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How Damon Vignale transitioned to showrunning on The Murders

Vignale catches up with Playback to discuss his inspiration for his new Citytv show and the process behind creating a multi-layered story.

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CBS developing TV drama based on 19-2

Sphere Media SVP Virginia Rankin talks to Playback about why the format has been pivotal in expanding the prodco’s push into international markets.

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19-2 moves to CTV for final season

Season four of the police procedural will bow on CraveTV ahead of its broadcast premiere date.

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Sphere Media Plus names new development head

The prodco behind 19-2 has appointed Tara Woodbury to the newly created position.

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19-2 snags International Emmy nomination

CBC docuseries Interrupt This Program is also up for an award from the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

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19-2 to end after season four

Filming on the new season of the police procedural, produced by Sphere Media Plus and Echo Media, is underway in Montreal.

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19-2 greenlit to season 4

The renewal comes more than a month in advance of the Bravo show’s season three premiere.

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Schitt’s Creek, Room lead CSA nominations

The CBC comedy received 14 TV nominations while Room received the most film nods with 11. (Schitt’s Creek pictured.)

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19-2 comes into its own

Star directors, new writers and a creative break from its French-language counterpart – Bruce Smith talks changes at the 19-2 headquarters as the season-three production gets underway.

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Phil King on continuing CTV’s encore strategy

The Bell Media exec on why encore broadcasts of specialty original shows on conventional channels may become more important in a pick-and-pay world. (19-2 pictured.)

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Motive, Eadweard top 2015 Leo noms

Motive (pictured) leads all other dramatic series with 21 nods, while Kyle Rideout’s feature Eadweard received 15 nominations including best motion picture.

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Blais urges Quebec producers to carpe diem

Speaking at an industry conference, the CRTC topper said Francophone producers have unique advantages in a changing media landscape.