Strange bedfellows: City, Netflix, and shomi back a six-part survival thriller from writer/director Michael McGowan.
The joint venture includes MGM’s United Artists Media Group and Hearst Entertainment. (Phil King, president, CTV, sports, and entertainment programming at Bell Media pictured.)
MIPCOM: Funny is funny, the Hollywood comic actor told Playback Daily while promoting Schitt’s Creek to international buyers in Cannes. (Eugene and Dan Levy pictured.)
Pelman, now the CEO of Fremantle, has pacted with Demarest Films and Kilburn Media to make unspecified equity investments in The Fremantle Corporation.
“Employment in Canadian media production needs to truly reflect the gender balance and diversity of contemporary Canada,” said a communique issued after the St. John’s Summit on Women in Media.
The eOne TV boss tells Playback Daily new technologies mean old rules restrict creativity and Canadian industry growth, and must change.
Saving Hope hit #29 on the TV ratings chart for the week starting Oct. 6, with Big Bang Theory taking the top spot.
Anthony (pictured) is among six film and television industry builders who will be honoured during the 2015 Canadian Screen Week.
Mommy is the top Canadian film at the box office for the week starting Oct. 10, with Dr. Cabbie sitting at #2.
Alexandre Parizeau takes over as managing director.
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