Regan Reid

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Best of the Year: CBC

Following budget cuts and revenue losses, the pubcaster had to refocus its efforts. Today it’s a lean, mean, fighting machine. And its commitment to digital and premium content is paying off.

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What’s next in…property programming?

Studs up, tiny spaces and – you guessed it – personalities will all be big in the home genre in 2017.

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TIFF picks top 10 Canadian films of 2016

Mathieu Denis and Simon Lavoie’s Those Who Make Revolution Halfway Only Dig Their Own Graves and Alethea Arnaquq-Baril’s Angry Inuk are among the features selected.

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Viceland’s Rise to bow at Sundance

The Vice Studio Canada and APTN docuseries is one of two Canadian productions recently added to the U.S. fest’s lineup.

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What’s next in…game shows?

Looking for your next hit format? From real-time audience engagement, giant set pieces and celeb-centric formats, experts weigh in on what will be hot in 2017.

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Blue Ant Media brings BBC Earth to Canada

The Toronto media co has partnered with BBC Worldwide North America and will launch the factual channel early next year.

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Disney|ABC named Company of Distinction at Banff

Senior execs from the U.S. media co, including Patrick Moran, will deliver keynote presentations at the media festival.

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How Hollywood Suite prepped for pick and pay

With a channel rebrand and a nostalgia-heavy marketing play, the five-year-old media co is hoping to stand out in a crowded field.

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Unions, guilds urge Cancon spending be maintained: CRTC hearings

If broadcasters’ CPE and PNI proposals are accepted, spending on Canadian programming would be reduced by hundreds of millions, say the guilds.

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Global preps January launch for Ransom

The Global original drama is produced by eOne, Sienna Films, Big Light Productions and Wildcats Productions.

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W commissions The Bachelor Canada

After two seasons on Roger’s owned City, the reality series is headed to the Corus-owned specialty.

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Cameras roll on WWI thriller Trench 11

The film, directed by Leo Scherman, is produced by Carousel Pictures and Insidious Pictures.