PPI Releasing Sets 2021-22 Firm Go For ‘The Liquidator’
PPI Releasing has set a 2021 syndication launch for reality transactional series, The Liquidator. Clearances are anchored by WPIX New York, KDOC Los Angeles, WCIU Chicago and station groups including Nexstar, Mission, Fox, Weigel, Sinclair, Gray, Scripps, Tegna and CW+ stations.
The series will join several PPI shows returning to syndication in 2021, including Just for Laughs Gags, The Listener, Forensic Factor and SSN Sports.
“It is a testament to the quality and utility of The Liquidator that so many of the top broadcasters in America support our fall ’21 launch,” said PPI principal, Ritch Colbert. “Airing as a strip or on weekends, adjacent to sitcoms, court, talk or games, this transactional series will have impact in any daypart.”
With a cell phone on each hip, “liquidation king” Jeff Schwarz is always up for the next deal. From getting the tip to buying and laying off the goods, The Liquidator takes a behind-the-scenes look at Jeff’s fast paced, high stakes, buy-and-sell world.
With each episode of The Liquidator, the stakes get riskier and more outlandish as Schwarz works his off-the-wall deals with colorful customers at his 35,000 square foot Direct Liquidation warehouse full of ever-changing oddities, household goods and urban artifacts. The series has aired in more than 100 countries during five in seasons on the air. It is produced by Anaïd Productions in association with Rogers Media Inc. and distributed globally by Banijay Rights.
PPI will deliver 10 half-hours per week for M-F strip and weekend airings. The series will be offered on a barter basis, with a 4 minute national/4 minute local split, and no daypart or run restrictions.