Designated Survivor

The Detail

Deals: eOne, Al Jazeera English, Northern Banner

The Detail and Designated head to the U.K.’s Channel 5, Min Sook Lee’s Migrant Dreams sells to Al Jazeera, plus more.

Designated Survivor

Profits climb at eOne thanks to increasing TV revenues

Revenue gains were offset by declines in the global studio’s film business.

Ransom

Quebecor Media Group picks up Blue Moon, Ransom

The broadcaster made 10 additions to its 2017/18 slate across TVA and addikTV.

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Production spend in T.O. hit record $2B in 2016

Foreign investment in major productions was a key driver, with animation/VFX also seeing significant growth.

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Best of the Year: eOne

After refusing a takeover offer, the Toronto media company is looking to double the size of its business by 2020.

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Deals: eOne, 9 Story, Media Ranch

Netflix acquires the international rights to Designated Survivor (pictured) from eOne, plus more deals of the week.

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Designated Survivor, Conviction bound for Toronto

Both series, which are produced by ABC Studios and The Mark Gordon Company, will begin shooting later this month. (Designated Survivor pictured.)

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Upfronts 2016: CTV pivots schedule with new skew

The conventional net looks to re-balance its schedule away from its recent superhero-heavy focus and towards dramas targeting a broader audience.

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L.A. Screenings pickups start rolling out

CTV and City are the first to pull the curtain back on their big buys for the fall. (Designated Survivor pictured.)