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eOne acquires Tokyo Trial

The news comes two days after the four-part miniseries, coproduced by Don Carmody Television, received an International Emmy nomination.

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Cameras roll on Brotherhood

The historical drama is produced by Industry Pictures, Karma Film and JoBro Productions.

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Can broader appeal and co-viewing keep Comedy laughing?

The channel is doubling down on a strategy that has served it well over 20 years, relying on syndicated and second-window hits to provide viewers with TV comfort food.

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In Brief: CFC adds four to board

Plus: WIFT-T introduces a new mentorship program for members and OUTtvGO launches on Apple TV.

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Brain Power’s Witches Ball goes to Discovery Networks

The Ontario producer gets a treat, not a trick, for Halloween as it locks in a deal to see its live-action film air in multiple Discovery markets.

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Cameras rolling in T.O. on Lucky Day

The France/Canada copro is produced by Don Carmody and Samuel Hadida, who have previously worked together on the Resident Evil and Silent Hill films.

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The Carmilla Movie to hit theatres in October

In addition to its one-night-only theatrical release, the film will be available to global audiences to stream on Fullscreen.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand Sept. 19 to 25, 2017

The Handmaid’s Tale moves into the top spot, with Narcos at #2 and Stranger Things at #3.

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Bron, Media Res to adapt Cronenberg’s Scanners for TV

As Bron looks to bolster its TV development slate, the companies jointly acquired the rights to David Cronenberg’s 1981 sci-fi horror.

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Netflix investment news rocks CMF Showcase

As industry players converged on Ottawa to promote the screen industry, a news leak about a $500 million investment from the SVOD set the room abuzz with questions and anticipation.

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Bell Media ends BravoFACT, MuchFACT

The decision to cancel the programs comes after the CRTC in May deleted the condition of licence requiring Bell Media to contribute to the funds.

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CraveTV partners with JFL on comedy specials

Hour-long specials from Canadian comics Debra DiGiovanni, Darcy Michael and Graham Chittenden will debut on the streamer in 2018.

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Banger, LaRue, Aetios, DCTV nab Int’l Emmy noms

Hip-Hop Evolution, Tokyo Trial and The Amazing Gayl Pile are among the 44 projects nominated.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Sept. 11 to 17, 2017

The Amazing Race Canada tops the chart, with Still Standing at #22.

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Scott Garvie re-elected as CMPA chair

As change continues to reverberate through the industry, this year’s election saw a record 53 candidates run for a place on the board.