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Peacock Alley acquires rights to North American adaption of Emmy Award winning series 50 Ways To Kill Your Mammy

ORONTO, June 4, 2019 – You’re never too old for adventure. Peacock Alley Entertainment announces that production has wrapped on the North American adaptation of the International Emmy Award® winning UK travel format series, 50 Ways To Kill Your Mammy that sees thrill seeking celebrities take their parent or child on bucket list adventures. The series will premiere in Canada as 50 WAYS TO KILL YOUR MUM on Monday, July 15 at 9 PM ET on VisionTV, and in the US as THE PARENT TRIP  this September on BYUtv.

From zip lining across the Niagara Gorge to shark fishing in the Atlantic, with each 10 X 60 episode viewers get a candid look at their favourite celebrities as they travel to unique destinations for experiences they have always wanted to share with their family member.

Celebrity guests include:

Schitts Creek’s, Annie Murphy and her mum Deb

Beverley Hills 90210’s Jennie Garth and her daughter Luca Bella Facinelli

Star of Nickelodeon’s Big Time Rush, James Maslow and his dad Mike

Pop culture icon Jaleel White (a.k.a. Steve Urkel) and his mum Gail

International supermodel Coco Rocha and her dad Trevor

Academy Award-nominated actor Eric Roberts and his stepson Keaton Simons 

NHL All-Star MVP John Scott and his mum Marilyn

TV-sitcom star Keshia Knight Pulliam (Rudy Huxtable) and her mum Denise

Parenthood star Monica Potter and her mum Nancy Brokaw

Comedian Jon Dore and his mum Sharron

50 Ways to Kill Your Mum / The Parent Trip is based on the UK series, 50 Ways to Kill Your Mammy, produced by Burning Bright Productions and Brown Bread Films for Sky 1 and distributed by Sky Vision, featuring Irish radio host and TV personality, Baz Ashmawy sharing his bucket list adventures with his mother, Nancy. The series won an International Emmy Award® in 2015 for Best Non-Scripted Entertainment and has been acquired by broadcasters in over 100 territories. The North American adaptation features a new celebrity and their parent or child each week.

50 Ways to Kill Your Mum / The Parent Trip is produced by Peacock Alley Entertainment, a Canadian producer of internationally acclaimed scripted and unscripted content, in partnership with BYUtv in the US and Zoomer Media in Canada. The series will air on BYUtv, which reaches 60 million homes on cable/satellite across the states and is available nationwide through their apps or online, and on VisionTV in Canada, which reaches 95% of English speaking homes across the country. Sky’s distribution arm Sky Vision will handle international distribution. 

About Peacock Alley Entertainment

Peacock Alley Entertainment produces successful, critically acclaimed scripted and unscripted content for channels around the globe. From inception to execution, our focus is storytelling. Productions include Travelers (Netflix), A User’s Guide to Cheating Death (Netflix and VisionTV), Jensplaining (CBC Gem), Tower of Song: Leonard Cohen (CBC and PBS), Taste Testers (Food Network), Unusually Thicke (Pop), Brave New Girls (E!), Illusions of Grandeur (OLN) and Money Moron (Slice).

Travelers stars Eric McCormack, MacKenzie Porter, Nesta Cooper, Jared Abrahamson, Reilly Dolman and Patrick Gilmore. Slated for production this summer is the true crime comedy New Eden (Crave), the young adult drama series Tiny Pretty Things (Netflix) and an untitled Leonard Cohen feature documentary (CBC).

Media Contact:

Adrienne Kakoullis

Rise PR Inc.

416-450-6637 / akakoullis@risepr.ca