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Citytv sets premiere dates for fall 2019

Shaftesbury’s Hudson & Rex will move to Tuesday nights for its second season, while the network will premiere new series starring Bradley Whitford and Jimmy Smits.

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CBC puts five podcasts into TV development

First Generation Films, Sienna Films and 3Arts Entertainment are among the prodcos adapting original CBC podcasts for the screen.

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CBS All Access enters kid-con space through DHX, Boat Rocker deals

The U.S.-based streamer has acquired new seasons of Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs and Danger Mouse, in addition to more than 1,000 hours of library content.

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Sweetness in the Belly, Pompei land TIFF debuts

Both copros will make their world premieres in the festival’s Discovery section.

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Radwanski’s latest to debut in TIFF’s Platform program

Anne at 13,000 ft. is the first Canadian feature selected for Platform since 2016 and will have its world premiere at the festival.

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Uninterrupted to build on Canada’s growing sports obsession

Chief content officer Vinay Virmani shares the digital sports brand’s content strategy and its plans to mentor young local filmmakers.

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TIFF ’19: Clifton Hill, Blood Quantum among world bows

Titles from Albert Shin, Amy Jo Johnson and Jeff Barnaby are part of the Canadian features set for the fest.

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David Foster: Off the Record to world premiere at TIFF ’19

Unveiled earlier this month, the documentary offers a behind-the-scenes look at the 16-time Grammy Award-winner’s career, and what’s next.

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Landing the Killjoys ship smoothly

Killjoys showrunner Adam Barken (pictured, right) shares what makes Canadian sci-fi enduringly appealing to audiences and previews what’s next for him.

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Baroness Von Sketch gets early CBC renewal

CBC has ordered a fifth season of the sketch comedy, more than a month ahead of its season four premiere.

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Canadian Academy makes significant rules and regs changes for 2020

On the film side, the committee charged with picking the nominations for best picture will expand to include distributors, critics and programmers.

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Schitt’s Creek shines with four Emmy nominations

The CBC half-hour comedy was nominated for Outstanding Comedy Series, while Eugene Levy and Catherine O’Hara are also up for individual acting prizes. (Story updated with full list of Canadian nominees).