Global

The Most Magnificent Thing

In brief: Whoopi Goldberg to narrate Nelvana animated short film

Plus: Jim Henson Company boards Omnifilm and Reality Distortion Field’s Knights of Panterra, IMAX names a new president, and more.

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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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Global unveils fall premiere dates

New Hollywood dramas, comedies and reality shows will bolster the network’s lineup.

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Ransom to return for third season

The drama is set to premiere on Corus Entertainment’s Global and on CBS in the U.S. in 2019.

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Global sets summer schedule

The network will debut one new series, alongside a number of returning shows including Private Eyes and ratings juggernaut Big Brother.

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Deals: Syndicado, CMJ, Corus

Toronto’s Syndicado acquires 100 hours of factual content, CMJ partners with Bill James to develop a true crime series, and more.

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Global greenlights season two of Ransom

The drama is produced by Entertainment One, Sienna Films, Frank Spotnitz’s Big Light Productions and Budapest-based Korda Studios.

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Cameras rolling on Mary Kills People season two

New episodes of the Cameron Pictures and eOne drama will premiere on Global in winter 2018.

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Global unveils fall premieres

Corus Entertainment fills out its schedule with new ventures from Will, Grace and other stars.

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Corus announces return of Big Brother Canada

The series, produced by Toronto’s Insight Productions, will return to Global during the 2018 broadcast season.

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Corus picks up broadcast rights to Star Wars franchise

The media co revealed the six-year, 11-picture deal at its Thursday night upfront.

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Upfronts ’17: Corus’ star-studded fall TV strategy

The aim was “big stars and big brands” for Global and specialty networks like Showcase and W.