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Dan Levy inks overall deal with ABC Studios

Under the three-year pact, the Schitt’s Creek showrunner will develop and produce scripted projects for the studio.

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Workin’ Moms up for best comedy at International Emmys

The CBC half-hour comedy, produced by Catherine Reitman and Philip Sternberg’s Wolf + Rabbit Entertainment, has been nominated for the second year running.

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CBC drama The Trickster goes to camera in North Bay

Kew Media Distribution will handle international sales on the six-part project, which was adapted for the screen by co-showrunners Michelle Latimer (pictured) and Tony Elliott.

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Funders unite for workshop geared toward diverse creators

The One-Stop Funding Workshop gathers industry funders, including CMF, Telefilm, CBC and IPF, to discuss how they jointly finance content.

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Kim’s Convenience wins popular foreign drama in South Korea

The CBC half-hour comedy won the award through popular vote, with past recipients including NCIS, The Walking Dead and Doctor Who.

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CBC, NLFDC unveil digital production fund

With a total budget of $100,000, the NLFDC/CBC Digital Production Program will support digital content from Newfoundland and Labrador creators.

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CBC sets Jane Goodall doc for The Nature of Things

She Walks with Apes is co-directed by former CBC doc exec Mark Starowicz and narrated by Sandra Oh.

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Burden of Truth rolls in Winnipeg for season three

Adam Pettle will return as showrunner for the eight-episode third season, with Sherry White and Kelly Makin joining as first-time directors.

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CBC puts five podcasts into TV development

First Generation Films, Sienna Films and 3Arts Entertainment are among the prodcos adapting original CBC podcasts for the screen.

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Baroness Von Sketch gets early CBC renewal

CBC has ordered a fifth season of the sketch comedy, more than a month ahead of its season four premiere.

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Workin’ Moms rolls on season four

In addition to Catherine Reitman and Philip Sternberg, Wexford Plaza‘s Joyce Wong is set to direct the comedy’s upcoming season.

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Schitt’s Creek shines with four Emmy nominations

The CBC half-hour comedy was nominated for Outstanding Comedy Series, while Eugene Levy and Catherine O’Hara are also up for individual acting prizes. (Story updated with full list of Canadian nominees).