Jordan Pinto

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France’s Canal Plus picks up Cardinal

The Sienna Films and eOne drama has proved a hot commodity in European markets, having already sold to numerous broadcasters, including the U.K.’s BBC.

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Wynonna Earp swaps CHCH for Space

Bell Media has joined the Emily Andras series as a production partner for season two, which is currently shooting in Calgary.

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Seven24, Joe Media top Rosies nominations

Check out the finalists for the 43rd edition of the Alberta awards, including best drama noms for Heartland, Hell On Wheels and Wynonna Earp.

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DHX, CBBC greenlight Creeped Out

The 13-part coproduction will shoot in the U.K. and Canada, with Bruce McDonald set to direct domestically shot episodes.

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Indiecan swoops on McConnell’s Broken Mile

Avi Federgreen’s indie-distribution outfit has landed the domestic rights less than a week after Gravitas Ventures acquired the film for the U.S.

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What’s trending in kids content?

Disney exec Paul DeBenedittis on audience sophistication, making existing formats fresh and what not to pitch (hint: no zombie-apocalypse shows, please).

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ION Television picks up eOne’s Private Eyes

The U.S. net has signed on to acquire current and future seasons of the show.

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What’s trending in kids content?

Drama, serialized content and Shakespeare? Over at the BBC’s CBeebies, kids content is (sort of) growing up.

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Wow! Unlimited inks deal with Weinstein Co, Netflix

The Vancouver and New York companies will partner to produce the animated series Spy Kids: Mission Critical for the SVOD.

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Assembling Riftworld Chronicles piece by piece

With a second season in the pipeline, a TV version in development with CBC and a mobile app on the way, First Love Films is building multiple worlds around its web series.

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Deals: Seven24, Portfolio, Super Channel

Netflix picks up Wynonna Earp for U.S. and Canada, plus more deals.

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CFC’s Comedy Exchange participants head to L.A.

Former Motive showrunner Dennis Heaton, writer/director Jeremy Lalonde and producer Emily Alden will all pitch their flicks in California.