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Disasters at Sea sets sail for season two

The Discovery docuseries is now in production on new episodes ahead of its Canadian premiere on April 16.

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Deals: Super Channel, Blue Ant, Gusto

Super Channel acquires an MGM drama, Blue Ant International bolsters its catalogue ahead of MIPTV, and more.

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Whites expands Vancouver studio business

With the launch of Whites Studios Copperwood, the company now has four facilities in B.C.

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Wattpad to expand footprint in India

In partnership with investment firm Times Bridge, the self-publishing platform aims to deepen its work with writers in the market.

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Three Canadian webseries to compete at Canneseries

Warigami from Toronto’s First Love Films is among the projects taking part in the festival’s short-form series competition.

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AMI-tv adds originals, international acquisitions to spring lineup

Tara Yolan Productions’ Reflect and Renew with Kevin Naidoo (pictured) and in-house special Heart to Heart premiere later this month.

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Quebecor revenue hits $4.2 billion in 2018

Significant growth in its telecommunications business was tempered by modest declines on the media side, the company reported Wednesday.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Feb. 25 to March 3, 2019

The Good Doctor comes in at #1, while Murdoch Mysteries and Coroner break the top 30.

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New Orphan Black series in development with AMC: reports

Multiple sources are reporting that Temple Street is working on a new Orphan Black series for AMC, set in the same world with new characters.

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Paula Kerger to speak to modern pubcasting at BANFF

The longtime PBS president and CEO will be a featured keynote speaker in the festival’s new Summit Series.

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Anne adds Indigenous storylines, characters for new season

Filmmakers Michelle Latimer and Kim Nguyen have also signed on to direct new episodes of the CBC and Netflix series. (Actor Kiawenti:io Tarbell pictured).

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International: Canal+ enters SVOD race, France taxes digis

Plus: the U.K. and China set a new legal framework for IP confidentiality in copros and Sweden introduces new production tax rebate.