TV

Bob Crowe

Bamboo Shoots expands into Alberta with Stir Films acquisition

Company co-president Bob Crowe says the amalgamated company will look to tap into inter-provincial coproductions as it deepens its presence in the film and TV sphere.

FUBAR III

Why Michael Dowse is taking Terry and Dean to TV

The Fubar: Age of Computer director talks adapting the cult film franchise for the small screen.

Hot Sheet

Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Oct. 9 to 15, 2017

Murdoch Mysteries is at #23, with The Big Bang Theory at #1 and The Good Doctor at #2.

Hunting Nazi Treasure

History hopes heist series is an audience gold mine

Mystery, adventure and a global treasure hunt: a new series from Saloon Media and BriteSpark Films aims to replicate the success of The Curse of Oak Island.

Mary Harron

Mary Harron, Karen Walton capture Crystals

Women in Film and Television – Toronto will celebrate the contributions of five industry members at its 30th annual gala.

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CraveTV commissions 40 more Letterkenny episodes

In a wide-ranging deal with New Metric Media, the SVOD also unveiled a partnership to shop the show and format rights internationally.

American Gods

Deals: Super Channel, LevelFILM, Media Ranch, Knowledge Net

Super Channel has acquired the Canadian broadcast rights to U.S. TV series American Gods, plus more deals.

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ImagineNATIVE launches year-round development institute

The festival unveiled a number of enhanced initiatives and new programs, including the Indigenous Screenwriting Intensive in partnership with Harold Greenberg Fund.

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JFL’s Gilbert Rozon steps down amid sexual assault allegations

Groupe V Media has also suspended Eric Salvail’s talk show following separate allegations against the Quebec TV personality and producer.

Long Time Running

In Brief: Long Time Running, Secret Path TV premieres set

Plus: WIFTV launches screenwriting program for Indigenous women and Netflix says Canadians are its quickest binge-watchers.

Hot Sheet

Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Oct. 2 to 8, 2017

Murdoch Mysteries is at #21, with The Big Bang Theory at #1 and The Good Doctor at #2.

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Unscripted projects kick off Bell Media, Motion Content partnership

Cameras are rolling on animal rescue show Dog Tales Rescue and design series Where To I Do?