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Carter heads to WGN America

The Amaze Film + Television-produced series joins a number of other Canadian series in the U.S. channel’s lineup.

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Shaw reportedly shopping its stake in Corus

According to a report from The Globe and Mail, the teleco aims to free capital to invest in its wireless network.

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Banff ’18: NBCU International Studios’ Canadian strategy

The company’s president Jeff Wachtel discusses its partnership with Lark Productions and working with Canadian creators.

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Distribution360 inks deals for Canadian series at Banff

Universal Kids picks up marblemedia and Proper Television’s Driving Me Crazy, while Snapshots, The Mystery Files and others head overseas.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, May 28 to June 3, 2018

MasterChef Canada breaks the top 10, followed by Private Eyes at #15 and The Detail at #19.

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Banff ’18: Kevin MacLellan on Hayu’s Canadian launch

NBCU’s chairman of global distribution and international discusses the SVOD’s rollout, working with local broadcasters and competing globally.

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Banff ’18: How Canadian cos are taking control of their own destiny

Boat Rocker, Blue Ant and Wow! discuss contrasting approaches to M&A and having the ability to self-commission projects.

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Cameras roll on Northern Rescue

The 10-part series for CBC and Netflix is now filming in Parry Sound, ON.

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Travelers, Giver win at Rockie Awards

Canadian projects took home eight awards from the annual Banff World Media Festival Program Competition.

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Ideacom starts production on copro Human+

Produced with Paris, France-based Bonne Pioche, the hour-long doc series explores advancements in sensory technology.

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Banff ’18: CMF adds digital-first funding trigger

Minister of Canadian Heritage Melanie Joly made the announcement during her keynote address, while also discussing the CRTC’s recent programming distribution report.

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Deals: Syndicado, CCI Entertainment, Love Nature

Toronto-based Syndicado takes the U.S. digital distribution rights to over 100 hours of factual content, including paranormal series Most Haunted, plus more.