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MGM, Skydance’s Condor confirmed for T.O.

The TV series is service produced via John Weber and Frank Siracusa’s Take 5 Productions/Whizbang Films partnership.

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Viceland launches scripted comedy series

Nirvanna the Band the Show marks the start of the channel’s scripted content strategy, says Vice Media’s Michael Kronish.

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Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs Jan. 9 to 15, 2017

Deepwater Horizon is at #1, followed by The Accountant at #2 and Suicide Squad at #3.

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Deals: Raven Banner, Rhombus Media, CraveTV

Raven Banner picks up Peter Ricq’s debut feature Dead Shack, Stephen Dunn’s Closet Monster lands on Netflix in the U.S., plus more deals.

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CMF, Google partner on Cancon initiative

A new YouTube channel, managed by BBTV, will host classic Canadian film and TV series from as early as 1995.

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In Brief: CTV sets Saving Hope premiere; Angry Inuk awarded

The final season of the medical drama debuts in March, Arnaquq-Baril’s documentary takes a People’s Choice prize, and more news.

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Tricon receives multiple offers to purchase distribution library

The company will appear before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice next week to request additional time in order to complete a sale.

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Letterkenny lands post-Super Bowl slot

Bell Media hopes the CraveTV series will help drive viewers to the Canadian broadcast amid simsub fallout.

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Revival 629 reveals expansion plans

The Toronto studio is adding a 7,500 square-foot space for the production of music videos, TV commercials and VR.

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Rogers Media revenues down 2% in Q4

Fewer Blue Jays post-season games and declining ad dollars led to the dip.

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Tougher Than It Looks? renewed for season two

Ten new episodes of the unscripted series from Toronto’s Proper Television are currently in pre-production.

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How Bell Media, eOne talked up Cardinal at home and abroad

The six-part mystery thriller has been the subject of a lengthy consumer-facing campaign in Canada and an industry-focused one abroad.