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Realscreen Awards 2014 shortlist unveiled


The Amazing Race Canada (pictured) and Battle of the Blades are among the award’s shortlisted programs, which recognize the best in reality, doc and entertainment programming.

Lionsgate makes multi-year content deal with RocketJump Studios


The deal gives Lionsgate access to upcoming digital projects from the prodco, co-founded by YouTube star Freddie Wong. (Video Game High School pictured)

2014 Showrunner Bootcamp-ers announced


Four peer-nominated TV writers are set to double down in L.A. this week as the third annual CFC/Bell Media professional development program kicks off.

Blackstone, Hell on Wheels win big at 2014 Rosie Awards


Blackstone (pictured), from Prairie Dog Film + Television, and Nomadic Pictures’ Hell on Wheels both took home five trophies following Saturday’s gala.

AToMiC shortlist: part three


The nominees for Best Brand Integration at the upcoming award show, which celebrates the projects, partnerships and programs that build the Canadian media industry.

NHL hockey not to count as local content on City: Rogers Media


In its closing remarks during licence renewal hearings, Rogers told the CRTC that NHL content will not count towards Canadian programming spend for its conventional TV network.

Global TV debuts Rookie Blue before ABC stateside


In a first-ever non-simulcast for the cop drama, Global will bring 15th division back on May 19, before ABC airs the fifth season premiere on June 19.

Industry leaders sound the alarm in wake of CBC cuts


With financial hardship ahead, industry leaders question what the cuts will mean to Canada’s biggest CanCon programmer. (CMPA president, CEO Michael Hennessy pictured)

Deals: Seville International, Justin Time


Seville International takes the international rights to the Spanish film Ma Ma, while Italy’s Cartoonito picks up Justin Time (pictured).

Shaw Communications records higher Q2 earnings


The profit jump came as the cable and broadcast giant noted a $49 million gain after selling a 50% stake in the French-language Historia and Series+ channels to Corus Entertainment.

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