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Incendo rolls on Radio Silence

Production is underway on the Montreal-based company’s latest MOW penned by Richard M. Dumont and directed by Philippe Gagnon.

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Deals: Peacock Alley, Stockholm, Bell Media

Season two of Peacock Alley’s A User’s Guide to Cheating Death has been acquired by Sky Vision, Robert Budreau’s Stockholm gets a U.S. theatrical release, plus more.

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Regulator approves WOW takeover of Comedy Gold

The Commission also approved a tangible benefits package worth 10% of the transaction, as well as a requested adjustment to the channel’s existing CPE.

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Photo gallery: 2018 Talent to Watch reception

Bell Media and the Talent Fund celebrated Telefilm Canada’s incoming Talent to Watch participants at a reception last week.

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Sony shutters Crackle in Canada

The ad-supported streaming service launched in 2010 offering films and TV on demand.

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Talking TV development with Hannah Cheesman

Ahead of the Toronto Screenwriting Conference, Playback caught up with the Whatever, Linda co-creator to talk about the winding road from webseries to television.

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Bell Media takes part ownership in Just For Laughs Group

Following the announcement of its specialty rebrands, and as the media co inks its latest deal, president Randy Lennox discusses how the pieces fit together.

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Upfront ’18: Bell Media greenlights original comedy for 2018/19 slate

The half-hour comedy starring Jann Arden sits among a roster of 42 new and returning series, with The Beaverton, Cardinal and Corner Gas Animated also receiving renewals.

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Bell Media to rebrand four specialties under CTV banner

Bell Media president Randy Lennox says the rebrand is meant to “amplify CTV” in a crowded media landscape.

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Hulu picks up two seasons of Letterkenny

The deal, handled by series distributor DHX Media, will see the half-hour comedy debut in the U.S. on July 13.

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CraveTV adds new original comedy

Half-hour mockumentary New Eden is produced by Peacock Alley Entertainment.

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TwitterFronts: MMVAs, Corus shortform series

The social media company’s first Canadian upfront outlined its video programming strategy for the coming season.