The Halifax-based producer picks up Family Channel and three Disney-branded channels that had been on the auction block following BCE’s $3.38 billion purchase of Astral Media.
Sportsnet has sent rival TSN to the sidelines as it gets all national rights to TV hockey, and offsets steep cost with sub-licensing deals with the CBC and TVA in Quebec.
The genre-focused production shingle will develop original TV series and theatrical movies for the Canadian and international market.
Distributor-producer Off the Fence has licensed 50 hours of science, natural history and wildlife titles to Canada’s French-language channel Explora. (Pictured: Wildest Latin America)
As part of Playback‘s annual Best of the Year list, we look at the new CRTC chairman’s track record of turning regulatory decisions into front-page news.
High-profile talent and executives from the Canadian film and TV industry gathered Tuesday to celebrate the annual Crystal Awards. (Photo gallery.)
The director’s first feature, Wet Bum, is shooting in the Toronto area until mid-December.
The second annual competition on Thursday started the long work of converting Canadian and Chinese film producers into coproduction partners.
The hit series impresses with solid ratings, international critical acclaim – this week named one of TIME‘s top TV shows of the year – and worldwide sales.
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