About Us

Lone Eagle Entertainment Ltd. is a multiple award winning independent production company based in Toronto, Canada. Founded in 1996 by Michael Geddes, Lone Eagle develops and produces unscripted high-concept television formats and scripted programming.

Lone Eagle is well known for the award winning, multi-season series You Gotta Eat Here! (150 episodes) which is seen around the world. Lone Eagle’s series Popstars was the #1 rated Canadian series for three consecutive seasons and was a landmark unscripted programming event in Canadian television. Lone Eagle also brought TV audiences the comedy panel show Too Much Information as well as multiple seasons of such favorites as: Big Food Bucket List, Wipeout Canada, Inside the Box, You Bet Your Ass, The Office Temps, Hooked Up, Game On, The Call, Supermodels, Tribes of the 21st Century and Carlawood.

Lone Eagle Entertainment Ltd series are distributed internationally.

Our Team

MICHAEL GEDDES

President & CEO, Executive Producer

 

Launching Lone Eagle Entertainment Ltd in 1996, Geddes has built a worldwide reputation for producing highly rated, high concept television. He is a key figure in unscripted television in Canada and the recipient of the 2005 LionsGate/Maple Pictures Innovative Producer Award at the Banff World Television Festival.

Recently, Lone Eagle proudly produced 150 episodes of the award winning TV series You Gotta Eat Here! for Food Network Canada. You Gotta Eat Here! won two awards at the 2014 and 2017 Canadian Screen Awards: Best Lifestyle or Talk Program or Series, and Best Direction in a Lifestyle/Practical Information Program or Series.

Before You Gotta Eat Here!, Lone Eagle’s first major network success was the premiere launch of the pop music documentary Popstars, which debuted as the #1 Canadian Primetime Series in February 2001. This series was the first of its kind in Canada and nominated for Best Reality Series at the 2003 Gemini Awards.

Since then, Geddes also created and executive produced MemegURL for Slice, Too Much Information for Super ChannelTribes of the 21st Century for Discovery Civilization Channel, multiple seasons of Carlawood, Inside the Box for TVtropolis, You Bet Your Ass on The Comedy Network, The Office TempsSupermodels, Game On, Get A Grip On Golf for Global Television, Hooked Up (nominated as ‘Best Reality Series’ at the 2004 Gemini Awards) and The Call for Life Network. In 2010, Geddes produced the highly anticipated Wipeout Canada for Shaw media. Geddes started in the industry at Atlantis Communications Inc. as the company’s Head of Marketing in production and distribution. He was an integral part of the senior management team involved in the 1995 launch of the cable specialty channel, Life Network. Geddes is the Vice – Chair of the Michael Garron Hospital Foundation.

RACHEL HORVATH

Senior Vice President, Television Production

 

Rachel began her media career working as an editor and writer in magazine journalism. In 1998, she launched the national Canadian women’s magazine, Blonde, of which she was co-editor in chief. In 2000 Rachel made the move to television production and joined the team at Lone Eagle Entertainment. Rachel is the Supervising Producer of YOU GOTTA EAT HERE! (150 x ½ hour for Food Network Canada); the Senior Producer of the Canadian version of the international hit WIPEOUT (14 x 1 hour for TVtropolis); the producer of the multi-cam comedy chat show TOO MUCH INFORMATION (39 x ½ hour for Super Channel); the studio comedic clip show MEME gURL (2 x ½ hour for Slice); the series producer of multi-cam studio game show INSIDE THE BOX (2 x 65 episodes for TVtropolis); the anthology documentary series TRIBES OF THE 21ST CENTURY (3 episodes for Discovery Civilization); and 2 seasons of CARLAWOOD (documentary series for TVtropolis).

Rachel was the Associate Producer on a number of highly-rated and critically acclaimed Canadian reality series, including: POPSTARS (seasons 1, 2 and 3) for Global Television, SUPERMODELS (Global Television), HOOKED UP (Toronto 1) and THE CALL (Alliance-Atlantis); and the comedy-reality hybrid THE OFFICE TEMPS (Global Television).

Rachel is currently executive producer of season 2 of BIG FOOD BUCKET LIST for Food Network Canada. The show premiered in 2019.

DAVID LERECH

Senior Vice President, Unscripted

 

David is a veteran producer with over 20 years of experience creating content that can be seen on major platforms around the world. Prior to joining Lone Eagle David was a Senior Vice President and Executive producer at Boat Rocker Media, Crooked Horse. His most recent Executive Producer credits include Late Nite Eats (Food Network US), History in the Making (Boat Rocker Studios), Vintage Tech Hunters (Discovery Channel Canada). Previously, David was the Head of Development for Proper Television, where he helped develop and produce a wide variety of new series and original formats. Throughout his career, David has worked with many of the leading factual production companies in Canada and has successfully developed content for Netflix, Discovery US, Corus, Food Network, HGTV, History Channel, Science Channel, AHC, and many others. With experience working with international brands and world-renowned celebrities and influencers, David has a proven track record of creating original content with powerful narratives that resonate with viewers globally.

KATIE PITT

Office Manager / Executive Assistant

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