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Baroness Von Sketch wins best comedy at Rose d’Or awards

The Frantic Films-produced sketch comedy fended off stiff international competition to claim the coveted prize.

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Odd Squad, Creeped Out claim BAFTA children’s prizes

Sinking Ship’s Odd Squad won the international live action category at Sunday night’s British Academy Children’s Awards, while WildBrain copro Creeped Out won best drama.

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Comedy format Les Beaux Malaises gets Balkans adaptation

A local remake of the popular TVA original comedy has been commissioned by Telekom Serbia.

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Hollywood Suite reveals first-ever original series

A Year in Film is part of an ongoing strategy to build original content around its rotating library of more than 1,200 feature film titles.

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Deals: Indiecan, Cineflix Rights, Blue Ant Int’l

Cineflix Rights nabs the global distribution rights to Storm Stories: The Next Chapter, while Blue Ant International unveils a raft of sales for Prison.

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Food Network Canada sets dinner time for Wall of Chefs

The series from Insight Productions and Corus Studios sees four cooks test their skills under the watch of a revolving panel of notable Canadian chefs.

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CRTC considers new licence models in CBC renewal hearing

The pubcaster has put forth a proposal that would see online exhibition included in its content commitments for the first time.

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In brief: NFB gets the ball rolling on national consultation

Plus, the CMF and South Africa’s NFVF reteam for their TV codevelopment incentive.

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Doug Murphy calls for urgency, parity, flexibility in acts review

The Corus head argued that Canadian broadcasters need additional flexibility to grow international revenue streams as ad and subscription revenues decline.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Nov. 11 to 17, 2019

Murdoch Mysteries cracks the list, while The Good Doctor and 9-1-1 lead.

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Anne with an E cancellation sparks social media backlash

In the 24 hours since news broke, #renewannewithane has been tweeted more than a million times.

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YMA awards two new Andra Sheffer winners

The organization also revealed that Tele-Quebec’s Marysol Charbonneau, TFO’s exec Nadine Dupont and Little Engine Moving Pictures’ Maria Kennedy have joined its board of directors.