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TVO preps Much Too Young

The pubcaster will also release four VR companion pieces, produced by Toronto’s Nomad Films and The Digital Generals.

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Mandy May Cheetham series heads to Bell Fibe

The comedy talk show Rapping with Actors will launch on Bell Fibe’s VOD channel TV1 on Aug. 28.

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Dennis Heaton to lead Prime Time TV Program

The former Motive showrunner will serve as the Bell Media program’s executive producer in residence.

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Omnia Media options Sarong Party Girls

The Blue Ant Media-owned digital studio will develop the novel into a one-hour series.

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Cameras rolling on Mary Kills People season two

New episodes of the Cameron Pictures and eOne drama will premiere on Global in winter 2018.

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In Brief: Canadian projects selected for New York TV fest

Plus: The Ontario government is investing in culture sector training and Hot Docs is partnering on a London, U.K. screening series.

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eOne ups Carolyn Newman to SVP of scripted for U.S.

The former VP of development and production at Sphere Media will oversee the global studio’s U.S. slate.

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marblemedia to relaunch Just Like Mom

The remake of the popular 1980s game show is set to debut in Canada and the U.S. in January 2018.

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Skinny basic’s appeal is still slim: report

Plus, a separate report found that Canada’s BDUs lost 100,000 customers in the first six months of 2017.

Hot Sheet

What’s in demand online?

We’ve launched a new Hot Sheet that measures what Canadians are watching and talking about on the internet.

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Martin Carrier named president, CEO at Frima

The former Warner Bros. Games VP and studio head takes the reins at the Quebec-based digital studio from acting CEO Christian Daigle.

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Telefilm, Birks to honour Alethea Arnaquq-Baril, Mina Shum

Screenwriter Sherry White, director Catherine Bainbridge (pictured) and actor Amanda Brugel are also among this year’s recipients.