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Survey says Family Feud Canada is heading to camera

Production begins this month on the 60 x 30-minute game show format from U.K.’s Fremantle, with the series set to premiere on Dec. 16.

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In brief: CBC names Donald Lizotte as Jean Mongeau’s successor

Plus: Tasha Hubbard’s doc wins over audiences at imagineNATIVE and Stand! gets the big screen treatment.

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Jean Mongeau to leave CBC

The GM and CRO of the pubcaster’s media solutions will depart in early 2020 to pursue outside opportunities.

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Deals: CBC, Guru, Wattpad

CBC picks up the rights to a U.K. comedy hit, Guru teams with Scholastic and U.S. prodco Picturestart options a YA story from Wattpad.

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Canadian broadcasters reveal their gender parity goals for 2025

Seven Canadian broadcasters released their action plans for industry equality as part of the Women in Production Summit held by the CRTC in late 2018.

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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.