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YouTube Red commissions season two of We Are Savvy

YouTube’s ad-free subscription service greenlit a new season of the show.

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Family Channel sets Next Step return

The fifth season of the tween dance series debuts later this month on the DHX-owned channel.

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Family Channel preps Kiss and Cry

The romantic drama from director Sean Cisterna will have its Canadian broadcast debut this April.

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CRTC to allow ads on pay TV channels

The regulator has made the ruling to level the playing field in light of the removal of genre protection.

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Family Channel greenlights season five of The Next Step

The order marks the first time DHX has commissioned a fifth season of an original production.

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Family Channel preps We are Savvy

The magazine-style series from B Minors is set to bow July 1. (Hosts Spencer Barbosa, Tehya Silbermann and Sarah Webber pictured.)

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In Brief: Saskatchewan honours Creighton, NSI gets down to business

CMF president and CEO Valerie Creighton (pictured) receives 2016 Saskatchewan Order of Merit, NSI launches a new business-focused program, and more news from the week.

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Netflix orders additional 20 eps of Degrassi: Next Class

The episodes will be packaged as seasons three and four on the streaming service.

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Netflix announces season-two airdate for Degrassi: Next Class

The streamer is breaking up the original 20-episode order into two-season blocks to fit its programming mandate.

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Family Channel to premiere Raising Expectations in May

The live-action comedy series starring Jason Priestley and Molly Ringwald is part of DHX’s bid to reach parents as well as kids.

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DHX on getting parents ‘Backstage’

The broadcaster’s VP of marketing on why the channel is increasing its focus on marketing to parents for its latest original show.

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Backstage lands multi-territory Disney Channel deal

The Fresh TV series was commissioned by DHX Media for Family Channel.