CTV greenlights Ilana Frank, eOne detective series
The hour-long, female-led drama is currently in pre-production, with cameras set to roll in Toronto this spring.
DHX Media revenues dip 3% in Q2
Gains in distribution and owned consumer products helped the media co overcome declines in its television and proprietary production businesses.
Marie McCann to run CBC Kids
After holding the position on an interim basis following Martin Markle’s departure, the programming exec has officially been named CBC Kids’ senior director.
Deals: Indiecan, 9 Story, D360, UFE
Indiecan acquires various rights to three documentaries, including Michael David Lynch’s Victor’s Walk, Hulu picks up season one of 9 Story’s Camp Lakebottom, plus more deals.
Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs Jan. 23 to 29, 2017
Inferno is at #1, followed by Girl on the Train at #2 and The Accountant at #3.
Production underway on Viceland’s Fubar
The eight-part series, directed by Michael Dowse, is the channel’s second scripted original.
Sinking Ship’s 4Player in the works at Corus
The Toronto-based children’s producer has inked a development deal for its single-camera sitcom, created by Vivieno Caldinelli and Mark De Angelis.
documentary Channel switches up its programming strategy
The CBC channel is narrowing its focus on different nights of the week, filtering its doc content through themes, including crime, history and adventure.
eOne sells Cardinal internationally
The CTV drama has been acquired for broadcast in the U.K., Scandinavia and Spain.
Cameras roll on Killjoys season three
Season two of the Space original, from showrunner Michelle Lovretta, reached an average of 1.1 million viewers per week.
CBC, Netflix ready Anne reboot
Executive producers Miranda de Pencier and Moira Walley-Beckett talk late-night deal making, remaking the iconic series for 2017 and the potential of more seasons.
DHX shuffles management teams
The kids’ content company has integrated its studio and distribution teams, with several longtime execs getting bumped up the ladder.