Gusto Worldwide Media confirmed today the sale of three original 4K UHD series to ACCION (Asian Cable Communications Inc.), an international channel and content distribution company based in the Philippines. The total acquisition package consists of 121 episodes, 386 short form videos, original recipes, and, accompanying high resolution digital artwork.
All three series will air on ACCION’s new channel Poplife, which will soon be available to 5 million Filipino households. Viewers will enjoy the following programming: One World Kitchen (54×30′); Flour Power (13 x30), and, A is for Apple (54×30′).
This sale comes on the heels of Gusto Worldwide Media’s recent international channel launches in Singapore on StarHub and in the US on Pluto TV and XUMO. More rollouts will be announced in the coming weeks during international markets. Later this month, Corey Caplan, Senior Director for International Sales will be representing Gusto Worldwide Media MIPCOM in France.
“We’re thrilled with this deal as most of our long-form content has not been seen before in the Philippines,” said Chris Knight, President and CEO, Gusto Worldwide Media. “Our sales team has been working hard to bring our programming to new markets, and we’re look forward to a lasting relationship with ACCION.”
Set in a retro-style kitchen, Flour Power host Jessica McGovern dazzles viewers with simple to extravagant baked treats. This inspiring series shows viewers just how easy baking can be.
One World Kitchen is a bright and vibrant cooking series featuring diverse cuisine from around the world. Over three seasons, nine cuisines are featured, including: Argentinian, Indian, Italian, Japanese, Thai, Greek, Lebanese, Chinese, and Vietnamese.
A is for Apple is a fun, fresh take on the traditional cooking show genre. In each episode, one of our three young chefs randomly pick a letter of the alphabet and go shopping for two very different ingredients that start with that letter (apples & anchovies, bananas & bacon, etc). The chefs then come up with one crazy but delicious dish that combines both ingredients.
About Gusto Worldwide Media
Gusto Worldwide Media is the world’s leading producer of native 4K food and cooking programming, available for television and digital platforms. Our original content celebrates food in the most gorgeous way possible, taking viewers on culinary journeys while showcasing unique, talented chefs and home cooks from a range of backgrounds. Some of our popular titles include One World Kitchen, Fish the Dish, A is for Apple, The Urban Vegetarian, The Latin Kitchen, Spencer’s BIG 30, Watts on the Grill, and Bonacini’s Italy. Gusto Worldwide Media stands out with visually stunning and engaging shows that inspire food lovers around the globe. In 2013, Gusto Worldwide Media launched the linear pay-tv channel, Gusto TV. In 2016, Gusto TV became part of Bell Media’s portfolio of channels, launching as Gusto in Canada.In 2018, Gusto Worldwide Media launched Gusto TV in Singapore and the US, with more rollouts to come.
ACCION is a cable distribution company that gives cable networks and channels limitless possibilities in expanding its reach in the Philippine market. Since 1994, ACCION has helped local and foreign companies achieve game-changer status in the industry by strategizing and marketing products and services that bridge that gap between their brands and the local market. ACCION acts as a natural extension of affiliates marketing department, supplementing it with additional skills and headcount to achieve faster growth.