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DCTV to reboot Boondock Saints for TV

The Toronto-based prodco has teamed up with creator Troy Duffy to launch a pre-order fan campaign for the series, which currently has no broadcaster attached.

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Production underway on latest Bunbury doc

I Think You’ve Been Looking For Me is slated to air on CBC Firsthand in 2019.

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Beaulieu to lead newly formed Attraction Studios

The Quebec-based media company is uniting its content production and distribution divisions under the new banner.

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A71 picks up My Enemy, My Brother

The feature-length documentary, directed by Ann Shin, is set to make its world premiere tomorrow in the Canadian Spectrum program at Hot Docs.

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TMN reveals upcoming doc slate

The Bell Media pay TV channel revealed a raft of projects in various stages of development and production, including eOne’s Out of the Mouths.

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Shaw to close three community TV stations, 70 jobs affected

A new funding model will see Shaw reallocate $10 million annually to Global News to support local news coverage in Western Canada.

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Production wraps on Russell Peters series

Four-part scripted comedy The Indian Detective shot in South Africa, India and finally Canada, where filming wrapped in Toronto this week.

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Photo gallery: WGC Awards 2017

Take a peek at what went down at Koerner Hall on Monday night as the Writers Guild of Canada celebrated the best in the business.

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In Brief: Fish the Dish nabs prestigious prize

NFB producer Selwyn Jacob was recognized for his body of work, plus more news.

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EyeSteelFilm heads to Hot Docs with largest-ever slate

With five films at this year’s festival, the Montreal prodco talks about the challenges of managing long-haul projects.

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New OTT product coming from BCE

The new offering was announced on Bell’s Q1 call, where the company also revealed the financial impact of the simsub rule changes.

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Epic Studios drops on YouTube

The iThentic, Farmhouse Productions and duopoly-made series is tapping YouTube star EpicLLOYD’s 500,000 followers to find an audience.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, April 10 to 16, 2017

Playoff hockey won the #2 spot, while MasterChef Canada landed at #16 and Big Brother Canada at #21.

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Proper Rights sells more than 250 hours of programming

The Toronto-based unscripted distributor has inked deals with international broadcasters for Last Stop Garage, Vegas Rat Rods and other series.

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Boat Rocker, MarcoPolo team up

The exclusive deal will see both companies partner on new original animated television and digital series for preschoolers.