TV

Gary and His Demons

Look Mom’s Gary and His Demons heads to new territories

The animated adult comedy created by Cavendish‘s Mark Little has signed licences with broadcasters in Australia and Canada.

Odd Squad

Sinking Ship’s Odd Squad ‘adds’ another season at KiKA

The German kids broadcaster has picked up the award-winning STEM series’ second season to air in late 2019.

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Amazing Race Canada renewed for seventh run

The hit format has been greenlit for another season after continuing to bring in big ratings in season six.

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Must-carry, multi-ethnic channel pitches go before the CRTC

Next week, eight media companies will vie for the right to operate a multilingual, multi-ethnic programming service for Canadians’ basic cable.

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Ottawa studio campus gets go-ahead with NCC

The approval paves the way for construction to begin on four 20,000-square-foot sound stages, which are scheduled to be operational by mid-2020.

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Play Management expands footprint with Toronto office

The Vancouver-based talent agency has hired veteran Toronto agent Meagan Allison-Hancock to lead the new outpost.

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Francophone media gets boost in fall economic statement

The government said it will invest $14.6 million over five years on a Francophone digital platform with TV5Monde public broadcasters.

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Revenues dip slightly for eOne in latest financials

Strong growth in its family and brands business was offset by declines on the film and TV side, and one-off restructuring costs.

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Paul Lewis joins World Congress of Science and Factual Producers

The veteran factual exec has been named conference director at the annual market for unscripted producers, distributors and broadcasters.

Hot Sheet

Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Nov. 5 to 11, 2018

The Big Bang Theory and Young Sheldon take the top two, meanwhile Murdoch Mysteries lands at #24.

What Would Your Kid Do?

Lone Eagle options U.K. family game-show format

The Toronto prodco behind You Gotta Eat Here! will shop the series, which has parents guessing how their child will make decisions, in Canada.

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Bad Blood heads to Netflix

New Metric president Mark Montefiore says the deal bolsters the prodco’s position as it expands its scope and global ambitions.