Lauren Malyk

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JFL, NBC ‘Bring The Funny’

The 10-episode competition series sees Kenan Thompson, Chrissy Teigen and Jeff Foxworthy judge some of the world’s best comedy acts.

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Harold Greenberg Fund supports 33 scripts

The funder backs scripts from high-profile and up-and-coming talent including Mina Shum, Charlie Tyrell, Sook-Yin Lee and Akash Sherman (pictured).

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Indigenous content needs support to travel: report

A new report from imagineNATIVE looks at the routes Indigenous screen content can take to reach international audiences.

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Christine Diakos puts her Big Coat back on

The veteran TV exec has rejoined the unscripted producer to help the company expand into scripted and grow its factual division.

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Talent to Watch project Little Orphans goes to camera

Exec produced by Little Dog‘s Sherry White, the feature was the only project selected by the program to represent Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Paul Roscorla steps down at Whites

After over 40 years with the equipment supplier, Roscorla will move to a consulting role with Garin Josey taking over as EVP and COO.

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Blue Ant orders more ‘Cake’

Produced by Toronto’s Architect Films, the competition series will return for another 10 episodes.

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‘First Person’ sees Globe and Mail essays translated to screen

Carousel Pictures and Sugar Shack Productions are producing the six-part project, which began shooting last week.

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D360 builds out its team, inks deals for reno content

In addition to a new hire and a pair of promotions, the Toronto-based distributor has sold 300 hours of TV starring Bryan Baeumler to international broadcasters.

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Returning series post strong ratings for CBC

Season two of Burden of Truth saw a 50% increase in average audience, while Coroner was the pubcaster’s most-watched drama premiere in four years.

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Tracey Deer, Meredith Vuchnich win TIFF-CBC screenwriter award

The team’s script Beans will receive financial support towards development, meanwhile TIFF introduces its 2019 Writers’ Studio recipients.

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CBC whips up more Great Canadian Baking Show

Season two of the format was the pubcaster’s most-watched factual entertainment series during the 2017/18 broadcast season.