Big Coat Media

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Big Coat Media

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  • Big Coat Productions
  • Big Coat
  • Love It or List It
  • Love It or List It Productions
  • Big Coat TV

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Created in 2000 by Catherine Fogarty and Maria Armstrong, Big Coat Media is an award winning television and digital media production company based in Toronto, Ontario. With a focus on un-scripted entertainment, they have produced many beloved programs. Big Coat Media's solid reputation has allowed them to build relationships with many of North America’s major broadcasters.
Their most popular program is Love It or List It, which has had two direct spin offs: Love It or List It Vancouver, and Love It or List It Vacation Homes. The success of Love It or List It can be seen through its longevity, reaching 9 seasons (2008-2015). The program was nominated for two Gemini Awards.


Toronto, Ontario
Vancouver, British Columbia
Durham, North Carolina

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Created July 30, 2019 by Elizabeth Carroll.




Big Coat Media. “About.” Accessed July 30, 2019.

Corus. “W Network’s Top Rated Series Love It or List It Expands to Vancouver: Designer Jullian Harris to Co-Host.” Last updated June 13, 2012.

Miller, Julie. “Hillary Clinton’s Unlikely Favorite TV Show Revealed.” Vanity Fair November 12, 2012.

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