Battle of the Blades S4

Family Feud, Blades get premiere dates as CBC cements fall schedule

Family Feud Canada is set for a December launch, while Northern Rescue, which launched on CBC Gem and Netflix earlier in the year, makes its linear debut on Wednesday nights.

new-eden-sop

Crave original comedy New Eden goes to camera

Creators Evany Rosen and Kayla Lorette serve as showrunners and stars of the mockumentary series, produced by Peacock Alley Entertainment.

David Foster - v2

Bell Media, Melbar team for David Foster: Off The Record

Director and exec producer Barry Avrich discusses how he got involved with the documentary about the 16-time Grammy Award winner and what’s next for the film.

diggstown-s2-sop

Diggstown back in session for season two

Creator Floyd Kane returns as showrunner, with six new episodes set to premiere on CBC in winter 2020.

Hot Sheet

Hot Sheet: Top 10 films July 5 to 11, 2019

Spider-Man: Far From Home comes in at #1, followed by Toy Story 4 at #2 and Yesterday at #3.

Hot Sheet

Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films July 5 to 11, 2019

Menteur lands at #1, followed by La femme de mon frere at #2 and Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind at #3.

Matt and Ferg

LaRue grows T.O. team as cross-border strategy comes into focus

Matt King and Andrew Ferguson discuss LaRue’s L.A. outpost, its latest digi series for CBC Gem, new lines of business and adding James Milward to its board of directors.

Deco Dawson picture

Eagle Vision heads into production on Deco Dawson’s Diaspora

The Winnipeg-shot feature, which is voiced in 50 languages and contains no subtitles, represents a return to filmmaking for acclaimed Manitoba director Deco Dawson.

igor drljaca

Igor Drljaca feature among Eurimages funding recipients

Three Canadian coproductions have received more than $1.4 million total in funding.

edward-fletcher-feature

Thunderbird Releasing managing director to depart

Edward Fletcher will leave the U.K. distribution arm of Thunderbird Entertainment Group next month.

detention-kids-cbc

Terreur 404, Farm Crime among T.O. WebFest winners

The documentary series from Big Cedar Films won best Canadian series and best lifestyle series at the digital festival, while Detention Adventure picked up a trio of prizes.

Watts on the Grill

Watts on the Grill renewed for season two

Twelve new episodes of the culinary series will air on Bell Media’s rebranded CTV Life channel later in the year.

???????????????????????????

Warigami gets a boost with powerhouse partners

Producer Andrew Nicholas McCann Smith shares First Love Films’ ongoing strategy to give their webseries a shot at success in a crowded market.

Tom Berry

France’s Newen takes majority stake in Reel One

Founder and CEO Tom Berry will continue to hold a minority stake in the Montreal-based company, which specializes in the production and licensing of scripted MOWs.

???????????????

Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for July 2 to 8, 2019

Stranger Things takes the top spot, followed by The Handmaid’s Tale at #2 and Black Mirror at #3.