Programmed by TIFF co-founder Bill Marshall, the new fest features two short films by the late Mordecai Richler (pictured) and Peter Sellers.
The long-time exec will advise the media giant for three years, while remaining on its board of directors.
The U.S. channel saw a 97% rise in the 18-49 demo from the Saturday night premiere of the Canadian clone drama.
The renewal comes ahead of the rookie season finale, with Claudio Aprile, Michael Bonacini and Alvin Leung (pictured left to right) returning as judges for the sophomore run.
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