TMN reveals upcoming doc slate
The Bell Media pay TV channel revealed a raft of projects in various stages of development and production, including eOne’s Out of the Mouths.
Banger Films’ Hip-Hop Evolution wins Peabody
The four-part series, commissioned by Bell Media, is one of 12 documentary winners.
Bell Media commissions Tragically Hip doc
The feature, produced by Scot McFadyen and Sam Dunn, will roll out across the media co.’s platforms and in theatres in 2017.
HBO Canada takes Wheeler’s Hip-Hop Evolution
HBO Canada has set an early September air date for Canadian filmmaker Darby Wheeler’s music docuseries Hip-Hop Evolution (pictured) from Banger Films.
Hip-Hop Evolution to bow at Hot Docs
The doc, which follows Shad (pictured) as he travels to the Bronx and Harlem to talk to some of hip-hop’s originators, will screen in the Special Presentations program.
Tricon sells Banger Films doc, series abroad
Banger’s docu-series Rock Icons (pictured) was among a raft of sales Tricon announced Thursday it had recently closed with international broadcasters.
Gaming Show gets Disney XD commission
In a deal that brings kids’ videogame culture closer to TV audiences, Disney XD has ordered 10 episodes of Gaming Show (In My Parents’ Garage) for the network’s 2014/15 lineup.
TMN, Movie Central unveil 2013 production slate
The slate features six Canadian productions, including half-hour comedy Sensitive Skin, starring Kim Cattrall (pictured) and Don McKellar, who also directs.