Bell, NFL step up simsub appeal as time runs out
With the Super Bowl just a month away, the media co and U.S. football league urged the Federal Court of Appeal to overturn the CRTC’s decision.
The top-rated Canadian TV of 2016
Reality, mysteries, breakout hits and final-season runs: which primetime series topped the charts last year?
Seven Canadian titles added to Palm Springs lineup
Among them is Xavier Dolan’s Canada/France copro Juste la fin du monde, which will screen in the California festival’s Awards Buzz program.
In brief: Helga Stephenson honoured; Rogers goes with Comcast
The former CEO of the ACCT has been appointed to the Order of Ontario, Rogers ends its in-house IPTV plans, plus more news.
Becoming Burlesque prepped for early-2017 shoot
The dance drama is the debut feature film from writer/director Jackie English. (Lead actor Shiva Negar pictured.)
Who won Indiecan20k?
Three projects from across Ontario and the Northwest Territories were chosen to receive in-kind production and post-production services.
Tricon granted creditor protection
The Toronto-based producer-distributor has claimed insolvency and is seeking an extended stay of proceedings to sell its library.
Super Channel restructures executive team
Donald McDonald adds the role of COO, taking over duties from former president and chief operating officer Malcolm Knox, who left the company in September.
ABC greenlights Thunderbird series Somewhere Between
The Vancouver-shot drama series, which is based on a South Korean format, was given a straight-to-series order.
Fantasia partners with Cannes film market on packaging program
Twelve projects will be featured in the inaugural edition of the horror-focused market, including Casey Walker-directed Some Kind of Madness.
Deals: CraveTV, Proper, 9 Story, Willson
Bell Media acquires 10-part psychic drama Shut Eye for CraveTV, 9 Story sells more than 200 episodes internationally, plus more deals.
Photo gallery: CMPA year-end party
Check out who made it to the association’s holiday gathering to toast 2016.