water Brothers is currently in post-production on its third season for commissioning broadcaster TVO, which will launch the new season in 2015.
About SK Films:
SK Films is an award winning creator and distributor of cutting edge 3D and 2D natural history and other fact-based content for multiple platforms from giant screen/IMAX® cinemas to mobile applications. Working with world-leading talent and with an unwavering commitment to quality, our mission is to entertain and inspire audiences and immerse them in the awe and wonder of the world we live in. www.skfilms.ca
Participant Media’s television network Pivot (Pivot.tv), launched national in the US in August 2013, serves passionate millennials (18-24) a diverse mix of original series, acquired programming, films and documentaries. Pivot focuses on entertainment that sparks conversation, inspires change and illuminates issues through engaging content and connects audiences to a wealth of content and actions through its affiliated website TakePart (TakePart.com). Pivot is available in approximately 45 million homes in North America via traditional pay TV subscription, integrating a live on demand streaming option via the Pivot app.