Corus posts $102.7M in profits in Q2
The Toronto media company missed estimates, however, as its TV revenues came in below expectations and its sales, general and administrative expenses jumped.
Workin’ Moms renewed for season two
Catherine Reitman, creator of the half-hour comedy, made the announcement following the first season finale.
FXX cancels Man Seeking Woman
The Toronto-shot series starring Jay Baruchel will not go to a fourth season.
Production revenues totaled $4.8B in 2015: report
The biennial Stats Canada study points to a fast-expanding industry, with production spend increasing 14.9% since 2013.
CBC greenlights Shaftesbury’s Frankie Drake
The female-led period detective drama, created by Murdoch Mysteries scribes Carol Hay and Michelle Ricci, goes to camera this summer in Toronto.
Wattpad Studios looks to up content-creation focus with key hires
Former CBC program head Abby Ho joins the Toronto company as it looks to push more projects into production.
New studio to be unveiled in Langley, B.C.
The 128,000 square-foot Martini Film Studios will open its doors for business on May 1.
Cartoon Network picks ups Mega Man
The 3D animated series, produced by DHX Media and Dentsu Entertainment, will begin production this summer in Vancouver.
Private Eyes closes more int’l deals
With the additional sales, the eOne detective drama has now been sold to more than 110 territories globally, including Italy and Australia.
Buck options sci-fi feature The Competition
Producer Jessica Adams and writer Shelagh McLeod put the project on Buck’s radar when they won a pitch competition at Berlin International Film Festival.
Deals: Breakthrough, Facet4, CTV
Bell Media inks a deal with Electus to bring a U.S. competition series north of the border, plus more deals.
Never Saw It Coming shooting in Sudbury
The Gail Harvey-directed indie thriller is the latest buzzy production to set up shop in the Northern Ontario city.