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Allarco creditor protection extended

The parent company of Super Channel has received an extension on its stay of proceedings until Feb. 28.

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Shannon Valliant joins Boat Rocker as CFO

Valliant, who previously served in a number of executive roles at Rogers Communications, will report to CEO John Young in the newly created position.

Hit the Road

Deals: CraveTV, Incendo, DHX

CraveTV has acquired the exclusive Canadian rights to the Jason Alexander-starring comedy Hit the Road, plus more deals.

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Cameras rolling on Anne season two

The CBC and Netflix series, produced by Northwood Entertainment, will film across Ontario and Prince Edward Island until March 2018.

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B.C. industry expecting higher volume of U.S. business in 2018

“From the major studios to the streaming services, everyone is projecting more activity going into 2018,” said Creative BC’s Prem Gill, following a trade mission to L.A.

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Trace acquires The Fashion Hero

Quebec prodco Beauty World Search has licensed the global streaming rights for its reality series to New York-based media network Trace.

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Hip-Hop Evolution wins International Emmy

The four-part docuseries, produced by Toronto’s Banger Films, won the Arts Programming category at the 45th annual edition of the awards ceremony.

Designated Survivor

Profits climb at eOne thanks to increasing TV revenues

Revenue gains were offset by declines in the global studio’s film business.

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Taming the Horse wins at RIDM

The Tao Gu-directed film picked up best Canadian feature at the Montreal doc festival.

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CBC unveils holiday programming lineup

The pubcaster’s festive slate includes a two-hour, B.C.-shot Murdoch Mysteries special and Larry Weinstein’s one-hour doc Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas.

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T.O. studios turned away $130M in business over past year: report

Some lost business stayed in Canada as other provinces expand studio space, but FilmOntario warns domestic TV may suffer as bigger-budget productions take precedence.

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Mark Gordon Company adapting Come From Away for film

Irene Sankoff and David Hein, the Canadian playwrights behind the hit musical, have been tapped to write the film adaptation.