Hockey Wives headed to season three
New episodes of the Bristow Global-produced docuseries are expected to air in spring 2017.
DHX, Mattel greenlight 52 more Bob the Builder eps
With production on the children’s animation currently underway in Halifax, the companies also greenlit a third season of Fireman Sam.
CBC, Comedy Central partner on Crawford
The broadcasters have commissioned a comedy series from Mike Clattenburg and Laura Michalchyshyn’s Rabbit Square Productions.
Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Sept. 26 to Oct. 2, 2016
Big Bang Theory tops the chart, with Bull at #2 and NCIS at #3.
Blue Ant opens U.K.-based production studio
Antenna Pictures, based in London, will be led by newly appointed creative director Jago Lee (pictured).
TIFF unveils Canada sesquicentennial celebration
Canada on Screen will present free screenings, special events and a list of 150 essential national works. (Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner pictured.)
Cancon consultations roll through T.O.
Incentives to export content and Canadian spending requirements: Consultation participants share their ideas. (Minister of Canadian Heritage Melanie Joly pictured.)
Amazing Race Canada to return for season five
On your marks, get set, go! The popular reality competition show will return to CTV in 2017.
Opinion: What Minister Joly should take from the Cancon consultations
If the current regulation stands, Canadian voices risk being lost in the crowd, says filmmaker and DGC National president Tim Southam.
TVO greenlights 16 Hudson
Produced by Vancouver-based Big Bad Boo Studios, the preschool series has secured deals with four national broadcasters.
Yeti Farm bolsters leadership team
The Kelowna animation studio has tapped the talents of former Rainmaker, Club Penguin and Studio B execs as it looks to expand its slate of originals.
Former eOne exec takes on new role at Cineflix
Peter Emerson has been named president of the Montreal-based producer and distributor.