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Production underway on Four in the Morning

The Serendipity Point Films project, which is part of CBC’s 2016/17 slate, is being shot in Toronto.

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In brief: Discovering the Bermuda Triangle, TIFF features Lagos

Discovery original explores the Bermuda Triangle, Vegas Rat Rods (pictured) begins filming season three, plus more news.

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YouTube opens Toronto studio

Mark Swierszcz has moved from Bell Media to Google Canada to lead the space, which was built in partnership with Toronto’s George Brown College.

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Two scripted projects nab CBC development deals

Series from Anar Ali (pictured) and Renuka Jeyapalan both secured deals through the 2016 Development Workshop for Diverse Creators.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, April 11 to 17, 2016

MasterChef Canada is at #17 for the week of April 11 to 17, with Big Brother Canada at #21 and Motive at #26.

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Global sets premiere date for Private Eyes

The Toronto-shot series is produced by eOne, with Jason Priestley and Cindy Sampson (pictured) starring.

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Buck partners with Chronic Media on Mandy Town

In partnership with St. John’s-based Chronic, the producer is developing another factual series with built-in branded content potential. (Mandy Rennehan pictured.)

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eOne, Piller Segan ink first-look deal

eOne has previously worked with the L.A.-based prodco on Haven (pictured) and more recently on Private Eyes.

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Up-and-coming indie directors target scripted TV

Indie film directors and just-announced NSI Diverse TV Director program participants Amy Jo Johnson (pictured) and Adam Garnet Jones are adding TV to their resumes.

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Heritage announces Cancon consultations

“The time is right to examine how we can help Canada’s creative sector seize the opportunities of the digital shift,” Heritage Minister Melanie Joly (pictured) said.