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Melissa Taylor joins CBC business and rights team

The former eOne exec will lead contracting for the pubcaster’s acquisitions.

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CBC cancels The Goods

The talk show will not return for a third season, the pubcaster has confirmed.

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CBC updates TV development contracts

The pubcaster has relinquished a number of rights as it continues to review and simplify its contracts with indies.

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CBC, DCTV in development on Forgiveness

The scripted adaptation is based on Mark Sakamoto’s memoir, which recently won the pubcaster’s 2018 Canada Reads competition.

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CBC’s Little Dog returns to the ring

The second season of Cameron Pictures and Elemental Pictures’ dark comedy is slated to join the pubcaster’s Winter 2019 lineup.

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CBC heads back to Street Legal

Teaming up with Bernie Zukerman (pictured) from Indian Grove Productions, the pubcaster is in development on six new episodes of the legal drama.

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CW acquires Burden of Truth

Streaming service Hulu has also nabbed the second-window U.S. rights to the legal drama, produced by ICF Films, eOne and Eagle Vision.

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Super Channel brings back Pure for season two

After CBC last year opted not to renew the hour-long drama, Super Channel has stepped in to commission a sophomore season of the Mennonite mob drama.

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CBC renews Burden of Truth

The legal drama starring Kristin Kreuk is produced by ICF Films, eOne and Eagle Vision.

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Catherine Tait named president and CEO of CBC/Radio-Canada

Updated: The film and TV industry veteran becomes the first woman to hold the position, replacing outgoing president Hubert Lacroix.

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CBC Kids greenlights new magic series The Thrillusionists

Set to premiere next month, the 10-part series is produced by Toronto’s 5’7 Films and focuses on young illusionists and magicians.

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CBC’s Format Incubator returns for third edition

The pubcaster also announced that its first two incubator projects The Stats of Life and Under New Management (pictured) have been renewed.