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WildBrain to delist from NASDAQ

The company, which will continue to trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange, said the administrative costs associated with a dual listing could not be justified at this time.

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How Wattpad is building an IP vault for the streaming wars

After successful adaptations of Light as a Feather and After, the story-sharing platform is delving further into the content space as competition between streamers intensifies.

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Bron saddles up for Western TV series

Produced with Italy’s Palomar, That Dirty Black Bag follows the eight-day clash between a sheriff and bounty hunter.

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Shore, Trebek among Canadian Academy’s 2020 honourees

Schitt’s Creek co-creator Dan Levy, activist David Suzuki, writer Nathalie Younglai and actor Tina Keeper also join the list of Canadians to be honoured on Canadian Screen Week.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Nov. 18 to 24, 2019

The Good Doctor comes in at #2, followed by Survivor at #4 and Grey’s Anatomy at #5.

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Cineflix Rights takes global rights to Happily Married

The 10-part series from Montreal’s Productions Casablanca is set to make its broadcast debut on Radio-Canada Tele and Tou.Tv Extra in spring 2020.

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Atomic drives revenue uptick for Thunderbird in Q1

The company said it is currently in production on new episodes of its Netflix original series The Last Kids on Earth.

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Blue Ant orders hour-long docuseries Restaurants on the Edge

The unscripted format from marblemedia and OutEast Entertainment will debut on Cottage Life in January.

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Baroness Von Sketch wins best comedy at Rose d’Or awards

The Frantic Films-produced sketch comedy fended off stiff international competition to claim the coveted prize.

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Odd Squad, Creeped Out claim BAFTA children’s prizes

Sinking Ship’s Odd Squad won the international live action category at Sunday night’s British Academy Children’s Awards, while WildBrain copro Creeped Out won best drama.

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Comedy format Les Beaux Malaises gets Balkans adaptation

A local remake of the popular TVA original comedy has been commissioned by Telekom Serbia.

A Year in Film

Hollywood Suite reveals first-ever original series

A Year in Film is part of an ongoing strategy to build original content around its rotating library of more than 1,200 feature film titles.