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CBS’ Star Trek: Discovery renewed, will return to Space

Bell Media has confirmed that new episodes of the Toronto-shot series will return to its linear and OTT services.

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HGTV, Property Brothers expand franchise with ‘Forever Home’

The new series, produced through Scott Brothers Entertainment, will premiere on HGTV Canada this summer following its U.S. debut in May.

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Nokia calls on Shaftesbury for digital docuseries

The companies have partnered on a six-part series exploring the societal impact of 5G networks, artificial intelligence and automation.

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Boat Rocker hires former Mattel marketer

Veteran brand marketer Kate Schlomann will oversee Boat Rocker’s licensing, brand and content marketing initiatives in the New York-based post.

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E-commerce platform Shopify launches content division

L.A.-based Shopify Studios will work with international creators and producers to develop, produce, and finance a variety of projects for streaming platforms and traditional networks.

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9 Story to walk Clifford around the world

The company has been appointed as the global distributor for Scholastic Entertainment’s revamped Clifford The Big Red Dog series.

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DHX, Alpha Group get revved up for new series

The companies have teamed up to coproduce the preschool series, Rev & Roll, which will air on Family Jr. in Canada and Jiajia in China.

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CBC launches news content for kids

The Canadian pubcaster is rolling out CBC Kids News, a digital-first platform designed to improve media literacy among children.