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ET Canada’s birthday makeover


As Global TV’s flagship entertainment news show launches its 10th season, executive producers Sholeh Fabbri and Jodie Davis talk to Playback about its evolution.

Bollywood Star shimmies into second season


The series from Toronto-based Makan Media will expand to six half-hour episodes from its four-ep first season.

CBC names new digital lead


Richard Kanee (pictured) has joined the pubcaster as its head of digital following the departure of Tessa Sproule.

Deals: Tricon, Peace Point Rights, Pacific Northwest


Tricon Films & Television closes a number of inflight entertainment deals, while Peace Point Rights sells its Takedown doc (pictured) to several U.S. VOD services.

Who jumped to Sportnet from CBC for NHL TV coverage?


The Rogers Media sports channel unveiled in all 39 hosts, play-by-play announcers, analysts and reporters to cover the 2014/15 NHL season.

eOne acquires Force Four Entertainment


eOne’s footprint in the Canadian production landscape increases yet again following its acquisition of Vancouver-based producer Force Four Entertainment. (Force Four’s Seed pictured.)

Reed Midem sets November launch for MIP Cancun


MIPTV and MIPCOM organizer Reed Midem has set its sights on Mexico for the inaugural MIP Cancun, a Latin American television buyers’ summit, set to launch this November.

Will the CRTC regulate shomi?


Never mind Netflix: the Canadian video portal is likely to be thrust into the muddy waters of whether or not the commission should regulate over-the-top (OTT) services.

New channel aims to reflect French Canada


TV5 Quebec Canada CEO Suzanne Gouin (pictured) on Unis, a new cross-country channel that bows Sept. 1.

Hot Sheet: Top 20 TV programs Aug. 11, 2014 to Aug. 17, 2014


The Amazing Race Canada takes the #1 spot again in TV this week, while The Listener comes in at #9.

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