Our House preps culinary competition for Blue Ant
So You Think You Can Be a Chef begins production in Toronto in September. (Our House Media president Joe Houlihan pictured.)
Canadian pilots make U.S. TV fest shortlist
Yidlife Crisis (pictured) is one of two Canadian projects that will compete at the New York Television Festival.
eOne promotes Patrick Roy to president, film, North America
On the North American TV side, Carolyn Newman has joined the company as VP, scripted programming. (Patrick Roy pictured.)
Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Aug. 5 to 11, 2016
Les 3 p’tits cochons 2 is at #1 for the week of Aug. 5 to 11, followed by Mon ami Dino at #2 and Closet Monster at #3.
Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Aug. 5 to 11, 2016
Suicide Squad tops the chart for the week of Aug. 5 to 11, with Jason Bourne at #2 and Bad Moms at #3.
Cameras roll in Toronto on del Toro’s latest
Production on the fantasy feature from director Guillermo del Toro begins today.
eOne shares buoyed by more takeover talk
On the heels of eOne’s rejection of ITV’s takeover bid last week, reports circle that private equity firm KKR & Co. is considering its own offer.
HGF distributes $110K across three projects
Lira’s Forest from writer/director Connor Jessup (pictured) was among the projects to receive financial support through Harold Greenberg Fund’s Shorts-to-Features Program.
HGTV U.S. picks up more Flip
The U.S. cable network has renewed hit Canadian factual series Masters of Flip.
Love It or List It format heads to Germany
Beyond Distribution has sold the Canadian home design format to German broadcaster Kabel Eins.
Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs July 25 to July 31, 2016
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is at #1 for the week of July 25 to 31, followed by Boss at #2 and Divergent Series: Allegiant at #3.
Martin Markle out at Kids’ CBC
Kids’ CBC is looking for a new content boss once again, now that Martin Markle’s 11-month tenure has come to an end.
In Brief: Canadians kids shows earn int’l awards
Canadian kids shows shine at the TCA and Cablefax awards and other news briefs of the week.
Freemium game part of new revenue strategy at BBTV
A Spanish-language app based on one of the MCN’s most popular channels is part of BBTV’s broader strategy to diversify creator revenue streams beyond ad sales.
Corus sets fall premieres for YTV, Treehouse, Teletoon
Three Canadian original series are featured in the schedule, including Breakthrough Entertainment’s Ride (pictured).