CTV orders up two more seasons of Cardinal
Twelve more episodes of the detective thriller from eOne and Sienna Films will go to camera in 2017. (Updated: with showrunner announcements for seasons two and three).
New showrunners talk TV: Aubrey Nealon
The Cardinal writer/executive producer talks about how the CTV series came together, why he transitioned to TV and what lies ahead.
CTV greenlights Ilana Frank, eOne detective series
The hour-long, female-led drama is currently in pre-production, with cameras set to roll in Toronto this spring.
eOne sells Cardinal internationally
The CTV drama has been acquired for broadcast in the U.K., Scandinavia and Spain.
Super Bowl ratings down 39% for Bell Media
The media co attributed the decline to the CRTC’s previous simsub ruling, and vows to continue to fight the decision.
Letterkenny lands post-Super Bowl slot
Bell Media hopes the CraveTV series will help drive viewers to the Canadian broadcast amid simsub fallout.
How Bell Media, eOne talked up Cardinal at home and abroad
The six-part mystery thriller has been the subject of a lengthy consumer-facing campaign in Canada and an industry-focused one abroad.
Deals: 9 Story, Bell Media, TVA
9 Story sends Camp Lakebottom to Latin America, Bell Media adds a comedy to its CTV midseason schedule, plus more deals of the week.
Mid-season TV checkup
Execs from Canada’s major networks give the inside scoop on their mid-season strategy, from old faves to potential new hits.
Bell, NFL step up simsub appeal as time runs out
With the Super Bowl just a month away, the media co and U.S. football league urged the Federal Court of Appeal to overturn the CRTC’s decision.
CTV drops Cardinal debut into mid-season lineup
The six-part drama series, produced by Sienna Films and eOne, will take Designated Survivor‘s spot in a bid to capture some of the juggernaut’s audience.
Saving Hope to end after fifth season
After 85 hour-long episodes, production on the medical drama is set to wrap for the final time next week.