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Universal Kids, Family Channel commission Greenfields

The live-action comedy is produced by Six Eleven Media in association with DHX Television.

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Inside Out expands its scope with key funding partnerships

The LGBTQ film festival recently became a designated partner of Telefilm’s Talent to Watch program and has plans to build out its fledgling finance forum.

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Aircraft to produce Holly Hobbie TV show for Hulu

The live-action scripted series is based on the classic American Greetings character and property.

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BANFF festival launches Diversity of Voices Initiative

The program aims to provide mentorship and market-access opportunities for 100 Indigenous, Francophone and female industry professionals.

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Wattpad Studios eyes growth in Asia

After securing a $61 million investment from partners including China’s Tencent, the Toronto company’s Studios banner has appointed Dexter Ong to head up its new office.

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CW acquires Burden of Truth

Streaming service Hulu has also nabbed the second-window U.S. rights to the legal drama, produced by ICF Films, eOne and Eagle Vision.

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Frankie Drake Mysteries heads to season two

CBC has commissioned 10 new episodes of the detective drama, produced by Shaftesbury.

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Super Channel brings back Pure for season two

After CBC last year opted not to renew the hour-long drama, Super Channel has stepped in to commission a sophomore season of the Mennonite mob drama.

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Shaftesbury acquires remake rights to Japanese TV format

The prodco has optioned TV Asahi’s The Weather Girl Knows in partnership with Toronto’s WexWorks Media.

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Corner Gas Animated debut draws 280K on overnights

The ratings haul makes the rebooted comedy property the most-watched Canadian series debut in the history of The Comedy Network.

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Kew posts overall revenues of $260.3M for fiscal 2017

CEO Steven Silver told investors the company’s future success will hinge on its ability to realize the synergies between its growing number of production and distribution assets.

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CW renews six Vancouver-shot series

Riverdale, Supergirl and Legends of Tomorrow are among the shows returning to B.C.