Katie Bailey

Katie Bailey (@katie_bailey) is the editor and content director at Playback. Following previous stints at sister Brunico publication Media in Canada and at Playback, she returned to Playback in 2013 to take on the content director role. She'd feel more guilty about the amount of TV she watches on a daily basis, but hey, it's work.

Contact Katie by sending an email to kbailey@brunico.com

Articles by Katie Bailey


It’s no drama making Total Drama a success

TV

Heading into its sixth season – and over 100 episodes – Fresh TV’s Total Drama Island has added a new broadcast partner and is in production on a new spinoff series.



Tales From The Organ Trade up for Emmys

FILM

The doc will vie for an Emmy in two categories at the 35th Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards, with nominations also for Herman’s House and The World Before Her.



Bell, Rogers to shutter Viewer’s Choice

TV

Viewers Choice Canada (VCC) co-owners Bell and Rogers are shutting down the pay-per-view (PPV) service this fall.



Degrassi nominated for Primetime Emmy

TV

The teen drama is nominated in the Outstanding Children’s Program category, while Canadians working on Fargo and Vikings also earn nods.



Attack of the third season of Orphan Black

TV

Call it a cloneback? Space and BBC America greenlight a third season of the hit sci-fi series from Temple Street.



Martin Katz, TIFF and the Black List launch writing prize

FILM

The Martin Katz/TIFF Canadian Independent Screenwriting Fellowship offers up-and-coming Canadian writers mentorship and a trip to TIFF. (Katz pictured)



Bell, Rogers, Shaw stake positions on pick-and-pay

TV

Ahead of this fall’s Let’s Talk TV hearings, the distributors publicly release their positions on the pick-and-pay debate, advocating for different models of flexible channel choice.



Production begins on Transporter – The Series

TV

Principal photography on the second season of high-speed thriller has commenced in Toronto.



Andra Sheffer resigns from Bell Fund

TVWEB

The longtime Bell Fund executive director is ending her 17-year career with the organization but will remain as CEO of the Independent Production Fund (IPF) and Cogeco Fund.



Last call for Playback’s 5 to Watch nominations

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Nominations close June 24 at 5 p.m.. If you have a rising star to nominate, this is your last chance.

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