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Buck’s celeb series get premiere dates

From Tupac to Marilyn to Madonna, two new factual series delving into the deaths and stalkings of famous faces are set to premiere on Reelz in November.

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Wynonna Earp renewed at Space

U.S. net Syfy has also signed on for a third season of the Seven24 Films-produced supernatural western.

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CRTC denies Bell Fund’s request to increase 10% cap on digi projects

The funder argues the cap diminishes its financial support of convergent digital media content by almost $13 million annually.

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Deals: Encore TV, Super Channel, DHX

New Media Vision acquires the format rights to Encore Television’s Les Beaux Malaises, plus more deals.

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Cameras roll on Second Opinion

The Incendo-produced TV movie is directed by Caroline Lebreche.

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Corus announces return of Big Brother Canada

The series, produced by Toronto’s Insight Productions, will return to Global during the 2018 broadcast season.

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In Brief: Al Magee joins the NSI Features First program

Plus: Nelvana brings Mysticons into the digital realm, and Jeremy Boxen boards Imposters.

Workin' Moms

Wolf + Rabbit on growing Workin’ Moms

With cameras rolling on season two of the CBC original comedy, Catherine Reitman and Philip Sternberg discuss what’s next.

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Virgin TV acquires 615 half-hours from DHX library

Thirty titles from DHX’s content vault, including the animated series Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, will head to the U.K. and Ireland.

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Letterkenny gets another six-pack

Bell Media announced production is underway on another half dozen episodes of the CraveTV series, set to premiere later this year.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, July 3 to 9, 2017

The season five premiere of The Amazing Race Canada tops the chart, with Private Eyes at #9, Saving Hope at #11 and Still Standing at #26.

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New CBC talk show puts Canadian film under the spotlight

Set to debut this weekend, The Filmmakers looks at the making of 11 homegrown features, including Deepa Mehta’s Water and Sarah Polley’s Stories We Tell.