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Pilot production in North America declining

Ontario and B.C. weren’t immune to the decline in new pilots, which hit a four-year low across the continent.

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Showcase sets fall schedule, Travelers return

The Corus-owned specialty channel also announced premiere dates for recently acquired U.S. series, The Sinner and Marvel’s Runaways.

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TVO greenlights kids factual series from Bristow Global Media

Set to premiere in 2018, Distribution360 will shop the format rights to the series internationally.

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CBC, Netflix expand episode order for Anne season two

Creator Moira Walley-Beckett, who penned season one by herself, has put together an all-female writers’ room including Jane Maggs, Naledi Jackson and Shernold Edwards.

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TIFF ’17: 12 titles named to Platform program

World premieres include Michael Pearce’s Beast and Mike White’s Brad’s Status, though there are no Canadian projects in the lineup.

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D Films expands into the TV, film production game

The Toronto-based company is moving beyond distribution, tapping veteran television and film producer Rob Merilees to head up the new division.

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Bell offers up new solution, asks CRTC to reverse simsub ban

Accompanying the application was a Bell Media-commissioned report arguing the decision has already cost the Canadian economy an estimated $158 million.

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JFL names pitch competition winners

LoCo Motion-produced romantic comedy Hit On Me was among four projects to win at the Just For Laughs ComedyPRO pitching contest.

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WGN America acquires Bellevue

The eight-part CBC drama will premiere on the U.S. cable channel in 2018.

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TIFF ’17: Borg/McEnroe to open the festival

The Sweden/Denmark/Finland copro about one of the most intense rivalries in the history of tennis is the opening night gala film.

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Indiecan nabs North American rights to The Wasting

The psychological thriller from writer/director Carolyn Saunders is set for release in 2018.

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Lifetime renews Mary Kills People

The eOne and Cameron Pictures series will return to the A+E Networks channel for a second season in early 2018.