TV

Star Trek Discovery

Tribute: Space’s next frontier

At 20, the sci-fi channel’s expanding appeal has brought the specialty more viewers and homegrown hits.

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Cameras rolling on Kim’s Convenience season two

Thirteen new episodes of the Korean-Canadian family comedy are now filming ahead of its fall premiere on CBC.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, June 19 to 25, 2017

Private Eyes is at #11, followed by Saving Hope at #12.

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Timeless leaves Vancouver for California

The series is the third to leave the city this year to take advantage of California’s updated tax incentive program.

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Vitality Media options The Whisky King

Jeff Kopas’ Toronto prodco is looking to turn Trevor Cole’s true-crime book into a three-season TV series.

Vikings Season 3

Tribute: History’s history

Over 20 years, the specialty shifted its focus from educational to more populist programming, and the rest, as they say is…

Amazing Race Canada

Amazing Race Canada adds online game and VR experience

The show is hoping to build brand loyalty through virtual reality and social interaction.

Billy Goes North

Deals: Proper, Blue Ant, Quebecor Content

Proper Rights has sold its pest control series Billy Goes North into the U.K. and Ireland, plus more deals.

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Apartment 11 heads off to boarding school

The Montreal prodco is partnering with Discovery Networks Latin America, Cirque du Soleil and TVO to create a scripted series set in a boarding school for circus performers.

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Portfolio sells more Cat in the Hat

International broadcasters including Sony Pictures Television Networks and Discovery Kids have picked up the preschool series The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!.

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Sony Pictures TV Networks commissions Carter

The detective procedural from Toronto’s Amaze Film + Television will shoot in North Bay this summer.

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D360 nets 220 hours in global sales

The Toronto distributor has secured pick up for a slate of kids and family content from GAPC, marblemedia and Apartment 11.