Corus finalizes original content team following merger
Nine months after the company acquired Shaw Media, the original content teams led by Lisa Godfrey have been announced.
TMN, Channel 4 commission Pearl Harbor special
Montreal-based Handel Productions and London, U.K.-based Arrow Media will coproduce the documentary.
CTV, CTV Two pulled from VMedia TV as Bell dispute continues
The Toronto internet and IPTV provider removed the channels from its streaming service ahead of next month’s court hearing.
Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs Sept. 26 to Oct. 2, 2016
Warcraft tops the chart, followed by Captain America: Civil War at #2 and Central Intelligence at #3.
In brief: CMF, Sao Paulo partner; Crave lands on Apple TV
Cameras roll on Canada/Ireland copro series Acceptable Risk, plus CMF funding news.
Syfy renews Van Helsing for season two
While a broadcaster for English Canada has yet to be secured, season one of the Nomadic Pictures-produced series premieres on Super Ecran in French Canada in December.
Mary Kills People picked up in the U.S.
The Global original series, which premieres in 2017, is produced by eOne and Cameron Pictures. (Series star Caroline Dhavernas pictured.)
Hockey Wives headed to season three
New episodes of the Bristow Global-produced docuseries are expected to air in spring 2017.
DHX, Mattel greenlight 52 more Bob the Builder eps
With production on the children’s animation currently underway in Halifax, the companies also greenlit a third season of Fireman Sam.
CBC, Comedy Central partner on Crawford
The broadcasters have commissioned a comedy series from Mike Clattenburg and Laura Michalchyshyn’s Rabbit Square Productions.
Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Sept. 26 to Oct. 2, 2016
Big Bang Theory tops the chart, with Bull at #2 and NCIS at #3.