Daniele Alcinii

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HGTV, Property Brothers expand franchise with ‘Forever Home’

The new series, produced through Scott Brothers Entertainment, will premiere on HGTV Canada this summer following its U.S. debut in May.

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Blue Ant, Saloon Media prep Life Below Zero: Canada

The localized adaptation of the BBC docuseries will explore the remote regions of Northern Canada to see how communities endure the harsh climate.

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MIPCOM deals: Blue Ant, Kew, Cineflix Rights

Blue Ant International sells more than 60 hours of content to China’s CCTV, Cineflix Rights licenses 330 hours of content across Europe, plus more.

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Science Channel dives deep with Mega Machines: Sea Giants

Produced by Halifax’s Arcadia Content, the eight-part series will premiere on Oct. 11.

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Media Ranch hires Philip Kalin-Hajdu to lead creative push

The former director of development at Couzin Films will develop new unscripted series and formats.

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Comcast beats out Fox in $40 billion bid for Sky

Sky has issued a unanimous recommendation of the offer to its shareholders, urging them to accept the deal “immediately.”

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JV Productions names Courtney Campbell president

The prodco behind Selling New York has also promoted Kirk Hipkiss.

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Global Road, CBC to develop unscripted format

Fridge Wars will pit celebrity chefs against one another to make the best meal out of ingredients found within Canadian families’ fridges.

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eOne gets Fired Up with new TV deal

The Toronto studio has signed an overall deal with U.K.-based Fired Up Films and will coproduce all projects stemming from the deal.

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CBC’s Format Incubator returns for third edition

The pubcaster also announced that its first two incubator projects The Stats of Life and Under New Management (pictured) have been renewed.

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Madison Merritt joins eOne as development SVP in L.A.

Merritt will head up the creation, development and sales of non-scripted series and content.

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Heidi Schorn moves to Alibi Entertainment

The former eOne exec is joining Toronto-based Alibi as director of development.