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CBC’s doc channel commissions 9/11 doc from Saloon Media

The project, written and directed by Elizabeth St. Philip, tracks the lives of the children present when George W. Bush learned of the 9/11 attacks.

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CBC, CRTC call for data-sharing from digital giants

Just-released submissions for the Broadcasting and Telecommunications Acts review see calls for more involvement and transparency from foreign operators in the domestic system.

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Netflix takes Workin’ Moms global

The series will run as a Netflix Original in U.S. and global markets, with seasons one and two set to premiere in winter 2019.

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Unspeakable: Robert C. Cooper gets personal

The Stargate SG-1 showrunner explains how his CBC/SundanceTV miniseries about Canada’s tainted blood scandal differs from other tragedy-based limited series.

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Key business stories to watch in 2019

The Broadcast Act review, an upcoming federal election and continued digital disruption are set to dominate 2019′s business agenda.

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From Picnicface to Cavendish

Comedians Mark Little and Andrew Bush discuss the development of their quirky new P.E.I.-set comedy and how Picnicface influenced it.

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Which Canadian shows pulled in the biggest ratings in 2018?

This year’s chart is topped by long-running favourites, but a number of newer Canadian scripted series have also climbed the ranks.

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Kim’s Convenience heads to South Korea

The deal with Seoul-based Yoon & Company comes six months after Netflix acquired streaming rights in the U.S. and other international territories.

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Playback’s most-read stories of 2018

It was a typically unpredictable year in the world of Canadian TV and film. Check out Playback‘s most-clicked stories of 2018.

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Deals: CBC, BBC Studios, eOne, Skyship Entertainment

CBC adds to its Gem collection, eOne increases Peppa Pig‘s presence in China with a new retail partnership, and more.

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The exit interview: CBC’s Heather Conway

The pubcaster’s outgoing EVP of English Services reflects on the challenges, complexities and accomplishments of her five-year tenure, and looks ahead to what’s next.

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CBC hires Claude Galipeau as EVP, corporate development

The former Rogers Media exec will join the public broadcaster effective Jan. 7, reporting to CBC president and CEO Catherine Tait.