New showrunners talk TV: Jeff Detsky, Luke Gordon Field
The Beaverton showrunners talk about bringing the series to market, getting into trouble for being actual fake news and where the show goes from here.
Re-examining the reboot
Humankind is being willingly overrun by a reboot pandemic. But why do we love a good remake and is it smart for business?
Cameras roll on Heavy Rescue: 401 season two
On the back of a record-setting debut for Discovery, Bell Media has greenlit 10 new episodes of the Highway Thru Hell spinoff.
Maudie, Two Lovers and a Bear, ARQ up for WGC awards
On the TV side, the scribes behind Degrassi, Letterkenny, Kim’s Convenience and Odd Squad were among those nominated for Writers Guild awards.
CTV orders up two more seasons of Cardinal
Twelve more episodes of the detective thriller from eOne and Sienna Films will go to camera in 2017. (Updated: with showrunner announcements for seasons two and three).
New Metric deepens Northern Ontario focus with new hire
Kara Haflidson will oversee development and production of the Toronto-based prodco’s projects in the region.
CBC boards NSI’s New Indigenous Voices program
Continuing its investment in underrepresented Canadian creators, the national broadcaster will serve as the course’s lead sponsor on a three-year commitment.
Former ACTRA president Jack Gray passes away
The screenwriter also led the creation of the Writers Guild of Canada in 1991.
Quebecor distributes $946K to four projects
CarpeDiem Film & TV’s follow up to its box-office hit La guerre des Tuques 3D is among the projects to receive funding.
Super Channel preps sports-based sub-brand
The Edmonton-based company acquired the Canadian rights to the U.S. football franchise Legends Football League ahead of a planned April launch.
Boat Rocker inks copro pact with Mobius.Lab
The Toronto company will jointly develop, finance and distribute a slate of 10 series for international markets.