Kelly Townsend

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Jean-Francois Pruneau to lead Videotron

Pruneau’s appointment to president and CEO of Videotron follows Manon Brouillette’s exit last year.

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Vikings to end after season six

The long-running hit will conclude after its sixth season, which has already wrapped production.

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Lofty Sky strikes U.S. distribution deal for culinary docuseries

Confucius Was a Foodie sees chef Christine Cushing travel through Asia as she explores Chinese culture and cuisine.

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TIFF programming director Kerri Craddock departs

The director of festival programming has resigned after more than a decade with the organization.

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La Course des Tuques sleds past $1M at Quebec box office

The sequel to La Guerre des Tuques hit the milestone on Christmas day.

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Deals: CBC, BBC Studios, eOne, Skyship Entertainment

CBC adds to its Gem collection, eOne increases Peppa Pig‘s presence in China with a new retail partnership, and more.

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Photo Gallery: CMPA’s 2018 year-end party

A selection of photos from CMPA’s annual year-end celebration at Toronto’s Copetin restaurant.

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CTV, Global unveil winter 2019 schedules

Cardinal and The Launch return to the CTV lineup, while Global set premiere dates for a number of its international series.

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In Brief: Media Ranch, Quebecor reveal format incubator participants

Plus: The Grizzlies wins a prize at Fabrique Du Cinema Awards in Rome, Fremantle elevates execs, and more.

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Photo Gallery: 2018 DOC Institute Awards

Cinematographer Zoe Dirse and filmmaker Amar Wala were honoured at the DOC Institute’s annual awards ceremony at the Gladstone Hotel.

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CBC hires Claude Galipeau as EVP, corporate development

The former Rogers Media exec will join the public broadcaster effective Jan. 7, reporting to CBC president and CEO Catherine Tait.

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Van Helsing renewed for season four at Syfy

The Nomadic Pictures series will begin production in Vancouver in early 2019.