Workin’ Moms renewed for season two
Catherine Reitman, creator of the half-hour comedy, made the announcement following the first season finale.
Manitoba production volume reached $127M in 2016
More than 60 productions filmed in the province last year, including Syfy’s Channel Zero.
FXX cancels Man Seeking Woman
The Toronto-shot series starring Jay Baruchel will not go to a fourth season.
Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, March 20 to 26, 2017
MasterChef Canada is at #8, with Murdoch Mysteries, Big Brother Canada, Heartland and Ransom all in the top 30.
Production revenues totaled $4.8B in 2015: report
The biennial Stats Canada study points to a fast-expanding industry, with production spend increasing 14.9% since 2013.
Production underway on Travelers season two
The Showcase original, produced by Toronto’s Peacock Alley, has also added a familiar face to the cast.
MIPTV Deals: Ovation, CBC, Beauty World Search
U.S. net Ovation picks up all three seasons of X Company, plus more deals announced from the market in Cannes.
Wattpad Studios looks to up content-creation focus with key hires
Former CBC program head Abby Ho joins the Toronto company as it looks to push more projects into production.
New studio to be unveiled in Langley, B.C.
The 128,000 square-foot Martini Film Studios will open its doors for business on May 1.
Cartoon Network picks ups Mega Man
The 3D animated series, produced by DHX Media and Dentsu Entertainment, will begin production this summer in Vancouver.
Guy Godfree wins at CSC Awards
The Maudie DOP took home the top film prize at the 60th annual gala, while Gregory Middleton and Pasha Patriki won on the TV side.
Private Eyes closes more int’l deals
With the additional sales, the eOne detective drama has now been sold to more than 110 territories globally, including Italy and Australia.