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Creating co-view chemistry with Just Like Mom and Dad

Marblemedia’s Mark Bishop and the series’ broadcast partners discuss why the game show is hitting all the right family-viewing notes.

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Sesame, Nelvana to bow Esme & Roy in August

The new animated original series will premiere on HBO in the U.S. and Treehouse in Canada.

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CBC’s The Filmmakers returns with a new focus

The second season of the talk show is shining a light on films directed by Canadian women.

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Rogers sets Second Jen return

Season two of the Don Ferguson Productions’ comedy will return to OMNI Television next month, nearly two years after its debut.

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CMF awards $5.5M across 14 docs

Rezolution Pictures’ Red Fever and 90th Parallel’s Michelle Latimer-directed Inconvenient Indian are two of the projects to receive funding.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, July 9 to 15, 2018

The Amazing Race Canada hits #2, followed by Private Eyes coming in at #12 and Toronto-shot The Handmaid’s Tale landing at #26.

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Banger Films brings the ‘Metal’

Shredders of Metal, a competition series from Toronto’s Banger Films, launched this week on the prodco’s YouTube channel.

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Wynonna Earp gets back in the saddle

Following its season-three premiere last week, Seven24 Films’ supernatural western got the greenlight for a fourth season of demon hunting.

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Don Ferguson Productions partners with Rivas brothers

The Toronto prodco is developing the Rivas’ Rapp Battlez live comedy show for television.

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Roku to debut its AVOD channel in Canada

Although it has no plans to start pumping out originals, the company is putting content at the core of its engagement strategy.

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Squeeze’s Cracke lands China distribution

The quirky animated series has already landed a deal with Chinese SVOD giant Tencent.

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In brief: CMF, Ireland relaunch codev program

TLN Media Group launches new magazine series, NSI names its Online Short Film Fest winners, plus more.