HGTV Canada preps two new originals
Save My Reno and Backyard Builds have been added to the specialty channel’s spring lineup.
Best of the Year: Home To Win
Canada’s newest specialty reality series took a cue from superheroes – packing stars into one show – and watched the viewers and sponsors pour in.
In brief: Odd Squad hits the road, TAP names 2016 projects
A live musical production of Odd Squad (pictured) will travel to 60 cities, Trans Atlantic Partners names Canadian participants, plus more news.
HGTV Canada greenlights two originals
Both series go into production later this summer in the Greater Toronto Area.
Upfronts ’16: Corus specialty highlights local formats for fall
The company’s fall/winter schedule sees The Real Housewives of Toronto joining The Bachelorette Canada alongside three new originals for its factual lineup on specialty.
Production starts on new Mike Holmes series
The six-episode series will bow on HGTV Canada this fall.
Chef in Your Ear whispers sweetly for Shaw Media
The new Food Network Canada series debuts as the top new Canadian specialty series this fall, while Leave it to Bryan finds its highest season premiere ever on HGTV. (Chef in Your Ear pictured.)
Scott McGillivray hangs shingle on new prodco
McGillivray Entertainment will take control of producing content for the factual star’s TV and digital endeavors. (Scott McGillivray and family pictured.)
Shaw unveils blueprints for The House that HGTV Built
A first look at a new format that will see a U.S. HGTV daytime special transformed into an original event-style prime time series.
Tanya Linton leaves Shaw Media
The former director of original production for lifestyle at Shaw has joined Toronto-based Architect Films.
Ikea brings the kitchen sink to HGTV show
The furniture brand is sponsoring RTR Media’s Open House Overhaul, set to bow on Shaw Media’s HGTV Canada specialty on March 30 .
HGTV Canada preps Carver Kings
The latest project from Paperny Entertainment is a companion series to the successful Timber Kings.