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Canadian paranormal investigators spooked on Halloween shoot

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“The spirit was a big surprise. The fella said his name was Roger,” The Other Side producer Wally Start told Playback Daily about the APTN doc series.



Trevor Hodgson joins Lark Productions as COO

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Hodgson held the position of VP business affairs at Paperny Entertainment before joining Lark.



Silicon Knights founder launches new prodco

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Video game veteran Denis Dyack (pictured), former CBC exec Jonathan M. Soon-Shiong and exec producer Paul Rapovski have launched Quantum Entanglement Entertainment.



Shomi, BBCWW sign Canadian licensing deal

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The Canadian SVOD also landed the exclusive Canadian streaming rights to the NBC drama The Blacklist (pictured).



CBC hires outside company for Jian Ghomeshi probe

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“These reports are extremely disturbing and of great concern to all of us,” English services head Heather Conway told employees in an internal memo.



Rogers, Vice to launch new studio, channel in Canada

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The Toronto facility will be operated by Vice, and is part of a $100 million joint venture between the partners.



Cogeco introduces TiVo service

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Cogeco will offer the service to Ontario subscribers, followed by a launch to customers in Quebec in 2015.



CRTC comish gives ‘credit’ to casters for OTT partnerships

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Raj Shoan, a regional commissioner for the CRTC, said earlier this year networks had been caught “flat-footed” by digitial competition.



Boulevard Entertainment boards Against The Wild sequel

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The Canada-South Africa coproduction will be directed by Richard Boddington, who also directed the original Emmy-nominated Against The Wild film.



Cameras roll in Toronto on Syfy’s The Expanse

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Canadian actors Paulo Costanzo and Cas Anvar (pictured) have boarded the space drama, which is the latest Syfy series to shoot in Canada.

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