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Global sets summer schedule

The network will debut one new series, alongside a number of returning shows including Private Eyes and ratings juggernaut Big Brother.

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Robin Neinstein leaving Corus to join Netflix

Neinstein, who currently serves as manager of original content, scripted, factual and kids at Corus, will join the streamer’s physical production team next month.

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Corus renews eight unscripted series

The renewals include Frantic Films’ Backyard Builds, Great Pacific Media’s Worst to First and Cineflix’s Property Brothers.

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CBS All Access launches in Canada

Primetime programming like NCIS and Seal Team won’t be available on the SVOD until seven days after its Canadian linear broadcast.

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Global sets Private Eyes return date

Production is underway on season three, while part two of the detective drama’s second season is slated to kick off Global’s summer schedule.

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Corus revenue, profit hold steady in Q2 financials

Gains in both subscriber and merchandising revenues offset a 3% decrease in quarterly TV advertising revenue.

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Corus Studios greenlights four originals ahead of MIPTV

Big Rig Warriors from Montreal’s Attraction Images is among a trio of new docuseries, while Corus also commissioned Forte Entertainment’s Stitched for Slice.

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Netflix takes worldwide rights on Reboot

The Mainframe Studios-produced remake will launch on the global streamer on March 30, ahead of its Canadian premiere on YTV.

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Nelvana, Sumitomo join in the name of anime

Together with former Cartoon Network president Stuart Snyder, Corus-owned Nelvana and Japan’s Sumitomo will develop and co-produce original anime properties.

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DHX serves up more Meatballs

YTV has commissioned a second season of Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, which has also been licensed to Turner in EMEA, APAC and LatAm.

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Deals: Syndicado, CMJ, Corus

Toronto’s Syndicado acquires 100 hours of factual content, CMJ partners with Bill James to develop a true crime series, and more.

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Corus posts revenue, profit declines in Q1 financials

Slight overall gains in its kids content business and radio advertising were offset by sharper declines in TV ad revenues.