March 11, 2020 Toronto, ON - Media Headquarters today announces that Robert Cohen, CEO of the Toronto-based production company, has signed an agreement to repurchase the company from Kew Media Group.
Cohen will continue to lead Media Headquarters. The company's executive team, production staff and slate of projects remain unaffected.
Kew Media Group previously acquired Media Headquarters in March 2017. Under the deal announced today Cohen reacquires 100% ownership.
"This deal represents the next stage for Media Headquarters and a new opportunity for further growth. I want to thank all of our partners and staff for their support and dedication as we move forward with great production slate in 2020 and exciting plans for the future."
Media Headquarters is a leading producer of innovative and award-winning content for global audiences. The company is known for its Smartest Person franchise on CBC, one of Canada's most successful original formats, produced to date in 6 territories around the world. Other programs on Media Headquarters' slate include : Salvage Kings for History/Corus Studios; Outdoor Channel's flagship survival competitions series The Brigade: Race to the Hudson; and CBC's innovative Red Button project. Media Headquarters has been named to Realscreen's Global 100 list of the world's top unscripted production companies for seven consecutive years.