Seven24, Nomadic, Spotlight earn Rosies

Fargo picked up best international coproduction, while Heartland and Living Proof were also recognized at the 44th annual awards.

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Programming profile: FX

EVP of series development Gina Balian on the net’s anthology-heavy strategy and how it is tapping creators from outside the traditional TV model to tell stories.

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Canadians nab Emmy noms

Quebec director Jean-Marc Vallee received a nod for his work on Big Little Lies, while Vikings and Alberta-shot Fargo are also up for trophies.

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In Brief: Whites names scholarship winner, CMF renews doc incentive

The inaugural William F. White/Vilmos Zsigmond Cinematography Scholarship winner was announced, the Canada-Italy doc incentive was renewed, plus more news of the week.


Nomadic wins big at 2016 Rosie Awards

The Calgary-based company earned nods for its work on Hell on Wheels and Fargo (pictured) at Alberta’s Rosies.

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FX renews Toronto-shot Man Seeking Woman

The renewal follows the pilot and first season of the Jay Baruchel-starring comedy being shot in Toronto.


FX’s Fargo returns to Calgary

New casting for the series is announced and the second season shoot will see southern Alberta double as Sioux Falls, South Dakota and Luverne, Minnesota in 1979.

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Degrassi nominated for Primetime Emmy

The teen drama is nominated in the Outstanding Children’s Program category, while Canadians working on Fargo and Vikings also earn nods.

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Rogers Media launches FXX Canada

Hayden Mindell, Rogers Media VP of TV programming and content, says the new channel will skew younger with a focus on scripted comedy.


Rogers Media to launch FXX Canada on April 1

The youth-skewing network licensed from FX Networks will join FX Canada on Rogers’ specialty roster.


Will Ferrell, Tom Hanks promote movies during Grey Cup

It’s win-win as TSN secures the Anchorman 2 and Saving Mr Banks stars to promote their latest projects in front of a nationwide Canadian TV audience.

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FX orders Toronto-shot The Strain to series

The 13-part FX vampire drama will shoot locally as Rogers Media gets set to launch FXX Canada in January 2014.