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Women In View’s 2xMore lab starts third round

The initiative, which gives participants the chance to direct an episode of Dino Dana, aims to double the number of women directors in scripted media.

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HGTV Canada preps Worst to First

The home reno series from Vancouver’s Great Pacific Media will debut in September.

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Feds send CRTC GLR decisions back for reconsideration

Industry unions and guilds have commended Minister Joly’s action and are urging the Commission to overturn its decisions.

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Kew Media looking at scripted, talent management companies

CEO Steven Silver said the company is on its way to becoming one of the world’s leading “super media indie companies” as it reported Q2 revenues of $41.5 million.

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Strategic Partners names 2017 projects

Projects from Hungry Eyes Film & Television and Shaftesbury are heading to the copro market in September.

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Who is cutting the cord in Canada?

Visible minorities, homes with young kids and those without landlines are most likely candidates for ditching cable, and other stats from MTM’s latest report.

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NSI names Totally Television picks

The National Screen Institute has selected three teams to develop their TV projects during its 10-month program. Is the next Less Than Kind among them?

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YouTube Red commissions season two of We Are Savvy

YouTube’s ad-free subscription service greenlit a new season of the show.

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On the Slate: Brightlight Pictures

With production underway on its latest original Summer of ’84, director of development Jameson Parker discusses what’s next.

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Facebook launches Watch

With its new platform, now available as a limited test in the U.S., the social media giant has unveiled more details on its original content strategy.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, July 24 to 30, 2017

Amazing Race Canada is at #2, with Saving Hope at #11,

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TVA Sports carries media growth at Quebecor

The Q2 results show broadcast was responsible for the media segment’s triple-digit increase in adjusted operating income.