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The Rookie

eOne sells The Rookie into 160 territories

The police drama sold to M6 (France), Sky (U.K.) and RAI (Italy) among others ahead of its Oct. 16 broadcast premiere.

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Deals: CBC, Gusto Worldwide, eOne

CBC inks deals for Barry Avrich’s The Reckoning: Hollywood’s Worst Kept Secret, Finding The Secret Path and Jessica Jessica, Gusto sells three originals, plus more.

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In brief: NBCUniversal’s Hayu launches in Canada

Plus: eOne adds a new VP of development and signs a first-look deal, VIFF creates an award in Rob Stewart’s name, and more.

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In brief: New Heritage deputy ministers named

Plus: eOne partners on a docuseries exec produced by Drake, while Pyewacket‘s writer/director has been tapped to direct season three of Slasher (pictured).

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eOne takes international rights to Diggstown

Showrunner Floyd Kane’s upcoming legal drama starring Vinessa Antoine will premiere on CBC in winter 2019.

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Christopher MacBride’s Education of Fredrick Fitzell underway in T.O.

The psychological thriller is produced by Lee Kim of Toronto’s Resolute Films and Entertainment and financially backed by Telefilm and eOne.

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Ricky Zoom races onto TV

The new animated preschool series from eOne will premiere in spring/summer 2019 in France, Italy and LatAm.

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Global greenlights eOne medical drama Nurses

The hour-long series, set to premiere next year, is produced in partnership with ICF Films and Piazza Entertainment.

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Deals: CBC Radio-Canada, Cineflix Rights, First Run Features, JG Brothers

CBC & Radio-Canada Distribution lands Barry Avrich’s Prosecuting Evil, Cineflix Rights signs a first-look deal with Vancouver’s Mayhem Entertainment, plus more.

Hummingbird Project

In brief: Nguyen’s Hummingbird Project to open VIFF

Plus: Spin Master, Kew Media and eOne all add to their teams, and WIFT-T names its Meridian Artists Agency Mentorship recipient.

Designated Survivor

Netflix revives Designated Survivor following ABC cancellation

This marks the second time this year that a streaming giant has picked up a Toronto-shot series after it was cancelled by its U.S. network.

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eOne taps Zev Foreman to lead film production in L.A.

Foreman, whose production credits include Jean-Marc Vallee’s Dallas Buyers Club and Nacho Vigalondo’s Colossal, will oversee development and production on eOne’s global slate.