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Orphan Black, Mommy sweep Canadian Screen Awards

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The Tatiana Maslany-starring drama earned 10 trophies at Canada’s screen awards, while Xavier Dolan’s family drama earned nine.



Corus Media names new VP programming for Historia, Series+

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Brigitte Vincent (pictured) takes the helm of programming for the Quebec-based channels.



Sunday Night Lights: Cimoroni & Co up the Screenies game

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From Playback magazine: Bringing years of major sporting event expertise to Canada’s biggest entertainment awards, a look at some of the changes Dan Cimoroni and Rick Chisholm brought to the CSA’s broadcast gala.



Canadian TV leaders show alarm and gallows humour at panel

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“We have a multi-billion dollar business that’s in crisis and going down the tubes,” Bell Media president Kevin Crull told Banff Industry Content Connect panel in Toronto.



Photo gallery: 2015 ACTRA Toronto Awards

A look at some of the glitz and glam on display at the 2015 ACTRA Awards, held at The Carlu in Toronto on Feb. 20.



Producer tackles youth employment with new series

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My Job Rocks, set to bow on independent Caribbean-focused channel WIN HD, targets a young audience with real-life career stories and information.



What’s behind BNN’s audience bump?

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January was the best month in nearly two years for the 24-hour business news channel.



Channel Zero announces Bloomberg launch

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The new Canadian channel will replace the existing U.S. feed of Bloomberg in Canada, adding two one-hour locally produced shows.



How the Canadian Screen Awards landed Julianne Moore

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In a major coup for the industry’s biggest night, Moore joins the presenter lineup for the CBC’s March 1 show along with Missy Peregrym, Kevin Durand and Mark Critch.



Vice Media creative topper urges producers to think globally

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Vice Media chief creative officer Eddy Moretti tells Playback Daily Canada is a major lynchpin in the youth brand’s global expansion.

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