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In brief: Newen closes Reel One acquisition

The Department of Canadian Heritage approves Paris-based Newen’s majority acquisition of Montreal prodco Reel One, plus more.

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How CBC thriller Caught went from page to production

After a number of holdups, the Take the Shot-produced limited-run series began shooting this week in Newfoundland.

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Take the Shot Productions inks first-look pact with eOne

The two-year deal between eOne and the Republic of Doyle producer starts with the book-to-TV adaptation Caught, now in development with CBC.

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Super Channel backs Carol Shields movie adaptation Unless

The pay TV operator unveils the latest investments from the Super Channel Development Fund, including the long-gestating Canada-Ireland coproduction.

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Trifecta takes U.S. distribution rights to Republic of Doyle

The U.S. distributor is offering 26 episodes of the CBC dramedy for fall 2013.

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Jay Baruchel to present trophies at Canadian Screen Awards

Meg Tilly, Brad Smith and Kim Coates will also introduce categories at the industry kudosfest, to air on the CBC on March 3 (Baruchel pictured).