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Finding holiday (ratings) magic with MOWs


Chesler/Perlmutter Productions’ Lewis Chesler shares some of the key ingredients needed to create a successful holiday MOW.

Op/Ed: Why writing rooms need more women


WGC president Jill Golick makes the case for increasing the number of scripts penned by women in Canada.

Canadians light up lead roles in Prodigy’s Dark Matter


The Toronto-shot series from Prodigy Pictures and creators Joseph Mallozzi and Paul Mullieis is to air on Syfy and will start shooting in Toronto on Jan. 7.

When Calls The Heart season 2 shoot underway


The Hallmark and Super Channel series will shoot through March 5, 2015 in Vancouver and Langley, B.C.

CBC, Rogers Media to share Mr. D and Young Drunk Punk (exclusive)


After partnering to keep Hockey Night in Canada on CBC, both networks have carved out exclusive windows for season four of the Gerry Dee-starrer and the rookie Bruce McCulloch chuckler.

CRTC gains powers to fine regulatory offenders


Following passage of Bill C-43 amendments, companies that breach regulations face penalties of up to $15 million for violations.

Guru snags sales agent for Asia


Guru Studio has named Small Screen Distribution as its sales agent for all current series in the region, starting with preschool show Justin Time (pictured).

HBO Canada preps January debut for Sports on Fire


The six-part series from Project 10 Productions and Two 4 The Money Media brings fresh angles to iconic sporting moments.

Great Pacific Media’s Airshow takes off on Discovery


With pilot/CEO Mark Miller at the helm, Discovery’s Edwina Follows said Great Pacific’s aeronautics-themed series pitch had all the right ingredients for the channel’s male-skewing audience.

CBC orders Nova Scotia-set miniseries Studio Black!


The ambitious four-parter is based on Nova Scotian folklore captured by an American historian during a 1923 visit to the province and its black communities.

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WIFT-T Crystal Awards 2014 - Volunteers manning registration at the 2014 WIFT-T Crystal Awards. Credit: Eduardo Perez