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
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Upfronts ’16: Corus focuses on scale, data, Joel McHale

The newly merged broadcaster officially unveiled its programming and advertising pitch to buyers and execs on Thursday night at Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto.

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How Global and eOne are setting ‘Mary’ up to kill it

Mary Kills People, the new drama from eOne and Cameron Pictures for Global, is TV built on a future-forward talent model.

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The Handmaid’s Tale to shoot in Toronto

The MGM Television series will set up shop at Cinespace Film Studios, with Take 5 and Whizbang handling production in Canada. (Lead Elisabeth Moss pictured.)

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Upfronts ’16: Corus specialty highlights local formats for fall

The company’s fall/winter schedule sees The Real Housewives of Toronto joining The Bachelorette Canada alongside three new originals for its factual lineup on specialty.

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Motive takes best drama at B.C.’s Leos

The outgoing CTV series joined The Romeo Section and 19-2 for scripted TV awards, while The Devout took best film and Sports On Fire best doc series.

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Upfronts ’16: Rogers greenlights three originals

Two new series are set for City while the third is a scripted commission for Viceland. (Updated.)

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Forte, Headtrip ink deal with WB for Snapshots format

The recently greenlit kids series for Kids’ CBC has a head start on world travel.

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IndieCan inks unique charitable partnership for The Adventure Club

The distributor has acquired Canadian rights to the family feature from Trilight and is working with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada.

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Canadian Cinema Editors fete the best of the year

The annual awards gala saw editors on projects including Guantanamo’s Child, River (pictured), Texas Rising and Hannibal recognized for their careful eye.

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Chris Bell joins eOne Television

The former Corus programming exec is now on board in a VP role with the Toronto-based producer and distributor.

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Allarco creditor protection puts productions in limbo

The Super Channel operator’s recent filing reveals a business model under multiple pressures, with the burden of blame placed on the cost of programming.

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CTV to end Canada AM after 43 seasons

The staple of CTV’s morning lineup will end Friday June 3, with Beverly Thomson and Marci Ien moving to new positions in the company.