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CMJ hires Diaz to target Latin growth

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Montreal-based CMJ Productions II has hired Miami-based 7A Media to help it break into the Latin America market. (Pictured: John Kuyk, CMJ’s CEO and founder).



Global TV sets double-header bow for mid-season originals

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Big Brother Canada and Remedy (pictured) will premiere back to back on March 23.



NATPE ’15: eOne, Zone3, Cineflix, 9 Story

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9 Story Media Group sells Peg + Cat (pictured) into a number of Latin American markets via Discovery Kids, and more deals ahead of the Miami market, which kicks off today.



Marblemedia hires primetime unscripted boss

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Former Our House Media exec Sean Connolly joins the indie producer to build its reality TV slate.



Gatorade doc gets the All-Star treatment

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The sports drink co’s first taste of branded content has been picked up by Sportsnet.



Bell Media unveils 2015 exec producer lab participants

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The seven participants, including Glen Wood (pictured) will complete a six week broadcaster internship at Bell Media’s Toronto headquarters.



Rogers Comm. taps German phone exec to lead consumer business

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Former Deutsche Telekom sales and distribution head Dirk Woessner will join the company on April 5 as president of the consumer business division.



How U.S. first-run syndication brought The Pinkertons to life

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Ahead of the series’ Canadian bow on CHCH on Jan. 27, executive producer Suzanne Berger talks to Playback about The Pinkertons financing strategy.



How Corner Gas: The Movie’s releasing strategy played out

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The film screened over eight days in Cineplex, Landmark and indie theatres across the country, immediately followed by a broadcast rollout.



CTV plans ad-free encore broadcast for 19-2

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The commercial-free airing is prompted by the opening second season episode featuring a single, uninterrupted, 13-minute, single-camera tracking shot.

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