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Upfronts 2012: What’s back, what’s not

Check out the holes left by non-returning U.S. shows in the Canadian schedules, as execs head to L.A. to buy up new programs.

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Fall TV: ABC releases its mid-season sked

Simulcast alert: ABC posts its changes, dropping Man Up and handing out full season orders to shows including Once Upon a Time.

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In the writers room with Rob Sheridan

Playback catches up with the Canadian expat on his two new comedy projects with ABC and how he landed them.

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Rob Sheridan sells two comedy projects to ABC

The veteran Canadian screenwriter has a single-camera comedy set up at ABC Studios and another comedy with Warner Bros. TV.

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ABC picks up Jason Belleville script

The half-hour about a small-town fire department has a script commitment from the U.S. net and is being produced by L.A.-based Doozer and Warner Bros TV.

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“It’s time to retire the phrase watercooler shows,” says Showtime’s Levine

Four US panelists discuss what they’re looking for in new programming at the Banff World Media Festival.

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Titanic’s ensemble cast adds Canadians

Titanic, the UK-Canada-Hungary co-produced mini-series, has added Canadian actors Noah Reid, Linda Kash and David Eisner to its cast.

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Titanic sails again on Global Television/ABC

Global Television is back in business with ABC, this time partnering on the epic Titanic mini-series along with ITV Studios and Lookout Point.

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Marco Grazzini lands lead in ABC’s Poe

Canuck actor Marco Grazzini will be taking up a series lead role in an upcoming ABC drama pilot.

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Bruce Greenwood lands in The River

Greenwood is to perform the role of Emmet Cole in a drama about a family and friends that go looking for a famous TV presenter who goes missing with his crew deep in the Amazon.

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ABC picks up Combat Hospital

It’s official: ABC has finally inked a deal to acquire the Global Television medical drama Combat Hospital, now untitled, from Sienna Films, Artists Studios and Lookout Point.

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ABC in talks to acquire Canada-UK drama Combat Hospital

ABC is in talks to acquire Combat Hospital, the 13-part medical procedural from Julie Sereny and Jennifer Kawaja of Sienna Films, Gub Neal of London-based Artists Studios and Simon Vaughan’s Lookout Point.