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Baronesses to keep laughing on CBC

Baroness von Sketch Show will get a fourth season on the pubcaster and on IFC in the U.S.

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Feature-length musical Strike! set to film in Winnipeg

Cameras are scheduled to roll on the production next week, with Robert Adetuyi set to direct.

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Corus renews eight unscripted series

The renewals include Frantic Films’ Backyard Builds, Great Pacific Media’s Worst to First and Cineflix’s Property Brothers.

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MIPTV Deals: Connect3, Kew Media, Corus Studios, Blue Ant

Cineflix Media subsidiary Connect3 has struck two format deals out of the festival, Kew Media sells BGM’s Haunted Hospitals, plus more.

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CBC’s Format Incubator returns for third edition

The pubcaster also announced that its first two incubator projects The Stats of Life and Under New Management (pictured) have been renewed.

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Frantic Films names new VP factual development

The Baroness Von Sketch Show prodco has promoted Courtney Hicks to the role.

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Cineflix Media adds new VP development

Former Frantic Films exec Bernard Periatambee joins the company’s Toronto office.

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IFC says yes to more Baroness

Season three of the all-female sketch comedy series is currently in production.

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Baronesses get to work on season three

The all-female original comedy, produced by Frantic Films, has been a hit online, with a recent sketch racking up seven million views on Facebook.

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Kew Media looking at scripted, talent management companies

CEO Steven Silver said the company is on its way to becoming one of the world’s leading “super media indie companies” as it reported Q2 revenues of $41.5 million.

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Kew Media eyes ‘steady pipeline’ of acquisition opps

According to its Q1 results, the company has $32 million in cash, $18.5 million in available borrowings and $90.9 million in shareholders’ equity.

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Baroness von Sketch picked up by IFC

The U.S. network will begin airing seasons one and two of the half-hour comedy this summer.