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Mr. D to retire

CBC has confirmed the series’ upcoming eighth season will be its last.

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Gerry Dee project in development at CBS

The project, with Dee on board as an executive producer, is based on the format of Mr. D.

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Banff ’15: In the news

In case you missed it: an overview of announcements that came out during this week’s Banff World Media Festival.

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Gerry Dee, Project 10 pact on My Scottish Family

The half-hour comedy is currently in development with a Canadian broadcaster and is loosely based on Dee’s life.

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Doreen Holmes moves to Integral Artists

The former Lucas Talent literary agent will focus on episodic writer’s rooms and set up new TV series in Canada and the U.S.

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CBC, Rogers Media to share Mr. D and Young Drunk Punk (exclusive)

After partnering to keep Hockey Night in Canada on CBC, both networks have carved out exclusive windows for season four of the Gerry Dee-starrer and the rookie Bruce McCulloch chuckler.

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Kathleen Phillips, Bill Wood join Mr. D cast

Phillips and Wood will both have recurring roles on the fourth season of comedy, which started production earlier this week.

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Photo Gallery: 2014 CFC Annual Gala & Auction

Canadian industry talent, personalities and execs gather at The Carlu in Toronto for the annual gala event. (Measha Brueggergosman and Bill King pictured)

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Cameras roll on third season of CBC’s Mr. D

The homegrown comedy is shooting in and around Halifax, with Gerry Dee, Jonathan Torrens, Kassidy Mattera and Mark Forward starring.

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Weekly roundup: Festival lineups and doc broadcast premieres

This week’s roundup includes the list of industry folk taking part in the ACCT’s In Studio program on Mar. 2 (such as actor Gerry Dee, pictured) and Canuck titles screening at the Miami International Film Festival.

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Mr. D kicks off to 1.2 million viewers

The pubcaster’s winter season sees strong ratings, including Marketplace‘s highest rated show in a decade.

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CBC gives new-season orders for 17, picks up new series

The CBC has ordered a new comedy starring Canadian comic Gerry Dee from Topsail Entertainment, as well as series from Rhombus Media, Take 5 Productions, Wide-Eyed Entertainment and 11 Entertainment.