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Amazon acquires three seasons of Gayl Pile

Match made in heaven? The e-commerce giant picked up the series about a home shopping channel host for its U.K., German and Japanese Prime Video service.

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New showrunner named for CBC’s Burden of Truth

Adam Pettle steps in to helm the Kristen Kreuk-starring legal drama, following the departure of Adriana Maggs and Noelle Carbone.

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Bon Cop sequel hits $6M at the box office

The action-comedy flick, which bowed on 235 screens country-wide, reached the milestone after 10 weeks in theatres.

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Canadian projects set for OIAF

Short films from Amanda Strong, Matthew Rankin and Elise Simard will compete in the Ottawa International Animation Festival.

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Consumer spending on online video to increase: report

The demand for original content from major streaming services will cause consumer content spending to increase 12.6% annually between 2015 and 2020.

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Deals: Portfolio, PNP, Radio-Canada

Portfolio inks a raft of international sales, Pacific Northwest Pictures nabs theatrical rights to a buzzy U.K. drama, plus more.

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Aircraft eyes an older demo with new digital series

The prodco is looking to diversify and reach an 18-to-35-year-old audience with the release of the 1970s-set comedy Terrific Women.

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Cameras roll on Summer of ’84

The Vancouver-shot thriller starring Rich Sommer is produced by Brightlight Pictures and Gunpowder & Sky.

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Bell Media nabs detective procedural Carter for Bravo

Cameras are rolling in North Bay, ON on the hour-long TV drama, produced by Amaze Film + Television.

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Corus SVPs John MacDonald, Susan Schaefer to exit

The Toronto-based media co also confirmed Amy Sutton’s departure and announced a number of structural changes.

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First Generation adapting Scaachi Koul essay collection for TV

The Toronto prodco has optioned the rights to One Day We’ll All Be Dead And None of This Will Matter, tapping Koul to pen the small-screen version.

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Vice Studio Canada expands to Quebec market

Michael Kronish, who currently heads up the company’s Toronto studio, will relocate to Montreal in September to lead the expansion.