Lauren Malyk

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Proper starts cooking in ‘Mary’s Kitchen’

The new CTV culinary show follows season-three MasterChef Canada winner Mary Berg as she preps dishes inspired by loved ones.

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Reality Distortion Field preps three new sci-fi series

Simon Barry and Stephen Hegyes will exec-produce the projects, which include an adaptation of comic ReincarNATE.

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CraveTV unveils original series based on Much Studios podcast

Bell Media’s Justin Stockman calls the eight-part interview series a natural evolution for the pop culture podcast and a chance to reach a new audience.

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PBS Kids greenlights 9 Story’s Xavier Riddle

The animated series is based on author Brad Meltzer and illustrator Christopher Eliopoulos’ Ordinary People book series.

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Corus links up with Thomas & Friends

The deal with Mattel will see the preschool series air on Treehouse, while Nelvana will represent the Thomas the Tank Engine brand as its official Canadian licensing agent.

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Deals: Fremantle, Cinedigm, Sinking Ship, Skyship

Fremantle picks up Network Entertainment’s I Am Paul Walker, while Los Angeles-headquartered Cinedigm rides off with Heartland for Dove Channel, plus more.

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Ricardo Trogi’s 1991 breaks the $3 million mark

Les Films Seville’s Victor Rego discusses the comedy’s box office success and regional appeal with Quebec audiences.

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Serendipity Point, Lyla Films copro Song of Names underway

Francois Girard will direct the Canada/Hungary coproduction, which stars Tim Roth and Clive Owen.

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In brief: New Heritage deputy ministers named

Plus: eOne partners on a docuseries exec produced by Drake, while Pyewacket‘s writer/director has been tapped to direct season three of Slasher (pictured).

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eOne takes international rights to Diggstown

Showrunner Floyd Kane’s upcoming legal drama starring Vinessa Antoine will premiere on CBC in winter 2019.

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Cameras roll on Christal Films’ latest

The drama, Tu te souviendras de moi, is directed by Junior Majeur‘s Eric Tessier.

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Indiecan picks The Orchard

Written, directed and produced by Kate Twa, the Okanagan Valley-set feature will be released theatrically later this fall.